Arch D. West

ID#208, b. 1890, d. 1962
Father: not yet identified
Mother: not yet identified

Birth date: 1890
Birth place: Marshall County, West Virginia.1,2

His first marriage was to Nellie Viola Murphy, daughter of Samuel Murphy and Nannie Finnegan, on 7 February 1920 at Cameron, Marshall County, West Virginia. Rev. Philip J. Brady of Littleton, West Virginia, certified that he united them in marriage.1

His second marriage was to Arizona (Taylor) Whetzal, daughter of Adaline B. "Lina Bell" Taylor, on 8 July 1933 at Moundsville, Marshall County, West Virginia. L. E. Ressegger certified that he united them in marriage.3 The couple had obtained a marriage license, dated the same day, which described both Arch and Arizona as widowed.1

Arch died in 1962.2 Arch's body was interred in the Bowman Cemetery, Bowman Ridge, Marshall County, West Virginia.2

Deceased Child of Arch D. West and Nellie Viola Murphy:

Family Line(s):
Aston Index
Last Edited Date=18 Sep 2012


  1. [S1395] Marriage License for Arch D. West and Nellie V. Murphy, Marshall County, electronic image by West Virginia Archives & History, online, file 4130838_00571.jpg.
  2. [S380] "Bowman Ridge Cemetery," submitted by Carol L. Toole (read April 1994), presented by Marshall County WVGenWeb, online Information pertaining to Arch D. West.
  3. [S28] Arizona "Zona" West obituary, undated clipping from unidentified newspaper.