The Vest Family of Missouri
17th Century Virginia to 21st Century Missouri



Welcome to our Vest Family website.

Our Vest ancestors came to America in the 1600s, settling in the colony of Virginia.  After acquiring farmland, raising families and surviving the Revolutionary War, the excitement of venturing into the Western Frontier was calling some family members.  By the early 1800s, our ancestors had made it to Missouri, entering around the St Louis area and gradually spreading to the southern and western portions of Missouri.  Read more in the Sections on Ancestors and The Migration.

The characteristics that best describe our family are dedication to God, family and country; integrity and a strong work ethic.  Although current generations have pursued various occupations, some still operate farms today - resulting in 10 continuous generations of American farmers in the family.

The purpose of this site is to facilitate the sharing of family news, reunion announcements, photos and other worthy matters.  Any suggestions, corrections or other feedback are welcomed.



The Migration
Family Recipes
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