Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

Francis Taliaferro

Male Abt 1709 - 1758  (~ 49 years)


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  • Name Francis Taliaferro 
    Born Abt 1709  St. Mary's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 7 Mar 1758  Epsom, Spotsylvania County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I023590  Tree1
    Last Modified 22 Jan 2021 

    Father Lawrence Taliaferro,   b. 1684, Golden Vale Swamp, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jul 1726, St. Mary's Parish, Essex County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years) 
    Mother Sarah Thornton,   b. 14 Dec 1680, Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1726, St. Mary's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 47 years) 
    Married Abt 1704  St. Mary's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F14346  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Hay,   b. Abt 1714, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1750, Epsom, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 36 years) 
    Married 1730  St. Mary's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Anne Hay Taliaferro,   b. 7 Sep 1731, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1770, Smithfield, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years)
     2. Sarah Taliaferro,   b. 4 Mar 1732/33, Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Feb 1762, Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years)
     3. Lawrence Taliaferro,   b. 9 Dec 1734, Epsom, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Apr 1798, Rose Hill, St. Thomas Parish, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     4. Hay Taliaferro,   b. 17 Mar 1738/39, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Apr 1821, Cheerful Hall, Orange County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     5. Elizabeth Taliaferro,   b. 14 Oct 1741, Epsom, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1840, Newington, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 98 years)
     6. Francis Taliaferro,   b. 15 Nov 1743, Epsom, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Mar 1815, Rosehill, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     7. John Taliaferro,   b. 30 Sep 1745, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Apr 1789, Hays, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years)
    Last Modified 22 Jan 2021 
    Family ID F14345  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1749-1759 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Will Book B; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      TALIAFERRO, FRANCIS, Spotsylvania, d. Feb. 23, 1756, p. Mar. 7, 1758. Wit. James Tutt, John Waller; Humphrey Brooke, Richard Tutt, Junr. Ex. sons, Lawrence, Hay, Francis and John Taliaferro.
      Leg. daughter, Anne Hay Brooke, land and plantation in Spotsylvania, whereon she now lives, which I purchased of Thomas Turner, of King George County, Gentl. and Thomas Turner and Mary his wife, late of Spotsylvania;
      daughter Elizabeth Taliaferro, 1,000 acres of land in Orange County, formerly Spotsylvania, granted to me by my deced. brother, John Taliaferro, by patent dated Sept. 28, 1728;
      son, Lawrence Taliaferro, all my estate, both real and personal, in Caroline County, also 1,200 acres of land and two plantations in Orange County, it being one moiety of 2,400 acres taken up by my father, Lawrence Taliaferro, and my uncle, John Taliaferro, and adjoining the land where William Taliaferro now lives;
      son Hay Taliaferro, estate in King George County, and 2,000 acres of land in Orange County, 1,000 acres thereof purchased by my now deced. brother, John Taliaferro, of Richard and William Taliaferro, and the other 1,000 acres purchased by me of Thomas Smith;
      son Francis Taliaferro, land and plantation whereon I now live in Spotsylvania, and to hold the same according to the division made between me and my brother John Taliaferro, deced. also 1,000 acres of land in Orange County, it being one moiety of land which was patented by my brother John Taliaferro, deced. and divided between us;
      son, John Taliaferro, my land and plantation in Spotsylvania, whereon my brother, John Taliaferro lived, also 1,000 acres of land in Orange County, being the other moiety of the aforesaid mentioned 2,000 acres, and is that part whereon Nicholas Christopher lived; brother, William Taliaferro; Elizabeth and Anne Battaley, the two daughters of my friend Moseley Battaley.
      Codicil to the above dated Feb. 25, 1757, witnessed by Robert Jackson, John Catlett and Thomas Catlett, recites "the testator of this will hath disposed of some estate in his possession belonging to my brother William Taliaferro (which I claim as heir apparent to him) to several of my children, he the said William being found an idiot by a jury convened for that purpose summoned and sworn and their report recorded among the records of Spotsylvania Co. Court." (Page 343)
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      1722-1730 Essex County, Virginia Wills, Bonds & Inventories, No. 4; [John Frederick Dorman];
      Pages 132-33. Will of Lawrence Taliaferro of the County of Essex, dated 7 May 1726.
      To my daughter Sarah Taliaferro E 200 sterling mony of England and one Negro. girl Hannah at the day of -marriage or when she is eighteen years of age.
      To my daughter Elizabeth Taliaferro 200 sterling mony of England and one Negro girl Daphne on the day of marriage or when she is eighteen years of age.
      To my daughter Mary Taliaferro 200 sterling mony of England and-one Negro girl. Phillis on the day of marriage or when she is eighteenn years of age.
      To my daughter Alice Taliaferro 200 sterling mony.of England and one Negro girl; Sue on the day of marriage or when she is eighteen years of age.
      - If any of my aforesaid daughters die their estate to be equally devided between the surviving sisters.
      To my son John 350 acres being the back part of 700 acres at-Messaponux which I bough of William Smith
      My son John 325 acreslying in King George County and the one half of a tract that Nicholas Christopher lives on at the Mountains and the one half of another tract at the Mountains that George Hooton and James Reins lives on Likewise the half of a tract of land lying in the Forrest which I purchased of John Sanders and one Crawford
      part To my son Francis 350 acres being the river side part of 700 acres at Messaponux which I bought of William Smith. Also one half of a tract that Nicholas Christopher lives on at the Mountains and one half of another tract lying at the Mountains that George Hoothn and James Reins live on; likewise half of a tract in the Forrest which I purchased of John Saunders and one Crawford.
      To my son William the, plantation on which, I now dwell and also a'tract lying at the mountains taken up in copartnership with John Taliaferro where my Quarter is now. Likewise a tract on the Mount-Swamp that is between Mount, John Taliaferro and myself.
      To my son William that tract which Fras. Johnson lives on. To my three sons John, Francis and William all the rest
      of my Negroes to be equally devided.
      To my daughtors Sarah, Elizabeth, Mary and Alice each a feather bed and boulster.
      To my three sons John, Francis and William all my houshold goods and stocks equally. If any of my sons should die before they arrive to the age of twenty one years, their estate be equally devided between the survivors.
      All the rest of my estate to be equally devided between my three sons John, Francis and William.
      My loving wife Sarah Taliaferro have a maintainance out of my estate during her life. My four daughters have a maintainance out of my estate until they are married.
      My three sons John, Francis and William executors.
      My loving brother John Taliaferro, Mr. Francis Thornton junr., Mr. John Catlett and Mr. Anthony Thornton to supervise and settle all differences that shall arise between my wife and children.
      Law. Taliaferro
      Wit: T. Turner, Jno, Roy, Rob. Taliaferro.
      21 June 1726. Presented in Court by John Taliaferro. Proved by John Roy and Robert Taliaferro.
      Pages 133-34. Bond of John Taliaferro junr. as executor of Lawrence Taliaferro. Unto John Lomax, William Daingerfeild, Thomas Catlett, Thomas Waring and Salvator Muscoe, Gent., justices. For L 5000 sterl. 21 June 1726. Securities, Robert Taliaferro and John Taliaferro.
      John Taliaferro
      Rob. Taliafferro
      Jon. Taliaferro
      Wit: W. Heny. Terrett.
      21 June 1726. Acknowledged.
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      Contributed by: James Hughes
      Spotsylvania County Records , Page 15
      TALIAFERRO, FRANCIS, Spotsylvania, d. Feb. 23, 1756, p. Mar. 7, 1758. Wit. James Tutt, John Waller; Humphrey Brooke, Richard Tutt, Junr. Ex. sons, Lawrence, Hay, Francis and John Taliaferro. Leg. daughter, Anne Hay Brooke, land and plantation in Spotsylvania, whereon she now lives, which I purchased of Thomas Turner, of King George County, Gentl. and Thomas Turner and Mary his wife, late of Spotsylvania;
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      1749-1759 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Will Book B; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      TALIAFERRO, JOHN, Spotsylvania Co., Gentl. Nuncupative Will. Deposition of William Robinson, of Spots. Co., Gentl., aged 43 years. Deposeth and saith that on Dec. 25, 1750, he was at the house of John Taliaferro, who was very ill of white sickness, and that the same day he died, and that three or four hours before his death he called his brother Francis Taliaferro, of said Co., Gentl., and declared to his said brother to let his sister Brooke have 200 that Christopher Robinson at Urbanna owed him, and for the said Francis to raise another 100 and let her have it; then said John told said Francis that all of the rest of his estate he left to him, the said Francis, etc. Said Robinson made oath to the above at Court held for Spots. Co., Sept. 3, 1751. (Page 80)
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      1749-1759 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Will Book B, Administration Bonds; [William Armstrong Crozier]; 2000 Francis Taliaferro, admr. of John Taliaferro, decd., with William Robinson, see. Sept. 3, 1751.
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      1728-1729 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book A; [Antient Press]; Page 428
      This Indenture made the fifth day of November one thousand seven hundred and twenty nine Between JOHN TALIAFERRO the Younger and FRANCIS TALIAFERRO of Caroline County and Maries parish of the one part and BENJAMIN PORTER of Spotsylvania County and St. George's parish of the other part. Witnesseth for and in consideration of the sum of ten pounds sterling money paid to JOHN TALIAFERRO the Younger and FRANCIS TALIAFERRO by the said BENJAMIN PORTER before the ensealing and delivery of these presents the receipt whereof they do hereby acknowledge the said JOHN TALIAFERRO the Younger and FRANCIS TALIAFERRO have granted bargained sold aliened released and confirmed and by these presents do grant bargain sell alien release and confirm unto the said BENJAMIN PORTER in his actual possession [more being by virtue of a bargain and sale to him thereof made for one whole year by Indenture bearing date the day before the date hereof and by force of the Statute for Transferring uses into possessions] a certain parcel of land containing ten acres be the same more or less lying and being in Spotsylvania County and St. George parish [and being part of a patent granted to the said JOHN TALIAFERRO the Younger and FRANCIS TALIAFERRO bearing date the thirtieth day of June one thousand seven hundred twenty six] and bounded as followeth[to wit] Beginning in the said TALIAFERRO's line at a double black walnut standing in a run thence up the run the several courses thereof to the mouth of the said PORTER's Spring Branch thence up the Spring Branch the several courses thereof to a marked white oak and hickory standing on the side of said Branch thence along a line of marked trees to the said TALIAFERRO's line thence along the said TALIAFERRO's line to the beginning place now in the occupation of the said BENJAMIN PORTER with all the appurtenances and all the estates right title Interest reversion claim and demand whatsoever to the said JOHN TALIAFERRO the Younger and FRANCIS TALIAFERRO of in and unto the premises and every part and parcel thereof and the reversion and reversions remainder and remainders and profits of the premises and every part and parcel! thereof To Have and To hold the said land and all and singular other the premises herein before mentioned or Intended to be hereby granted with the appurtenances unto the said BENJAMIN PORTER and his heirs the use of the said BENJAMIN PORTER and of his heirs and assigns forever, the said JOHN TALIAFERRO the Younger and FRANCIS TALIAFERRO for themselves their Heirs Executors adminstrators do covenant and grant to and with the said BENJAMIN PORTER his heirs and assigns from time to time and at all times forever hereafter peaceably and quietly to have hold possess and enjoy the said parcel of land herein mentioned or intended to hereby granted with all their appurtenances without any lawfull Lott Suit Trouble or interruption of them the said JOHN TALIAFERRO the Younger and FRANCIS TALIAFERRO their or either of their heirs or assigns or any other person or persons whatsoever. In Witness whereof they have hereunto Sett their hands and seals the day and year first above written.
      Signed Sealed and Delivered in the presence of
      JOHN ROBINSON, THOMAS BENSON JOHN TALIAFERRO [seal]
      JOHN MICKEL FRANC. TALIAFERRO [seal]
      At a Court continued and held for Spotsylvania County November the 5th 1729.
      JOHN TALIAFERRO and FRANCIS TALIAFERRO acknowledged this their Deed of Release for land unto BENJAMIN PORTER which at the motion of WILLIAM RUSSELL in behalf of the said PORTER the same was admitted to record. Test JOHN WALLER, Clk. Ct.
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      1734-1737 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 1; [John Frederick Dorman]; Pages 224-28.
      16 March 1735 [1736]. John Taliaferro of Caroline County to Francis Taliaferro of Spotsylvania County. Lease and release; for 42 sterling. 350 acres on the branches of the South West Mountain Run, part of tract granted to Richard and Wm. Taliaferro and by them sold to John Taliaferro ... on the lower side of the Mountain Run ... the old line that divides the land granted to Richd. and Wm. Taliaferro from the land granted to Jno. and Frans. Taliaferro
      Jno. Taliaferro
      Wit: Wm. Johnston, Niche. Battaile.
      16 March 1735 [1736]. Acknowledged by John Taliaferro, Gent
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      1730-1738 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Order Book - Colonial Militia; [William Armstrong Crozier]:
      John Taliaferro, Lieut.-Colonel; Francis Thornton, Jr., Major of the Horse; Francis Taliaferro, Captain of the Horse; Richard Tutt, his Lieutenant of Horse; Thomas Hill, Captain of a foot company, took ye oath, October 6, 1736. (Page 472.)
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      1738-1749 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Order Book - Colonial Militia; [William Armstrong Crozier]:
      Francis Thornton, Jr., Gent., commission as Lieut.-Colonel of this county; Francis Taliaferro, Gent., commissioned to be Major of the Horse; Richard -[tutt?], Gent., commissioned to be Captain of a company of Horse; Rice Curtis, Jr., Gent., commissioned to be Captain of a company of Horse; Joseph Hawkins, Gent., commissioned to be Captain of a company of Horse. The preceding took the oath Sept. 7, 1742. (Page 186.)
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      1738-1741 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 3-4; [John Frederick Dorman]: Pages 421-23.
      28 May 1741. John and Francis Taliaferro of St. Marys Parish, Caroline County, to Nicholas Christopher of St, Thomas' Parish, Orange County. For valuable considerations. Lease for lives of Nicholas Christopher Junr., John Christopher and Wm. Christopher. 150 acres in St. Thomas' Parish ... on a hill in a dividing line between Captn. Laurence and Capt. John Taliaferro ... on the south east side of Barbour's road ... Yearly rent, one ear of Indian corn if demanded,
      Jno. Taliaferro
      Frans. Taliaferro
      Wit: Edmund Pendleton, Ambrose Powell.
      28 May 1741, Acknowledged by John and Francis Taliaferro, Gent.
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      1747-1751 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 11, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 5-7
      Indenture 26 Nov 1747 between THOMAS SMITH of County of Fairfax, and FRANCIS TALIAFERRO, County of Spotsylvania, Gent., of other .. sells 802 acres for 30 .. land formerly lying in the Parish of St. George & County of Spotsylvania, now in the County of Orange, and granted by Patent 30 May 1726 unto Isaac Walter and by him sold to Thomas Smith, by deeds of lease and release dated 5th and 6th July 1726 .. presented in County Court of Spotsylvania on 1st November in the year last mentioned .. grant unto Francis Taliaferro .
      Witnesses: Thomas Smith
      Alexr. Waugh
      John (X) Finnell, Wm. Taliaferro
      Recorded Orange County 26th November 1747.
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      1747-1751 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 11, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 14-15
      Know all men .. I, THOMAS SMITH, County of Fairfax .. am bound unto FRANCIS TALIAFERRO, County of Spotsylvania for the sum of 100 .. payment to me truly made .. hand and seal 26 Nov 1747. The condition of the above obligation is that whereas a tract of land .. 802 acres .. formerly in the Parish of St. George's, Spotsylvania County, now in Orange County, was granted Isaac Walter and sold to Thomas Smith and his brother, Augustine Smith Junr., by deed 5 & 6 July 1726 .. Spotsylvania County .. the said Augustine Smith Junr., hath departed this Colony several years passed and it is expected that he is dead without heirs of his body .. in which case the land conveyed to him will fall to Thomas Smith as next heir by blood to the said Augustine Smith. Thomas Smith for sum of 10 .. sold 802 acres .. to Francis Taliaferro. Now if said Augustine Smith or heirs shall eject .. Francis Taliaferro and lawfully recover 1/2 of the above land .. then Thomas Smith shall pay to Francis Taliferro .. sum of 10 . .
      Witnesses: Thos. Smith
      Alexr. Waugh
      John Fennill, W. Taliaferro
      Recorded Orange County 25th November 1747.

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      James Hughes
      Spotsylvania County Records , Page 193
      June 24, 1753. Thomas Turner of King Geo. County, Gent., and Thomas Turner, the younger, of Spts. County, Gent., and Mary, his wife, to Francis Taliaferro of Spts. County, Gent. 1150 ster. 500 a. in Spts. County, near adjoining the sd. Taliaferro, part of a tract sold by Wm. Smith, late of Abingdon Par., Gloucester County, unto John Grayson, late of Christ Church Par., Lancaster County, Decd., as by deeds, in General Court, April 22, 1714, which sd. land descended to Thomas Grayson, late of Deal, in Kent County, in Great Britain, from his father, the sd. John Grayson, Decd., who died intestate, and was by the sd. Thomas Grayson conveyed to the sd. Thomas Turner of King Geo. County, Gent., as by Deeds, Jany. 27, 1727. Witnesses, Rd. Brooke, Edward Dixon, James Tutt, Robt. Brooke, jr.; Hy. Brooke, jr.; John Catlett, Lawrence Taliaferro. July 3, 1753.
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      1749-1755 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Order Book - Colonial Militia; [William Armstrong Crozier]:
      Francis Taliaferro as Colonel in this county; John Thornton as Colonel in this county; Richard Tutt as Major of Militia in this county, produced their commissions, all dated Nov. 18, 1752, and took the oath Feb. 6, 1753. (Page 240.)
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      1751-1759 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 12; [Antient Press]; Page 222-223
      Indenture 24 Apr 1754 between JAMES TAYLOR of Caroline County and FRANCIS TALIAFERRO of Spotsylvania County .. whereas James Taylor possessed tract of 670 acres in Orange County, which was
      granted to Robt. Taliaferro, deceased, by patent 14 Dec 1726, and Francis Taliaferro is possessed of one other tract .. about 1000 acres .. in county of Orange granted to Richard and William Taliaferro by patent 30 June 1726, which two tracts were intended to joyne on each other, but by some mistake in the courses of one or both of the patents the bounds thereof interfere by which several disputes were likely to arise between the said parties. For prevention whereof, and for establishing a perpetual boundary between James Taylor and Francis Taliaferro, following be established as the bounds of their lands .. beginning .. patent granted to Richard and William Taliaferro and Robert Taliaferro .. Mountain Run .. corner to Francis Taliaferro and his brother, John . .
      Witnesses: James Taylor
      Zach. Taylor Francis Taliaferro
      Geo. Taylor, R. Brooke,
      William Fennel, Eras. Taylor, John Fennel, Bat. Ramsey. Recorded Orange County 25th April 1754
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      1753-1773 King George Co., Va - Deed Book
      Indenture 14th April 1758 between JOSEPH MORTON Gent. of county James City and WILLIAM BRUCE, ELIZABETH BRUCE wife of said William Bruce and GEORGE BRUCE son of said William Bruce of county King George .. in consideration of rents and covenants .. farm let 279 acres in parish Brunswick and county King George part of greater tract containing 246 acres held by Joseph Morton by virtue of his intermarriage with FRANCES COLSON his first wife ..line of the land of said Morton and Colo. JOHN TAYLOE .. large white oak bind on EDWARD PEARL. stake binding on THOMAS ARMSTRONG ., line of Thorton and Colo. JOHN CHAMPE .. corner said Morton, Champe & FRANCIS TALIAFERRO.. 200 acres part thereof being formerly leased by Joseph Morton to CHARLES BRUCE .. to hold said 279 acres during their natural lives ., paying yearly on 25th March the annual rent of 1150 pounds of good sound merchantable Tobacco in one cask the cask not to be accounted for .
      Presence George Skinker, Jos. Morton
      william Peirce. Charles Deane W. Bruce
      At a court held 6th July 1758 ., Lease acknowledged and admitted to.. record.
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      1751-1761 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book E; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      March 23, 1757. Francis Taliaferro of Spts. Co., Gent., to his daughter, Ann Hay Brooke. Deed of Gift. A negro girl. Witnesses, Humphrey Brooke, Law. Taliaferro. June 7, 1757.
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      1751-1761 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book E; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      Richard Brooke of Spts. Co. to Francis Taliaferro of sd. Co. Bond. 400 curr. Dated, Jany. 15, 1757. Witnesses, John Catlett, M. Battaley, Lawrence Taliaferro.
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      1751-1761 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book E; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      Lawrence Taliaferro of Spts. Co. to Francis Taliaferro of sd. Co. Bond. 400 curr. Dated Jany. 15, 1757. Witnesses, M. Battaley, Richard Brooke, John Catlett.

      ===
      typ patent
      ref VPB 13 p162-163
      dat 13 Oct 1727
      decl -3
      to John Talliaferro & Francis Talliaferro
      !Sons of Laurence Taliaferro late of Maries parish in Essex Co. deced
      re 1000a Georges parish in SpotsCo upon South West Mountains above Mountain Run
      loc -7182 -11373 F127 L0 P255
      pt A)a Wo in line of patent granted to Thomas Jones, William Beverley, and Richard Hickman
      ln s34w; 174p;
      pt B) Ro in head of Valy
      lm s56w; 120p;
      pt C) Wo
      ln s18e; ;
      pt D) smLoc
      ln n60e; 308p;
      pt E) 2 smRo
      ln n35w; 546p;
      end

      typ patent
      ref VPB 13 p357-358
      dat 28 Sep 1728
      decl -3
      to John Taliaferro & Francis Taliaferro
      !boath of Marys parish in Essex Co.
      con 5
      re 1000a in George parish in SpotsCo
      loc 15807 -22541 F127 L0 P255
      pt A)Richard Sharps lower upon Mountain Run being R.oaks popler & Dogwood
      ln se; 52p;
      pt B) mpl. White & Sp.Oak
      ln ne; 244p;
      pt C) double popler
      ln se; 12p;
      pt D) popler
      ln ne; 128p;
      pt E) 2 R.oaks
      ln se; 20p;
      pt F) popler
      ln ne; 470p;
      pt G) 2 Red & W.oaks on uper Side of Mountain Run
      ln nw; 140p;
      pt H) 4 W.oaks by head of Meadow to Coll. Alexander Spotswood
      ln sw; ; Col. Alex. Spotswood
      pt I) patent granted to John Battaile
      ! with his line to [try S33W 66P]
      ln S33w; 66p; [est] John Battaile
      pt J) Richard Sharps
      ! with his line to beg. place [try SE 200P]
      ln se; 200p; [est] Richard Sharp
      end

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