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

Robert Taliaferro

Male 1626 - 1671  (45 years)


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  • Name Robert Taliaferro  [1
    Born 11 Nov 1626  Stepney Parish, Bethnal Green, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 11 Nov 1671  York, Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I023618  Tree1
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2019 

    Father Francis Taliaferro,   b. 25 Jan 1587/88, St. Olave's, Hart Street, London, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 16 Aug 1647, Stepney Parish, Bethnal Green, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 59 years) 
    Mother Bennet Haie,   b. Abt 1594, St. Michaels, Cornhill, London, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft Nov 1626, Stepney Parish, Bethnal Green, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 32 years) 
    Married 3 Feb 1611/12  St.Saviour's, Southwark, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F14405  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Catherine Dedman,   b. 1626, Kent County, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1672, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 47 years) 
    Married Abt 1653  Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Robert Taliaferro,   b. Abt 1652, Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1688, St. Paul's Parish, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 36 years)
     2. Francis Taliaferro,   b. 1654, Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 20 Jan 1717/18, St. Maries Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 64 years)
     3. Christian Taliaferro,   b. Abt 1655, St. Mary's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Aug 1713, St. Mary's Parish, Essex County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 58 years)
     4. John "The Ranger" Taliaferro,   b. Abt 1656, Powhatan. Gloucester, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jun 1720, St. Mary's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 64 years)
     5. Mary Taliaferro,   b. 1659, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1695, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years)
     6. Sarah Taliaferro,   b. 1660, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1695, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 34 years)
     7. Richard Taliaferro,   b. Between 1664 and 1665, Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jan 1714/15, Hanover Parish, Richmond County, Virginia - Admin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 51 years)
     8. Charles Taliaferro,   b. Bef 1670, Sittenbourne Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Mar 1733/34, St Maries Parish, Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 64 years)
     9. Charles {Addl Records} Taliaferro,   b. Bef 1670
     10. Jane Taliaferro,   b. 1670, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1705, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 36 years)
     11. Catherine Taliaferro,   b. Abt 1671, Sittenbourne Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1690, St. Mary's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 18 years)
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F45271  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Contributed by: James Hughes
      The Marshall Family , Page 198
      Note:
      Deed, September 28, 1682, from Francis Taliaferro, of the County of Gloucester, Gent., son and heir apparent of Robert Taliaferro, to his bother John, 1,000 acres as an advancement on account of his marriage to Sarah, dr. of Lawrence Smith. The deed recites that said Robert Taliaferro and Lawrence Smith had on the 26th of March, 1666, surveyed and patented 6,300 acres, in what is now Essex County, Virginia.
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      Contributed by: James Hughes

      URL: http://www.spingola.com/TaliaferroTimes/TT12.htm
      URL title: TALIAFERRO TIMES Volume I, January 22, 1996 Issue 12
      Note:
      At the time of his death, Robert Taliaferro held estates in both Gloucester and Essex Counties in Virginia. In Gloucester he owned the original home plantation of 800 acres In the growing new county of Essex, America's frontier at the time of his death in 1671, he owned his half of the Taliaferro-Smith patent, 3,150 acres, 1500 acres he purchased from Richard WHITE, 600 acres inherited in right of his wife on Mount Creek, and another 600 acres she inherited from her mother on Peumensend's Creek, also in Essex County. All but the original Gloucester land now lies within Caroline County VA. The GRIMES land on Peumensend's Creek became the cradle of many Taliaferro babies.
      Joyce Browning - 1985
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      Old Rappahannock Co Va Deed Book 3 - 1663-1668; Antient Press: pg 302-303
      I HENRY CORBYN am contented and Fully Sattisfyed wth the Survey of my lands Vizt. Foure thousand acres of made by Collo. JOHN CATLETT and Capt. ALEXANDER FLEMING and doe hereby oblidge me and my heires in the penall. sum of one hundred pounds Sterl: not to make any other Clayme then the bounds of the Lands therein Expressed agt. Mr. ROBT. TALIAFERRO or his heires. WITTNESS my hand and seale this 21st day of 7br 1667,
      In presents of JOHN CATLETT Henry Corbyn
      ALEX: FLEMING, JOHN BUCKNER
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      Old Rappahannock Co Va Deed Book 3 - 1663-1668; Antient Press: pg 303-305
      WHEREAS three hundred thirty foure acrs of land or thereabouts (the most best and the Houses of Mr. ROBT. TALIAFFERRO) being parte of the five hundred acres by him purchased of RICHA: WHITE hath most rightfully fallen into the Survey of Foure thousand acres of land taken up by JOHN GILLETT and others as by the Survey and plott appeares thereof, and purchased by me Henry Corbyn, Now Know yee that out of the singular affecon and Kindness I have to Mr. Robt. Taliafferro and out of a Charitable respect to Mr. Richard White and for the avoyding of all future contencon betveixt the sd White and Taliaferro and for other causes and consideracons me thereunto mooving, Have and doe by these presents give and grant unto the said Taliaferro To Have and To Hold to him his heires and assignes for Ever all my Legall right title and Interrest of and to the three hundred thirty foure acres of land or thereabouts and doe by these presents warrant the same to the said Robt. Taliafferro and his heires for Ever agt me and my heires IN WITTNESS whereof I have hereunto sett my hand and seale this one and twentieth day of Septembr. 1667.
      In ye presents of us JOHN CATLETT, Henry Corbyn
      ALEX. FLEMING, JOHN BUCKNER
      Recognit in Cur Com Rappa 7 Die 9bris Ana 1667
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      Old Rappahannock Co Va Deed Book 3 - 1663-1668; Antient Press: pg 305-307
      WHEREAS it was covenanted and agreed Betwixt HENRY CORBYN Esqr. on the one parte and Mr. ROT. TALIAFERROE on the other parte that the Lyne of marked trees that parts the land of the said Corbyn Taliafferro or GRIMES as by the plat of Coll: CATLETT and M. FLEMING should come from river side to River side cross the said Necke that soe the said Corbyn might have a landing on Either side for wch the said Corbyn hath allowed a consideracon but it appearing to be very inconvenient to the said Taliaferro in parting the two devidents and Whereas it is reason and just the said Corbyn should have a landing according as is agreed, the said Robt. Talia-ferroe cloth covenant promise and grant to and wth the said Henry Corbyn his heires and doth firmely bind himselfe his heires in the sum of one hundred pounds to the sd Henry Corbyn his heires that the said Henry Corbyn or any of them for ever shall have Free Liberty to land upon any place of the said Taliafferroes land his heires or assignes most convenient as the said Corbyn his heires shall judge for a landing on that side the Necke of land to his Land he or they for Ever to have liberty wthout any Molestation to the said Taliaffero cleare away through the land of the sd Taliaferro to the land of the sd Corbyn and to make use thereof as a Road or as it were a comon Roade or the land of the sd Corbyn and Further the said Taliaferro hath bargained and sold to the sd Henry Corbyn his heires for nynty nyne 'Tares at the landing place where the said Road or path shall be Tenn acres of land next adjoyning whereon the sd Corbyn his heires may build cleare or plant wt. he pleaseth and to gett timber for the buildings for Sixty foote of Howsing IN WITNESS whereof I have hereunto put my hand and seale this 7th day of Novr: 1667.
      Delivered in the presents of JOHN CATLETT Robt. Taliaferro
      JOHN WEIR
      Recognit in Cur Com Rappa 7 Die 9bris 1667
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      Old Rappahannock Co Va Deed Book 5, Part II - 1674-1676; Antient Press: pg 247-248
      Whereas HENRY CORBIN Esqr. My Husband did by Deed bearing date September 21st 1672 or thereabouts sell and convey to Mr. ROBERT TALIAFERRO and to his heirs forever a certain parcel! of land as is recited in Rappa County Court but noe acknowledgement or Release of my Right of Dower Now Know yee that for satisfaction received of Mr. CADWALADER JONES I doe by these presents freely voluntraily and willingly constitute and appoint Mr. WILLIAM TRAVERS my lawfull attorney to acknowledge in Court my free consent to the sale of the said Land and that I doe acquit and release all my right of Dower in the said land forever as witness my hand and seale this 6th day of January 1672
      Witness HUGH WILLIAMS ALICE CORBIN
      SAM SMITH, JOHN BAKER
      Recognitr in Cu Comr Rappa 4 die 9bris 1674
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      1751-1761 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book E; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      May 9, 1758. John Champe of King Geo. Co., Gent.; Nicholas Battaille of Caroline Co., Gent., and Wm. Woodford of Caroline Co. [son and heir of Col. William Woodford, late of Caroline Co., Decd.], execrs. of the sd. William Woodford, Decd., to Benjamin. Grymes of Spts. Co., Gent. Whereas, William Woodford, by his last will and testament, dated June 8, 1755, recorded in Caroline Co., did direct the sale of certain lands, etc., and appointed sd. John Champe, Nicholas Battaille, John Taliaferro, Junr. (since Decd.), and William Woodford, his son, Executors; Under the conditions of the sd. Will the sd. Executors convey to the sd. Grymes, for 400 curr., 6300 a. in St. Geo. Par., Spts. Co., called Nassaponnax Lands, and formerly granted Robt. Taliaferro and Lawrence Smith, Gentlemen, by Pat., March 6, 1666. Witnesses, Catesby Cooke, Jno. Taliaferro, Danl. Payne, Danl. Sanford, Jos. Jones. Octr. 3, 1758.
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      Contributed by: James Hughes

      Note:
      URL (Click on link) http://lvaimage.lib.va.us/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=445&last=&g_p=P6&collec tion=LO Patent
      Title Taliaferro, Robert.
      Publication 17 March 1672/1673.
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Virginia State Land Office. Patents 1-42, reels 1-41.
      Related See also the following surname(s): Tallifer.
      Note Location: Rappahannock County (extinct).
      Description: 739 acres on the south side the river in the freshes; adjoining the land of Henry Corbyn and Mr. Grimes.
      Source: Land Office Patents No. 6, 1666-1679 (pt.1 & 2 p.1-692), p. 445 (Reel 6).
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      for explanation of lineage
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      CAVALIERS AND PIONEERS PATENT BOOK No. 2; Pg 223
      SAMUEL SALLATE & ROBERT TROLIVER, 800 acs. Gloster Co., 12 Feb. 1651, p. 359. 200 acs. upon the S. E. side of Poroporanke Cr. & upon the N. E. towards the head of Attopotomoyes Cr. next & adj. upon land of Oliver Green. The other 600 acs. upon the S. W. side of a branch or swamp of the sd. Cr., upon the head thereof, extending itself along the swamp which divides this and the land of Isaac Richardson (Richeson). Trans. of 16 pers.*
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      CAVALIERS AND PIONEERS PATENT BOOK No. 4; Pg 417
      SAMUEL SOLLIS & ROBERT TOLLIVER, 900 acs. Gloucester Co., 27 Nov. 1661, p. (534). On S.E. side of Poropotanke Cr. 200 as. upon N. E. side of a br. of sd. creek known by the name of Attapotamoy Cr., next & adj. land of Oliver Green &c. 700 as. upon S.W. side of a br. of a swamp of sd. Cr., which divides this & land of Isaac Richeson &c. Renewal of their pattent dated 26 Mar. 1655. Note: Renewed in Tolliver's name, 1 Dec. 1662.
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      CAVALIERS AND PIONEERS PATENT BOOK No. 4; Pg 417
      SAML. SOLLIS, son of Samuel Sollis, dec'd., 352 acs. Gloucester Co., 27 Nov. 1661, p. (536). Upon S.E. side of Poropotank Cr., upon N.E. side of a swamp dividing this & land of Isaac Richeson, along a br. of same dividing this & land of John Day, thence N.E. by N. &c. Granted Samuel Sollis, dec'd., 26 Mar. 1655, & now due the above- named as son & heir.
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      CAVALIERS AND PIONEERS PATENT BOOK No. 5; Pg 548
      ROBERT TALIAFRO (Tallifro) & LAWRENCE SMITH, 6300 acs. Rappa. Co., 26 Mar. 1666, p. 481, (587). In the freshes, on S. side & about 4 mi. above Waire Cr., beg. on the E. side of Snowe Cr., running up sd. river on the N. side of sd. Cr. &c. to a vale nere the mouth of Nusaponucks Cr. Stc. Trans. of 126 pers: Samuell Ratcliffe, Nathaniell Mott, William Lobb, Danll. Anderton, Robt. Thruston, Thomas Morgan, Samll. Burgis, Edward Sadler, Edward Graves, Jno. Seniore, Tom - Negro, Wm. Trewin, Robt. Hull, Arthur Poell, Ambrose Hamon, James Walker, Xtopr. Tharnam, Richd. Mould, Abram Watts, Wm. Brett, Giles Lovell, Benj. Hall, Jno. Edwards, Thomas Jackson, Jno. Griffen, 8 Negroes; Jno. Jackson, Peter Malborne, Jno. Gore, Mary Williams, Thomas Hix, Jno. Burby, Georg Young, Georg Baker, Mary Parker, Robt. Merham, Ann Hardware (?), Jno. Davies, Dorcas, Young, Data Gouch (or Grouch), Eiz. Sharp, Wm. Gratwich, Georg Roke James Harrison, James Sewill, Thomas Bone, Wm. Pratt, Jno. Robertson, Leonard Cooke, 3 Negroes; David Jones, Jno. Motley, Jno. Hamerson, Jno. Lew- as, Peter Frissoll, Mary Bake, Eliz. Griffin, 5 Negroes; Henry Cassell Jno. Hayward, James Berkert, Henry Powell, Humphry Thomas, Wm. Greene, Jno. Hunt, Peter Cozon, (or Cozin), Thomas Cheny, Mary Cheny, Robt. Edwards, Blanch Harding, Xpr. Edee Arabella Singleton, Lawrence Smith, Tho. Edward, Jno. Edwards, Wm. Greene, Peter Smith, Wm. Thomas, Jno. Nutt, Eliz Humphries, Henry Johnson, Anthony Baker, Martha Jones, Susan Hunt, Anthony Jones, Mary Greefore, Ann Townsend, Jno. Frissell, Mursin Lilly, Jno. Jones, Margtt. Tompson, Jno. Wray, Wm. Wright, Robt. Pate, Jno. Kelly, Jno. Farrell, Griffetlf Pratt, Edwd, Hoyte, Danll. Adler (or Adlen), Eliz. Tooth, SamII. Baker, Arthur Skinner, Margtt. Tompson, Jno. Wray, Wm. Wright, Abram Stone, Martha Haimon (?), Wm. Batten, Wm. Stanly, Silvester Sparrow, Jno. Boucher, Wm. Thomas, Jonathan Nutt, Peter Wms. (Williams)
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      CAVALIERS AND PIONEERS PATENT BOOK No. 6; Pg 123.
      ROBT. TALIAFERO, sonn of Robt. Taliafer, 739 acs., Rappa. Co., in the freshes & on S. side Rappa Riv., adj. Hen. Corbyn; Esqr., & Mr. Grimes; 17 Mar. 1672/3, .p. 445. 100 his due as Grandchild of sd. Grimes; 639 acs. for trans, of 14 pers: Tho. Dowler, Patrick the Irishman, Isaick Johnson, Geo. Flower, Richd. Beale, Lewis Davis, Jacob Plower, John Pettit, Pestee Sutton, James Bromfeild, Robt. Franckland, Tho. Brumfeild, Elinor Foord, Edwd. Starke.

  • Sources 
    1. [S809474] Genealogies of Virginia Families Vol. III, from the Virginia Magazine of History and Biography.
      page 598

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