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

Francis Taliaferro

Male 1743 - 1815  (71 years)


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  • Name Francis Taliaferro  [1
    Born 15 Nov 1743  Epsom, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 9 Mar 1815  Rosehill, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I023639  Tree1
    Last Modified 22 Jan 2021 

    Father Francis Taliaferro,   b. Abt 1709, St. Mary's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Mar 1758, Epsom, Spotsylvania County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 49 years) 
    Mother 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 
    Family ID F14345  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Jane Taliaferro,   b. Abt 1747, Dissington, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1815, "Rosehill", Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years) 
    Married Aft 1764  Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Francis Whitaker Taliaferro,   b. Abt 1769, "Rosehill", Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1800, "Rosehill", Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 32 years)
     2. Anne Hay Taliaferro,   b. 7 Mar 1774, "Rosehill", Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1841, Prospect Hill, Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
    Last Modified 22 Jan 2021 
    Family ID F14385  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • vi. Francis Walker Taliaferro was born 15 Nov 1743 in "Rosehill",Orange County, Virginia., and died 1815. He married Jane Taliaferro. She was born ABT 1745 in Va.

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      1768-1772 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 15; [Antient Press]; Page 280-282
      Tripartite Indenture 21 March 1771 between WILLIAM TALIAFERRO and ELIZABETH, his wife, 1st part, JOSEPH JONES, FRANCIS TALIAFERRO and JOHN TALIAFERRO, Trustees for the sale of the Estate of the sd William Taliaferro of the 2nd part, and RICHARD WAUGH of 3rd part .. whereas William Taliaferro having come into a Composition with his creditors for the payment of Debts .. made over his whole Estate unto Trustees land to be sold .. Richard Waugh became purchaser of the place whereon Alexander Waugh, Thomas Walker and Henry Walker live containing 417 acres .. for 193.. assign unto Richard Waugh tract called Waugh's Place on left hand of mountain .. bounded Francis Moore; Andrew Shepherd; Roy; Mungo Roy ..
      Witnesses: William Taliaferro
      John Glassell J.J., F.T. and J.T. Elizabeth Taliaferro
      George Pettie J.J., F.T., and J.T. Joseph Jones
      Henry Mitchel J.J., F and J.T. Francis Taliaferro
      William Walker J.J., F and J.T. John Taliaferro
      James Somerwell J.J., F and J.T.
      Alexr. Waugh Junr. W.T. and E.T.
      John Lancaster W.T. and E.T.
      Godfrey Adams W.T. and E.T.
      Recorded Orange County 28th March 1771
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      1768-1772 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 15; [Antient Press]; Page 282-284
      Indenture Tripartite 21 March 1771 between WILLIAM TALIAFERRO and ELIZABETH, his wife, of 1st part, JOSEPH JONES, FRANCIS TALIAFERRO and JOHN TALIAFERRO, Trustees for sale of Estate of WILLIAM TALIAFERRO of 2nd part, and ALEXANDER WAUGH of 3rd part .. William Taliaferro come into composition with creditors .. for payment of debts made over his Estate .. to sell land .. Alexander Waugh became purchaser of Tract on south side Chesnut Mountain .. 58 acres .. for 37.3.8 .. bound Col. Francis Moore ..
      Witnesses: Will: Taliaferro
      John Glassell, J.J. F. & J.T. Elizabeth Taliaferro
      George Pettie Joseph Jones
      Henry Mitchell as to " Francis Taliaferro
      James Somerwell John Taliaferro
      William Walker
      Alexr. Waugh Jr. as to W.T. & E. T.
      John Lancaster Godfrey Adams
      Recorded Orange County 28th March 1771.
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      1768-1772 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 15; [Antient Press]; Page 284-286
      Indenture Tripartite 21 March 1771 between WILLIAM TALIAFERRO and ELIZABETH, his wife, 1st part, JOSEPH JONES, FRANCIS TALIAFERRO and JOHN TALIAFERRO, Trustees for sale of Estate of WILLIAM TALIAFERRO of 2nd part, and ANDREW SHEPHERD of 3rd part .. sold for payment of debts .. for 377... grant 290 acres purchased at the rate of 26 shillings per acre .. land called the Neck or Meadow Lott .. beginning at Road that formerly went towards the Pine Stake Church ..
      Witnesses: Will: Taliaferro
      John Glassell for J.J., F & J.T. Eliza: Taliaferro
      George Pattie " Joseph Jones
      Henry Mitchell " Francis Taliaferro
      William Walker " John Taliaferro
      James Somerwell "
      Alexr. Waugh for W.T. & E.T.
      John Lancaster "
      John (X) Floyd "
      Francis Moore "
      Recorded Orange County 28th March 1771.
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      1768-1772 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 15; [Antient Press]; Page 371-375
      Indenture 20 July 1771 between WILLIAM TALIAFERRO of Orange County and ELIZABETH, his wife, and FRANCIS TALIAFERRO and JOHN TALIAFERRO County of Spotsylvania of one part and WILLIAM PANNELL of Orange County of other part .. for 91.10 .. the sd William Taliaferro and Elizabeth, his wife, and the sd Francis Taliaferro and John Taliaferro, Brothers to the said Elizabeth, sell 182 acres bounded Hunter's ridge; Mrs. Hughe's fence in her Lot line; Mrs. Hughe's Peach Orchard; Mothershead's fence; Spotswood, now Welch; Neck Road; Wm. Beckham; formerly Spotswood being part of tract of 1000 acres granted to John and Francis Taliaferro by Patent 28th September 1728, known by the name of Potatoe Neck and by Francis given to his daughter, Elizabeth, Party to this Deed
      William Taliaferro
      Presence: Patrick (X) Cochran, Elizabeth Taliaferro
      Lawrence Taliaferro, Francis Taliaferro
      Geo. Jones, John Lancaster John Taliaferro
      Rowland Thomas and Lawrence Taliaferro, Gent., examined Elizabeth Taliaferro .. returned 8th August 1771.
      Recorded Orange County 22nd August 1771.
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      1768-1772 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 15; [Antient Press]; Page 384-386
      Indenture Tripartite 22 March 1770 between WILLIAM TALIAFERRO and ELIZABETH of Orange County, 1st part, JOSEPH JONES, FRANCIS TALIAFERRO and JOHN TALIAFERRO, 2nd part, and FRANCIS MOORE of Orange County of 3rd part .. to sell for payment of debts .. Francis Moore purchased 265 acres for 254 .. land bounded Alexander Waugh; Craig; Richard Waugh ..
      Presence: Will: Taliaferro
      Geo. Taylor as to J.J. Elizabeth Taliaferro
      Wm. Walker as to J.J. Joseph Jones
      Richd. Waugh as to J.J. Francis Taliaferro
      Andw. Shepherd as to J.J. John Taliaferro
      Alexr. Waugh as to W. T. & E. T.
      John Lancaster as to W.T. & E.T.
      John Floyd as to W.T. & E.T.
      Andw. Shepherd as to W.T. & E.T.
      Neil McCoull as to F.T. & J.T.
      Law. Taliaferro as to E.T. & J.T.
      James Clark as to F.T. & J.T.
      John Clark as to F.T. & J.T.
      Recorded Orange County 22nd August 1771.
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      1772-1778 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 16; [Antient Press]; Page 435-438
      Indenture 11 Nov 1776 between WILLIAM TALIAFERRO and ELISABETH, his wife, Francis and John Taliaferro, her Brothers, of one part and WILLIAM HUNTER of other part .. for 475 .. sold 523 acres bounded Spotswood's line; Morrison Mountain Run; William Pannill; Henry Fitzhugh; Alexander Spotswood; Strother; part of tract of 100 acres granted to John and Francis Taliaferro by patent 28th September 1728 known by name of Potatoe Neck and by Francis Taliaferro given to his daughter, Elisabeth Taliaferro
      William Taliaferro Elisabeth Taliaferro
      Presence: Rowland Thomas
      Francis Taliaferro John Taliaferro
      for Wm. and Eliza.
      Thomas Bell for Do.
      William Morton for Do.
      James Robb for Francis and Jno. Taliaferro and W. and E. Taliaferro.
      Zechariah Herndon for Do; James Dawson for Do; John Pannill for Do.
      William Pannill for Do and W. and E. T.
      Elizabeth examined by Rowland Thomas and Thomas Bell.
      Receipt of 475 witnessed by William Pannill and Daniel Thornton.
      Proved 27th March 1777.
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      1778-1781 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 17; [Antient Press]; Page 219-221
      Indenture 23 Aug 1779 between JOHN TALIAFERRO of County of King George and HAY TALIAFERRO and MARTHA, his wife, of 1st part, and FRANCIS TALIAFERRO of Spotsylvania County of other .. for 500 ..
      land bounded Capt. Jas. Clarke; John Samuel's; Richard Brooks ..
      Witnesses: John Taliaferro, Lewis Willis, John Taliaferro
      John Samuel, William Mooney Hay Taliaferro
      John Rose to HT; Spencer James to HT;
      George Taylor, John Taylor
      Surveyor's Platt - 339 acres surveyed May 29th 1778 by Richd.
      Critn. Webb, S.O.C.
      Recorded Orange County 26th August 1779.

  • Sources 
    1. [S804378] Genealogies of Virginia Families Vol. I, from the Virginia Magazine of History and Biography.

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