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

Martha Taylor

Female Abt 1668 - 1726  (~ 58 years)


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  • Name Martha Taylor 
    Born Abt 1668  Sittenburne Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 1726  St. Mary's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I084670  Tree1
    Last Modified 11 Apr 2021 

    Father George Taylor,   b. Bef 1630,   d. 7 Aug 1706, Sittingbourne Parish, Richmond County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 76 years) 
    Mother Martha Brashears,   b. Abt 1643, Isle of Wight County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1688, North Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 46 years) 
    Married Bef 6 Nov 1684  Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F13905  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Bernard Gaines,   b. Aft 1664, Sittenburne Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Mar 1746/47, St. Mary's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 81 years) 
    Married Abt 1684  Sittingbourne Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Martha Gaines,   b. Abt 1706, St. Mary's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Oct 1802, Oglethorpe County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 96 years)
     2. George Gaines,   b. Aft 1684, Sittingbourne Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. St. Mary's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 11 Apr 2021 
    Family ID F17078  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1705-1706 Richmond Co VA Order Book 4; Antient Press: (Page 248)
      Richmond County Court 6th of March 1706/1707
      - Upon Petition of BERNARD GAINES and MARTHA his Wife setting forth that GEORGE TAYLER, Gent., late of this County, deced., did by his Last Will and Testament in writing beareing date the 24th day of June now last past (inter alia) give and devise unto them severall Legacys and appointed his Wife, SUSANNA TAYLER, Executrix thereof, which said SUSANNA afterwards att a Court held for said County the 7th day of August now last past, proved said Will and accepted the Executorship and BERNARD GAINES and MARTHA his Wife praying that SUSANNA TAYLER might by Order of this Court be enjoyned to returne an Inventory of the deced.'s Estate upon Oath, and that the Crops of Tobbacco and Come growing att the time of the deced.'s death might also be divided according to the intent of the Last Will of GEORGE TAYLER, to witt, one third part to said SUSANNA and the other two thirds unto said BERNARD and MARTHA his Wife. said SUSANNA TAYLER appeareing and the Court having heard the arguments insisted upon as well by said BERNARD and MARTHA as said SUSANNA in this behalfe, and forasmuch as it appeared that BERNARD GAINES had but one Servant att work in the Corp aforesaid, it is the Judgment of this Court that BERNARD GAINES and MARTHA his wife have but one fourth part of the Cropp of Tobbo. and Corne made with the three Servants of SUSANNA TAYLER and the one Servant of BERNARD GAINES, And upon request of BERNARD GAINES and MARTHA his Wife and SUSANNA TAYLER, Colo. JOHN CATTLETT and Capt. EDWARD BARROW are desired to meet att the House of GEORGE TAYLER sometime betweene this and next Court and do inventory all the Estate of the deced. not already divided as shall be presented to theire view and make report of theire proceedings therein to next Court under theire hands in writing, and Capt. EDWARD BARROW is also requested to administer an Oath to SUSANNA TAYLER for the true delivery of the Estate
      - Ordered that BERNARD GAINES be fined according to Law for prophane sweareing in the presence and heareing of the Court

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