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

George Taylor

Male 1711 - 1792  (81 years)


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  • Name George Taylor  [1
    Birth 11 Feb 1711  Drysdale Parish, King & Queen County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Death 26 Nov 1792  St. Thomas Parish, Orange County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I26329  Tree1
    Last Modified 22 Apr 2024 

    Father James Taylor,   b. 14 Mar 1675, South Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 23 Jan 1730, Drysdale Parish, King & Queen County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 54 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Martha Thompson,   b. 1679, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 24 Mar 1763, Orange County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 84 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Marriage 23 Feb 1699  St. Stephen's Parish, King & Queen County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F15523  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Rachel Gibson,   b. 4 May 1717, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 19 Feb 1761, St. Thomas Parish, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 43 years) 
    Marriage 28 Feb 1738  St. Thomas Parish, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. James Gibson Taylor,   b. 16 Dec 1738, St. Thomas Parish, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1808, Jefferson County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 69 years)  [Father: natural]
     2. George Taylor,   b. 8 Jan 1740, St. Thomas Parish, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Feb 1761, St. Thomas Parish, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 21 years)  [Father: natural]
     3. Jonathan Gibson Taylor,   b. 3 Dec 1742, St. Thomas Parish, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 26 Jun 1803, Clark County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 60 years)  [Father: natural]
     4. Edmund Gibson Taylor,   b. 21 Oct 1744, St. Thomas Parish, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1 Jul 1786, Jefferson County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 41 years)  [Father: natural]
     5. Francis Taylor,   b. 9 Mar 1747, St. Thomas Parish, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 23 Dec 1799, St. Thomas Parish, Orange County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 52 years)  [Father: natural]
     6. Richard Taylor,   b. 6 Jan 1749, St. Thomas Parish, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 30 Aug 1825, Westport, Oldham County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 76 years)  [Father: natural]
     7. John Taylor,   b. 27 Jan 1751, St. Thomas Parish, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1781, New York - British prison ship 'Jersey' Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 29 years)  [Father: natural]
     8. William Taylor,   b. 23 Jan 1753, St. Thomas Parish, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 14 Apr 1830, Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 77 years)  [Father: natural]
     9. Charles Taylor,   b. 3 Jan 1755, St. Thomas Parish, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 27 Jan 1821, St. Thomas Parish, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 66 years)  [Father: natural]
     10. Reuben Taylor,   b. 4 Jan 1757, St. Thomas Parish, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 30 Nov 1824, Jefferson County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 67 years)  [Father: natural]
     11. Benjamin Taylor,   b. 11 Nov 1759, St. Thomas Parish, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Abt 1810, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 50 years)  [Father: natural]
    Family ID F17563  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 22 Apr 2024 

    Family 2 Sarah Taliaferro,   b. 8 Oct 1727, St. Mary's Parish, Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 17 Jan 1784, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 56 years) 
    Marriage 1764  Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. George Conway Taylor,   b. 13 Jan 1769, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 9 Mar 1805, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 36 years)  [Father: natural]
    Family ID F15506  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 22 Apr 2024 

  • Notes 
    • https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/18541233/george-taylor
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      1778-1801 Orange County, Virginia Will Book 3: [Antient Press]; Page 266-268
      Will of GEORGE TAYLOR.
      I give to my son, James my son, Jonathan ..
      to the executors of my son, Edmund ..
      to my son, Richard ..
      to my son, William ..
      to my son, Charles ..
      to my son, Reuben ..
      to my son, Francis ..
      to my son, Benjamin ..
      to my son, George (500 acres, Fayette County, Kentucky) ..
      to my brother, Edmund .. [mm is this Erasmus]
      appoint my sons, Francis and Benjamin, executors .. this 5th day of September 1787.
      NB as the will contained in this paper is wrote in my own hand it requires no witnesses. George Taylor.
      At a court held .. 26th November 1792 presented .. James Taylor and Charles Taylor, securities bond in the penalty of five thousand pounds.
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      1778-1801 Orange County, Virginia Will Book 3: [Antient Press]; Page 276-279
      Inventory and appraisement of the estate of Colo. GEORGE 276- TAYLOR, dec'd, taken 29th November 1792 by George Proctor, Ben. Porter, Joseph Clark. Value £1007.2.11 1/2. Returned into court 28th January 1793.
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      1731-1734 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book B; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      Sept. 5, 1732. George Taylor of St. Mary's Par., Caroline Co., to John Zachary of St. Mark's Par., Spts. Co., for "a valuable consideration," etc., 200 a. in St. Mark's Par., Spts. Co. part of pat. granted sd. Taylor Sept. 28, 1728, on branches of James River, at foot of Great Mountains, etc. James Taylor, Thos. Slaughter, Zach. Taylor. Sept. 5, 1732.

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      1734-1749 Orange County, Virginia Road Orders; [Ann Brush Miller]
      27 September 1739, O.S. Page 65
      Ordered that the road petitioned for by the Inhabitants of Pomunkey be made according as laid off by Zachary Taylor George Taylor & John Rucker Gent vizt to begin at pleasant run and to continue up the road near the Course the road runs, crossing Terrys run at John Griffins ford thence along the old path crossing the river at Thomas Cooks ford thence up the ridge to about three miles from the Church thence the nighest way into the mountain road right agt Capt: John Ruckers And that Mr: Claytons John Vivins tithables and all the tithables in the fork of pomunkey /: excluding Charles Steavens.s David Caves and Abraham Mayfields:/ do Assist in Clearing the Same & be exempted from the old road And John Brockman is hereby made Overseer of ye sd road And its further ordered that ye sd John Brockman cause the sd road to be cleared & bridges to be made in ye sd road where Occasion shall be And that he keep the said road with the said tithables in repair according to Law.
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      1738-1740 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 3; [John Frederick Dorman]; Pages 463-64.
      1 Oct. 1739. George Taylor of Orange County to Richard Kemp of same, planter. Lease for lives of Richard Kemp, Mary Kemp his wife and Henry Kemp his son. 100 acres at the Little Mountains ... corner to Samuel Baker ... Annual rent, 500 pounds of tobacco payable at Fredericksburg Warehouse and one fat hen, capon or pullet at the dwelling house of George Taylor. If the tenant shall keep more than three tithables there besides himself, to pay for each tithable 100 pounds of tobacco. Kemp shall plant 100 apple trees in an orchard 25 foot asunder.
      Geo. Taylor
      Wit: Samuel Baker, Ann (X) Anderson, Ann (X) Davis. 27 March 1740. Acknowledged by George Taylor.
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      1738-1740 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 3; [John Frederick Dorman]; Pages 465-66.
      1 Oct. 1739. George Taylor of Orange County to Samuel Baker of same. Lease for lives of Samuel Baker, Margaret Baker his wife and Bartholomew Baker his son. 100 acres at the Little Mountains ... annual rent, 500 pounds of tobacco payable at Fredericksburg Warehouse and one fat hen, capon or pullet at the dwelling house of George Taylor. If the tenant shall keep more than three tithables there besides himself, to pay for each tithable 100 pounds of tobacco. Kemp shall plant 100 apple trees in an orchard 25 foot asunder.
      Geo. Taylor
      Wit: Richard Kemp, Ann (X) Anderson, Ann (X) Davis. 27 March 1740. Acknowledged by George Taylor.
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      Magazine of Virginia Genealogy Vol 26 1988, No. 1; Page 70
      Virginia Land Patent Book 20
      George Taylor, 170 acres in Orange County, bounded by Thomas Smith, John Taliaferro, Robert Taliaferro's Orphans and the patent of Robert Bickers. For the importation of 4 persons: Jeremiah Dare, George Stuart, George Bird & Richard Kemp. 30 Jan 1741

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      1734-1749 Orange County, Virginia Road Orders; [Ann Brush Miller]
      24 February 1741, O.S. Page 101
      Charles Barrett Gent according to an order of Hannover Court dated the 6th day of November 1741 moved before the Court that the Justices of this Court would Joyn with Hanover County in building a bridge Over the North Anna Who having considered the sd Motion Order that Thomas Chew William Russell and George Taylor Gent meet to view & lay of the best way to and from the bridge for ye conveniency of this County and together with the said Barrett agree with workmen for the building the said Bridge and make return of their proceedings to the next Court.
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      1740-1741 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 4; [John Frederick Dorman]; Pages 367-69.
      25-26 March 1741. John Davison and Ann his wife of St. Thomas' Parish, Orange County, planters, to George Taylor of same, Gent. Lease and release; for £50 current money 100 acres at the Southwest Mountains ... corner to Zachary Taylor, George Taylor and the land that was James Taylor's ... corner to Erasmus Taylor ... above named George Taylor's line
      John Davison Ann (X) Davison
      Wit: Hen. Downs, W. Bell, Benja. Porter.
      26 March 1741. Acknowledged by John Davison and Ann his wife who relinquished her right of dower.
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      1742-1743 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 7; [John Frederick Dorman]; Pages 323-26.
      17 June 1743. Richard Winslow, Gent., Sheriff of Orange County, to George Taylor, Gent., of same. For £10.6.- current money.
      Joseph Morton, Gent., at a Court 29 Jan. 1742 [17143] recovered against Wm. Donathan, late of Orange County, current money for debt with interest from 22 Nov. 1740. The Sheriff entered into 57 acres in St. Thomas' Parish whereon Donathan lately lived and gave notice for the sale but no buyers appearing, Richard Winslow, Sheriff, did return that the 57 acres still remained in his hands. Joseph Morton 26 March next sued forth his Majesties writ of venditionl exponas by virtue of which the Sheriff did on 13 April expose the 57 acres to sale by Auction. George Taylor was the highest bidder, having offered £10.6.- current money.
      Richd. Winslow
      Wit: Erasmus Taylor, Samll. Baker, Thoms: Piner.
      23 June 1743. Acknowledged by Richard Winslow,, Gent.
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      1747-1751 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 11, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 159-160
      Indenture 27 July 1749 between GEORGE TAYLOR, Gent., of Orange County and JOHN GRAYSON of same .. for Farm Lett .. land lying at the South West Mountain in Orange County containing 100 acres .. bounded .. Benjamin Porter .. during natural lives of John Grayson, William Grayson and Thomas Grayson, or longest liver .. to pay 500 pounds Tobo and cash to be paid at Fredericksburg Warehouse .. also yearly one fat hen, capon or pullet, delivering same at the dwelling house of the said Geo. Taylor .. for additional titheables tenant shall pay additional rent ....
      Witnesses: Geo. Taylor
      W. Russell, Robt. Martin
      Recorded Orange County 27th July 1749
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      1747-1751 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 11, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 160
      Incenture 25 June 1749 between JOHN MORAN and SARAH, his wife, of Orange County, and GEORGE TAYLOR, Gent., of same .. lease and release .. for £34 .. sells 57 acres at the South West Mountain .. conveyed to Morrin Moran by lease and release from Benjamin Smith 22 and 23 July 1742 .. bounded .. Francis Taliaferro's line .. Geo. Taylor's line .
      Witnesses: John Moran
      Eras. Taylor, Thos. Newman, Sarah (X) Morin
      Matthew Hubbard, Zach. Taylor
      Recorded Orange County 27th July 1749.
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      1751-1759 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 12; [Antient Press]; Page 67-68
      Indenture 24 Aug 1749 between GEORGE TAYLOR, Gent., of Orange County and WILLIAM BOWLING of same .. in consideration of covenants hereafter mentioned, hath granted to farm lett .. one plan-
      tation containing 57 acres, it being the land formerly belonging to William Donathan on which Francis Hensley lately lived. To hold during the natural lives of the said William Bowling, Anne, his wife, and Samuel Bowling, his son, or longest liver .. paying on 5 Dec .. 500 pounds of Tobacco .. also every year, first day of February, one fat hen, Capon or pullet, and delivering it at the dwelling house of George Taylor.
      Witnesses: Geo. Taylor
      Matthew Hubbard, William Isbell
      Recorded Orange County 28th November 1751
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      1751-1759 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 12; [Antient Press]; Page 95-98
      Indenture 23 Jan 1752 between GEORGE TAYLOR, Gent., of Orange County and WILLIAM MONROE of same .. that in consideration of rents mentioned .. have granted 100 acres of land whereon Wm.
      Monroe now lives to be laid off in a square from the corner to the low ground to include the plantation, it being part of a tract of land of 1000 acres granted by patent to Taylor at the foot of the Great Mountain on James River branches called Bufflelow River or Camp Run .. to lease 100 acres during the natural lives of William Monroe and Frances, his wife, or the longest liver .. yearly paying on the 1st day of Feb. 250 pounds of lawful Tobacco at Fredericksburgh Warehouse .. or shall once in three years pay 750 pounds of Tobacco in one cask . . . . Geo. Taylor
      Ind. of Lease for lives acknowledged 28th May 1752
      Recorded Orange County 22nd August 1751
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      1751-1759 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 12; [Antient Press]; Page 154-156
      Indenture 24 May 1753 between GEORGE TAYLOR of Parish of St. Thomas, Orange County, Gent., and ERASMUS TAYLOR of same, Gent. .. 19 acres adjoyning lands where Erasmus Taylor now lives ..
      bounded .. Zachary Taylor .. to be granted in exchange .. Indenture further witnesseth Erasmus Taylor hath granted George Taylor 21 acres adjoyning the land where George Taylor now liveth
      Recorded Orange County Geo. Taylor
      25th May 1753 Eras. Taylor
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      1751-1759 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 12; [Antient Press]; Page 252
      Know all men .. I THOMAS CHEW, Orange County, Gent., bound unto GEORGE TAYLOR .. sum of £34.17.6 .. I do hereby transfer following Negro slaves, Sarah, Isaac and Dido .. if Thos. Chew
      pay by 1 Sept next above sale to be void .. 26th September 1754. Thos. Chew
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      1751-1759 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 12; [Antient Press]; Page 3485-350
      Know all men .. I TIMOTHY CROSTHWAIT, County of Orange .. bound unto GEORGE TAYLOR for £37.3.8, bind myself .. one tract which I bought of Hezekiah Rhodes on which William Crosthwait now lives adjoining land whereon Orange Court House now stands .. containing about 100 acres .. if Timothy Crosthwait shall indemnifie George Taylor from payment of any sum of money on account of being security .. in administration of estate of his late Father, William Crosthwait, dec'd .. this bond and mortgage be void .. 29th June 1756 . .
      Witnesses: Timothy Crosthwait
      Richd. Tyler, James Walker, Alexr. Marr
      Recorded Orange County 27th August 1756
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      1759-1765 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 13; [Antient Press]; Page 123-125
      Indenture 23 Oct 1760 between GEORGE TAYLOR of Orange County and WILLIAM WHITMAN of same .. for rents and covenants mentioned to farm lett 57 acres lying on the Little Mountains .. To hold during the natural lives of William Whitman, Margaret, his wife, and William Bunton, his son, or longest liver . .
      Geo. Taylor
      Recorded Orange County 23rd October 1760.
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      1768-1772 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 15; [Antient Press]; Page 141-143
      Indenture 28 Sept 1769 between GEORGE TAYLOR, County of Caroline, and JOHN EARLEY of Orange County .. for £150 .. sells 800 acres, part of tract granted George Taylor by Patent 28th day of Sept 1728 for 1000 acres .. bounded .. line formerly Madison .. was Erasmus Taylor's and Braxton's .. land formerly conveyed to John Zachary .
      Geo. Taylor
      Memo .. that whereas George Taylor made a lease to William Monroe and his wife for 100 acres .. part of the mentioned land for the term of their lives, and the sd William Monroe is since dead and the widow now lives in the said hundred acres, it is therefore agreed between George Taylor and John Earley that the sd widow Monroe hold and enjoy the lease according to the terms mentioned .. paying the Rents after this year unto John Earley .. 28 Sept 1769.
      Recorded Orange County Geo. Taylor
      28th September 1769. John Earley
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      1772-1778 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 16; [Antient Press]; Page 139-140
      Indenture 28 Oct 1773 between GEORGE TAYLOR now of the County of Caroline and JONATHAN TAYLOR of Orange County .. for natural love unto son and sum of five shillings .. land whereon Jonathan now lives .. 417 acres bounded .. his brother, James Taylor; George Taylor; road that leads from Rackoon Ford or the old Court House up to where Orange Court house now stands and to the fork that leads to Barnett's Ford ..
      Deed of Gift recorded George Taylor
      Orange County 28th October 1773.
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      1772-1778 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 16; [Antient Press]; Page 153-155
      Indenture 28 Oct 1773 between GEORGE TAYLOR, now of Caroline County, and JAMES TAYLOR of Orange County .. for love unto James Taylor, his son and five shillings .. land in Orange County whereon James Taylor now lives .. 462 acres whereon George Taylor lately lived bounded Erasmus Taylor; James Taylor; Jonathan Taylor; Barnett's ford; Rackoon ford; Morton's line; fork of road that leads from Orange Court House to Fredericksburg ..
      Recorded Orange County Geo. Taylor
      28th October 1773.
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      1778-1781 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 17; [Antient Press]; Page 391-393
      Indenture 17 Sept 1774 between ANTHONY THORNTON, GEORGE TAYLOR and SARAH, his wife, Executor and Executrix of FRANCIS CONWAY, dec'd, of County of Caroline of one part and HENRY OAKS of Orange County .. whereas Francis Conway did by will direct that lands his Brother, Catlett Conway, dec'd, bought of Tully Choice lying in Orange County should be sold for his (Francis) debts .. this Indenture witnesseth that for £25 paid .. grant unto Henry Oaks 320 acres land on branches of Black Walnut Run between lands of Capt. William Moore and lands Francis Conway conveyed to Mumford Stevens ..
      Witnesses: James Taylor, Anthony Thornton
      Jonathan Taylor, Catlett Conway George Taylor
      Sealed .. Anthony Thornton, presence Sarah Taylor
      of O. Towles, Rd. Waugh, James Taylor,
      James Taylor, Junior.
      Recorded Orange County 26th January 1775 .. proved and recorded 28th September 1780.

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      1726-1730 Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 13; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 38
      GEORGE TAYLOR, of K. & Q. Co; 1000 acs. (N. L.), Spotsyl. Co; at foot of the gr. Mts; beg. at corner of Capt. John Madison & Capt. Camm's; adj. Erasmus Taylor; & land of Col. Braxton; 28 Sept. 1728, Page 370

  • Sources 
    1. [S268] Virginia Genealogies - Hayden, 591.
      Virginia Genealogies: A Genealogy of the Glassell Family of Scotland and ...
      By Horace Edwin Hayden

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