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

Giles Taverner

Male Bef 1633 - 1656  (> 23 years)

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  • Name Giles Taverner 
    Birth Bef 1633 
    Gender Male 
    Death 24 Jan 1656  York County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I30765  Tree1
    Last Modified 24 Mar 2023 

  • Notes 
    • Contributed by: James Hughes

      Note: No.1. p.279
      Will of Gyles Taverner. Sick in body. dated 18 Nov 1655. Prob 24 Jan 1655/6.
      To eldest son Mihill Taverner (sic) a cow. Balance of cattle to 3 sons.
      A bed to each of the 3 sons Micheall Taverner, Wm Taverner and Gyles Taverner.
      All hogs to be equally div betw them.
      Various bequests of personal property to the 3 sons.
      A chest to be bought for the youngest by his 2 brothers.
      Land and houses to eldest son Mihill Taverner "but not to molest his 2 Brothers or either of them but they to have any profitt or benefitt soe far forth as himself dureing the time they live single and unmarried".
      The 2 elder brothers to "maintaine there yonger brother to schoole out of the whole stocke for the tearme of two yeares".
      The 2 servants to be for "benefitt of the one as the other".
      To "John Parsons sixpence byndeing him from intermedeling with any of the Estate belonging to any of the Taverners".
      To God-dau ELIZ: MERRYMAN a heifer
      To servant Isaac Embrey at the end of his apprentiship a heifer and a sow.
      Signed Gyles Taverner
      Wit:William Starckey

      Probated by oath of Starckey.
      rec. Tho: Ballard Cl Cur

      Fleet, Beverley,
      York County, 1648-1657
      Baltimore: Genealogical Pub. County, 1961, 109 pgs.
      1652-1658 Northumberland County, Virginia Record Book; [Frank V. Walczyk]

      Giles Tauerner his letter of
      attorney to Richard Holden
      Richard Holden my love to you remembered hopeing
      of your good health I have here inclosed a bill of Hercules
      Bridges my desire to you is to demand the debt of him and
      in case he deny to pay and I do hereby authorise and
      constitute you my lawfull attorney in my name to use the
      law for the recovery of it or if you think fit and that he shall
      so agree I leave it to and in your power toreferit to
      arbitration of such men as he and you shall agree upon and
      when you have concluded and come to compassion I would
      have you stay in your own hands what hath satisfaction to
      you for your pains and charges and make me return of the
      rest so I remain the mark of your friend.
      Gyles Tauerner
      December 27th 1652
      20th May 1653 this letter of attorney was recorded.