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 1656 - 1720

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    Birth  Abt 1656  Gloucester, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Gender  Male 
    Birth  Abt 1656  Essex, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Birth  1656  [5,6,7,8
    Death  1720  [6,7,8
    Death  21 Jun 1720  [5
    Death  21 Jun 1720  Gloucester, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Military Rank  Colonel  [6
    Military Rank  Colonel  [7
    Military Rank  Colonel  [8
    Military Rank  Lieutenant  [10
    Nickname  The Ranger  [1,3
    Name  John TALIAFERRO  [5,6,7
    Died  21 Jun 1720  Essex, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID  I6685  Our Family Tree
    Last Modified  09 Aug 2013 23:25:42 
     
    Father  TALIAFERRO Robert, I, b. 11 Nov 1626, Stepney, Middlesex, England  
    Mother  DEBNAM Katherine, b. Abt 1628, Kent, England  
    Family ID  F320  Group Sheet
     
    Family  SMITH Sara, b. Abt 1661, Essex, Virginia, USA  
    Married  Abt 1682  Essex, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4,11
    Married  Bef 1683  [8
    Children 
    >1. TALIAFERRO Richard, I, b. Abt 1703, Caroline, Virginia, USA
    >2. TALIAFERRO Zachariah, b. Abt 1683, Essex, Virginia, USA
    >3. TALIAFERRO Lawrence, b. Abt 1684
    >4. TALIAFERRO Mary, b. Abt 1685, Essex, Virginia, USA
    >5. TALIAFERRO John Smith, II, b. Abt 1687
     6. TALIAFERRO Elizabeth, b. Abt 1693
    >7. TALIAFERRO Sarah, b. 16 Oct 1695
     8. TALIAFERRO Charles, b. 13 Aug 1690, Essex, Virginia, USA
     9. TALIAFERRO Robert, b. Abt 1700
     10. TALIAFERRO Catherine, b. Abt 1702
     11. TALIAFERRO William, b. Abt 1704
    Family ID  F522  Group Sheet
     
  • Notes 
    • Provided by: Jim Williams - All data that I have on all persons is included in the database.

      Notes from Jeremy:
      will proved June 21, 1720, Essex co, VA.

      Notes from Source: Steven R. PAGE
      http://www.my-ged.com/db/page/fortune/
      John is listed as "The Ranger"
      John is listed as born in Essex Co. instead of Glouchester as stated by Jim Williams and he listed his death as Caroline Co. instead of Essex Co.
      Was Lieutenant of Rangers fighting Indians 1692.
      Justice of Essex Co, VA 1695.
      Sheriff 1699
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      Name: John Taliaferro

      Encyclopedia of Virginia Biography, Volume I
      IV--Burgesses and Other Prominent Persons

      son of Robert Taliaferro, immigrant, was lieutenant of rangers against the Indians, justice of Essex, sheriff, and in 1699 member of the house of burgesses. He married Sarah, daughter of Major Lawrence Smith, of Gloucester county. His will, dated June 1, 1715, was proved in Essex county, June 21, 1720, and mentions issue.

      Col. John "The Ranger" TALIAFERRO
      1656 - 21 Jun 1720
      ID Number: I10843
      TITLE: Col.
      OCCUPATION: Sheriff & House Of Burgess 1699-Essex Co. VA
      RESIDENCE: Gloucester & Essex Cos. VA

      BIRTH: 1656, Gloucester Co. VA
      DEATH: 21 Jun 1720, Essex Co. VA
      RESOURCES: See:
      [S324]
      David E. Wisdom; EMail: WKPT13C@prodigy.com & Dwisdom@prodigy.net 11/98;
      Lee Vlgallivan@aol.com 6/99 provided much of the Barbour info and chldren of Philip Pendleton d 1811.
      "Log Cabins to the White House" (Taylor Lineage) "From Sea to Shinning Sea" by Thom, describes this family during the revolution. One of the sons died in a British Prison Ship in New York harbor.
      David Wisdom descends from two Taylor lines, the immigrant James Taylor and from Rev. War Col. Geo. Taylor. The data supplied here is from records in the La Grange KY newspaper files and court house records, along with the Centennial Celebration doucments of La Grange, KY.

      [S494]
      TALIAFFERO TIMES, Vol. 2, September 3, 1997 Issue 3
      [S511]
      Revised Research of W. Wayne Rogers, Author of " Gone to Texas". Pub in TALIAFERRO TIMES Volume 2 September 17,1997 Issue 5.
      [S539]
      Tricia Petitt, EMail: bonestwo@erols.com
      [S551]
      The VA Genealogist, Vol. 41, 1997, #3.
      [S597]
      " Who was Catherine, the wife of Col. Cadallader Jones of Virginia" by Henry G. Taliaferro of New York; VA Gen v. 38, pp. 163-189
      [S613]
      kirtonc@gensouth.com http://www.gensouth.com/taliaferro/older/taltree.html 2/98
      [S1205]
      LDS AF, March, 1994, AFN: 9JZM-NG states 1 other spouse Wm. & Mary Quarterly, v. 1, 2nd ser, p. 151: "Nicholas Battaile, b. 1701, son of Col. John Battaile, Sr. (d. [illeg.] and Elizabeth, dau. of Maj.Lawrence Smith, and sister of Sarah Smith, the wife of the first John Taliaferro."; Va. Magazine of History & Biography, Vol. 41, Apr., Jul., Oct., 1933: Genealogies of Va. Families from the Va. mag. of Hist. and Biog. Vol. V., Gen. Publ. Co., Inc. 1981, Baltimore; Janet Weston on Fido 8/16/94 cites (re Taliaferro ) Va. Mag. of Hist. & Biog., v77; various volumes of the Wm. & Mary College Qrtrly; Records of Colonial Gloucester co., VA. v. 1 & 2 (comp. P. C. Mason, 1946); Lewises, Meriwethers & Their King (Sarah T.L. Anderson, 1938); Sketches of Some of the First Settlers of Upper Ga. (Geo. R. Gilmer); "Torrence and Allied Families" by Robert M. Torrence, The Wickersham Press, Philadelphia 1938, p. 305 !The Colonial Gen. Vol. VIII, #3 !Betty A. White, 916 Elizabeth St., Gilmer, Tx. 75644 (903)843-3426, Feb., 1993 !Don Schimpf, 2106 Creekside Ct., Arlington, Tex. 76013, Mar.9, 1993 - gives b d as 1665 and in Aug., 1995 states abt 1660 !Thomas Hill to Laquita Armstrong on Fido 7/29/94 !David R. Zoller, P.O. Box 536, Fall River Mills, Ca. 96028, Sep. 19, 1994 - gives b. as 1661 Information from a book, "Highlights of the Capital Hill Community - Jimmie Harrison Taylor's Research".per EMail Msg 1997: Ron Bewley (RBewley@aol.com)

      Father: Robert TALIAFERRO I
      Mother: Katherine DEBNAM

      Family 1 : Sarah SMITH
      MARRIAGE: 1682, VA
      Catherine TALIAFERRO
      + Lawrence C. TALIAFERRO
      + Mary TALIAFERRO
      + John S. TALIAFERRO
      + Robert TALIAFERRO
      William TALIAFERRO
      Elizabeth TALIAFERRO
      Charles TALIAFERRO
      + Sarah TALIAFERRO
      Zachariah TALIAFERRO
      + Richard TALIAFERRO
      Notes

      John's will was proved 21 Jun 1720, in Essex Co., VA. He named most of his eleven children in his will, written in 1715 and of record in Essex Co. Will Book 3, pp 157-158.

      "His will is dated 1 June 1715 in Essex Co., Va. It was proven 21 June 1720. Will Book 3, page 157. Information from an early researcher found in GS film #1316359, Item 6.
      Notes from this film state: Nicklin's article on the Taliaferro's says this couple was the parents of John Taliaferro 1687-1744 who married Mary Catlett and of of Mary Taliaferro who married Francis Thornton 1683-1758."

      !Laquita Armstrong to Janet Weston on Fido 8/6/94: "On 28 Sept.1681
      John Taliaferro was granted land from his brother Francis, John 'then being about to marry Sarah daughter of Lawrence Smith." ...if she were b. 1631 ... that would fit with Sarah being married in 1682 (making her birthdate ca. 1662)..."

      Jul 1702, along with Francis Taliaferro, probably his uncle. John was listed as Sheriff, Essex Co., 1699 and a member of the House of Burgesses for Essex County 17 Apr 1699. He is also listed as Lieutenant, County Militia-Rangers, John is listed as a Justice of Essex Co., VA.

      James City, 13 Jan 1692. In the Quit Rents of 1704, he is listed with 2,000 acres in Essex Co., VA. John was also known as, "The Ranger" by family and friends.

      Son of ROBERT3 TALIAFERRO (FRANCIS 2, BARTOLOMEO 1)

      John Taliaferro, the Ranger, d 1719 married his cousin, Sarah Smith, daughter of Col. Lawrence Smith 1629-1700 and Mary Debnam.

      Col. John-4 Taliaferro "The Ranger" was born before 1656 in Gloucester Co., VA. He died on 21 Jun 1720 in Essex Co., VA. He was married to Sarah Smith in 1682. Sarah Smith was born in 1661 in York Co., VA. She died in 1720 in Essex Co., VA. Col. John Taliaferro.

      [S1956]
      From: chris@tuten.com http://chris.tuten.com/genealogy.html
      [S511]
      Revised Research of W. Wayne Rogers, Author of " Gone to Texas". Pub in TALIAFERRO TIMES Volume 2 September 17,1997 Issue 5.
      [S613]
      kirtonc@gensouth.com http://www.gensouth.com/taliaferro/older/taltree.html 2/98
     
  • Sources 
    1. [S771] Taliaferro Family History 1635-1899, Compiled By: James T. Taliferro, (Name: Iroquois Co. Times Print Weseka, Il.;)

    2. [S583] McNabb Family, (Name: altgray@worldnet.att.net;)

    3. [S428] Joel Hager, (Name: hagerj@us.army.mil;), http://www.gencircles.com/users/hagerj/14/data/186516

    4. [S418] Jim Williams, (Name: jim76501@vvm.com;)

    5. [S2] 1600 Lines to Pilgrims Lineage Book III, Edited by: Mary E. Mayo, (Name: Genealogical Publishing Co.;), 704

    6. [S2] 1600 Lines to Pilgrims Lineage Book III, Edited by: Mary E. Mayo, (Name: Genealogical Publishing Co.;), 221

    7. [S927] MAYO, Mary E., Sixteen Hundred Lines of Pilgrims, LCC: 95-81649 ISBN: 0-8063-1499-0., Page 233
      Record 7413:
      Gela Rose NIX (m Capt. Cromwell E. MURRY)
      Asheville, NC
      Born in Ashville, NC

      1. Charles Leonard NIX (Jul 25, 1871- May 20, 1924) m Apr 19, 1896 Clara Kate DALTON (Sep 14, 1873-Sep 13, 1961)
      2. George Jefferson NIX (Oct 29, 1828-May 18, 1888) m Rose Ann EDNEY (Dec 25, 1832-May 13, 1897)
      3. Dr. Marvel Mills EDNEY m Eliza LEWIS (1803)
      4. Henry Graves LEWIS (1767-1815) m 1791 Mourning MILLS
      5. John LEWIS (1728-1784) m 1750 Sarah TALIAFERRO (1727-1769)
      6. Capt Richard TALIAFERRO (1703-1748) m Jun 10, 1726 Rose BERRYMAN
      7. Col. John TALIAFERRO (1656-1720) m Sarah SMITH
      8. Robert TALIAFERRO (Pilgrim) (1620-1700) m Katherine Dedman (Sarah GRIMES)

    8. [S927] MAYO, Mary E., Sixteen Hundred Lines of Pilgrims, LCC: 95-81649 ISBN: 0-8063-1499-0., Page 22
      Record 7380
      Annie Lou GOOLSBY (m (1) Adoniram Juson HOLMES, (dec'd) (2) Samuel Boyer DAVIS (dec'd)
      Shreveport La,
      Born in Elberton, Ga.

      1. Jaems Callaway GOOLSBY (Mar 18, 1861-Aug 1, 1935) m Jan 16, 1890 Frances Mary BELL (Jan 12, 1868-Jul 25, 1913)
      2. Jonathan Edward BELL (Aug 25, 1838-Dec 7, 1922) m Emma Ray McLENDON (Apr 24, 1843-Apr 7, 1904)
      3. Isaac Alexander McLENDON (Nov 17, 1818-Mar 16, 1893) m Apr 2, 1838 Mary Ann STRIBLING (Dec 6, 1825-May 5, 1902)
      4. Simpson McLENDON (Oct 7, 1788-Jan 2, 1841) m Sep 23, 1815 Mary MOSS (Oct 24, 1794-Dec 27, 1871)
      5. Isaac McLENDON Sr. (1740-1825) m 1774 Elizabeth STRIBLING (1750-1820)
      6. Thomas STRIBLING (1730-1755) m 1737 Elizabeth TALIAFERRO (abt 1720-)
      7. Francis TALIAFERRO (-1757) m bef 1730 Elizabeth HAY (1700-1750)
      8. Col. Lawrence TALIAFERRO (1683-1726) m abt 1705 Sarah THORNTON (abt 1687-)
      9. Col. John TALIAFERRO (Pilgrim) (1656-1720) m bef 1683 Sarah SMITH

      Ref DAR 307177

    9. [S428] Joel Hager, (Name: hagerj@us.army.mil;), http://www.gencircles.com/users/hagerj/14/data/186390

    10. [S771] Taliaferro Family History 1635-1899, Compiled By: James T. Taliferro, (Name: Iroquois Co. Times Print Weseka, Il.;), 1

    11. [S428] Joel Hager, (Name: hagerj@us.army.mil;), http://www.gencircles.com/users/hagerj/14/data/186391

  


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