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

Richard Taliaferro

Male 1703 - 1748  (45 years)


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  • Name Richard Taliaferro 
    Born 27 Sep 1703  Golden Vale Swamp, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 27 Sep 1748  St. Mary's Parish, Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I023610  Tree1
    Last Modified 8 May 2021 

    Father John "The Ranger" Taliaferro,   b. Abt 1656, Powhatan, Gloucester, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jun 1720, St. Mary's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 64 years) 
    Mother Sarah Smith,   b. 1 Jan 1659/60, Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1720, St. Mary's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 59 years) 
    Married Abt 1676  Sittingbourne Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F13312  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Rose Anne Berryman,   b. 1707, "Montross", Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1763, St. Mary's Parish, Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Married 10 Jun 1726  King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    Children 
     1. Benjamin Taliaferro,   b. 21 Nov 1728, Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Zachariah Taliaferro,   b. 29 Aug 1730, St. Mary's Parish, Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Apr 1811, Amherst County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     3. Richard Taliaferro,   b. 15 Feb 1731/32, Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Feb 1731/32, Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     4. John Taliaferro,   b. 7 Apr 1733, Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Charles Taliaferro,   b. 16 Jul 1735, Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Apr 1798, Amherst County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     6. Peter Taliaferro,   b. 12 Feb 1738/39, Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1778, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 40 years)
     7. Elizabeth Taliaferro,   b. 2 Nov 1741, Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1807 and 1822, Wilkes County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     8. Rose Taliaferro,   b. 2 Nov 1741, Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Mary Berryman Taliaferro,   b. 16 Oct 1743, Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     10. Frances Taliaferro,   b. 9 Dec 1745, Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1771, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 25 years)
     11. Richard Taliaferro,   b. 2 Sep 1747, Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     12. Sarah Taliaferro,   b. 7 Jun 1727, Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Dec 1798, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     13. Beheathland Taliaferro,   b. 20 May 1738, St. Mary's Parish, Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Apr 1828, Nelson County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
    Last Modified 8 May 2021 
    Family ID F04311  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • http://www.spingola.com/TaliaferroTimes/TT5.htm

      typ patent
      ref VPB 13 p8-9
      dat 14 Dec 1726
      decl -3
      to Robert Taliaferro of Essex Co.
      re 670a St Georges Parish SpotsCo E side South West Mountains known by Name of Silvania
      loc -10804 -2641 F127 L0 P255
      pt A)James Taylors
      ln s9w; 414p; James Taylor
      pt B) 2Wos John Dauson S side black Walnut Run
      ln s81e; 144p; John Dauson
      pt C) 2P&Ro W side New Road sd Dausons Line
      ln ne; 320p; down New Road
      pt D) 5 sm.P
      ln nw; 48p;
      pt E) 2Wo Mr Richard Taliafero's Line
      ln s53w; 44p; Mr Richard Taliafero
      pt F) Wo & Ro of sd Richard Taliaferro's
      ln nw; 128p;
      pt G) Ro along sd Mr Richard Taliaferro
      ln ne; 140p; Mr Richard Taliafero
      pt H)
      ln n20w; 94p;
      pt I) 2Loc
      ln sw; 132p;
      pt J) W&ro
      ln nxw; 48p;
      pt K) Ro&Hicc.
      ln s70w; 120p;
      end
      ===
      The Virginia Genealogist Volume 1, 1957
      EXTRACTS FROM THE VIRGINIA GAZETTE
      Edmund Pendleton advertises for sale at auction at Mrs. Doncastle's door in Williamsburg, 4750 acres on
      Marrow bone Creek in Halifax County, lately belonging to Mr. Richard Taliaferro, dec., and sold pursuant to
      his will. The patent is not yet obtained. (6Je55:32)
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      1717-1722 Essex County, Virginia Wills, Inventories & Settlements, No. 3; [John Frederick Dorman]; Pages 157-59.
      Will of John Taliaferro of the Parish of St. Mary's in Essex County, Gent., dated 1 June 1715.
      Unto my son Lawrence the plantation he now liveth together with the land thereto belonging. Also three Negros Cain, Grace and Beck now in his possession.
      Unto my son John the plantation whereon he now liveth together with the land thereto belonging. Also two Negros Frank and Nancy now being in his possession and likewise fifty pounds sterling mony of England.
      Unto my daughter Mary a ring of twenty shillings value. Unto my daughter Elizabeth 78 pounds of sterling money of England being a part unpaid of a portion promised her in marriage.
      Unto my son Charles 300 acres lying in a neck commonly known by the name of the old Church Neck within the aforesaid parish of St. Maryts, and one moiety of a tract of land taken up and pattened by me in partnership with my brother Francis Taliaferro deceased lying at the head of the Mount Creek.
      Unto my son Robert 675 acres of land being one moiety of a dividend lying in the Golden Vale Swamp.
      Unto my son Zachariah 675 acres of land the other moiety of the said devidend of land lying in the Golden Vale Swamp.
      Unto my son Richard one moiety of the land. I now live on, viz. the back half of the devidend.
      Unto my son William after the decease of my loveing wife the other moiety of the land whereon I now live, viz. the, half next the river together with the plantation thereon.
      The land aforementioned lying at the head of the Mount was taken up and pattented by me in partnership with my deceased brother Francis Taliaferro but no division made. In the lifetime of my said deceased brother I did purchase of him 100 acres lying on Rappahannock River and adjoyning to 1000 acres formerly granted by my deceased brother to me. The sale not being recorded in any Court of record, upon my said deceased brother's heir at law affirming the purchase 100 acres unto my son John then my son. John do make sure the lower moiety of the said devidend of land lying at the head of the Mount Creek unto such heir.
      If either of my sons Robt. and Zachariah shall happen to dye before they attain to the age of one and twenty then the whole 1350 acres become the survivour of them.
      If either of my sons Richard and William shall dye before they attain to the age of one and twenty then the whole 600 acres become the survivour.
      My whole personal estate, goods and chattels, my mill and Negroes do remain together entire without distribution to pay debts and legacies, then equally divided between my loveing wife and seven children Charles, Sarah, Robert, Zachariah, Catherine, Richard and William.
      My said mill between my sons Richard and William, and if sons dye to the survivor.
      My sons Charles, Robert, Zachariah, Richard and William executors .
      Jno. Taliaferro
      Wit: John Sutton,,Tho. Evans Henry (H) Brice.
      21. June 1720. Presented in Court by Robert TaIiaferro and Zachariah Taliaferro, executors. Proved by Henry Brice, made oath that he saw John Sutton (who is now dead) sign the same.
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      1743-1747 Essex County, Virginia Will Book 7; [The Virginia Genealogist-John Frederick Dorman]; Page 322-23. Will of Zacha. Taliaferro of the Parish of St. Mary's and County of Essex, dated 1 Feb. 1721/2.
      Unto my youngest brothers Richard and William Taliaferro 675 acres, being one moiety of a devident of land in Essex County in the parish of St. Mary's on the Golden Vale Swamp to be equally divided.
      Unto my two cousins Kemp Taliaferro and Mildred Taliaferro all my reale and personall estate to be equally divided as they arrive at the age of sixteen years.
      My loving brother Robt. Taliaferro executor.
      Zacha. Taliaferro
      Wit: Robt. (X) Smith, John (I) Tibbs.
      21 May 1745. This last will and testament of Zachariah Taliaferro having for very many years been lodged in the Clerk's Office was not brought to Court by the Clerk at the request of Richard Taliaferro, Gent., one of the devisees and was proved by John Tibbs who made oath that he did see Robert Smith (who is now dead) subscribe the same.
      ===
      1722-1749 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Will Book A; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      TALIAFERRO, ROBERT, d. Feb. 1, 1727-8, p. Feb. 4, 1728. Wit. G. Braxton, Junr., William Taliaferro. Ex. my wife and my brother John Taliaferro. Leg. brother John Taliaferro, all my lands in Spotsylvania Co., either patented or to be patented; wife (no name given) land in Essex Co.; daughters Mary and Elizabeth Taliaferro, "that they will not convey unto Mr. George Braxton the land in King & Queen Co. which I have sold him, that then I give and bequeath in Essex Co. to him and his heirs forever." (Verbatim.) Daughter, Martha Taliaferro; brother Richard Taliaferro. Testator mentions negroes and chattels in Spotsylvania Co., be brought down into Essex Co. on my plantation there. (Page 91)
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      1731-1734 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book B; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      Oct. 2, 1733. Richard Taliaferro of St. Marie's Par., Caroline Co. and William Taliaferro of Stratton Major Par., King and Queen Co., to John Taliaferro of St. Marie's Par., Caroline Co. 120 ster., 1000 a. in St. Mark's Par., Spts. Co. William Strother, Keamp Taliaferro. Oct. 2, 1733.
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      Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 12; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 46
      RICHARD & WILLIAM TALIAFERRO, of St. Mary's, Par., Essex Co; 1000 acs. (N. L.). Spotsyl. Co., in St. George's Par; on both sides the SW' Mountain Run; on line of Lawrence &: John Taliaferro; 30 June 1726, p. 470

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