Notes for George Col. Taylor: George Taylor was Com. Col. of Orange Co. Militia by Gov. Dinwiddie in French& Indian War. George Taylor was a member of Orange Co. Committee of Safety from 1748-1758. At the outbreak of the Revoulutionary war, was a delegate to Va. Convention 1775. This reference gives eligibility to DAR, also DAC, and DCW. From Colonial Families of the Southern States of America-Hardy* Page 506.
Ref: Reg. of Ky. State historic Society Vol. 36 pp 339
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Commissioned Colonel of Colonial Militia 7-18-1755 by GovernorDinwiddie.Served in French and Indian Wars;Member of House of Burgesses 1747 to November 1758. OrangeCounty, VirginiaMember of Committee of Safety, 1774Member of Contentions 1775Vestryman, Clerk of Orange Court 23 years.His ten sons served in Revolution--9 commissioned Officers ofArmy or Navy.Colonial Virginia reg. p. 121 to 145 inclusive, shows that hewas a member of House of Burgesses, Orange County, VA.Dinwiddie Papers, Vol. II p. 109-4 shows his Commission; BurksHistory of Virginia, Vol. III, p. 135.[
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Notes for Col. George Taylor George Taylor was commissioned Colonel of the Orange County Militia 18 July 1755, and served in the French and Indian Wars. He was a member of the House of Burgesses 1748-9, 1752-8; member of the Committee of Safety 1744-5; member of the Convention 1775; Vestryman of the Church of England, and Clerk of Orange County for twenty-three years. His son James succeeded him in the position.250 "This return is recorded in [George] Washington's own handwriting 30 April 1771: George Taylor was wounded, Lt. Jack Vanbraam Co. Returns made at Willis Creek 9 July 1754."253 George Taylor first called his home "Colina", changed it a few months later to "Middleburn" and later to "Midland". A later owner changed the name to "Ashland". It is now known as "Yattan" (Page 768, Vol. IV, Virginia Geneal. William and Mary Quarterly.) It was about two miles northeast of Orange County Courthouse between "Bloomsbury" and "Greenfield", early homes built by his father. These three homes were in sight of each other, and it was the custom when visitors came to either home, which occurred often, to hoist a flag as a signal to the other and an invitation for the rest of the family to join in the festivities.172 Col. George Taylor's will was written three years before his death and is a long and concise document written in his own handwriting and contains his singed seal with no witnesses necessary, singed 5 Sep 1789. It was probated by Francis and Benjamin Taylor [his sons] 26 Nov 1792. The will reflects Georg's large wealth in many pounds of current money, slaves and vast land estates. It is recorded in Orange County, Virginia, records
George Taylor, was the father of 12 sons, one of whom died before the Revolution and one was only 13 years of age when the war ended. The other ten all volunteered and served in the revolution as follows.
James-Sgt/Major Jonathan-lieutenant Edmund-Captain Francis-Colonel Rochard-Captain in Navy John-Lieutenant in Navy William-Major Charles-surgeon Reuben-Captain Benjamin-midshipman
RE: A History of Orange Co Va from 1734-1870
the same book is authority also for these:
James-Colonel Richard-Lt Colonel, father of Gen Zachary taylor John- Captain -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- From : tebahann
Reply-To : email@example.com To : firstname.lastname@example.org Subject : ~~~~~~Arnold Bible~~~~~ [Yahoo! Clubs: Taylor Research] Date : Sat, 17 Nov 2001 04:55:56 PST I located this info from the Ky Historical society Kentucky Society of the DAR
ARNOLD BIBLE..loose pages from an old bible, including record pages and New Testament title page only, loaned to the Ky Historical Society by Sophia Hart Arnold, her brother, James Madison Arnold 111 and his children J M Arnold 1V, Grace Johnson Arnold, and Eleanor Talbot Arnold. The New Testament title page: Cambridge, printed by John Archdeacon, printer to the University...1769. Copied Dec 1962 by Mrs. Walker and Miss Wilson for the committee.on the back title page
(page torn) ...ay of March..in the 84 year of... Rich d Taylor was.....died....
Sarah Strother was born the 14th day of Decr 1760 were married the 29th day of August 1779 & hath Issue first Hancock Taylor born the 29th day of Aug 1779 and died 30th June 1808 2d Wm. Dabney Strother Taylor was born the 26th day of Oct 1782 and died 30th June 1808 3d Zachary Taylor was born the 24th day of Novr 1784 4th Richd Taylor was born the 11th day of July 1787 and died 11th of Decr 1806 5th George Taylor was born 24th of Sep 1789 6th Elizabeth Lee Taylor was born 14th of Feb 1792 7th Joseph Pannell born May the 4th 1794 8th Strother born 4th of Aug 1796, died the 22d Jany 1797 9th son born 1st of Jany 1798 10th Sally Baily 11th day of June 1799 Emmilly 30th of June 1801
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George Taylor was born in the year 17__ Jonathan Taylor was born Decem the 3 1742 Ann Taylor born August the 7 1749 was married the 26 of January 1766 Their first son George Taylor born Decem 1st 1766 William Taylor born Feb the 26th 1768 Rachel Taylor born October 21st 1769 Mary Betty Taylor born November 2nd 1770 Jonathan Taylor born January 17th 1771 _____born Decem the 9th day 1775 Susanna Taylor born Decem the 9th 1777 _____Taylor born Decem the 1, 1779 James Taylor born October 27th 1781 Francis Taylor born ____3, 1783 Samuel Mitchel Taylor born Jan the 2oth 1785 Sally Taylor born.....1787
13 Edward Taylor born Sept the 19th 1789 14 Gibson Taylor born 15th of June 1793 15 Elizabeth Taylor born on the 14th April 1795
(unprinted page same as other, records on both sides) George Taylor first son of Jonathan & Ann Taylor departed this life the 27 of Novem 1778 James Taylor our 9th child died the 15th day of Aug 1782 Jonathan Taylor depearted this life the 26 June 1863 Mary B Taylor wife of George C Taylor aged 35 years, eleven months except three days , died 24th Septemebr 1806 Departed this life on the 18th Feburary 1809 Ann Taylor aged 59 years & 7 months (other side of blank page) George Taylor & Sally Taylor his wife was married 2nd October 1808 Our first born son James Fiskback Taylor 29th October 1809 Our second son Samuel Matchel taylor born 6th of July 180_ Our son, George William Taylor born 26th July 1811? our son Charles Francis Taylor was born 21st August 1813 our daughter Phebe Ann Taylor was born the 13th of Feburary 1816 our son Jonathan Jacob Taylor was born Janurary the 5th 1818 our son Robert Stewart Taylor was born the 26th day of March 1820 our daughter Dorothea Fishback Taylor was born the 19th day of June 1822 Jesse Fishback Taylor was born Jan 2nd 182_
13. George Taylor (James, James), of Orange Co., Va., b. 1711; d. ; m. (I.) Rachel Gibson. (II.) Sarah Taliaferro, b. Oct. 8, 1727; d. Jan. 17, 1784; daughter of Col. John and Sarah (Smith) Taliaferro, and wid. of Capt. Francis Conway. (Conway, 18, p. 254, where James Taylor is given as her 2d husband instead of George.) Bishop Meade says (II., 98) that George Taylor had fourteen sons of whom seven seved in the Revolutionary War and thirteen held office under the Government at the same time. M. Stanard says that Colonel George Taylor was Burgess for Orange Co., 1748-1738; mem. Orange Co. Committe, 1774. and the Va. Conv. 1775 (From Va Gen
More About George Col. Taylor: Burial: Unknown, Greenfield Cemetery-Rapidan, Orange, Virginia.
More About George Col. Taylor and Rachel Gibson: Marriage: February 28, 1738, Rapidan, Orange, Virginia.
More About George Col. Taylor and Sarah Taliaferro Conway: Marriage: 1767
Children of George Col. Taylor and Rachel Gibson are:
+James Gibson Taylor, b. December 16, 1738, Rapiden, Orange, Virginia, d. 1799, Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky.