Notes for Arthur* Taylor: The genealogy of the MacGregors began with Gegor MacAlpine who was born before 855 A.D. in Dundurn, Starhearn, Scotland. His wife's name is unknown, but they have three sons, including Dougallus MacGregor, born about 850, who married Spontana before 880 in Ireland, and they had three sons including Constantine MacGregor, born before 900 in Scotland. He married Malvina MacAlpin, daughter of Donald MacAlpin, and they had one son, Gregor De Brattich MacGregor, who was born about 930 in Scotland. He married Dorvigelda, daughter of Constantine, King of Scotland, and they had two sons, including Sir John MacGregor, born before 962 in Scotland. He married Alpina, daughter of Angus, and they had one son, Gregor MacGregor, born before 1005 A.D. in Scotland. Gregor married a Campbell girl, daughter of Gillespie Campbell, and they had three sons, including Malcolm MacGregor. Malcolm was born before 1110 in Scotland and died their in 1164. He married Marjory Lindsay before 1165 in Scotland, the daughter of Lord Lindsay William, and they had three sons, the most prominent of whom was William MacGregor. William was born before 1165 in Scotland. He married Margaret Lindsay, daughter of William Lindsay and Marjorie Galithly. They had three sons, including Gregor MacGregor, born before 1239, who married Marian Fileon De Gilchrist, and they had one son, Malcolm Dominus MacGregor. He was born before 1300 and died in 1374. He married Mary MacAlpin, daughter of Malise MacAlpin, and they had two sons, including Gilbert Grierson (notice the name change). Gilbert was born in 1353 in Dumfrieshire, Scotland, and he died on April 9, 1425 in Lag, Dumfrieshire, Scotland. He had married Janet Glendening, the daughter of Simon Glendening and Mary Douglas. Gilbert and Janet had three sons, the most prominent of which was Gilbert Grierson, born about 1397 in Dumfrieshire, Scotland. He died Dec. 2, 1444 in Lag, Scotland. He had married Isabella De KirkPatrick on Nov. 14, 1412 in Rock Hall, Dumfrieshire- she was the daughter of Duncan De KilPatrick. They had five sons, the oldest was Vedast Grierson, born before 1415 at Lag, he died about 1487. Vedast married Margaret Glenowyn, daughter of William De Dalrymple and Agnes Kennedy. Vedast and Margaret had four sons, the oldest was Roger Grierson, born in 1439 in Dumfrieshire, Scotland, died June, 1488 in Sauchleburn, Scotland. Roger married Isabella Gordoun in 1473 in Dumfrieshire and they had four sons, the oldest was Roger Grierson, born after 1474 in Dumfriedshire, he died September 9, 1513, killed at Flodden Field, Branxton, North Umberland, England. He had married Janet Jane Douglas, the daugher of James Douglas and Janet Scott. She was born about 1467 in Drumlanrig, Dumfrieshire, Scotland. They had five children, the oldest of whom was John Grierson, born in 1490 in Dumfrieshire, he died there before July, 1559. He married Nichola Herys about March 12, 1529, but she died before 1548 and he then married Egidia Kennedy, born before 1505 in Cullean, Ayrshire, England, daughter of John Kennedy and Jane Stewart. They had six children, the oldest son was Rober Grierson, born about 1520 in Dumfrieshire, Scotland, he died in August, 1593 in Scotland. Rober married first, Helena Douglas on April 21, 1566 in Dumfrieshire, she was the daughter of James Douglas, and Helena was born before 1550 in Dumfrieshire. Rober and Helena had three children, the oldest son was William Grierson, born between 1567 and 1595 in Dumfrieshire, he died on Jan. 21, 1629 in Lag. William married Nichola Maxwell on May 4, 1593 in Dumfrieshire, she was the daughter of John Maxwell and Agnes Herries, and Nichola was born in 1578 in Scotland.
Their oldest son was James Grierson, born about 1604 in Capenoch, Dumfrieshire, he died in 1666 in Dumfrieshire. He had married Mary Browne in 1626, she the daughter of John Browne and Sara Hope. She was born about 1604 in Glen Cairn, Dumfriesire, and she died in 1661. James and Mary had five children, the oldest was John James Greer, born about 1627 in Lag, he died in 1688 after having immigrated to Gunpowder River, Baltimore County, Maryland.
John had married Anne Taylor on Nov. 2, 1675 in Baltimore, Maryland, she was the daughter of Arthur Taylor and Margaret Hill, and she was born in 1660 in Baltimore and died May 13, 1716 in Baltimore.
Their only son was John G. Greer, who was born in 1688 at Gunpowder River, Baltimore, Maryland, he died Sept. 14, 1750 in Baltimore. He had married Sarah Day on March 4, 1704, she was born in 1686, the daughter of Nicholas Day and Sarah Cox. Sarah Day Greer died in 1758 in Joppo, Baltimore, Maryland, and John remarried to Chloe Jones, but they had no chldren. John and Sarah had ten children, the first born was John Greer Jr., born in 1714 at Gunpowder River, he died in May, 1782 in Wilkes County, North Carolina. John Jr. married Nancy Ann Walker in 1736 in North Carolina and they emigrated to Wilkes County, N.C. Nancy was born in 1716 in Gunpowder River and she died in 1804 in Wilkes County, N.C. They had four children, the oldest was Aquilla Greer, born July 29, 1737 at Gunpowder River, he died after April 8, 1790 in Greene County, Georgia. Aquilla married Elizabeth Hannah Riley about 1762, she was born about 1740. Aquilla and Elizabeth had eleven children, including Sarah Greer, born in 1762. Sarah married David Evans, he was born in 1760 in Botatourt County, Virginia, and Sarah and David had one son named Nathaniel Evans, born July 27, 1785 in Harrodsburg, Kentucky, he died in 1846 in Parke County, Indiana.
More About Arthur* Taylor: Death Record: 1692, died 1692 in Baltimore Co., MARYLAND. He was the son of 68. John TAYLOR..
Children of Arthur* Taylor and Margaret* Hill are:
+Anne* Taylor, b. Bet. 1660 - 1662, Baltimore County, Maryland, d. 13 May 1716, Gunpowder River, Baltimore County, Maryland.