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John Taylor and Elizabeth Chrisman, Montgomery Co., VA

Updated May 3, 2004

John Taylor is the son of Woolrick Taylor and Margaret Penner, not Nathanial and Mary.

Elizabeth Chrisman, d\o of Jonathan Chrisman and Jane Watterson, never lived in North Carolina, nor did she ever live in Kentucky. She grew up in Montgomery County, VA, after her marriage on January 28, 1818, to John Taylor they lived for a while in Lynchburg, then returned to Montgomery County.

DOCUMENTATION: John Taylor is in the 1850 census in Floyd County, VA, married to Elizabeth Chrisman d/o of Jonathan Chrisman, with children James Thomas, George Pearis, Rachel, and Mary Jane. Report does not list older boys Charles, Benjamin or David. They moved to Floyd County after 1842. When John died 1n the 1850's, Elizabeth (died after 1860) took the younger children and moved to Indiana (1860 census). James Thomas (my great-grandfather, listed her as parent when he enlisted for the Civil War. Both John and Elizabeth are listed on James Thomas Taylor's and Charles Taylor's death certificates.

ADDITIONAL SOURCES: Court records, DAR records, personal accounts related by James Thomas to his children and grandchildren, and personal accounts by George Pearis and Mary Jane related to their children. I also have John Taylor's signature.

NOTE: If you used this web site (then Taylo/Taylor) several years ago, please by advised that there were several errors. Some of these errors are in the World Family Tree. If you have questions or information, please contact me.

If you think you may be related to DAVID Taylor or BENJAMIN Taylor, let me know. I have some information but cannot find them.

Vada R Readnour

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