man James Taylor, I‏‎, son of John Taylor and Elizabeth Taylor‏.
Born ‎ Feb 12, 1609/10 at Carlisle, Cumberland, England, baptized ‎ at ,Imm In 1635, On The Truelove, died ‎ Aug 10, 1698 at King & Queen Co., VA‎, approximately 89 years, buried ‎ at King William, Virginia
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He came from England and settled in what was then New Kent, County, Virginia, about the yea r 1650. He was a wealthy man for that time and invested largely in land and died leaving a l arge family.
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DATE 1683\PLAC to Caroline County from Essex
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PLAC Primary Individual: Taylor, James
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PLAC Source Name: FARMER, JOHN. A Genealogical Register of the First Settlers of New-England ; Containing an Alphabetical List of the Governours, Deputy-Governours, Assistants or Counsel lors, and Minister
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FARMER, JOHN. A Genealogical Register of the First Settlers of New-England; Containing an Alp habetical List of the Governors, Deputy-Governors, Assistants or Counsellors, and Minister s of the Gospel in the Several Colonies, from 1620 to 1692; Graduates of Harvard College to 1 662; Members of the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company to 1662; Freemen Admitted to th e Massachusetts Colony from 1630 to 1662; With Many Other of the Early Inhabitants of New-Eng land and Long-Island, NY from 1620 to the Year 1675.... Lancaster, Mass.: Carter, Andrews , & Co., 1829. 352p. Reprinted with additions and corrections by Genealogical Publishing Co. , Baltimore, 1964. Rep. 1976, 1983
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Individual: James Taylor
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NUGENT, NELL MARION. Cavaliers and Pioneers: Abstracts of Virginia Land Patents and Grants. V ol. 2: 1666-1695. Indexed by Claudia B. Grundman. Richmond, VA: Virginia State Library, 1977 . 609p.
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Date and place where land was patented and record was created listing those transported/impor ted. Only the names of those to be transported were indexed. Abstracted from Patent books 6 t hrough 8, from the Land Office records located at the Virginia State Library. Volumes 1 an d 3 were indexed as nos. 6220 and 6223 respectively in PILI 1984.\Source Page 92\May be de scended from Earls of Pennington who derive from Baron Taillefer who came with Wm. the Conq ueror and fought at the Battle of Hastings. I can find no source to confirm this, but suppos edly a professional genealogist made this connection. The work was done for my Uncle Seldon M enefee in the late 1940's. I do not have his work. Glenna Inglis \

!NOTE: He immigrated to America in 1635. Divorced from wife was 1st divorce
registered in Virginia. He was called Governor, Councilman, and was a
doctor. (His estate was settled 26 March 1654. - p. 195)
- "Life of Rowland Taylor" by William James Brown, p.31.
Ancestral file says born 12 feb 1610; died 30 Apr 1698. According to
"Log Cabins" p.196 that death refers to James l son of John Immigrant.

!NOTE: James was headright of John Rosier in North. Co 1650.
"He was well educated an able lawyer, surveyor, vestryman of the church
and a member of the "40's", a group of trustworthy men chosen to defend
the Colony against Indians."
He was a large landowner and at one time had acquired 13,925 acres.
He built a mansion home called "Hare Forest" named for the Earls of
Pennington Castle in England where Taylor ancestors are buried. This
was in Kent Co. Va. later Orange Co. Va. Now is Caroline Co about 8
miles from Bowling Green. His huge property was located on several
county lines.

Married ‎ 1666 at Virginia (13 or 14 years married) to:

woman Mary Frances Walker‏‎, daughter of William Walker and Walker‏. Adoption parents: Thomas Walker and N.N.
Born ‎ 1640 at Accomac, Accomack Co., Virginia, died ‎ Sep 22, 1680 at Bowling Green, King & Queen Co, Va‎, 39 or 40 years, buried ‎ at Hare Forest Cem, Bowling Green, Caroline Co, Va
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Children:

1.
woman Jane Taylor‏‎
Born ‎ Dec 27, 1668 at Orange Co., Va., died ‎ Feb 27, 1668/69 at Bowling Green, King & Queen Co, Va‎, approximately 1 years, buried ‎ at Hare Forest Cem, Bowling Green, Caroline Co, Va
2.
woman Martha Taylor‏‎
Born ‎ Mar 14, 1669/70 at Hare Forest, Bowling Green, King & Queen Co, Va, died ‎ Jun 6, 1670 at Bowling Green, King & Queen Co, Va‎, approximately 1 years, buried ‎ at Hare Forest Cem, Bowling Green, Caroline Co, Va
3.
woman Ann Taylor‏‎
Born ‎ 1671 at Caroline, Virginia, died ‎ 1672 at Caroline, Virginia‎, 0 or 1 years
4.
man James Taylor‏
Born ‎ Mar 14, 1674/75 at Accomac, Accomack Co., Virginia, died ‎ Jun 26, 1729 at Accomac, Accomack Co., Virginia‎, approximately 55 years, buried ‎ 1729 at Taylor Cem, Rapidan, Orange Co, Va
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He was one of the first settlers and landowners in Orange County, Virginia. He was one of th e earliest surveyors of Virginia and ran out the lines between Hanover, Spottsylvania and Ora nge Counties and located about 10,000 acres of land in the latter county, to which he remove d at a very early date, as he was living there at the time of his death in 1729. He left a f amily of nine children.
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see notes, verificationFrom Menefee Family Forum: posted by Mary Thompson 9-30-1997:
Another Chew researcher has kindly given permission to use the following information:
[rashultz@erols.com]: Quote:, ELIZABETH CHEW m. JONAS MENEFEE
Her mother was Martha Taylor [b. 1-17-1701/02- d. bef 1761] and her father was Thomas Chew [n o dates].
Her maternal grandfather [my 8th great grandfather] was James Taylor II of Royal Governor
Spotswood's "Knights of the Golden Horseshoe" who was among the first explorers of the Virgi nia
frontier. He gained the patent to much of what is now Orange County, VA, which is quite clos e to
Culpeper, if you are familiar with the area. She would have been a first cousin, once remove d, to
both presidents James Madison and Zachary Taylor. Her siblings were Alice, Colby, Frances, Ha nnah,
James, Joseph, Larkin, Mildred, Samuel, and Thomas.
Martha Taylor's parents: James Taylor II b. March 14,1673/74 d. January 23, 1729/30 in Blooms bury,
Orange County, Virginia. Martha Thompson, b. 1679 m. February 23, 1699/00 d. November 19, 17 62. [By
the way, their daughter, Frances Taylor married Ambrose Madison, father of James Madison Sr , father
of President James Madison]. ______________________________________________________________ ______
James II parents: James Taylor I b. 1635 in Carlisle, Lancaster County, England d. April 30 , 1698 in
King & Queen County, Virginia m. Frances Walker b. before 1668 and d. September 22, 1680 in V A.
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Thomas Chews parents: Larkin Chew and Hannah Roy.
Other note...if you go down the Taylor line far enough, you find President Zachary Taylor!! W hat a family!

see notes, verificationFrom Menefee Family Forum: posted by Mary Thompson 9-30-1997:
Another Chew researcher has kindly given permission to use the following information:
[rashultz@erols.com]: Quote:, ELIZABETH CHEW m. JONAS MENEFEE
Her mother was Martha Taylor [b. 1-17-1701/02- d. bef 1761] and her father was Thomas Chew [n o dates].
Her maternal grandfather [my 8th great grandfather] was James Taylor II of Royal Governor
Spotswood's "Knights of the Golden Horseshoe" who was among the first explorers of the Virgi nia
frontier. He gained the patent to much of what is now Orange County, VA, which is quite clos e to
Culpeper, if you are familiar with the area. She would have been a first cousin, once remove d, to
both presidents James Madison and Zachary Taylor. Her siblings were Alice, Colby, Frances, Ha nnah,
James, Joseph, Larkin, Mildred, Samuel, and Thomas.
Martha Taylor's parents: James Taylor II b. March 14,1673/74 d. January 23, 1729/30 in Blooms bury,
Orange County, Virginia. Martha Thompson, b. 1679 m. February 23, 1699/00 d. November 19, 17 62. [By
the way, their daughter, Frances Taylor married Ambrose Madison, father of James Madison Sr , father
of President James Madison]. ______________________________________________________________ ______
James II parents: James Taylor I b. 1635 in Carlisle, Lancaster County, England d. April 30 , 1698 in
King & Queen County, Virginia m. Frances Walker b. before 1668 and d. September 22, 1680 in V A.
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Thomas Chews parents: Larkin Chew and Hannah Roy.
Other note...if you go down the Taylor line far enough, you find President Zachary Taylor!! W hat a family!

!NOTE: James Taylor ll was a Burgess, justice of the Peace in King & Queen
Co. Va.1702-1714, Vestryman of the Church, Surveyor General of the
State and ran boundary lines for Caroline, Spottsylvania, Hanover,
and Orange counties in 1734. He went on some exploration trips to
the Blue Ridge and Shenandoah River in 1716 with Gov. Spottswood.
He was a member of the "Knights of the Golden Horseshoe", as Spottswood
called all his men. James was a Colonel in the Colonial militia.
He built his home in Orange co. called "Bloomsburg" in 1722.
- "Log Cabins", p. 256-259.
5.
woman Sarah Taylor‏
Born ‎ Jun 30, 1678 at Accomac, Accomack Co., Virginia, died ‎± ABT. 1730 at Locustville, Accomack Co., Virginia‎, approximately 52 years
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6.
man John Taylor‏‎
Born ‎ Jan 12, 1683/84 at Hare Forest, New Kent Co, Va, died ‎ Jan 12, 1683/84 at Bowling Green, King & Queen Co, Va‎, approximately 1 years, buried ‎ at Hare Forest Cem, Bowling Green, Caroline Co, Va
7.
woman Mary Taylor‏‎
Born ‎ Jan 21, 1684/85 at Accomac, Accomack Co., Virginia, died ‎ Sep 14, 1686 at Locustville, Accomack Co., Virginia‎, approximately 2 years, buried ‎ at Hare Forest Cem, Bowling Green, Caroline Co, Va
8.
man Edmund Taylor‏‎
Born ‎± ABT. 1690‎
9.
woman Elizabeth Taylor‏‎
Born ‎ Jun 10, 1694 at Hare Forest, New Kent Co, Va, died ‎ Jun 11, 1694 at Bowling Green, King & Queen Co, Va‎, under 1 year old, buried ‎ at Hare Forest Cem, Bowling Green, Caroline Co, Va


2nd marriage
man James Taylor, I‏‎, son of John Taylor and Elizabeth Taylor‏.

Married ‎ 1674 at Caroline Co., VA. (-2 or -1 years married) to:

woman Elizabeth Underwood‏‎
Born ‎ 1632 at Eng.-hus.#3, Col. John Catlett, 4 child., killed by Indians, died ‎ 1673 at d.1671, #4 Armory Butler, m.1671[left w/ 4 small Catlett children]‎, 40 or 41 years