Person:Benjamin Tallman (6)

Benjamin Tallman
b.09 Jan 1744/45
m. 1740
  1. Benjamin Tallman1744/45 -
m. 9 NOV 1764
  1. Nancy 'Ann' TallmanBef 1780 -
  2. Susannah Tallman1783 - 1825
  3. Mary Tallman1784 - 1849
  4. John Tallman1788 - 1857
Facts and Events
Name Benjamin Tallman
Gender Male
Birth? 09 Jan 1744/45
Marriage 9 NOV 1764 Pennsylvaniato Dinah Boone

Benjamin Tallman was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia


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Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA

Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:

  • Page 250.--24th April, 1780. Robert Armstrong and Jane to Benjamin Tolman, 145 acres patented to Robert, 12th May, 1759, comer James Kerk; 240 acres patented to Robert 8th July, 1752. Teste: John and Alex. Kirk, Casper Ekert.
  • Page 94.--Patent to Benj. Tolman, of Rockingham, 11th August, 1788.

Records of Benjamin Tallman in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley's:

  • Page 32.--20th March, 1783. Privy examination of Jane, wife of Robert Armstrong, late of Augusta, deed to Benj. Tolman, before William Renick, Wm. Ward, justices of Greenbrier.
  • Page 292.--9th May, 1783. James Kirk's will--To son, Alexander, 10 shillings; to son, John, 10 shillings; to daughter, Martha, 10 shillings; to son, Robert, £5; to wife, Jean, and sons, James and George, all estate. Executors, wife Jan and son John. Teste: Benj. Talmann, Ambros (mark) Jones, James McCan. Proved, 20th May, 1783, by the witnesses. Executors qualify.
  • Page 105.--11th March, 1794. John Harrison's estate appraised by Benj. Fausset (Fansset), Benj. Talman, Jno. Bright, Geo. Henton.
  • Vol. 2 - Mathews vs. Johnston--O. S. 364; N. S. 132--Deed, 27th August, 1808, by William Freighley (Fraly) and wife, Mary, of Albemarle, to Sarah Johnston, of Rockingham, 12 acres on Smith's Creek, in Rockingham, patented to Daniel Freighley, 1794, and by him conveyed to William by deed recorded 28th April, 1796. Recorded in Rockingham, September, 1808. Deed, 25th May, 1821, by Sarah Johnson to _____ Blosser, above 12 acres. No certificate of record. Deed, 2d January, 1822, by Sarah Johnson, of Augusta, to Daniel Mathews, of Rockingham; above 12 acres. Recorded in Rockingham, 9th May, 1822. Deed, 19th December, 1803, by Benjamin Tallman and wife, Dinah, of Rockingham, to John Depo; 150 acres, parts of two tracts; 36 acres in part of 182 acres, conveyed by Ann Tallman to Benjamin by deed 25th April, 1796, part of 290 acres conveyed by Joseph Conrad, son and heir of George Conrad, to Ann Tallman, 26th June, 1792; part of 590 acres patented to said George, 11th December, 1780, the remaining 114 acres are part of said 290 acres conveyed by said Joseph to Ann, and also of 45 acres conveyed by said Joseph to said Ann part of 75 acres, part of 144 acres patented to John Needham, 3d August, 1771, and by his daughter Eleanor, heiress-at-law, conveyed to said George, 26th March, 1781. The 144 acres conveyed to Benjamin, 8th December, 1803. Recorded in Rockingham, December, 1803. Deed, 25th August, 1783, by Zebulon Harrison and wife, Margaret, of Rockingham, to Benjamin Tallman, 165 acres on Smith's Creek. Recorded in Rockingham, 25th August, 1783.
  • Vol. 2 - Alexander Campbell and Jane his wife, of Rockingham County, vs. Herring--O. S. 176; N. S. 62--Bill 29th May, 1804. Jane is one of sisters of the full blood of William Herring, late of Rockingham, who died intestate. At time of his death complainants lived in Ireland, where the other sisters now reside, but shortly afterwards removed to Rockingham. Thomas Herring of Rockingham, claiming as half-brother of William, administered. Answer questions Jane's relationship to William. Thomas Heron left Ireland about forty years ago. There was a coroner's inquest on William's body. He was drowned. Agreement dated 16th August, 1792, between the subscribers and William Herron, schoolmaster. William is to teach an English school at following rates, viz: for £30 he is to teach for one year and to have his boarding, washing, and lodging. He is to teach the scholars well and truly in Reading, Writing and also Arethmetick, with care and attention. 3d October the school is to commence. Jacob Lincoln, Solm. (?) Mathews, John Bordine (?), Jacob Custard, David Brumfield, Jos. Lair, Cornelius Bryan, Michael Warren, Jesse Ray, Hannah Haus, Thomas Bryan, Thomas May, David Caufman, George Crisman, William Gray, Thomas Bryan, Sr., Isaac Wisman, Wm. Ralston, Dives Bryan, John Bryan, Samuel Dehart, Mr. Traverse, Evin Thomas (Subscribers). Endorsed Linvills Creek School Article. Articles of Agreement, 27th November, 1790, between subscribers and William Herron, schoolmaster. William is to teach an English school three months for £7-10. Reading, Writing and Arathmetic. Benj. Tallman (4 scholars); James Henton (4 scholars); Hannah Harrison (2 scholars); Christian Miller (3 scholars); Engle Boyer (2 scholars); Samuel Allen (1 scholar); Reuben Harrison (4 scholars); Cap. Josiah Harrison (1 scholar); Jno. Armintrout (1 scholar), subscribers. Agreement as above dated 23d October, 1788, to teach Spelling, Reading, Writing and common Arithmetic. John Kirk, Jane Kirk, James Elliott, Wm. Sterrett, John Craford, James Trimble, Samuel Runkle, Frances Acord, James Reding, Jno. Hogshead, Thos. Eskil, Hannah Sawyers, Thos Tumblin, Jno. Ellott, Wm. Crafford, David Boyler, James Bell, Jno. Lamb. To be paid in grain, wheat at /3 and Rye at /26. William Blain deposes that William Herron was drowned in attempting to cross North River, Thomas Herring deposes, 1808, that from 1784 William until his death lived with him. Hugh Paul deposes that he was well acquainted with William Herron and Alexander Campbell's wife, and knows that they were full brother and sister. John Glendye deposes, 21st January, 1805, that he was acquainted with a certain William Herron in Ireland for some time before his death, being very aged when deponent first knew him. Deponent was the stated Minister of the Gospel in the Congregation of which said William was a member for about 20 years before deponent came to America. Said William was twice married and had children by the first marriage, particularly a son Thomas. Deponent never saw Thomas in Ireland, he having left there before deponent came to that congregation and had come to America, but since he came to America deponent has seen a Thomas Herron of Rockingham who he understands is the same Thomas. Deponent says he knew William Herron, Charity Herron, who married Thomas Kyle, since deceased, Jane Herron, who married Alexander Campbell (plaintiff), and Mary Herron, who married Thomas Mitchell, all children of William Herron by the second marriage. That William, Jr., frequently officiated as singing clerk to this deponent in his congregation in Ireland for several years. William, Jr., came to America some years before this deponent, but when deponent settled in Staunton, some time before William, Jr., died, the latter was an inhabitant and he officiated again as clerk for him in Staunton. Deponent knew Alexr. Campbell and his wife, Jane, in Ireland and since they came to America, and he celebrated their marriage. Taken at house of Nathan Griffith in Baltimore, 21st January, 1805.

Information on Benjamin Tallman

Benjamin TALLMAN 9 Jan 1745 - ____ Repository ID Number: I2365

RESIDENCE: PA & Winchester, OH

BIRTH: 9 Jan 1745, PA DEATH: Canal Winchester, OH RESOURCES: See: P439, [S67] [S239] Father: William TALLMAN Mother: Anne LINCOLN

Family 1 : Dinah BOONE MARRIAGE: 9 Nov 1764, PA

 William TALLMAN 
 Patience TALLMAN 
 Samuel TALLMAN 
 Thomas TALLMAN 
 Benjamin TALLMAN 
 Nancy (Ann) TALLMAN 

+ Susannah "Susan" TALLMAN + Mary TALLMAN

 Benjamin TALLMAN Jr. 

+ John TALLMAN Notes Two of his sons and four of his daughters married HARRISONs.