Person:George Taylor (89)

m. 23 February 1699
  1. Frances Taylor1700 - 1761
  2. Martha Taylor1702 - 1782
  3. Col James Taylor, III1703 - 1784
  4. Zachary Taylor, I1707 - bef 1768
  5. Col George F. Taylor1711 - 1792
  6. Tabitha Taylor1713 -
  7. Erasmus Taylor1715 - 1794
  8. Hannah Taylor1718 -
  9. Mildred Taylor1724 - 1795
  • HCol George F. Taylor1711 - 1792
  • WRachel Gibson1717 - 1761
m. 28 Feb 1738
  1. Dr. Charles Taylor1755 - 1821
  • HCol George F. Taylor1711 - 1792
  • W.  Sarah Taliaferro (add)
m. 1767
Facts and Events
Name Col George F. Taylor
Gender Male
Birth[1] 11 Feb 1711 King and Queen, Virginia, United States
Marriage 28 Feb 1738 to Rachel Gibson
Marriage 1767 to Sarah Taliaferro (add)
Death[2] 4 Nov 1792 Rapidan, Culpeper, Virginia, United Statesformerly Orange County
Burial? Rapidan, Culpeper, Virginia, United StatesGreenfield Cemetery

Early Land Records in Virginia

Pages 463-64. 1 Oct. 1739. George Taylor of Orange County to Richard Kemp of same, planter. Lease for lives of Richard Kemp, Mary Kemp his wife and Henry Kemp his son.
100 acres at the Little Mountains... corner to Samuel Baker...
Annual rent, 500 pounds of tobacco payable at Fredericksburg Warehouse and one fat hen, capon or pullet at the dwelling house of George Taylor. If the tenant shall keep more than three tithables there besides himself, to pay for each tithable 100 pounds of tobacco.
Kemp shall plant 100 apple trees in an orchard 25 foot asunder.
(signed) Geo. Taylor
Wit: Samuel Baker, Ann (X) Anderson, Ann (X) Davis.
27 March 1740. Acknowledged by George Taylor.
[Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 3, Dorman, pg. 31].


Pages 465-66. 1 Oct. 1739. George Taylor of Orange County to Samuel Baker of Same. Lease for lives of Samuel Baker, Margaret Baker his wife and Bartholomew Baker his son.
100 acres at the Little Mountains...
[Rent and agrements as in lease of Taylor to Kemp, above]
(signed) Geo. Taylor
Wit: Richard Kemp, Ann (X) Anderson, Ann (X) Davis.
27 March 1740. Acknowledged by George Taylor.
[Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 3, Dorman, pg. 31].


Pages 367-69. 25-26 March 1741. John Davison and Ann his wife of St. Thomas' Parish, Orange County, planters, to George Taylor of same, Gent. Lease and release; for £50 current money.
100 acres at the Southwest Mountains... corner to Zachary Taylor, George Taylor and the land that was James Taylor's... corner to Erasmus Taylor... above named George Taylor's line...
John Davison
Ann (X) Davison
Wit: Hen. Downs, W. Bell, Benja. Porter.
26 March 1741. Acknowledged by John Davison and Ann his wife who relinquished her right of dower.
[Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 4, Dorman, pg. 59].


Pages 323-26. 17 June 1743. Richard Winslow, Gent., Sheriff of Orange County, to George Taylor, Gent., of same. For £10.6.- current money.
Joseph Morton, Gent., at a Court 29 Jan. 1742 [1743] recovered against Wm. Donathan, late of Orange County, £34.4.- current money for debt with interest from 22 Nov. 1740. The Sheriff entered into 57 acres in St. Thomas' Parish whereon Donathan lately lived and gave notice for the sale but no buyers appering, Richard Winslow, Sheriff, did return that the 57 acres still remained in his hands. Joseph Morton 26 March nexty sued forth his Majesties writ of venditioni exponas by virtue of which the Sheriff did on 13 April expose the 57 acres to sale by ouction [sic]. George Taylor was the highest bidder, having offered £10.6.- current money.
(signed) Richd. Winslow
Wit: Erasmus Taylor, Samll. Baker, Thoms. Piner.
23 June 1743. Acknowledged by Richard Winslow, Gent.
[Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 7, Dorman, pg. 58].

Records in Virginia

Pages 115-17. 22-23 Sept. Lawrence Franklyn of Orange County to Alexander Cleveland of Spotsylvania County. Lease and release; for 1,600 pounds of tobacco.
100 acres, part of a pattent to Lawrence Franklyn for 400 acres 10 Sept. 1735... to Wm. Bartlett's pattents...
Lawrence (X) Franklyn
Wit: Geo. Taylor, Eras. Taylor, Ambrose Powell.
22 March 1738 [1739]. Acknowledged by Lawrance Franklyn.
[Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 3, Dorman, pg. 9].


List [of Jurors?] (prob. abt. September 1738): Chas. Duet, John Christopher, Goodrich Lightfoot, William Bell, John Catlet, Geo. Taylor, Thos. Watts, William Pennell, John Davison, Benja. Pourter, Isaac Smith, Richd. Yarbrough.
Orange County, Virginia Judgements, 1736, Dorman, pg. 108].


Pages 292-95. 25-26 July 1739. John Smith Junr. of Spotsylvania County to William Lawson of Caroline County. Lease and release; for £60 sterling.
800 acres at the foot of the Great Mountains... east side of a large runn... Mary Camm's in Samuel Estis' line... low ground in George Taylor's line... Capt. John Camm's and Capt. John Madison's and George Taylor's... Ann Camm's...
John (X) Smith
Wit: John Towles, Elijah Daniel, Lawrence Harrison.
26 July 1739. Acknowledged by John Smith.
[Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 3, Dorman, pg. 19].


Pages 308-10. 22 Sept. 1740. Erasmus Taylor of Orange County to William Rhodes of same. Lease for 28 years from 25 December last. 100 acres at the Little Mountains... line [of] Hezekiah Rhodes... George Anderson's line... Crosswait's in a valley... Annual rent, 500 pounds of tobacco, plus 50 pounds for each tithable over himself, two others and his own children working on the land. Rhodes shall plant 100 apple trees in an orchard 25 foot asunder.
(signed) Erasmus Taylor.
Wit: Geo. Taylor, Hezekiah Rhods. 27 Nov. 1740. Acknowledged by Erasmus Taylor Gent.
[Orange County Virginia Deed Book 4, Dorman, pg. 55].


Pages 417-21. 27-28 May 1741. Joshua Yarbrough of Orange County, planter, to Ambrose Powell of same, planter. Lease and release; for £40 current money.
213 acres on the south side of the Robinson River... on the river bank at the mouth of a branch... against Zachary Sparks' corner...
(signed) Joshua Yarbrough
Wit: Geo. Taylor, Jos. Morton, Richd. Winslow.
28 May 1741. Acknowledged by Joshua Yarbrough. Sarah the wife of Yarbrough relinquished her right of dower.
[Orange County Virginia Deed Book 4, Dorman, pg. 63].


Pages 209-10 - Bond of Eliza. Perkins, Richd. Morgan and Wm. Roberts unto Robert Eastham, Morgan Morgan, George Taylor and James Wood, Gent., justices. For £100. 27 May 1742. Eliza Perkins is admx. with the will annexed of Elisha Perkins.
Eliza (X) Perkins
Richd. Morgan
William Roberts
[Orange County, Virginia Will Book 1, 1735-1743, pg. 41].


Pages 227-29. Bond of Jno. Rucker and George Taylor, Gent., unto Thomas Chew, Gent., justice. For £100. 23 July 1742. John Rucker, Gent., is admr. of Elizabeth Rawsor, dec. [in index as Rauson].
John rucker
Geo. Taylor
Wit: Catlett Conway
23 July 1742. Acknowledged.
[Orange County, Virginia Will Book 1, 1735-1743, pg. 45].


Pages 247-48. Eliza. Rossor. Inventory. Made 18 Sept. 1742 pursuant to order of 23 July 1742. Total valuation £15.17.-¼.
Thoms. Chew
Geo. Taylor
Wm. Bell
26 Nov. 1742. Returned by George Taylor, Gent., one of the appraisers.
[Orange County, Virginia Will Book 1, 1735-1743, pg. 47].


Pages 248-49. Will of John Rucker of Saint Mark's Parish in the County of Orange, planter, being weak in body, dated 11 Jan. 1742 [1743]. (excerpt):
My beloved wife Susanah Rucker executrix and by beloved son Peter Rucker and my beloved friend George Taylor executors.
[Orange County, Virginia Will Book 1, 1735-1743, pg. 48].


Pages 262-63. James Thurston. Inventory. Made pursuant to order of 25 Feb. 1742. Appraisers sworn before George Taylor, Gent. Total valuation £12.9.1.
Anthony Garnet
Christopoher Pettey
Martin Duell
Isaac Smith, admr.
24 March 1742. Presented into Court by Isaac Smith, admr.
[Orange County, Virginia Will Book 1, 1735-1743, pg. 50].


Pages 288-89. Bond of Timothy Crosthwait, George Taylor and Elijah Daniel until Thomas Chew, Gent., justice. For £500. 22 Oct. 1743. Timothy Crosthwait is admr. of Wm. Crosthwait.
Timo. Crosthwait
Geo. Taylor
Elijah Daniel
Wit: Wm. Huthes.
22 Sept. 1743. Acknowledged.
[Orange County, Virginia Will Book 1, 1735-1743, pg. 54].


Notes

George Taylor was seated as a Burgess for Orange County, Virginia. After the 1742-1747 Assembly was dissolved, Taylor and John Spotswood were the winning candidates n the subsequent election, for the 1748-1749 Assembly. [Source: "(Yet Another) Disputed Election: Orange County, 1741", by Ann Miller], Orange County Historical Society.

References
  1. James Taylor (d. 1698), in Find A Grave.

    Taylor Family Bible Record

  2. Anderson, William Kyle. Donald Robertson and his wife Rachel Rogers of King and Queen County, Virginia: their ancestry and posterity : also a brief account of the ancestry of Commodore Richard Taylor of Orange County, Virginia, and his naval history during the War of the American Revolution. (Detroit, Mich.: unknown, 1900), p. 239.