m. bef. 1679
- Martha Thompson1679 - 1762
Facts and Events
||New Kent, Virginia, United States
||23 February 1699
||St. Peter's Parish, King and Queen County, Virginia, USAto Colonel James Taylor, II
||19 Nov 1762
||Greenfield, Spotsylvania, Virginia, United States
||Rapidan, Culpeper, Virginia, United StatesTaylor Cemetery
Will of Martha Taylor
- Page 341. Will of Martha Taylor of Orange County, relict of James Taylor, Gent., of the County of Caroline deced, being weak of budy, dated 27 April 1750.
- The Negores and other estate left me by my beloved husband are at my disposial. All the Negroes and other personal estate left me by my husband and all that I am possessed with be divided in the manner mentioned in his said will. No part of the same be appraised.
- My sons Zachary Taylor, Geo. Taylor and Erasmus Taylor executors.
- (signed) Martha Taylor.
- Wit: John Harrison.
- 24 March 1763. Presented into Court by Geo. Taylor.
- Proved by John Harrison. George with Francis Moore, Gent., his security, entered into bond.
- [Orange County Virginia Will Book 2, 1744-1778, Dorman, pg. 69].
- Page 349. Martha Taylor. Estate account. George Taylor, executor.
- Payments made to Mr. Shepherd, ___ (Wm?) Offel, Burges and daughter, Jos. Rogers, Nicho. Porter, Willm. Mallory, Dr. Heath and for shipping one hogshead to Gildart.
- Receipt from E. Taylor.
- 25 May 1764. Returned.
- [Orange County Virginia Will Book 2, 1744-1778, Dorman, pg. 70].
About Martha Taylor
Martha, wife of James Taylor, quitclaimed to Richard Thomas her right of dower. Witnesses: John Taylor, George Taylor Francis Madison, Ambrose Madison (son-in-law of Martha and grandfather of President James Madison).
Martha is the great-grandmother of two Presidents -- James Madison and Zachary Taylor.
- ↑ James Taylor (d. 1698), in Find A Grave.
Taylor Family Bible Record (Deaths)