Person:Theophilus Taylor (4)

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Theophilus Taylor
b.1759 Virginia
m.
  1. Jeremiah Taylor1758 - 1858
  2. Theophilus Taylor1759 - 1845
m.
  1. William Taylor1789 - 1867
  2. Sallie Taylor1791 -
  3. Jeremiah Taylor1792 - 1871
  4. Hettie Taylor1797 -
  5. Delpha Taylor1799 -
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Name Theophilus Taylor
Gender Male
Birth? 1759 Virginia
Military[2] 1779 North Carolina, United StatesPrivate
Marriage Y
to Virgina Clinkscales
Reference Number 38259
Virgina Clinkscales
Alt Marriage Y
to Virgina Clinkscales
Death? 5 OCT 1845 Habersham County, Georgia, United StatesWhat is now Stephens County, Georgia
Burial[3] Carnes Creek Cemetery, Toccoa, Stephens, Georgia, United States

Theophilus Taylor was born in 1759 in Virginia. At an early age he moved with his family to North Carolina. In January, 1779, he was living in Montgomery Co., N.C., where was drafted for three months service in the Revolution. He served under Captain Pawns and Col. Childs. He then moved to Anson Co., N.C. where he was again drafted for an 18 month tour under Capt. Theophilus webb and Col. Lacey. Following his second discharge, he returned to Anson Co. and lived there for about five years. In 1786, approx., he moved to Cheraw Districe (Chesterfield Co., S.C.) and lived there for 18 years, where he raised his family. The family moved to Franklin Co., Ga. around 1805, where they purchased land from Jeremiah and Leah Taylor on the North Fork of the Broad River. Theophilus and his wife lived on the property until their deaths. Theophilus served as 1st. Lt. in the local militia from 1825 until 1829. On June 5, 1845, Theophilus Taylor deeded the land on which he lived to (blind) Stephen Taylor of Haversham Co., Ga., and Henry F.L. Taylor of Dekalb Co., Al for natural love and affection of his grandsons.

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  2. Daughters of the Amercian Revolution.

    TAYLOR, Theophilus
    Birth: VA 1759
    Service: NC
    Rank: Pvt
    Death: GA 4 Oct 1845
    Patriot Pensioned: No Widow Pensioned: No
    Children Pensioned: No Heirs Pensioned: No
    Spouse: (1) X