Person:James Taylor (78)

m. 21 Apr 1780
  1. Nancy TaylorAbt 1781 -
  2. Charles TaylorAbt 1784 -
  3. William TaylorAbt 1787 -
  4. Benjamin Taylor1788 - 1856
  5. Randolph TaylorAbt 1792 -
  6. John TaylorAbt 1798 -
  7. Joshua TaylorAbt 1800 -
  8. Phebe TaylorAbt 1802 - 1861
  9. Pleasant TaylorAbt 1805 -
  10. Susannah TaylorAbt 1807 -
Facts and Events
Name James Taylor
Gender Male
Birth[1][2][3] 30 Jan 1760 Culpeper County,Virginia
Military[1][3] From 1778 to 1781 North Carolina, United StatesRevolutionary War
Marriage 21 Apr 1780 Wilkes Co, NCto Susannah Cook
Death[1][2] 3 Mar 1841 Maryville, Blount, Tennessee, United States

Unknown Ancestry

Ancestry.com public family trees have no less than 5 different sets of parents for him - none seem to give a source for his parentage other than other family trees. His birth date is apparently known from his pension application. It appears that his ancestry is yet to be discovered.

References
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 James Taylor, in United States. Headstone Applications for Military Veterans, 1925-1970.

    born Jan. 30, 1760, enlisted 1778, died 1841
    3rd North Carolina Line under Capt Daniel Wright
    application made from Maryville, Tennessee

  2. 2.0 2.1 Centenary Baptist Church Cemetery, Maryville, Blount, Tennessee, in Find A Grave.

    Birth: Jan. 30, 1760, Culpeper, Culpeper County, Virginia, USA
    Death: Mar. 3, 1841, Blount County, Tennessee, USA
    Headstone inscription:
    James Taylor Ensign [in] Capt Daniel Wright's 3 N.C. troops Rev war 1760-1841

  3. 3.0 3.1 Armstrong, Zella. Some Tennessee Heroes of the Revolution. (Chattanooga, Tennessee: Lookout Publishing, 1933)
    p. 30.

    'James Taylor applied for revolutionary pension while living in Blount County, Tenn. He was born in Culpepper County, Va., Jan. 30, 1760. ... When the officers of the company were missing after an engagement he was elected Captain. He volunteered again in 1781 and was elected Ensign. He died in Blount County in 1841. ... [His] will was drawn in Blount County, Jan. 24, 1839 and probated in 1841.'

  4.   Bates, Lucy Womack; Daughters of the American Revolution (Tennessee); and Helen C. (Helen Crawford) Marsh. Roster of soldiers and patriots of the American Revolution buried in Tennessee. (Brentwood, Tennessee: Tennessee Society, NSDAR, c1979)
    p. 381.