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Captain Richard Taliaferro[1]

Male 1703 - 1748


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  • Prefix  Captain 
    Born  1703  , , King William (later Caroline) County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender  Male 
    County Formation  1728 
    Caroline County formed out of King William County 
    Died  27 Sep 1748  , Potomac River, , Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Notes 
    • From Historic Georgia Families" page 104:

      Richard Taliaferro served as a Colonel in the English or Colonial Army and also attained the rank of Captain. He patented more than 10,000 acres in the present counties of Amherst and Nelson, Virginia; also patented land in Patrick County, 1745.

      Proofs:
      1) Richmond Critic of Va., Feb 1, 1890
      2) Historic Sketch of Randolph, p. 450
      3) Historic Sketch of Taliaferros, p. 899
      4) M. C. Pilcher's - Campbell and Pilcher Families, p. 399-405
      5) Louisville Courier Journal, Aug. 30, 1896
      6) Louisville Courier Journal, May 2, 1897
      7) Lookout Mag. Chattanooga, Tenn., May 20, 1916
      8) William and Mary Quarterly Vol. XX., No. 4
    • (Medical):Traditional accounts in the family of his grandaughter, Anna (Taliaferro) McCrary, state that he was killed while crossing the Potomac on a flat-boat and only a few of his men escaped death.
    Person ID  I2714  Nestor Rich Tree
    Last Modified  13 Feb 2011 

    Father  John Taliaferro, Sr.,   b. 1656, , , , Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1720, , , Essex County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Sarah Smith,   d. Aft 1720 
    Married  28 Sep 1682  , , , Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F979  Group Sheet

    Family  Rose Berryman,   b. 1708, , , Westmoreland County, Virginia Province, Colonial America Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  10 Jun 1726  , , , Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Sarah Taliaferro,   b. 7 Jun 1727,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Benjamin Taliaferro,   b. 1 Nov 1728,   d. Abt 1751
     3. Zachariah Taliaferro,   b. 29 Aug 1730,   d. Apr 1811, , , , South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Richard Taliaferro,   b. 15 Feb 1731,   d. 26 Feb 1731
     5. Dr. John Taliaferro,   b. 7 Apr 1733, , , Caroline County, Virginia Province, Colonial America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Apr 1821, , , Wilkinson County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Colonel Charles Taliaferro,   b. 17 Jul 1735,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Beheathland Taliaferro,   b. 20 Aug 1738,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Peter Taliaferro,   b. 12 Feb 1740,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Elizabeth Taliaferro,   b. 2 Nov 1741,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Rose Taliaferro,   b. 2 Nov 1741,   d. Yes, date unknown
     11. Mary B. Taliaferro,   b. 6 Oct 1743,   d. Yes, date unknown
     12. Francis Taliaferro,   b. 9 Dec 1745,   d. Yes, date unknown
     13. Richard Taliaferro,   b. 2 Sep 1747,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified  13 Feb 2011 
    Family ID  F933  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1703 - , , King William (later Caroline) County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 10 Jun 1726 - , , , Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 27 Sep 1748 - , Potomac River, , Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S266] Historic Georgia Families, L. W. Rigsby, compiler, (Baltimore Genealogical Publishing Company, 1969), G929.2 R., 104, 109-110.

    2. [S266] Historic Georgia Families, L. W. Rigsby, compiler, (Baltimore Genealogical Publishing Company, 1969), G929.2 R., page 104.

    3. [S266] Historic Georgia Families, L. W. Rigsby, compiler, (Baltimore Genealogical Publishing Company, 1969), G929.2 R., 104, 109.