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King EOCHAIDH Eadghadhach of Ireland

____ - ____

ID Number: I103901

  • TITLE: King
  • RESIDENCE: Ireland and of Scotland
  • RESOURCES: See: notes

Notes


In the Annals of the Kingdom of Ireland, by the Four Masters, we learn that Tighearnmas, the ninth Milesian king of Ireland (1354-1278 B.C.), introduced to Ireland the art of dying clothes. "It was by him that clothes were dyed purple, blue, and green." In the reign of the following king -- Eochaidh Eadghadhach -- these colors were used to distinguish rank. "He was called Eochaidh Eadghadhach because it was by him the variety of colour was first put on clothes in Ireland, to distinguish the honour of each by his raiment, from the lowest to the highest. This was the distinction made between them: ONE colour in the clothes of slaves; TWO in the clothes of soldiers; THREE in the clothes of goodly heroes, or young lords of territories; SIX in the clothes of ollavs [poets, sages]; SEVEN in the clothes of kings and queens." The Book of Lecan adds that ALL these colors were later used in the dress of Bishops.


The REAL origin of Tartan, however, is found in the Book of Genesis in the Bible. In chapter 37 we read how the brothers of Joseph sold their younger brother into slavery in Egypt. This brother was the favorite son of Israel or Jacob, and verse 3 mentions that his father gave him "a tunic of MANY COLORS." This "tunic" or "coat" of MANY COLORS is also mentioned in verses 23 and 31-33. It seems fitting that JUDAH, who was responsible for turning his brother over to the Midianite traders (see verse 26), should have descendants wearing clothes of "MANY COLORS". Down through their long history in the British Isles this appeared as a token of shame for the reprehensible thing he had done.


The Highlander went barelegged and often barefooted, which caused the curious description of the Highlanders as "redshanked." This does not mean that they were red-haired. The true Highlander is predominantly DARK:


Mr. Pinkerton, who says that "in person the Lowlanders are TALL and LARGE, with FAIR COMPLEXIONS, and often with FLAXEN, YELLOW, and RED hair, and BLUE eyes: the grand features of the GOTHS in all ancient writers," adds, that "THE HIGHLANDERS ARE GENERALLY DIMINUTIVE, WITH BROWN COMPLEXIONS, AND ALMOST ALWAYS WITH BLACK CURLED HAIR AND DARK EYES." -- Annals of the Caledonians, Picts, and Scots, by Joseph Ritson. Vol. II. W. & D. Laing, Edinburgh. 1828. Footnote p. 7.
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Jane (Jean) BARNES

19 Dec 1694 - 17 Mar 1754

ID Number: I45935

Father: Mathew BARNES
Mother: Elizabeth JONES


Family 1 : John HEREFORD I
  1. +Anne HEREFORD
  2.  Margaret HEREFORD
  3.  James HEREFORD
  4. +John HEREFORD II
  5.  George HEREFORD
  6.  Janet HEREFORD
  7.  Frances HEREFORD
  8. +Henry HEREFORD

Notes


"In 1744 Jane Hereford, wife of John, left to her daughter Ann Tyler, 30 shillings." LDS (AFN:B5RZ-QT) [S1670]

                                                     _(RESEARCH QUERY) BARNES _
                                                    |                          
                       _Henry BARNES "the Immigant"_|
                      | (1643 - 1676)               |
                      |                             |__________________________
                      |                                                        
 _Mathew BARNES ______|
| (1670 - 1746)       |
|                     |                              _Thomas COFFER ___________
|                     |                             | (1620 - ....)            
|                     |_Sarah COFFER _______________|
|                       (1641 - ....)               |
|                                                   |__________________________
|                                                                              
|
|--Jane (Jean) BARNES 
|  (1694 - 1754)
|                                                    __________________________
|                                                   |                          
|                      _Owen JONES _________________|
|                     | (1640 - ....)               |
|                     |                             |__________________________
|                     |                                                        
|_Elizabeth JONES ____|
  (1666 - 1694)       |
                      |                              __________________________
                      |                             |                          
                      |_____________________________|
                                                    |
                                                    |__________________________
                                                                               

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[S1670]

[S1659]

[S1615]

[S1668]

[S1670]

[S2030]

[S1670]


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Mary BATES

ABT 1700 - ____

ID Number: I49256

  • RESIDENCE: Scituate, RI
  • BIRTH: ABT 1700
  • RESOURCES: See: [S1753]

Family 1 : Amos HARRINGTON
  1.  Martha HARRINGTON

Notes


"Her sisters, Sarah and Ester Bates, married brothers, Richard and Elisha Harrington, of no known relation to Amos Harrington".



[S1753]

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Maria BRASHEARS

20 Oct 1785 - young

ID Number: I53172

  • RESIDENCE: St Stephen's Trading Post, AL
  • BIRTH: 20 Oct 1785, St Stephen's Trading Post, AL
  • DEATH: young
  • RESOURCES: See: [S896] [S951] [S2554]
Father: Zadock BRASHEARS Sr.
Mother: Susannah VAUGHN



                                                      _ BRASHEAR __________
                                                     | (1700 - ....)       
                        _Jesse BRASHEARS ____________|
                       | (1733 - 1788) m 1755        |
                       |                             |_____________________
                       |                                                   
 _Zadock BRASHEARS Sr._|
| (1755 - 1834) m 1789 |
|                      |                              _Philemon PRATHER ___
|                      |                             | (1720 - ....)       
|                      |_Elizabeth PRATHER (PRATER) _|
|                        (1740 - 1804) m 1755        |
|                                                    |_Margery HUNT _______
|                                                      (1720 - ....)       
|
|--Maria BRASHEARS 
|  (1785 - ....)
|                                                     _____________________
|                                                    |                     
|                       _Thomas VAUGHN ______________|
|                      | (1750 - ....)               |
|                      |                             |_____________________
|                      |                                                   
|_Susannah VAUGHN _____|
  (1770 - 1824) m 1789 |
                       |                              _____________________
                       |                             |                     
                       |_Winifred TURNBULL __________|
                         (1750 - ....)               |
                                                     |_____________________
                                                                           

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Marion CORBETT


This person is presumed living.

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Drucilla ECHOLS

ABT 1750 - ____

ID Number: I97235

  • RESIDENCE: Halifax Co. VA
  • BIRTH: ABT 1750
  • RESOURCES: See: [S3548]
Father: Richard ECHOLS
Mother: Catherine EVANS


Notes


Drucilla Echols [838.5.8] married William Owen. We believe they were the parents of ten children, but this is speculative.

                                                      __
                                                     |  
                       _John ECHOLS _________________|
                      | (1660 - 1712) m 1688         |
                      |                              |__
                      |                                 
 _Richard ECHOLS _____|
| (1706 - 1766)       |
|                     |                               __
|                     |                              |  
|                     |_Mary CAVE ___________________|
|                       (1670 - 1712) m 1688         |
|                                                    |__
|                                                       
|
|--Drucilla ECHOLS 
|  (1750 - ....)
|                                                     __
|                                                    |  
|                      _Walter EVANS "the Immigrant"_|
|                     |                              |
|                     |                              |__
|                     |                                 
|_Catherine EVANS ____|
  (1710 - ....)       |
                      |                               __
                      |                              |  
                      |_Betsy HOLCOMBE ______________|
                                                     |
                                                     |__
                                                        

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Howard J. FARRELL

ABT 1880 - ____

ID Number: I30397

  • RESIDENCE: VA
  • BIRTH: ABT 1880
  • RESOURCES: See: [S849]

Family 1 : Lelia HIGGINBOTHAM

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Stephen Burr FORMAN

4 May 1835 - 15 Aug 1896

ID Number: I84631

  • RESIDENCE: of Jefferson Co. MS
  • BIRTH: 4 May 1835, Jefferson Co. Mississippi
  • DEATH: 15 Aug 1896, Natchez District, Adams Co. Mississippi
  • RESOURCES: See: LDS (AFN: T7JZ-00)
Father: Stephen FORMAN
Mother: Keziah Burr HOWELL



                                              ______________________________
                                             |                              
                       ______________________|
                      |                      |
                      |                      |______________________________
                      |                                                     
 _Stephen FORMAN _____|
| (1802 - 1836) m 1825|
|                     |                       ______________________________
|                     |                      |                              
|                     |______________________|
|                                            |
|                                            |______________________________
|                                                                           
|
|--Stephen Burr FORMAN 
|  (1835 - 1896)
|                                             _Richard HOWELL of New Jersey_+
|                                            | (1754 - 1802) m 1779         
|                      _Charles Burr HOWELL _|
|                     | (1784 - 1822) m 1804 |
|                     |                      |_Kezia BURR __________________+
|                     |                        (1758 - 1835) m 1779         
|_Keziah Burr HOWELL _|
  (1805 - 1847) m 1825|
                      |                       _Thomas Marston GREEN Jr._____+
                      |                      | (1758 - 1812) m 1780         
                      |_Mary "Patty" GREEN __|
                        (1787 - 1815) m 1804 |
                                             |_Martha KIRKLAND _____________+
                                               (1760 - 1805) m 1780         

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Joseph T. KILGORE

ABT 1800 - ____

ID Number: I93914

  • RESIDENCE: Greene and Putnam Co. GA
  • BIRTH: ABT 1800
  • RESOURCES: See: [S2861]
Father: William KILGORE Jr.
Mother: Ann HIGGINBOTHAM


Notes


2 Joseph T. Kilgore b: ABT 1800 + Theresa Smith b: ABT 1805

                                              ___________________________________
                                             |                                   
                       _William KILGORE Sr.__|
                      | (1726 - 1790)        |
                      |                      |___________________________________
                      |                                                          
 _William KILGORE Jr._|
| (1759 - 1812) m 1791|
|                     |                       ___________________________________
|                     |                      |                                   
|                     |______________________|
|                                            |
|                                            |___________________________________
|                                                                                
|
|--Joseph T. KILGORE 
|  (1800 - ....)
|                                             _Thomas (Jefferson?) HIGGINBOTHAM _+
|                                            | (1705 - 1774) m 1755              
|                      _Joseph HIGGINBOTHAM _|
|                     | (1756 - 1827)        |
|                     |                      |_Judith BURRIS ____________________
|                     |                        (1737 - 1774) m 1755              
|_Ann HIGGINBOTHAM ___|
  (1773 - 1808) m 1791|
                      |                       ___________________________________
                      |                      |                                   
                      |______________________|
                                             |
                                             |___________________________________
                                                                                 

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Maj. William Berry TAYLOR

26 Feb 1768-9 - 2 Feb 1836

ID Number: I68710

  • TITLE: Maj.
  • OCCUPATION: general surveyor; major in the State Militia; large landowner.
  • RESIDENCE: Botetoute Co.VA and 1790 Shelby now Oldham Co. KY
  • BIRTH: 26 Feb 1768-9, Virginia
  • DEATH: 2 Feb 1836, "Spring Hill." Oldham Co., Kentucky
  • RESOURCES: See: [S1956] [S2612] [S2881] [S3625]
Father: Jonathan Gibson TAYLOR Sr.
Mother: Nancy Ann BERRY


Family 1 : Susanna Harrison Grayson GIBSON
  1. +Ann Berry Gibson TAYLOR
  2. +Mary Berry TAYLOR
  3.  Elizabeth Coats TAYLOR
  4.  Francis Madison TAYLOR
  5.  William Berry TAYLOR
  6.  John Gibson TAYLOR Judge
  7.  Susannah Harrison TAYLOR
  8. +Sarah Francis TAYLOR
  9.  Matilda Catherine TAYLOR
  10. +William Willett TAYLOR

Notes


Children. Source:
1) The Register of the Kentucky State Historical Society, Frankfort, Ky. May 1929, Vol 18, No 53. "Spring Hill," Oldham County, Ky. The Home of Major William Berry Taylor by a Great-Granddaughter, Alice Elizabeth Trabue. pp. 23-29


"Nobility of character, mental ability and generosity of nature were proverbial throughout the community in which he lived; He was a surveyor, following the profession of his great grandfather, who was Surveyor General of the Colony of Virginia"



"accumulated many thousand acres of land extending in several direction, besides hughe tracts in Clark County, Ky,. into which locality his parents, Lieut. and Mrs. Jonathan Taylor, removed in the sumer[sic] of 1790 from Botetoute [sic] Co., Va., and settled a few miles from the present site of Winchester, KY. The place is called "Basin Spring...."


"According to the noted diary of his uncle, Col. Francis Taylor, of Revolutionary fame, "he remained in Botetoute Co., Va., until the 23d of Dec., 1796, when he removed to Kentucky and bought of his uncle one thousand acres on Floyd's Fork, in Shelby County (Oldham not having been formed until 1823)"


2) Bible record of William Berry Taylor and Susanna Harrison Grayson Gibson (had six sons and three daughters)


10095 OLDHAM CO - TAYLOR, WILLIAM BERRY - Taylor, Glover, Clore, Henry,
LaFayette, Crittenden, Thompson, Hapstonstall, Lee, Dunmore, Boone, Gibson,
Sanders, Barbour, Willett, Barnes, Berry, Mallory, Sandford, Greer, Hall,
DeLong, Melville, Hunt, Brady, Hollingswort,h Wheeler, Rodman, Beatty,
Sayre, Memminger, Colston, Pryor, Cromwell, Spottswood, Gregory Pendleton



#10095: The Register of the Kentucky State Historical Society, Frankfort,Ky. May, 1920, Vol. 18, No. 53. "Spring Hill," Oldham County, Ky.


The Home of Major William Berry Taylor by a Great-Granddaughter, Alice Elizabeth Trabue. pp. 23-29. With the incoming of automobiles, and thereby necessary improvements of roads, there is a cry of "back to the soil," and a purchase of farm such as has neaver been known since our pioneer days. I am wondering how many old estates of pioneer settlers have remained in one family for over a century? It is with hope that by this article I can
challenge the records of others estates, that by so doing, the history of Kentucky, so dear to our hearts, may be written and preserved for all time.


It should be of interest to many to learn something of "Spring Hill" in Oldham County, near Floyd's Fork, the home of the pioneer settler, Major William Berry Taylor, 800 acres of which was purchased a year ago for $100
an acre by Mr. Samuel A. Glover, from Mrs. Susan Taylor Clore, Miss Alice Taylor and Mrs. Gibson Taylor. This was bought one hundred and twenty-two years before for $1.33 1-3 an acre. And of greater interest should be the
personal history of Major Taylor, whose nobility of character, mental ability and generosity of nature were proverbial throughout the community in which he lived.


He was a surveyor, following the profession of his great grandfather, who was Surveyor General of the Colony of Virginia. He accumulated many thousand acres of land extending in several directions,besides huge tracts in Clark County, Ky., into which locality his parents,Lieut. and Mrs. Jonathan Taylor, removed in the sumer of 1790 from Botetoute [sic] Co., Va., and settled a few miles from the present site of Winchester, Ky. The place is called "Basin Spring" because of the natural basin formation. The old house has long since gone. {see diary of Col.Francis Taylor.)


So vast were the estates of Maj. Taylor, he was nicknamed "Big Foot Billy," said "to have owned all the land he put his foot on." He was born in Virginia, and according to the noted diary of his uncle, Col.Francis Taylor, of Revolutionary fame, "he remained in Botetoute Co., Va.,until the 23d of Dec., 1796, when he removed to Kentucky and bought of his uncle one thousand acres on Floyd's Fork, in Shelby County (Oldham not having been formed until 1823), paying 400 pounds or $1,333.33 of our currency for the land." This tract was an original grant to Col. Francis Taylor for Revolutionary services, and was at the time of its purchase 1796, almost entirely a wilderness. Shelby was formerly a part of Jefferson
County.


"Patrick Henry Esq., Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia, to all whom these presents shall come greeting. Know ye that by virtue and in consideration of a land office treasury, warrant No. 3967 and issued the 16
day of March, 1780, there is granted by the said Commonwealth unto Francis Taylor a certain tract or parcel of land containing one thousand acres by survey bearing date the 8th of November, 1783, lying and being in the
county of Jefferson bounded as followeth, to-wit: 'Beginning at John Taylor's N. E. corner on the waters of Floyd's Fork running with said John Taylor's line south 70 degrees:' here followeth description in full.
"Signed by Patrick Henry at Richmond, Virginia, 27th of January, 1785. Recorded in Virginia grants, book No. 6, page 211, in the land office of Kentucky, Frankfort, Ky."


Major Taylor upon taking possession, had built of logs a temporary dwelling house. A year later he returned to Virginia,bringing back with him his wife, a negro woman and two negro men. The party came by boat from Virginia to Maysville, and from there rode the rest of the way on horseback. While crossing a creek, the negro woman, who was riding behind a man, fell off into the swollen stream and was drowned. Fortunately for our young and courageous ancestress, one of the men was old "uncle Jacob" by name, a most trusted and valuable servant. The remainder of the servants and possessions followed a little later. This devoted old man Jacob often had entrusted to his care hundreds of dollars at a time. Typical of the ultimate relation between master and servant of that day, an amusing story is told of his once having said, "Marse William and I brought a lot of hogs out from Virginia, but the bars killed and ate the hogs up,then Marse William and I killed and ate the bars up."


A very few years thereafter, about the beginning of the 19th century, Major Taylor built the present brick house, the elegance of which, according to the pioneer's standards in that community, brought visitors from miles around. He also built quarters for some fifty or more slaves, among whom were blacksmiths,carpenters and shoemakers whose duty it was to supply the plantation with necessities along their special lines. LaGrange, which he named for LaFayette's estate in France, was built upon his desmesne, and the present site of the courthouse was donated by him for that purpose. He also gave the ground for the old Female Seminary, no longer existing.


Stories are told of strolling Indians around "Spring Hill," which caused much apprehension at the time, but no serious trouble ever ensued. Many a night the family fell asleep to the distant howling of wolves. Among the frequent visitors to this home and family were such men as president Zachary Taylor and John J. Crittenden. President Taylor, President James Madison and William Berry Taylor were children of first cousins, all having been the great-grandsons of Col. James Taylor, II., and wife, Martha Thompson of King and Queen and Orange counties, Virginia.


Upon one of Zachary Taylor's visits he escorted Betsy, one of the daughters of "Spring Hill" to Frankfort to the first Assembly Ball ever held there. They rode through on horseback, a distance of over thirty miles, she carrying her ball gown in saddlebags.


In an account of this home and family, some mention is due old Mr. Abraham Hapstonstall, a splendidly trained surveyor, who was previously for many years associated with Hancock Taylor in vast surveys of early Kentucky. In May, 1774, Hancock Taylor accompanied by his kinsman, Willie Lee, and Abraham Hapstonstall, were making surveys in Kentucky, near the present site of Louisville. Governor Dunmore was in what is now Ohio, and finding an Indian war pending, sent expresses of warning to Daniel Boone and the others, but Hancock Taylor delayed too long, and in an encounter,Taylor was severely wounded. One of the party attempted to cut out the ball with his pocket knife, but not succeeding and seeing that the wound was a serious one, Taylor was borne off on a litter by Lee and Hapstonstall,hoping to reach Virginia for proper attention, but he died on the way and was buried by Lee and his faithful friend Hapstonstall, who carved his name on a stone with a tomahawk. He afterwards return and identified the grave.


Hancock Taylor's will, made shortly before dying, left among other bequests to Willis Lee and Hapstonstall, two-thirds of his lands lying on the Western Waters, and the remainder of his vast estates to his two brothers,
Colonel Richard and Captain Zachary Taylor, father and uncle of the President. This will dated the 29th of July, 1774, was the first legal document except surveys ever executed in Kentucky. It was probated in Orange Co., Va. A copy is now in the Kentucky Historical Society rooms,Frankfort, Ky. Many years thereafter, Mr. Hapstonstall came as an assistant to William B. Taylor, where he lived, a valued friend to the end of his days, and was laid to rest in the spacious family burying ground at "Spring Hill."


Here were reared a large family of sons and daughters: The Bible record of William Berry Taylor and Susanna Harrison Grayson Gibson follows below, with marriages supplied by the compiler of this article.


William
Taylor, born 26 Feb., 1769. Married Susanna H. Gibson, 26 Nov., 1795. Ceremony by the Rev. Nathaniel Sanders. Susan Harrison Gibson Taylor, born Nov. 26, 1775.
Children: Ann Berry Gibson taylor, b. May 10, 1798. (Married Thomas Throckmorton Barbour, one son and three daughters.)
Mary Berry
Taylor, b. Feb. 7, 1800. (Married William Todd Barbour, four sons and one daughter.)
Elizabeth Coats Taylor, b. Jan. 28, 1802. (Married William Willett, M. D., no issue).
Francis Madison Taylor, b. June 16, 1804. (Died unmarried.)
William Berry Taylor, b. Sept 7, 1806. (Died young.)
John Gibson Taylor, b. July 25, 1810. (Married Oretta Barnes, no issue.)
Susan Harrison Taylor, b. April 5, 1815. (married William Gibson, one daughter.)
Sarah Francis Taylor, b. April 5, 1815. (Married Edmund Taylor Berry, six sons and three daughters."
Matilda Catherine Taylor, b. April 30, 1820. (Married Robert Mallory, three sons and five daughters.)
William Willett Taylor, b. March 4, 1823. (Married Alice Sandford, three sons and five daughters.)
John Gibson Taylor was for many years Judge of Henry County and also Representative from the county in the Legislature in 1839.


In the division of the large estate of Major Taylor, Matilda, the wife of Hon.Robert Mallory, member of Congress, was allotted the farm adjoining the homestead, and her home, "Oak Knoll," was also noted for its hospitality for many years. "Spring Hill," the homestead, was allotted the youngest son, William Willett, whose children continued to reside there until the recent sale to Mr. Glover.


Among the children of William Willett Taylor and his wife, Alice Sandford,was the late Judge Sandford Taylor, who long held judicial and clerical offices in Oldham County.


Six other descendants of the old pioneer of "Spring Hill" having held military records, were two grandsons, Surgeon William Berry, a Major in the U. S. A., 1861, and Rear Admiral Robert Mallory Berry, U. S. N. Though retired in 1908, in 1918 he was recalled to active service and appointed in command of a naval unit of over five
hundred students, which he organized at Ann Arbor, Michigan. Admiral Berry made two relief expeditions to the Arctic. The first in 1874 as Watch Officer on board the Tigress, commanded by Captain James A. Greer, U. S.
N., in search of the exploring vessel Polaris, of Captain Hall's expedition. And again in 1881, when from many volunteers, he was selected to command the Jeannette Relief Expedition, fitted out by the U. S. Government in accordance with an act of Congress which provided that the officers and crew of the Rodgers should be selected solely from volunteers. The Jeannette commanded by Captain George W. LeLong had been lost. Lieutenant Berry took command of the Rodgers at Mare Island Navy Yard, where the vessel had been equipped and fitted for Arctic service, it having previously been used as a whaling ship. He sailed from there for St. Michaels, Alaska, then to Petropavlosk, Kamchatka, getting fuel, dogs, and food; from there to St. Lawrence Bay, thence through Behring [sic] Straits into the Arctic Ocean. To govern them on their search, they had to depend largely upon letters of Captain DeLong furnished by his wife. Upon reaching Wrangle Land, Berry and three other men climbed a mountain 2,500 feet high,and from its summit he had the discovery that Wrangle Land was not as had been supposed, a very extensive land, reaching well towards the North Pole,but an island not exceeding one hundred and fifty miles in contour. The name has been changed to Wrangle Island, and the summit named Berry Peak. They steamed down the coast of Siberia and anchored in St. Lawrence Bay for winter quarters. On the 30th of November, the Rodgers caught fire in the forehold. A hard fight ensued lasting many hours, until the middle of the afternoon, when seeing that the fire could not be extinguished, and the density of the smoke had driven them above, boats were lowered to be filled with provisions. Owing to a succession of gales, which had defeated their plans by breaking up the young ice, and making the water almost impassable,they found themselves on shore with less than two months' provisions. The natives generously offered to share their huts, but for food they had to resort to frozen walrus meat and raw materials. After months of perilous searching, sleeping at night between reindeer skins thrown upon the snow,clad in the skins, and hauled by reindeer and dogs, it was not until they came to the mouth of the Koolym River, at Nishni Kolymsk, that they learned of the fate of DeLong and his crew, most of whom had perished by drowning or starvation, after the Jeannette had been crushed between icebergs.


Melville, one of those who had made his escape, had found and buried DeLong's party, and joining Berry and Ensign Hunt of the Rodgers, who had left the crew in winter quarters until they could be sent for in safety,
they traveled together across the Veryansk mountains, and finally into Russia. While in St. Petersburg, the Chamberlain of the Winter palace came to the hotel where they were stopping and delivered a message that the Czar would receive them on the following day. They were received with much courtesy by the Czar and Czarina, who appeared deeply interested in their experience, inquiring into the treatment they had received through Siberia
and Russia. This reception was followed by a luncheon, after which they were taken to see the grand display of fountain.


Admiral Berry married Mary Augusta Brady. Two great-grandsons of Major Taylor are James William Barbour, officer in the U. S. A., 1861, who was a son of William Edwin Barbour and Harriett Russell Hollingsworth, married Martha Wheeler, and Rear Admiral Hugh Rodman, U. S. N., K. C. B., who was Commander of the battleship division of the American Naval Fleet co-operating with the British Fleet in the World War; and who was on the 23rd of July, 1918, one of the two American naval officers who were decorated by King George of England. Admiral Rodman was made a Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath. The Associated Press article was as follows: "The investiture took place on board the flagship of the grand fleet. The honors were conferred in acknowledgement of the part the American Navy played in the war. Upon the King boarding the American flagship, he was given a rousing reception. The Admiral and his staff welcomed the King, who was attended by Admiral Beatty and other officers. A guard of honor composed of American Marines saluted the royal visitor, while the band played the British National Anthem. The entire ship's crew was drawn up on deck, and after the Admiral had presented separately all of his officers, the King inspected the guard of honor and crew, showing keep appreciation of their smartness." Admiral Rodman was also present when the German warships were surrendered to the Allied Navies. It took place on the 21st of November, 1918, at 9:30 a. m.,thirty or forty miles east of May Island, opposite the Firth of Forth, off the coast of Scotland. Such a gigantic surrender has no precedent in naval history. The Commander-in-Chief of the grand fleet was Sir David Beatty, of the English Navy. His flagship was the Queen Elizabeth, which led the column; American warships fell in line. The American Battle Squadron including five dreadnaughts, commanded by Admiral Rodman, and operating a unit of the British Grand Fleet, participated in the passing of the German
sea power.


Admiral Rodman was born and reared in Frankfort, Ky., and is the son of Hugh Rodman, M. D., and wife Susan Ann Barbour. He married Elizabeth Ruffin Sayre. The two great-great-grandsons of Major Taylor are Samuel Sayre Rodman, Surgeon, U. S. N., who was in charge of a Base Hospital in Europe, son of Dr. Wm. Barbour Rodman and Virginia Sayre; married Margery Memminger; and Col. William Colston, Colonel of our First Kentucky Regiment
in Louisville. He is a descendant of Mary Berry Taylor and William Todd Barbour.


William Berry Taylor was the second of fifteen children. Born in Virginia, 26 Feb., 1768, d. at "Spring Hill," Oldham Co., Ky., 2 Feb.,1836, married Susan Harrison Grayson Gibson, b. 26 Nov., 1775, d. 23 Feb., 1838 (daughter of Jonathan Gibson who d., Fauquier Co., Va., 1791, and his wife Susanna Harrison.) He was the son of Lieutenant Jonathan Taylor, b.Orange Co., Virginia, 3 Dec., 1742, d. Clark Co., Ky., 1804; m. Jan., 1764,
Ann Berry (daughter of Col. William Berry and Mary Pryor).


Jonathan Taylor was a Lieutenant of a company in the Convention Guards in the Revolution,and was the third of the eleven sons of Col. George Taylor and wife, Rachel Gibson, 10 of whom served in the Revolution, nine as officers.


Colonel George Taylor, b. 10 Feb., 1711, d. Orange Co., Va., 4 Nov., 1792; md. 28 Feb 1738 Rachel Gibson, b 4 May, 1717; d. 19 Feb., 1761 (daughter of Jonathan Gibson, d. Orange Co., Va., 1745, from accidental poison, thought to have been the brother of Bishop Edmund Gibson of London).
George Taylor
was appointed Colonel of Orange Co. Militia. Commission signed 18 July,1755, and served in the French and Indian Wars. Burgess 1748-9, 1752-8;member of the Committee of Safety 1744-5; member of Convention 1775; Vestryman of the Church of England, and Clerk of Orange Co. for twenty-three years. His son James succeeded him in the position.


George was a son of Colonel James Taylor, II., b. 1673, d. 23 Jan., 1729; m. 23 Dec.,1699, Martha Thompson, b. 1679 (daughter of Col. William Thompson and granddaughter of Sir Rodger Thompson of England, who served under
Cromwell). Col. Taylor was Colonel of Militia of King and Queen Co., Va. He was a member of "The Knights of the Golden Horse Shoe," under Gov.Spottswood's Expedition. He was Surveyor General of the Colony of Va.; Burgess, King and Queen Co., 1702-14; Justice of the Peace. He died at "Bloomsbury," Orange Co., Va., at the home which he built in 1720, on an estate of ten thousand acres. It is about four miles from Orange courthouse, and the house, which is still standing, is in good condition.


He was the only son of James Taylor, I., and first wife, Francis, who emigrated to America about 1758 from Carlisle, England. The home at which he lived and died is said to be in New Kent Co. He was a large landowner
and prominent man in all affairs affecting the well-being of the colonies. He d. 1698; his first wife, Frances (surname unknown), died 1680; in 1682 he md. Mary Gregory from whom were descended such men as Edmund Pendleton,
a Signer, and Senator John Taylor of Caroline, author of the famous Resolutions of 1798.
BY Colonel Sandi Gorin
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                                                    _James TAYLOR II_________+
                                                   | (1675 - 1730) m 1699    
                              _George TAYLOR ______|
                             | (1711 - 1792) m 1738|
                             |                     |_Martha THOMPSON ________+
                             |                       (1679 - 1762) m 1699    
 _Jonathan Gibson TAYLOR Sr._|
| (1742 - 1809) m 1766       |
|                            |                      _Jonathan GIBSON Sr._____+
|                            |                     | (1660 - 1729) m 1698    
|                            |_Rachel GIBSON ______|
|                              (1717 - 1761) m 1738|
|                                                  |_Elizabeth THORNTON _____+
|                                                    (1674 - 1732) m 1698    
|
|--William Berry TAYLOR 
|  (.... - 1836)
|                                                   _(RESEARCH QUERY) BERRY _
|                                                  |                         
|                             _William BERRY ______|
|                            | (1730 - ....)       |
|                            |                     |_________________________
|                            |                                               
|_Nancy Ann BERRY ___________|
  (1745 - 1808) m 1766       |
                             |                      _Samuel PRYOR I__________+
                             |                     | (1693 - 1766) m 1720    
                             |_Mary Molly PRYOR ___|
                               (1730 - 1804)       |
                                                   |_Prudence THORNTON ______+
                                                     (1699 - 1754) m 1720    

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Mary WHARTON

1706 - 1 Jan 1774

ID Number: I58539

Father: Henry WHARTON
Mother: Jane DOYNE


Family 1 : Robert BRENT II
  1. +Robert BRENT III
  2.  George BRENT

                                             _(RESEARCH QUERY) WHARTON ______
                                            |                                
                       _Jesse WHARTON ______|
                      | (1660 - ....)       |
                      |                     |________________________________
                      |                                                      
 _Henry WHARTON ______|
| (1680 - ....)       |
|                     |                      ________________________________
|                     |                     |                                
|                     |_Elizabeth HEAD _____|
|                       (1660 - ....)       |
|                                           |________________________________
|                                                                            
|
|--Mary WHARTON 
|  (1706 - 1774)
|                                            _William DOYNE "the Immigrant"__
|                                           | (1620 - ....)                  
|                      _Joshua DOYNE _______|
|                     | (1650 - 1698)       |
|                     |                     |_ WHARTON ______________________
|                     |                       (1630 - ....)                  
|_Jane DOYNE _________|
  (1685 - ....)       |
                      |                      _(RESEARCH QUERY) MATHEWS of VA_
                      |                     |                                
                      |_Jane MATHEWS _______|
                        (1660 - 1719)       |
                                            |________________________________
                                                                             

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