Story from Find a Grave
Born in Venice, Italy. Lived in various parishes in London until his death. Buried September 22, 1601, at St. Olave's Hart Street London.
Married Joane Lanier/Lanyer on 1 JAN 1583 at St. Michaels, Cornhill, London, England. Father of Katherine, Horatio, Ciprion (or Siprion), Francis, Jacob and Isack (twins), Jerome (or Jeromme), Elizabeth (or Elyzabeth) and Bartholomew Taliaferro.
BARTHOLOMEW Tallafer, Taliaferra, Taliaferro, etc., a subject of the Duke of Venice, paid 20 shillings for Letters of Denization in England March 4, 1562.
Will dated September 18, 1601, proved May 3, 1602 P.C.C.
Taliaferro, Bartholomew: Will of 18 Sep 1601:
To my four sons Scipio, Fraunces, Isack, and Jeromme Two hundred pounds sterling when they shall be of age of Twenty one years.
To Elizabeth my daughter to be given at her marriage one hundred pounds sterling, meaning that she shall not marry until she be of age of sixteen years or according to the will of her mother.
To Jone my wife one hundred pounds sterling, if she marries again. If she does not, she is to have the profits of all my estate, and then one hundred pounds when my sons are of the age of twenty one years.
I ordain my overseers of the things contained in this my Testament and Last will John Francisco Soprani Fraunces Rizzo and Phillippe Bernardi.
I do give five pounds sterling to our parish of St. Ollaves on condition that they shall discharge my family of the taxation of the poor of the said parish so long as my wife, sons and daughter shall dwell in the same. And not discharging them of said taxation they shall pay them nothing.
Unto Margery my servant five shillings sterling.
I declare that I have two obligations of Cornelius De Neme, one of one hundred pounds which is paid, but the other of one hundred and twenty five pounds is in force and is due to me.
Made in the City of London the eighteenth day of September 1601 Subscribed in the presence of Jeromme Lopez Pompilio Gaetani Henry Valesi William Parkyns. May 3, 1602.
Letters of Administration granted to Joan Taliaferro the relict of the said deceased. Prerogative Court of Canterbury, 29 Montague.
"His will was dated 18 Sep 1601, proved 3 May 1602 in London.
Bartholomew, a subject of the Duke of Venice, paid 20 shillings for Letters of Denization in England on 4 Mar 1562."
SOURCE: TALIAFFERO TIMES, Vol. 2, September 3, 1997 Issue 3.
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research shows his wife to be Joan Lanier/Lanyer.
3. Genealogies of VA Families (Wm.&Mary College Quarterly Historical Magazine, Vol. 4)
4. The "Marshall Family"
5. "Virginia Reports, Annotated"
6. Encylopedia of Virginia Biography
7. See Taliaferro Research Log
9. Our Family Genealogy Pages (genfan.com)
10. See Taliaferro Family Tradition Notes
11. Chronicles of Ademar de Chabannes
12. VA Magazine of History & Biography,No. 77 (January 1969), pgs. 22-25