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1. HENRY1 FRAKES He married HANNAH ?. Notes for HENRY FRAKES:http://members.cox.net/grfrakes/frakes_profiles.html Henry Frakes # 1844Old Kentucky Will # 3784 In the name of God amen I Henry Frakes of Hardin County and State of Kentucky being of weak body but perfect in mind do make this my last will & testament My wish and desire is that after my decease that my dear wife Hanah Frakes to be my executor and after my first debts is paid I do give to my son Alexander Frakes after the...
Joane may have been the daughter or granddaughter of John Lane/Laynere of Cornhill, London, court musician, whose family owned much property on Hart Street where Bartholomew & Joane Taliaferro lived. Bartholomew's will is on file at the Prerogative Court of Canterbury, Eng. Bartholomew was made a denizen of London in March,1562. By tradition the Taliaferro family originated at Mugello, Italy, where there is a place called Tagliaferr. Joane Lane married Bartholomew Taliaferro on...
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...
Colonial Talliaferos: Robert's wife Katherine Dedman What is the correct name of the wife of Robert Taliaferro and who were her parents? In 1672, soon after the death of Robert Taliaferro, Sr., his widow styled herself "Mrs. Katherine Taliaferro." This early usage is preserved in the Court Record Books of "Old" Rappahannock Co VA (progenitor of Essex and Caroline Counties). In this instance, the widow of Robert Taliaferro, herself, used the name Katherine and spelled it with a "K." The...
Son of Jacob and Anna Maria Wingert-Winger. Husband of Christina Mary Miller. Father of John S, Mary, Chrisina Jane, Jacob, Anna Margaretha, Joseph, Peter Alter and Ester Winger-Wingert-Wingard. John Winger served in the War of 1812, he was a Private in Colonel Campbell's Pennsylvania Westmoreland Militia, fighting in the "Battle of the Mississewa Indians" in Ohio. He settled in Cornplanter, where he was a blacksmith and farmer when he died and was originally buried on family farm in...
John Irish Murder and BackgroundJuly 27, 1777 , Tinmouth, VT  John Irish [1745 – 1777, son of Jesse, brother of Jonathan and William (below), husband of Rebecca Doty (below) (also brother of David (1735-1807), our direct ancestor)] settled in Tinmouth on the farm afterwards owned by Judge Noble. He was also [like his father, Jesse] considered a Tory and was shot by Isaac Clark, afterwards General Clark. Daniel Chipman, LL. D., in his Memoirs of Col. Seth Warner, says "that Clark was a...
The surname Tillotson is TILLOTSON derived, according to Patronimica Britannica, from the personal name William, or rather from its diminutive, Till. Bilson, Wilson and various other surnames are derived in a similar way. Tillotson is a very ancient name, in use probably as early as A. D. 1200. Tilston and Tileston are variations in spelling. John Tillotson, Arch-bishop of Canterbury, who died in November, 1694, bore this coat-ofarms: Azure a band cottised between two garbs or. Crest: Out of...
William4 TILLOTSON (David3, Jonathan2, John1) was born 29 October 1728 in Lyme, New London, Connecticut, United States, and died 06 May 1809 in Montville, Connecticut, United States. He married (1) Anna /--?--/. He married (2) Susannah CHAPMAN 07 March 1754 in Lyme, New London, Connecticut, United States, daughter of Peter CHAPMAN and Ann COMSTOCK. She died 04 September 1786 in Lyme, New London, Connecticut, United States. Children of William TILLOTSON and Susannah CHAPMAN are:     George5...
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