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Zachary TAYLOR, Sr.

Male 1707 - Bef 1768  (< 60 years)


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  • Name Zachary TAYLOR 
    Suffix Sr. 
    Born 17 Apr 1707  Orange County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    AFN CVRZ-B8 
    Died Bef 29 Mar 1768  Orange County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Meadow Farm, Rapidan, Culpeper County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 

    • (1) Source: Roberts, Gary Boyd, Ancestors of American Presidents, 2009 Edition, Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2009, p. 33.

      (2) Hardy, Stella Pickett, Colonial Families of the Southern States of America, Baltimore, MD: Southern Book Co., 1958, pp. 507-508:

      ZACHARY TAYLOR, . . . of Orange Co., Va., b. about 1705; a prominent, influential citizen; a Vestryman of St. Thomas Parish, 1744; m. Elizabeth Lee, dau. of Hancock and Mary (Willis) Lee. . . . Issue: . . .

      [i] Zachary, m. Alice Chew, dau. of Thomas and Martha (Taylor) Chew. . . .

      [ii] Hancock, d. in Kentucky, 1774; was a surveyor; went West, 1709; was one of the first Americans to descend the Ohio, he continued to New Orleans, returning to Virginia by sea; moved to Kentucky, 1773; while on a surveying expedition, he was shot by Indians and the wound proved fatal; he d. near Richmond, Ky., and is buried at TayIor's Fork of Silver Creek, which is named for him; unm. . . .

      [iii] RICHARD, b. March 22, 1744. . . .

      [iv] Elizabeth, m. Thomas Bell. . . .

      [v] to [x] Names unknown.

      (3) "Ancestry of Pres. Zachary Taylor," J.H. Garner Genealogy Database <http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/g/a/r/J-H-Garner/>:

      Zachary Taylor . . . ; born 17 Apr 1707 Orange Co, Virginia . . . ; married Elizabeth Lee . . . , daughter of Hancock Lee and Sarah Allerton, 23 Feb 1737 Northumberland Co, Virginia; died 29 Mar 1768 Northhumberland Co, Virginia, at age 60. . . .

      Children of Zachary Taylor and Elizabeth Lee . . . were as follows: . . .

      i. Col. Richard Taylor.

      ii. Elizabeth Taylor; born circa 1745.

      (4) www.findagrave.com:

      Zachary Taylor
      Birth: Apr. 17, 1707, Rapidan, Culpeper County, Virginia, USA
      Death: Mar. 1, 1768, Rapidan, Culpeper County, Virginia, USA

      Son of James Taylor & Ann Pendleton Taylor.

      Husband of Esther Jones Taylor.

      Children:
      Charles Taylor
      Ezekiel Taylor
      Zachariah Taylor
      Jeremiah Taylor
      Nancy Taylor
      Rebecca Taylor

      Zachary married first to Esther Jones, by whom he had a son, Zachary Taylor Jr., born in 1735. He married second to Elizabeth Lee, by whom he had two sons, Richard Taylor in 1744 and Hancock Taylor, whose birth year is unknown. Richard Taylor is buried in the Zachary Taylor National Cemetery in Louisville, Kentucky.

      Meadow Farm Estate was built for Zachary by his father, James in the 1720's.

      Family links: Parents: James Taylor (1675 - 1729), Martha Thompson Taylor (1679 - 1762); Spouse: Elizabeth Lee Taylor (1709 - 1753); Children: Elizabeth Taylor Bell (1740 - ____), Richard Taylor (1744 - 1829). . . .

      Burial: Meadow Farm, Rapidan, Culpeper County, Virginia, USA

      Created by: Moochie
      Record added: Mar 21, 2007
      Find A Grave Memorial# 18539956
    Person ID I17990  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 5 Jul 2018 

    Father James TAYLOR, Jr.,   b. 14 Mar 1675, Probably New Kent [now King & Queen] County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jun 1729, Probably Spotsylvania [now Orange] County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Martha THOMPSON,   b. Abt 1679, New Kent County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Nov 1762, Probably Orange County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 83 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 23 Feb 1699  Probably New Kent or King & Queen County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F8046  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth LEE,   b. Abt 1707, Northumberland County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1750, Orange County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 43 years) 
    Married Abt 1734  Probably Northumberland County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Richard TAYLOR,   b. 3 Mar 1744, Orange County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jun 1829, Woodford County, KY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 5 Jul 2018 11:25:31 
    Family ID F8044  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart