This information is extracted from A.J. Lane et al vs J.C. Taylor, Chancery Court Records, 1879-1882, Index No. 1882-023, Library of Virginia, Richmond.
William Taylor 1794-1849 and Mary Catherine Horton 1790-1873 children are:
Benjamin B., John C., Nelson H., Isaac S., W.W., Sallie, Mary, James W., Eliza.
Sallie maried Owen Wade and died before 1879. Their children were Mary J. Wade who married John Rhoton (?), Charlotte m George W. Flanary, Solomon Silbourn Wade, Charley Wade, Elizabeth Wade, and Rosa Wade.
Eliza married William Lawson; both died before 1879. Their children were Henry lawson, John Lawson, Robert lawson, James Lawson, Joshua lawson, Mary A. Lawson (m. John Bostin), Sallie (m. Abraham J. Lane), Louisa (m. Martin Lane), Elizer (m. Jospeh D. Pendleton), Nancy (m. Benjamin Davidson), Rebecca (m. Alan Pendleton), Martha Lawson, and Elizabeth (m. Clay Carter).
Elizabeth Lawson and Clay Carter had James, Eliza (m. James Mann), Elizabeth (m. William Tipton).
WW Taylor’s children are: Jane (m. 1 James Williams, m. 2 Thomas Robertson), Rosa (m. James Collins), Sarah (m. Enoch Bowen), Lurie (m. Harlan or Freeman Bloomer), Mary (m. Madison Cecil, John, Louenzie (sp?), Henry, Martha, William, Nancy C. (m. William Stallard), Elizabeth (m. Samuel Bowens).
Charles H. Spear who lived in John C. Taylor’s house during the time the latter cared for Mary Taylor, widow of William also went by the name Charles H. Taylor. He stated in a deposition that “my mother said that people said that John C. Taylor was my father.”
Newspaper notice placed by the court on Feb 7 1879, published the next day in the Abingdon Virginian stated that Madison Cecil, Mary Cecil, William Taylor, James Collins, and Rosa J. Collins were not residents of Virginia and needed to contact the court in order to preserve their rights to damages determined in the case.
Submitted by K Taylor and originally posted HERE