James was born 4 March 1828 in Rye Cove, Scott County Virginia, the son of William and Francis Pendleton Horton. The 1850 census lists his occupation as Physician. In March of 1862 James enlisted in Confederate Army, Company C, Virginia 48th Infantry Regiment and by April 21 had been promoted to Full Captain. The 1870… [Read More]
Held for Murder Body of Wealthy Farmer is Found in Field on Christmas Day The Post: January 5, 1921 Harry Lawson, aged 26 years, ex-service man was arrested yesterday at his home near Rye Cove, Virginia, charged with the murder Saturday, of Ira N Taylor, wealthy farmer, age 74 years, after bloodhounds went from the… [Read More]
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…. [Read More]
Scott County Chancery Court Records On file at the Virginia State Library Index Number 1850-008 Kane and Robinette Vs. Patrick Neil and Henry Tarter Henry S. Kane Complains: Patrick Neal, formerly of said Co. is indebted the sum of (originally had been written $99.00 but had $85.00 written over it.) Orator further states that… [Read More]
Elbert Flourey TAYLOR and Cynthia Kate CARTER. E. F. was the son of James Nimrod “Monkey Jim” TAYLOR, Jr. and Martha Jane PENDLETON; Cynthia Kate was the daughter of Robert Wayne CARTER and Elizabeth Jane NEELEY E. F. Taylor in later years after he moved to Kingsport, Tennessee Submitted by Stephen Rhodes
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