John Taylor

M, b. 1735
Father*William Taylor b. 23 Feb 1692
Mother*Elizabeth Brown
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageJohn Taylor married Judith Hudnall.
Birth1735John Taylor was born in 1735.
He was the son of William Taylor and Elizabeth Brown.

Child of John Taylor and Judith Hudnall

John Taylor

M, b. 1757
Father*John Taylor b. 1735
Mother*Judith Hudnall b. 1732
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageJohn Taylor married Margaret Sword.
Birth1757John Taylor was born in 1757.
He was the son of John Taylor and Judith Hudnall.

Child of John Taylor and Margaret Sword

George Taylor

M, b. 25 October 1779, d. after 1850
Father*John Taylor b. 1757
Mother*Margaret Sword b. 1746
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageGeorge Taylor married Mary Thomas.
Birth25 October 1779George Taylor was born on 25 October 1779.
He was the son of John Taylor and Margaret Sword.
Deathafter 1850George Taylor died after 1850.

Child of George Taylor and Mary Thomas

Sarah Taylor

F, b. 18 July 1806, d. 26 October 1892
Father*George Taylor b. 25 Oct 1779, d. a 1850
Mother*Mary Thomas b. 1787, d. c 1840
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Black.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageSarah Taylor married John S. Black.
Birth18 July 1806Sarah Taylor was born on 18 July 1806 at Bourbon, Kentucky.
She was the daughter of George Taylor and Mary Thomas.
Death26 October 1892Sarah Taylor died on 26 October 1892 at Missouri at age 86.

Child of Sarah Taylor and John S. Black

John S. Black

M, b. 9 August 1805, d. 19 May 1870
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageJohn S. Black married Sarah Taylor, daughter of George Taylor and Mary Thomas.
Birth9 August 1805John S. Black was born on 9 August 1805 at Bourbon, Kentucky.
Death19 May 1870He died on 19 May 1870 at Missouri at age 64.

Child of John S. Black and Sarah Taylor

Elizabeth C. Black

F, b. 3 April 1837
Father*John S. Black b. 9 Aug 1805, d. 19 May 1870
Mother*Sarah Taylor b. 18 Jul 1806, d. 26 Oct 1892
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationElizabeth C. Black was also known as Eliza C.
Married NameHer married name was Payne.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageElizabeth C. Black married Benjamin F. Payne.
Birth3 April 1837Elizabeth C. Black was born on 3 April 1837 at Quincy, Adams, Illinois.
She was the daughter of John S. Black and Sarah Taylor.

Child of Elizabeth C. Black and Benjamin F. Payne

Benjamin F. Payne

M, b. 30 April 1838, d. 15 April 1878
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageBenjamin F. Payne married Elizabeth C. Black, daughter of John S. Black and Sarah Taylor.
Birth30 April 1838Benjamin F. Payne was born on 30 April 1838.
Death15 April 1878He died on 15 April 1878 at Missouri at age 39.

Child of Benjamin F. Payne and Elizabeth C. Black

Charles Thomas Payne

M, b. June 1861, d. 14 February 1940
Father*Benjamin F. Payne b. 30 Apr 1838, d. 15 Apr 1878
Mother*Elizabeth C. Black b. 3 Apr 1837
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageCharles Thomas Payne married Della Wolfley.
BirthJune 1861Charles Thomas Payne was born in June 1861.
He was the son of Benjamin F. Payne and Elizabeth C. Black.
Death14 February 1940Charles Thomas Payne died on 14 February 1940 at Kansas at age 78.

Child of Charles Thomas Payne and Della Wolfley

Rolla Charles Payne

M, b. 23 August 1892
Father*Charles Thomas Payne b. Jun 1861, d. 14 Feb 1940
Mother*Della Wolfley b. May 1863, d. 7 May 1906
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageRolla Charles Payne married Leona McCurry.
Birth23 August 1892Rolla Charles Payne was born on 23 August 1892.
He was the son of Charles Thomas Payne and Della Wolfley.

Child of Rolla Charles Payne and Leona McCurry

Madelyn Lee Arlene Payne

F, b. 26 October 1922, d. 3 November 2008
Father*Rolla Charles Payne b. 23 Aug 1892
Mother*Leona McCurry b. 4 May 1897
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Dunham.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageMadelyn Lee Arlene Payne married Stanley Armour Dunham, son of Ralph Waldo Emerson Dunham.
Birth26 October 1922Madelyn Lee Arlene Payne was born on 26 October 1922 at Kansas.
She was the daughter of Rolla Charles Payne and Leona McCurry.
Death3 November 2008Madelyn Lee Arlene Payne died on 3 November 2008 at Hawaii at age 86.

Child of Madelyn Lee Arlene Payne and Stanley Armour Dunham

Stanley Armour Dunham

M, b. 23 March 1918, d. 8 February 1992
Father*Ralph Waldo Emerson Dunham b. 1894, d. 1970
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageStanley Armour Dunham married Madelyn Lee Arlene Payne, daughter of Rolla Charles Payne and Leona McCurry.
Birth23 March 1918Stanley Armour Dunham was born on 23 March 1918 at Kansas.
He was the son of Ralph Waldo Emerson Dunham.
Death8 February 1992Stanley Armour Dunham died on 8 February 1992 at Hawaii at age 73.

Child of Stanley Armour Dunham and Madelyn Lee Arlene Payne

Stanley Ann Dunham

F, b. 29 November 1942, d. 7 November 1995
Father*Stanley Armour Dunham b. 23 Mar 1918, d. 8 Feb 1992
Mother*Madelyn Lee Arlene Payne b. 26 Oct 1922, d. 3 Nov 2008
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Obama.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageStanley Ann Dunham married Barack Hussein Obama.
Birth29 November 1942Stanley Ann Dunham was born on 29 November 1942 at Kansas.
She was the daughter of Stanley Armour Dunham and Madelyn Lee Arlene Payne.
Death7 November 1995Stanley Ann Dunham died on 7 November 1995 at Hawaii at age 52.

Barack Hussein Obama

M, b. 1936, d. 1982
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageBarack Hussein Obama married Stanley Ann Dunham, daughter of Stanley Armour Dunham and Madelyn Lee Arlene Payne.
Birth1936Barack Hussein Obama was born in 1936 at Kenya.
Death1982He died in 1982 at Kenya.

Leona McCurry

F, b. 4 May 1897
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Payne.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageLeona McCurry married Rolla Charles Payne, son of Charles Thomas Payne and Della Wolfley.
Birth4 May 1897Leona McCurry was born on 4 May 1897.

Child of Leona McCurry and Rolla Charles Payne

Della Wolfley

F, b. May 1863, d. 7 May 1906
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Payne.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageDella Wolfley married Charles Thomas Payne, son of Benjamin F. Payne and Elizabeth C. Black.
BirthMay 1863Della Wolfley was born in May 1863.
Death7 May 1906She died on 7 May 1906 at Kansas.

Child of Della Wolfley and Charles Thomas Payne

Mary Thomas

F, b. 1787, d. circa 1840
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Taylor.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageMary Thomas married George Taylor, son of John Taylor and Margaret Sword.
Birth1787Mary Thomas was born in 1787.
Deathcirca 1840She died circa 1840.

Child of Mary Thomas and George Taylor

Margaret Sword

F, b. 1746
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Taylor.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageMargaret Sword married John Taylor, son of John Taylor and Judith Hudnall.
Birth1746Margaret Sword was born in 1746.

Child of Margaret Sword and John Taylor

Judith Hudnall

F, b. 1732
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Taylor.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageJudith Hudnall married John Taylor, son of William Taylor and Elizabeth Brown.
Birth1732Judith Hudnall was born in 1732.

Child of Judith Hudnall and John Taylor

Elizabeth Brown

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Taylor.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageElizabeth Brown married William Taylor, son of William Taylor and Mary Waters.

Child of Elizabeth Brown and William Taylor

Mary Waters

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Taylor.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageMary Waters married William Taylor, son of Captain John Taylor Jr. and Alice Gascoyne.

Child of Mary Waters and William Taylor

Alice Gascoyne

F, b. 1630, d. 25 October 1702
Father*Thomas Gascoyne b. 16 May 1601, d. 20 Jun 1663
Mother*Sarah Elizabeth Gambling b. 1610, d. b 1665
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationAlice Gascoyne was also known as Gaskins.
Name VariationAlice Gascoyne was also known as Alicia.
Name VariationAlice Gascoyne was also known as Gascoigne.
Married NameOctober 1650As of October 1650,her married name was Taylor.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1630Alice Gascoyne was born in 1630 at Wicomico Parish, Northumberland, Virginia, Also reported as born in England, as she was a transportee in 1635.
She was the daughter of Thomas Gascoyne and Sarah Elizabeth Gambling.
MarriageOctober 1650Alice Gascoyne married Captain John Taylor Jr., son of John Taylor and Elizabeth Flowers, in October 1650 at Wicomico, Northumberland, Virginia.
Death25 October 1702Alice Gascoyne died on 25 October 1702 at Wimcomic Parish, Northumberland, Virginia.
Burialafter 25 October 1702She was buried after 25 October 1702 at Wicomico Episcopal Church Cemetery, Northumberland, Virginia.

Children of Alice Gascoyne and Captain John Taylor Jr.

Ann Vesey

F, b. 1658, d. 1713
Father*George Vesey b. 1632, d. 14 Mar 1665
Mother*Joan (?) b. 1640, d. 1733
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationAnn Vesey was also known as Vezey.
Married Name13 November 1689As of 13 November 1689,her married name was Taylor.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1658Ann Vesey was born in 1658 at Wicomico, Northumberland, Virginia.
She was the daughter of George Vesey and Joan (?).
Marriage13 November 1689Ann Vesey married Reverand John Taylor III, son of Captain John Taylor Jr. and Alice Gascoyne, on 13 November 1689 at Wicomico, Northumberland, Virginia.
Death1713Ann Vesey died in 1713 at Wicomico, Northumberland, Virginia.

Children of Ann Vesey and Reverand John Taylor III

George Vesey

M, b. 1632, d. 14 March 1665
Father*Thomas Vesey b. 1611, d. 6 Aug 1639
Mother*Elizabeth Church
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationGeorge Vesey was also known as Vezey.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageGeorge Vesey married Joan (?).
Birth1632George Vesey was born in 1632 at Wicomico, Northumberland, Virginia, also reported as Aldham, Suffolk, England.
He was the son of Thomas Vesey and Elizabeth Church.
Death14 March 1665George Vesey died on 14 March 1665 at Lancaster, Lancaster, Virginia.

Children of George Vesey and Joan (?)

Joan (?)

F, b. 1640, d. 1733
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Vezey.
Married NameHer married name was Vesey.
Name VariationJoan (?) was also known as Jane (?).
Married Nameafter 1665As of after 1665,her married name was Crouch.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageJoan (?) married George Vesey, son of Thomas Vesey and Elizabeth Church.
Birth1640Joan (?) was born in 1640 at England.
Marriageafter 1665She married Richard Crouch after 1665.
Death1733Joan (?) died in 1733 at Lancaster, Virginia.

Children of Joan (?) and George Vesey

Thomas Vesey

M, b. 1611, d. 6 August 1639
Father*Thomas Vesey b. 1574, d. a 1616
Mother*Ann Vere b. 8 Jun 1572
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageThomas Vesey married Elizabeth Church.
Birth1611Thomas Vesey was born in 1611 at Aldham, Suffolk, England.
He was the son of Thomas Vesey and Ann Vere.
Death6 August 1639Thomas Vesey died on 6 August 1639 at Little Baddow, Essex, England.

Child of Thomas Vesey and Elizabeth Church

Elizabeth Waters

F, b. 1715, d. 1829
Father*John Waters
Mother*Mary Ijam
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name1734As of 1734,her married name was Taylor.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1715Elizabeth Waters was born in 1715 at Culpeper, Culpeper, Virginia.
She was the daughter of John Waters and Mary Ijam.
Marriage1734Elizabeth Waters married Benjamin Taylor, son of Reverand John Taylor III and Ann Vesey, in 1734.
Death1829Elizabeth Waters died in 1829 at Wilcomoco, Northumberland, Virginia.

Children of Elizabeth Waters and Benjamin Taylor

William Pace

M, b. 1817, d. 1879
Father*Thomas Pace
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageWilliam Pace married Mirah Fannie Jordan.
Birth1817William Pace was born in 1817.
He was the son of Thomas Pace.
Death1879William Pace died in 1879.

Children of William Pace and Mirah Fannie Jordan

Mirah Fannie Jordan

F, b. 1822, d. 1866
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Pace.
Name VariationMirah Fannie Jordan was also known as Fannie.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageMirah Fannie Jordan married William Pace, son of Thomas Pace.
Birth1822Mirah Fannie Jordan was born in 1822.
Death1866She died in 1866.

Children of Mirah Fannie Jordan and William Pace

George Proctor Jr.

M, b. 1692
Father*George Proctor b. 1660, d. 1729
Mother*Mary (?) b. c 1669
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1692George Proctor Jr. was born in 1692 at King George, Virginia.
He was the son of George Proctor and Mary (?).

Children of George Proctor Jr.

Captain James Withers Sr.

M, b. 6 June 1680, d. 6 June 1746
Father*William Withers b. 1636, d. 1698
Mother*Mary Littlejohn b. c 1640
Life EventDateDescription
Birth6 June 1680Captain James Withers Sr. was born on 6 June 1680 at Potomac Creek, Stafford, Virginia, also reported as 6 June 1681.
He was the son of William Withers and Mary Littlejohn.
Marriage1701Captain James Withers Sr. married Elizabeth Keene, daughter of Matthew Keene and Bridget Withers, in 1701 at Stafford, Virginia.
Death6 June 1746Captain James Withers Sr. died on 6 June 1746 at Overwharton Parish, Stafford, Virginia, at age 66 also reported as 3 June 1746.
  • Captain James Withers Sr. was coat of arms.
    Withers coat of arms
  • James owned much property on Potomac Creek and Potomac Run in Stafford County, Virginia and three tracts in Fauquier County, Virginia. One on Licking Run, one on Tin Pot Run, and the third in North Wales Tract. He also o wned two mills, one on his land in Potomac Run. (Bradshaw, J. Douglas, T he Wigfield and Nelson Families of Fauquier Co., Virginia, (The Dietz Press, Inc., Richmond, Virginia, 1986), Pg. 241.) The location of all his property, with the exception of the North Wales Tract, has been estimated on modern maps of the areas, which show the rivers and runs.
  • Biography of James and Elizabeth (Keene) Withers.
    My Steffy family connections by Gerald R Steffy - James and Elizabeth (Keene) Withers- page 121
    My Steffy family connections by Gerald R Steffy - James Withers including Joseph Hudnall - page 122-123
  • He left a will in June 1746 In the name of God, Amen I James Withers of Stafford County Planter being sick of Body but of Sound Sence & Perfect memory thanks to Almighty God and Calling to Remembrance how frail all flesh is have thought fitt to make this my Last will & Testament in manner & form as follows.

    I give and bequeath my Soul into the hands of Almighty God who gave it, hoping for forgiveness of all my Sins through the merits and mediation of Jesus Christ my Savior and Redeemer. My body I desire may be Decently buried at the Discretion of my Executors hereafter Named. After
    all my Lawfull Debts are honestly paid, What Temporal Estate it hath pleased God to bless me with I Desire may be Disposed of as followeth:

    IMPRIMIS I give to my Son James Withers & his heirs for Ever a Dividend
    or part of that Land which I bought of Rice Hooe Lying in Prince William County containing four hundred acres and bounded as follows beginning at the beginning tree of the said Patent and running ESE three hundred & Twenty poles thence NE one hundred & Eighty five poles thence North Sixty four Degrees West three hundred & Ninety Six poles to the west Line of the said Patent & from thence along the Line of the said Patent to the first beginning as also negro Robin now in his possession a Negro Called Breechy & a feather bed & furniture.

    ITEM I give & bequeath to my Son in Law Henry Mauzy & his wife Ann & their heirs for Ever another part of the said Land bought of Rice Hooe Containing Five hundred acres to begin where the Second Course of the said James's Ends to Run up the main line of the Patent so far as a Line across the same may Include that Quantity as also a Negro man named
    George a featherbed and Furniture and four Cows & Calves & the half of the hogs that he raises where he now lives.

    ITEM I give and bequeath to my Son in Law Jas. Hudnall and his heirs for Ever two hundred acres of Land whereon he now Lives lying in the upper Part of that land which I bought of Rice Hooe bounded on the North Side by the Line which Divides John Hooes Land and mine & on the South Side by a Parallel Line quite across the said Patent and a negro boy named Frank in his Possession.

    ITEM I give and bequeath to my Son Thomas Withers and his heirs for Ever a Dividend or part of my Land on licking run in Prince Wm County to be Laid off according to the Survey made thereof by John Allan and at the same time marked from Raccoon branch to the Back Line of the main Patent also the following Negros Sam, Denboro, Flory & her last Child Will & all of their Increase.

    ITEM I give and bequeath to my Son Keene Withers & his heirs for Ever a Dividend or part of my Land on Licking Run in theSouthwest Part of the said Patent & bounded As follows, Beginning at the beginning White oak of the Said Patent and running North along the Line of his Brother Thomas One hundred and thirty Eight Poles thence north forty Seven Degrees west till it Intersects the out Lines of the main Patent thence along the lines of the Said Patent Revening them to the first Beginning including the old mannor plantation as also the following Negroes Ned, Famine, Nan, Phillis Easter and their Increase and a set of
    Blacksmiths Tools & a featherbed & furniture and it is my will & Desire that my Son John take into his Care my said Son Keene and his Estate till he arrive to the age of Twenty-one years.

    ITEM I give & bequeath to my Son William Withers & his heirs for Ever the remaining Part of my Licking run Land not yet bequeathed with this Proviso that if Henry Mauzy is obliged to remove from where he now Lives
    he shall have the Liberty of Living upon the mill plantation on the said Land til he has Time to Clear a plantation on the Land already
    bequeathed to him as also the following Negroes Peter James Sarah Moll & Jack & their Increase and a featerbed & furniture.

    ITEM I give & bequeath to my Son John Withers and his heirs for Ever two hundred and fifty acres of Land whereon he now Lives bought of Henry Field as also two hundred acres of Land bought of William Waugh lying on the South Side of rocky run and fifty acres which I bought of Snodal Horton as also the following Negroes to wit Matt, Harry & a negro boy named Cesar.

    ITEM I give and bequeath to my Son in Law William Allan & Bridgett his Wife and their heirs for Ever a Tract of Land Containing three hundred & Sixty-five acres Lying on the North Side of Potomack run bought of Bryant Young.

    ITEM I give & bequeath to my Loving wife Elizabeth during the time of her natural Life only all the household goods & furniture which she brought from her father & what kind So ever of Cattle with the Mill on Potomack run as also the tract of Land on which I now Live & have the following Negroes Tom, Dick, Pegg, Dinah, Roger, Bess, Sugg, Hanah, Winny, Paige & Daniel and after her Decease the said Negroes and their future Increase to be Equally Divided Between my five Sons or such of them as shall be then Living.

    ITEM I give & bequeath to my said Son James A negro woman Jenny and her Child in full Satisfaction of his part of the Negroes which are to be Divided at his Mother's Death.

    ITEM I give to my Loving wife Elizabeth a Negro man Named Ben during her Natural Life and after her Decease to be Equally Divided between my four Sons John, Thomas, Wm & Keene.

    ITEM I give to my said Son Keene a Negro girl Named Sue to him and his heirs for Ever

    ITEM I give to my Daughter Ursilla the wife of John Allen the two following negroes Lydia & Nan now in their possession

    ITEM I give to my Daughter Elizabeth the wife of Abraham Field Twenty Shillings to buy her a ring

    ITEM I give to my Daughter Martha the wife of James McDaniel twenty Shillings to buy her a ring

    ITEM All the rest of my Estate moveable & Immoveable I give to be Equally Divided among my five Sons immediately after my Decease

    ITEM whereas there is an action Depending in the General Court between Edward Herndon & me about a Negro my intention is that if I am Last in the said Suite my wife Shall Pay the money Debt and I desire that my said five Sons Shall Equally pay the Tobacco that shall be due for the
    costs & charges attending it and that if any of them shall fail to pay their Equal part thereof they shall forfeit their Legacies already

    Bequeathed them to the others willing to Perform it.

    ITEM the remaining part of the Land bought of Rice Hooe not yet Bequeathed I give to my Sons William & Keene to be Equally Divided between them.

    ITEM I give to Each of my five Sons twenty Pounds Current money & the remaining part of my Cash I Give to my Wife to pay of my Cash Debt the money to Herndon if he recovers any against me

    ITEM I give to my said wife During her Natural Life one hundred acres of Land Lying on the South Side of Potomack run bought of Joseph Waugh where my Quarter now Stands and after her Decease to my Said Son John and his heirs for Ever

    ITEM I Do appoint my Loving wife Eliza. & my Sons John,Thomas & William Exercutrix & Executors of this my Last Will & Testament revoking all former wills by me here to fore made Declaring this only to be my Last will and Testament

    IN WITNESS whereof I have herewith to Set my hand & seal this 7th day of

    June, 1746

    James Withers.

Children of Captain James Withers Sr. and Elizabeth Keene