Robert Taylor Family

Compiled by Rose Parks
© 2002

Robert Taylor born 31 December 1743 in Orange Co., NC. Died aft. 15 April 1799 in Sumner County, TN. Robert married 18 April 1771 in Dobbs Co. NC to Nancy Ann Herring born 07 December 1753 in Dobbs County, North Carolina. Died aft. 1799 in Sumner County, TN

Known children of Robert Taylor and Nancy Ann Herring are:

  1. Herring Taylor b: 24 February 1772 in Dobbs County, NC d: Abt. 1842 in Franklin Co., Illinois. Married Sallie Cotton m: Abt. 1786 in NC d: Bef. 1840 in Franklin Co., Illinois.

    Elijah Taylor b: 1787 in Lenoir Co., NC d: 1875 in Franklin Co., Illinois who married Sarah Jane Webb m: 1818 in Franklin Co., Illinois. Cotton C. Taylor b: 15 October 1790 in Lenoir Co., NC d: 10 August 1876 in Illinois? Robert Taylor b: 10 October 1803 in Sumner Co., TN d: 1888 in Franklin Co., Illinois who married Peggy Webb m: 31 July 1823 in Franklin Co., Illinois. John Taylor b: 15 August 1804 in Sumner Co., TN d: 12 July 1878 in Franklin Co., Illinois who married Cynthia M. Webb m: 10 October 1826 in Franklin Co., Illinois Benjamin Taylor b: 1808 in Sumner Co., TN who married Eliza Bruner. Jesse H. Taylor b: May 1810 in Pope Co., Illinois d: 15 April 1890 in Franklin Co., Illinois who married Nancy Hill m: 30 December 1825 in Franklin Co., Illinois. Sarah Jane Taylor b: 28 February 1816 in Illinois? d: 24 January 1886 in Franklin Co., Illinois who married Lewis Webb.

  2. Elizabeth Betsy Taylor b: 15 October 1773 in Dobbs County, NC. She married 27 November 1800 to Leonard Dugger b: 04 November 1773 in Brunswick Co., VA. Died Bet. September - November 1817 in Sumner Co., TN.

    Nancy Dugger b: 05 September 1801 in Sumner Co., TN d: 10 July 1820 in Sumner Co., TN who married John Johnson m: 27 August 1818 in Sumner Co., TN. They had a son Leonard D. Johnson b: 24 September 1819.

  3. Lucy Taylor b: 03 September 1775 in Dobbs County, NC. Married Whitehead Joiner. *2nd Husband of Lucy Taylor is James Whitehead.

  4. Robert Taylor b: 11 March 1777 in NC. He married Margaret Kirkpatrick.

  5. Keziah Taylor b: 11 April 1778 in NC. She married Jesse Skeen.

    Nancy Skeen b: Abt. 1802 who married William McGlothlin b: 07 February 1800 in TN m: 13 January 1820 in Sumner Co., TN. Their daughter was Mary Catherine McGlothlin b: 01 November 1836 d: 30 November 1907 who married Alexander Groves b: 14 December 1832 d: 07 August 1904. Sally Skeen b: Abt. 1809 who married John Groves b: Abt. 1775 m: Abt. 1828. Martha Ann Groves b: 29 October 1829.

  6. Manoah Taylor b: 27 September 1779 in NC. He married Elizabeth Taylor m: 06 December 1800 in Sumner Co., TN.

  7. Benjamin Taylor b: 06 March 1781 in NC. He married Catherine Ketring b: in TN m: 28 August 1811 in Sumner Co., TN.

    Lucy Evalina Taylor b: 07 April 1822 in Sumner Co., TN d: 22 September 1879 in Sumner Co., TN who married Samuel Kirkpatrick b: 29 November 1798 m: 29 August 1843 in Sumner Co., TN d: 11 September 1853 in Sumner Co., TN.

  8. John Taylor b: 13 September 1782 in NC. He married Barbara Beason m: 26 May 1806 in Sumner Co., TN.

  9. Nancy Ann Taylor b: 06 August 1783 in NC who married David Bradley m: 29 August 1803 in Sumner Co., TN.

  10. Polly Taylor b: 23 May 1787 in NC. She married William West m: 08 October 1806 in Sumner Co., TN d: Bef. 1812 in Sumner Co., TN. *2nd Husband of Polly Taylor: +Joseph McGlothin b: Bet. 1750 - 1769 in VA m: 1812 d: 20 May 1839 in Sumner Co., TN. In his will dated 1837 he states "wife Polly" In the estate record it says he died 20 May 1839. In the enrolling docket is the following. "Polly McGlohtlin his widow...second wife..married 25 children."

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