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JACOB TAYLOR from North Carolina
an American Patriot
This early American TAYLOR family begins with Jacob TAYLOR, who was born in Bertie Co., NC in the year 1797. He married Sarah HIGGS, daughter of John and Betty HIGGS of Bertie Co.,NC in the year 1818, at Reidsville, Tatnall Co., GA.
Jacob Taylor was too young to serve in the War of the Revolution, however he enlisted and served in the War of 1812. He was also in the Army Calvary and served in the Indian Wars in Florida.
Children of JACOB TAYLOR and SARAH HIGGS:
1. Elizabeth TAYLOR, b. 1819, Tattnall, GA; d.GA. m. William TISON.
2. James TAYLOR, b.1820,Tattnall Co,GA; d.1903, Brooks Co,GA. m. Lucretia RODGERS.
3. John Gilbert TAYLOR, b.1823, Tattnall Co,GA ; d. 1894, Ambrose,Co, GA. m. Martha FLETCHER
4. Joseph TAYLOR,Sr. b. 1825, Tattnall Co, GA; d. 1863, Montgomery, AL m. Kitsey Ann RHODES
5. William TAYLOR, b. 1828, Jefferson Co, FL; d. 1865, Headland, Henry Co, AL; m. PENELOPE HODGES
6. Emily TAYLOR, b. 1834, Nashville, Berrien Co, GA. m. John Martin GRINER
7. Sarah Ann TAYLOR, b. 1835, Nashville, Berrien Co, GA.m. Whitehouse CASON
8. Henry V. TAYLOR, b. 1837, Irwin Co, GA; d. 1930, Hernando, Citrus Co, FL m. Susan PARKERSON
9. Abraham Higgs TAYLOR, b. 1839, Tattnall Co, GA; d. 1921, Blakely, Early Co, GA. m. Nancy CURRY
10. George Mack TAYLOR, b. Abt. 1840, Jefferson Co,FL; d. prob GA. m. (1)Lucretia CHAPMAN (2) Julia KNIGHT
11. Martha TAYLOR, b. 1840, Lowndes Co, GA;m. Sidney Green TANNER, 1860, Coffee Co, GA.