Maj. William Taite married the widow of William Metcalfe, Ann Keene.I am just now researching the Keene family. Did Willoughby Allerton marry Hannah Keene and that is why Matthew and Margaret Zuille are mentioned? I have also found unexplained references to the Corbins in Metcalfe records.
5 Jan 1763.Will of William TAITE.Will dated 5 January 1763; Proved 8 June 1767.All my real and personal estate to John GRAHAM my wifes grandson except the negro girl Hannah which I formerly gave to Margaret ZUILLE, daughter of my comrade and friend Mr. Mathew ZUILLE, reserving for my wife as good and genteel living as she had as my wife. I order that the said John GRAHAM as soon as he qualified to be bound an apprentice to a surgeon in Edinburgh for five years, and if possible to the same master that George STEPTOE is bound; to study Phisick, Anatomy, Botany, Chimestry or any other class, Hall Infirmary and hospital to complete if possible him a phisician, and when done with his studies to either return to Virginia or go to London to attend the infirmarys and hospitals for six or twelve months. If my executors think that the profits of my estate will not pay my debts and maintain my wife and the said John GRAHAM as above, then my executors to sell my land in Richmond Co., my mill, my horses, cattle, sheep and hogs, and as many slaves or servants as necessary. John GRAHAM as soon as he arrives in Virginia to make a deed to Doctor William FLOOD for the land and houses called “Kinsaile”; if he refuses I revoke all gifts and bequest here given him.Friends the Hon. Presley THORNTON, Thomas JONES, David BOYD, Newton KEENE, and Rodham KENNER, to be my executors.Northumberland County Virginia Record Book #7, page 83. (Northumberland County Virginia Wills and Administrations, 1713-1749, Compiled and Published by James F. Lewis and J. Motley Booker, M.D., 1967, p.169.)