Cameron: William Taylor's parentage has never been discovered. He m.Catherine Bushrod c1762 settled at "Green Hill" near Berryville, Frederick Co.VA. Issue:6. Catherine was one of two daus./John3 Bushrod (John2, Richard1 )of "Bushfield",Westm.Co.VA who m.1.Anne Bushrod, his cousin,(dau. of Thomas), whose other dau. Hannah m. John Augustine Washington, George's only full bro. Ref: Henry Watkins of Henrico Co.etc. by Jane McMurtry Allen, Gateway Press, 1985 and Ref: Some Virginia Families, by Hugh M. McIlhany, GPC,1962. I have more details re: William's six children. With the continuation of the Bushrod name, it is possible your descent may be from one of Bushrod's brothers. The only other clue is William Taylor may have originally been a Tayloe of Westmoreland Co.