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Notes for John Taylor and Phebe Rogers

Research Notes:

We are researching John Taylor, son of John Taylor and Sarah Quicksall.

1776 John Taylor was paid "fifty-four Shillings, in full of his account for bringing a deserter from Sandy Hook to Burlington." [1]

1780 On 9 of month 11, John Taylor, son of John and Sarah Taylor of Nottingham, and Phebe Rogers, daughter of Thomas and Ann Rogers of the same place, were married at the Burlington Meeting, Burlington County, New Jersey. Witnessed by John Taylor, Sarah Taylor, Thomas Rogers, Ann Togers, Mary Deacon, Mahetable Deacon, Martha Kimble, Thomas Rogers jun?, Edith Taylor, Daniel Taylor, Hannah Taylor, Stacy Taylor, Achsah Decow, Samuel Deacon, Joseph Kimble, Joshua Kimble, Joseph Decow, John Staples Rogers, Marcy Rogers, Sarah Rogers, Joseph Powell Rogers, Ann Taylor, Thomas Taylor, Elizabeth Rogers, William Jones, Cornell Stevenson, Zachariah Antram, Margaret Antram, Elizabeth Jones, Mary Stevenson, Isaac Decow, William Abbott, Samuel Rogers, Ann Rogers, Rebekah Field, Daniel Smith, Sarah Smith, Mary Hoskins, Ann Dillwyn, Sarah Smith, Sarah Hoskins, Lydia Hoskins, Hannah Elton, Abigail Martin, Mary Smith, Hannah Haines, Mary Hoskins Jr, John Hoskins, George Bowne, Robert Grubb, Samuel Asslinson, and Joseph Clark. [2][3][4]

1781 Phebe Taylor (formerly Rogers) was granted a certificate from Burlington Monthly Meeting to Chesterfield Monthly Meeting. [5]

1785 John Curtis, Jr and Sarah Taylor, daughter of John and Sarah, were married on 10 of month 3, at Chesterfield. Witnessed by John Taylor Jr and many others. [6]

1786 John Taylor of Nottingham Twp, Burlington County, perhaps this one or his father, witnessed the will of John Curtis of Chesterfield Twp. [7]

1786 John Taylor of Burlington County, perhaps this one or his father, witnessed the will of Joseph Decou of Chesterfield Twp. Brother Stacy Taylor was bondsman in 1791. [8]

1786 On 7th 9th mo, James Schooley and Mary Rogers were married at Chesterfield Friends' Monthly Meeting. The marriage was witnessed by Phebe and John Junior Taylor. [9]

1787 In May, John Taylor, son of John Taylor, late of Burlington County, deceased, was ordered to appear before the Orphans' Court to answer questions about his knowledge of any codicils to the will of John Taylor. Witnessed by Joshua Wallace, Thomas Fenimore, and Israel Shreve. A complaint was made that codicils had not been properly exhibited. Joel Taylor, Sarah Taylor and Stacy Taylor, executors of the will of John Taylor, were also summoned to appear. [10]

1787 John Taylor Jr of Burlington County was bondsman for the guardianship of Joseph Decou's minor children. [11]

1788 John Taylor brought suit against the estate of Mary Hardy of Burlington County for rent due from James Hardy after Mary's death. [12]

1791 "Phebe Taylor wife of John Taylor requests a certificate of removal for herself and five children (to wit) Achsah and Thomas R. Taylor, Saray, Marmaduke & Isaiah Taylor to Pipe Creek monthly meeting in Maryland." [13][14][15]

1791 In July, Phebe, wife of John Taylor, died, recorded in records of the Baptist Church of Middleton, Monmouth County, New Jersey. [16]

1792 "We, James Schurman, Archibald Mercer, and John Beatty, Esq., Commissioners, appointed by an act of the Legislature of this State, passed at Trenton the 28th day of November, 1792, entitled 'An Act to empower the Governor of this State to incorporate a company to build a Toll Bridge over Rancocas River" ... "below a cedar post on the lower side of the causeway at the said Ferry, and from said stake in a direct line across the said river to a Buttonwood tree, blazed on two sides, standing on the South side of said Bank, two chains and 44 Iks. from the lower side of the wharf, now in the Tenure of John Taylor, to be a situation most suitable and convenient for placing the Easternmost or upper side of said Bridge across the said River" [17]

1793 The site of the Old Bridgeboro Bridge was described as ending at John Taylor's wharf.

1795 John Taylor and his daughter Sarah were named in the will of Sarah Taylor, John's mother. [18]


Footnotes:

[1] Minutes of the Provincial Congress and the Council of Safety of the State of New Jersey [1775-1776](Trenton: 1879), 577, [InternetArchive].

[2] Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935, Burlington Monthly Meeting, Marriage Certificates, Liber B, 1768-1897, 567, 25, [AncestryImage].

[3] William Wade Hinshaw, Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Vol. 2 [NJ and Pennsylvania] (1938), 255, 266, [HathiTrust].

[4] Charlotte D. Meldrum, Early Church Records of Burlington County, New Jersey, Vol. 1 (1994), 62.

[5] William Wade Hinshaw, Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Vol. 2 [NJ and Pennsylvania] (1938), 255, [HathiTrust].

[6] Chesterfield Monthly Meeting, Burlington, New Jersey, Births and Deaths, 1675-1750, Vol. K, Marriages, 1684-1724 , 129, [AncestryRecord], [AncestryImage].

[7] Elmer T. Hutchinson, Documents relating to the Colonial History of the State of New Jersey. Archives Vol. 36. (Wills and Administrations 7, 1786-1790) (1939), 61, [InternetArchive].

[8] Elmer T. Hutchinson, Documents relating to the Colonial History of the State of New Jersey. Archives Vol. 36. (Wills and Administrations 7, 1786-1790) (1939), 65, [InternetArchive].

[9] Chesterfield Monthly Meeting, Burlington, New Jersey, Births and Deaths, 1675-1750, Vol. K, Marriages, 1684-1724 , 137, [AncestryRecord], [AncestryImage].

[10] Burlington County New Jersey Miscellaneous Probate Papers, book T, image 522, of images 522-524, [FamilySearchImage].

[11] Elmer T. Hutchinson, Documents relating to the Colonial History of the State of New Jersey. Archives Vol. 36. (Wills and Administrations 7, 1786-1790) (1939), 66, [InternetArchive].

[12] Elmer T. Hutchinson, Documents relating to the Colonial History of the State of New Jersey. Archives Vol. 36. (Wills and Administrations 7, 1786-1790) (1939), 100, [InternetArchive].

[13] Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935, Chesterfield Monthly Meeting, Men's Minutes, 1786-1798, 99, [AncestryRecord], [AncestryImage].

[14] Charlotte D. Meldrum, Early Church Records of Burlington County, New Jersey, Vol. 2 (1995), 122.

[15] Chesterfield Monthly Meeting, Burlington, New Jersey, Removals, Deeds, Acknowledgements, 1750-1920, Book 2 , [AncestryRecord], [AncestryImage].

[16] John E. Stillwell, Historical and Genealogical Miscellany, Vol. 2 (1906), 262, [HathiTrust], [InternetArchive].

[17] Major E. M. Woodward and John Hageman, History of Burlington and Mercer Counties, New Jersey (Philadelphia: Everts & Peck, 1883), 511, [HathiTrust].

[18] Elmer T. Hutchinson, Documents relating to the Colonial History of the State of New Jersey. Archives Vol. 37. (Wills and Administrations 8, 1791-1795) (1942), 363, citing Lib. 35, p. 471 and inventory file 11699C, [InternetArchive].


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