Terry Mason's Family History Site

Major lines: Allen, Beck, Borden, Buck, Burden, Carpenter, Carper, Cobb, Cook, Cornell, Cowan, Daffron, Davis, Downing, Faubion, Fauntleroy, Fenter, Fishback, Foulks, Gray, Harris, Heimbach, Henn, Holland, Holtzclaw, Jackson, Jameson, Johnson, Jones, King, Lewis, Mason, Massengill, McAnnally, Moore, Morgan, Overstreet, Price, Peck, Rice, Richardson, Rogers, Samuel, Smith, Taylor, Thomas, Wade, Warren, Weeks, Webb, Wodell, Yeiser.


Selected Families and Individuals


Colonel James Taylor III

James Taylor whose brother Zachary Taylor was the grandfather of President Zachary Taylor.
James Taylor was also the brother of Frances (Taylor) Madison, grandmother of President James Madison.
His wife, Alice (Thornton) Taylor was a second cousin of President George Washington.

Alice Thornton

In the will written on 18 Nov. 1724 by John Catlett of Essex Co., Virginia he states, "To my daughter-in-law Alice CATLETT all my land in the fork of Pewmansend dureing her life or day of marriege and also four Negroes Sambo and Jenny and her two youngest children provided she makes no claime or title to those Negroes given by her husband to her wich he said I give him. In case my said daughter-in-law Alice CATLETT make any claime to those Negroes then I give all to be equally divided between my five children John and Thomas and Mary and Elizabeth and Rebecca."