36. Mills Taylor Sr & 37. Charity ? [NC]
~1750 Mills born ?.
~1750 Charity born ?.
9/1789, Bill of sale from John Jones to Eli Jones proved by Mills Taylor. (S) Edgecombe Co., NC. Court Minutes of the Pleas & Quarter Sessions, Aug, 1784 - May, 1800.
1790, (S) 1790 Census, NC, Robeson Co. There are many “Taylor” families in the county at this time.
5/1796, deed of sale, Eli Jones to Mills Taylor. (S) See 9/1789.
1800, (S) 1800 Census, NC, Robeson Co., Fayetteville.
Bef. 1810 census Mills died in NC.
11/25/1813, Charity wrote her will. (S) Family notes.
• There were many Taylor families in Robeson Co., NC in the 1790 census.
• “In the name of God amen. I Charity Taylor of the State of North Carolina and county of Robeson, being of perfect mind and memory thanks to almighty God for the same and calling to mind the mortality of my body and that it is appointed for all once to die do give and depart of what worldly good it pleased God. To testament and the manners and form following. Item I give and bequeath unto my beloved son Miles [Mills] Taylor two shillings in money. Item I give and bequeath unto my beloved son Blake Taylor twenty-five acres of land joining his own improvement and lying on Peter’s swamp it being one half of a sixty acres that I now live on to him and his heirs forever. Item I give and bequeath unto my beloved daughter Edith Ireal two shillings in money. Item I give and bequeath unto my beloved daughter Milly Taylor twenty-five acres of land being one half of a 60 _____ that I now live on binding on the East side of ___ together with one cow and calf by her and her heirs freely to be ____ and enjoyed forever. Item I give and bequeath unto my beloved grandson John Webb one ox and one two year old heifer to him and his heirs freely to be ____ and enjoyed forever with the exception of the first heifer calf to Joseph Webb. Item I give and bequeath unto my beloved grandson Joseph Webb one ox freely by him to be ____ forever. And I Charity Taylor do hereby ratify this and confirm this and this only to be and contain my last will and testament. In witness whereof I the said Charity Taylor hath hereunto set my hand and seal the 25th November 1813.” (S) Copy of original from Courthouse in Robeson Co., NC. Clerk of Superior Court, Estates and Special Proceedings, P.O. Box 1084, 500 North Elm, Lumberton, NC 28358.
Children of Mills and Charity:
i. Blake Taylor, born ~1775.
1790, (S) 1790 Census, NC, Robeson Co.: 102
1800, (S) 1800 Census, NC, Robeson Co., Fayetteville: 20010,00111
1810, (S) 1810 Census, NC, Robeson Co.: 20010,3001
11/25/1813, Blake named in the will of his mother.
1820, (S) 1820 Census, NC, Robeson Co.: 020201,32201
1830, (S) 1830 Census, NC, Robeson Co.: 00011001,0011101
ii. Edith Taylor, born ?.
Edith married Lemuel Isreal, widower of Olivia Regan.
11/25/1813, Edith named in the will of her mother.
1842, Edith died.
1852, Lemuel died in Robeson Co., NC.
iii. Milly Taylor, born 1776.
11/25/1813, Milly named in the will of her mother.
8/16/1850, (S) 1850 Census, NC, Robeson Co., NC. Milly lives alone and is a pauper.
iv. ? Taylor, born ?.
She married John Webb. [Only the children are named in her mother’s will.]
1820, (S) 1820 Census, NC, Robeson Co. 100010,10010
John Webb, born ?.
Joseph Webb, born ?.
v. Mills Taylor Jr (18), born ~1790.