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Thomas Dillard Love and Anna Taylor – Descendants

Thomas Dillard Love, son of Robert Love and Mary Ann Dillard, b. on Friday 6th, day of May 1785; m. Anna Taylor Daughter of General Nathaniel Taylor, of Carter County, East Tennessee, June 16th, 1812; d. in Carter County, East Tennessee, November 16th, 1832. The children of this marriage are as follows: Descendants 1) Nathaniel Taylor Love, B. Monday May 10th, 1813, at 12 o’clock in the day; d. Sunday 21st day of December 1823 at 10 o’clock in the night. 2) Robert Andrew Jackson Love, b. Monday 7th, March, 1815, at 11 o’clock in the night; d. Saturday 22nd, August 1818 at 9 o’clock in the morning. 3) James Patton Taylor Love, b. January 16th, 1817 on Thursday at daylight; d. Monday 4th, day of November 1833 at 9 o’clock in the morning. 4) Robert Love, b. April 25th, 1819; m. Sarah Mitalda Alexander, daughter of James Michell Alexander and Nancy(Foster) Alexander, of Buncombe County, North Carolina, May 25th, 1848; d. September 1st a.m., 1876, at Johnson City, Washington County, East Tennessee. 5) Mary Ann Love, B. Monday February 26th, 1821 at 11 o’clock at night; m. Robert Dulaney, and by him had one son-Alcaney Robert Dulaney, and died between 1835 and 1843, leaving this son, died a bachelor. 6) Lorina Elizabeth Love, b. July 13th, 1823 at 4 o’clock in the evening; d. April 23rd, 1838, age 14 years, 9 months and 15 days. 7) Saraphina Catherine Love, b. February 16th 1827 at 7 o’clock in the morning; d. November 16th, 1847. 8) Thomas Dillard Love, b. April 4th, 1829, Saturday at 2 o’clock in the morning;...

Joseph Bell

In the name of God. Amen! I, Joseph Bell, of the County of Augusta, and state of Virginia, being of sound and disposing mind and memory do make my last Will and Testament in manner following, towit: I give my soul to Almighty God who gave it, and my body to the Earth, all my just debts and funeral expenses to be paid first, etc. Impremises, I give, demise and bequeath to my Brother, William Bell’s two oldest children, James Bell and Elizabeth Bell, two hundred acres of land on both sides of the South River adjoining the line that William once owned; the division line to run nearly North and South crossing the South River to the Patent line, so as to include my two dwelling houses; also one hundred acres of pine land adjoining Alexander Long’s line; also each of them a good feather bed and furniture, and to be their heirs and assigns forever. Secondly, I demise to my Nephew, John Gamble’s heirs, one hundred acres of land adjoining the above land, the line to run nearly North and South, crossing the South River to the Patent line of Beverly Manor; also, one hundred acres of pine land on the South end of the old tract adjoining Bell line, to them, their heirs and assigns forever. Thirdly, I demise to my three Nephews, Robert Love, James Love and Thomas Love, and my two grand Nephews, John Gamble and Robert Gamble, now of the Florida’s, and grand Nephew, James Coleman Pendleton, all the remainder of my land on both sides of the South River adjoining Alexander’s land,...

Samuel Love and Dorcas Bell – Descendants

Samuel Love, of Pennsylvania, married Dorcas Bell, of August County, Virginia, July 3rd in the year 1759. They lived near Tinkling Spring Church, in which later place, their eldest son, Robert, was baptized by the blind Preacher, Waddell(?), a near relative of Dorcas Bell. Mr. Waddell had charge and care of Robert and Thomas Love after the death of their Mother(?). The other children, towit: William, James, Sarah, Mary, Dorcas, and Winifred remained with the Bell family. The Bells opposed the marriage of Samuel Love and Dorcas Bell. Robert Love married, Mary Ann Dilliard, daughter of Genl. Thomas Dilliard, or Pittsylvania County, Virginia, afterwards of Tennessee. Before the Revolutionary War, Genl. Dilliard married a Miss Webb, sister of John Webb, who married Miss Stacy Young. The Webbs, Dilliards and Bells were English, and settled near Washington, D.C. Robert Love m. Mary Ann Dilliard, and by her had six sons and seven daughters. Col. Robert Love was b. in Augusta County, Virginia on Saturday the 23rd , day of August 1760. He died in Waynesville, N.C. on the 17th, of July 1845 at 7 o’clock A.M. His wife, Mary Ann Dilliard, was b. on the 21st, day of September 1767, and died on the 25th day of March 1842. Both are buried in “Green Hill Cemetery” Waynesville, N.C., where a beautiful double marble shaft marks their last remaining place. This Cemetery was given to the town of Waynesville by Robert Love. This site for every public building, including the old and new court house sites, the railroad stations, churches, etc, have all been given by the Love family. Robert Love...

James Robert Love and Maria Williamson Coman – Descendants

James Robert Love, m. Maria Williamson Coman, daughter of James Coman, of Raleigh, N.C. November 26th, 1822. Maria Williamson Coman was b. January 22nd, 1805 and d. March 20th 1847. Descendants 1) James Coman Love, Oct 2nd, 1824; d. Oct 18th, 1854 (Bachelor) 2) Col. Robert Gustavus Adolphus Love, B. January 4th, 1827; d. May 24th 1880 (Bachelor) was Col, C.S.A. 62nd M.C. Regiment 3) Dr. Samuel Leonidas Love, b. Aug. 24th, 1828; d._____? Was twice married; 1st, to Rachel Boyd—three children: (a) Margaret Love, (Mrs. Harry C. Marschall) #5027 Hazel Avenue, West Philadelphia, Pa. (b) Maria Williamson Love, (d. unmarried). (c) Robert Gustavus Adolphus Love, (Lives in Waynesville, N.C.) (Note: the second wife of said Dr. Samuel Leonidas Love-Margaret Harrison, of Virginia-is dead, and by her he had no descendants.) 4) Sarah Jane Burney Love, b. Oct 26th, 1831; d.____? M. Col. William Thomas in 1858. (a) children, towit: William Thomas, b.____? m. Miss Byrson, and by her had six children. (b) James Robert Thomas, b._____? m. Josephine Smith, and by her had four children (c) Sarah Love Thomas, b.____? m. Judge A.C. Avery, and by him had three children. The deaths of neither of the above mentioned are known. 5) Infant twin daughter, b. Oct 1834; d. Young. 6) Margaret Elizabeth Love, b. Aug. 20th, 1836 (lives in Asheville, N.C>) m. Dr. William L. Hilliard, January 3rd, 1854, and by him had nine children, towit: (a) James Hilliard, b._____? (d. unmarried). (b)Rev. Samuel Hilliard, b._____? m. Mary Justice of Hendersonville, N.C., no children. (c) Dr. Wm. D. Hilliard, b.____? m. Mary Duffield, of Virginia; and by her...

Andrew Taylor – Descendants

Genealogy of the Taylor Family, taken from the old Taylor Family Bible, now in the possession of the only oldest surviving members, (William Carter Taylor & George Duffield Taylor) on Buffalo Creek, Carter County, East Tennessee. Andrew Taylor, b.______; m. Ann Wilson; d. 1787; and by her had several children, one of whom was Nathaniel Taylor, who was born on the 4th, day of February 1772, in Rockbridge County, Virginia. He married Marry Patton, daughter of James and Sarah Patton, of Rockbridge County, Virginia on November 15th, 1791. She was born in the same County on the 15th, day of November 1772. Nathaniel Taylor went from Carter County, East Tennessee on horse-back for his wife; married her and brought her back from Virginia behind him to the home of his Father, Andrew Taylor, on Buffalo Creek, near the confluence of Buffalo Creek and Powder Branch. The old HOME was located on a small eminence near the site of the Present Taylor Homestead. Only a few stones mark the site of the old HOME. Back of the old HOME, on the top of the hill a little to the South East, lies the Grave Yard where all the Taylors for the past two generations are buried, as well as a great many of the Loves. Nathaniel Taylor’s grave is covered with a large marble slab. ——-o—- Nathaniel Taylor and Mary (Patton) Taylor. Descendants. 1) James Patton Taylor, b 5th, day of November 1792; m. Mary Caroline Carter, b. 5-5-1799 daughter of General Landon Carter, on the 22nd, day August 1816; d.____ day of _____ 18__. He had several children. some...

Samuel Love – Notes

Samuel Love, a son of Col. Robert Love, the Elder, married Mary S. Young, a daughter of Joseph Young and Wife, Esther, who lived in the Flag Ponds, near Jonesboro, East Tennessee. By her he had several children, some of whom are as follows: Robert C. Love; Joseph Young, who died in the year 1840 in Macon County, North Carolina, at the home of Dillard Love; Louisa Matilda Love, who married Hugh Johnston and with him lived at Asheville N.C. till her death, and died with issue; Hugh Johnston and Dillard Love get Joseph’s share of the estate. Samuel Love’s wife was known as Polly. Dillard Love married Jenny, sometimes called Peggy, who was a sister of Elizabeth, another sister, who married one Birts-the heirs or descendants of whom still live in Johnson City and Jonesboro, Washington County, East Tennessee. The Ernests are the descendants of Elizabeth, one of who is Tate L. Ernest, Cashier of the Unaka National Bank, of Johnson City,...

Thomas Love – Commission Papers

STATE OF TENNESSEE. To all who shall see these presents, GREETING: Seal of Tenn. KNOW YE, That reposing special trust and confidence in the patriotism, valor, conduct and fidelity of Thomas Love, of the County of Washington, We do commission him ENSIGN in the FIRST regiment of militia of this State; and do authorize and empower him to execute and fulfill the duties of ENSIGN in the said regiment, agreeable to law and the rules and directions of military discipline: TO HAVE AND TO HOLD the rank and command of ENSIGN in the said regiment during his good behavior, with all the powers, privileges and emoluments thereto of right appertaining. And he the said Thomas Love is hereby required to obey his superior officers’ lawful commands: and all officers and privates under his command are to be obedient to him as ENSIGN aforesaid. In testimony whereof we have caused the great seal of the State to be hereunto affixed. Witness John Sevier esquire, our governor and commander in chief, at Knoxville, the 13th, day of January in the 8th year of our independence, and in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and four. By the Governor, Wm. Macline, Secretary. John Sevier. (Governor) Note: A copy of this instrument is made here for the purpose of preservation in the event the one now in my possession should by accident or otherwise, get destroyed. I have the Original, and at present it is in a fairly good state of preservation. On the back of the above Commission is the Following: “I, Thomas Love, do solemnly swear that I...

Certificate to Franklin D. Love from Dr. E.S. Miller

Copy of a certificate given to me by Dr. E.S. Miller now living in Johnson City, Tennessee, and who was my Father’s family physician-F.D. Love Johnson City, Tennessee. April 11th, 1902 This is to certify that I, Dr. E. S. Miller, (family physician of Robert Love, deceased,) at and before the death of COL. Robert Love, who died at his home in Johnson City, Washington County, Tennessee, Sept. 1st, 1876, heard him say that he wanted Franklin D. Love, his youngest child, to have his watch, the one he wore up to the day of his death; that I repeatedly heard him say the above, even while he lay ill with his last sickness. The said watch being No. 28228, a Swiss movement, made Jules Jaccard, Geneva, Switzerland. This the 11th day of April 1902. E. S. Miller, Jr., M.D. (Signed) Note: this is the watch I now wear, and it was the one that my Father, Robert Love, wore prior to his death, and he and Judge John Baxter, his brother-in-law, can Capt John Jaques, First President of the road running through Johnson City, purchased one each, by ordering the same from the Factory in Switzerland. They cost at that time $280.00 each. I got this certificate from Dr. Miller when I was back in Tennessee in the year 1902, because my brother Nathaniel seemed to think that my Father did not desire me to have it expressly, and that I got it through the consent of the family, being the youngest. I trust this certificate will satisfy all who read it. It is bone fide. F.D....

Robert Love and Sarah Matilda Alexander – Descendants

Robert Love, fourth son of Thomas Dillard Love and Anna (Taylor) Love, was born on Buffalo Creek(at its source), Carter County, East Tennessee, April 25th, 1819, and married Sarah Matilda Alexander May 25th, 1848 in Buncombe County, N.C. (on the French Broad River), and by her had ten children. He died September 1st, 1876 at his home in Johnson City, Washington County, East Tennessee. His children are as follows: 1) Nancy Leonora Love, b. March 17th, 1849; d. July 31st, 1867; unmarried. 2) James Alexander Love, b. July 18th, 1851; d. March 4th, 1852. 3) Anna Elizabeth Love, b. January __ 1853; married John Henry Carter of Asheville, N.C. (formerly of Henry County, Virginia) and by him had five children, towit: (a) Robert Love Carter, b. 1879; (b) Max Henry Carter, b. in 1880. (c) Mary Love Carter (now Mrs. Manton Marble Oliver, and living at Reidsville, N.C.) b. October 19th 1882. (d) Jack Hilliard Carter, b. 6-19-1892 d. 8-3-1925. (e) Thomas Carter, b. 7-20-1895. All of these live at Reidsville, N.C. with their Father, who is there engaged in the Tobacco Business. I will here state that after the death of my Mother on October 13th, 1871, Mrs. Carter, then but 18 years took care of my Father’s house and raised all the minor children, myself especially, as I was the youngest-F.D. Love 4) Alfred Thomas Love, b. July 13th, 1855. d. 3-17-1930. Unmarried and still living on the old ante-bellum homestead on Gap Creek, in Carter County, East Tennessee. 5) Nathaniel Clay Love, b. September 30th, 1857; d. Nov. 23rd, 1925. m. Mary Wilson of Asheville, N.C....

Alfred Wilson Taylor and Elizabeth Duffied – Descendants

Alfred Wilson Taylor and Elizabeth Duffield Descendants. 1) William Carter Taylor, b. 12th December Friday Night 15 minutes past Nine o’clock, 1823; died Saturday December 2nd 1905 at 5:30 p.m.; never married, (and is still living on the old Taylor Homestead, Buffalo Creek, Carter County, Tennessee). 2) Nathaniel Macon Taylor, b. Friday morning 23rd day of September 1825; m. Miss Mollie K. Jones of Richmond, Virginia, _________ and by her had several children (a) Hgh D. Taylor, b. 1870, d 1890; (b) Mary, who married Jack Winston and by him has three, Nathaniel Taylor Winston and Alfred Wilson Taylor. And another by the name of Jack Hasting Winston Jr. They live in Bristol, Tennessee, and Mr. Winston is a practicing lawyer (c) Jaunita Taylor, who married Bunting English. They live in Bristol also. (d) Elizabeth Taylor, who married Thomas Davis. They live in Bristol also. Nathaniel Macon Taylor died on Sunday 17th day of April 1898 at his home in Bristol, Tennessee. He leaves a widow, three daughters and three grandchildren. He was a very prominent lawyer. 3) George Duffield Taylor, B. Saturday Night the 23rd day of January 1829 15 minutes before three o’clock. “This man after the death of my Father became my guardian, and the guardian, and the guardian for all of the Father’s children and acted as such till, the youngest (myself) became of age. It was the dying request of my Father that he acts as such. He is now living with his brother, William, and old bachelor himself, on the farm, and is a very prosperous man, and a most excellent business man....
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