NOTES ON THE DIARY OF FRANCIS TAYLOR, BY DR.A.G.GRINNAN,
Oct.6, Great freshet in Rappanhannock, 18 inches higher at Falmouth than ever known.
21, Shooting match at the Glebe-Ben Porter?
27, Stage coach from Fredericksburgh to Richmond.
28, Nordecai Throgmorton [Throckmorton] and sisters married.
31, Rev.Alex Balmain of Winchester married to Lucy Taylor, dau.of Erasmus
Sept.- G.C., Jos Spencer bought ex Robert Terrill's farm East of C.H. on Fredericksburg road.
Dec'r 19, Milley Chew married to James Coleman.
When Richard Taliaferro bought "Midland" Col.George Taylor's place, he called it "Ashland," cr it may have had this name from Byrd Willis, who owned it before Taliagerro.
Lewis B.Williams bought it from George Taliaferro, son of Richard and called it "Yatton."
From the TAYLOR DIARY, #1907-z in the Southern Historical Collection, University of North Carolina Library, Chapel Hill. FOR REFERENCE ONLY: PERMISSION TO PUBLISH MUST BE REQUESTED. WARNING: MOST MANUSCRIPTS ARE PROTECTED BY COPYRIGHT.
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