SEVENTH GENERATION


126. David Miller TAYLOR (1) was born on 16 Dec 1781 in Orange Co. VA. He died on 1 Sep 1877 in Murphy, NC. He was married to Mary Ann (Polly) BIGBY on 11 Sep 1817 in Morgantown, TN.

127. Mary Ann (Polly) BIGBY(1) was born on 9 Aug 1800 in Sweetwater, TN or Rome, GA.(68) Silver Roll shows her to be 54 in 1851 census which would make her born in 1798, North Carolina Census 1850 show her to be 49 which would make her born 1801 or 1802. Other Census show her to be closer to being born in 1798 or 1799. She died in 1883 in Stillwell, Ok. Letter from Mary Ann Bigby Taylor, 1/2 degree Cherokee, to her husband David T. Taylor .

State of North Carolina
Cher ??????
January 17,1851

Dear Husband,

I take the pleasure of riting a few lines to you. We are well and hope these lines may find you the same. I want to know why you dont come home you rote last summer that you woud come home and you have not come yet. The children all wants you to come home. the children are all gron but Camel and Frances the boys wants to go to the West. They dont want to scare me tel you come. Three of the boys are gone and the others says they want to go. I want you to come money or no money. We can live with out money. We have toot (just) a few days to live. I have that (?) tat you have forgot your family. I have saw troublle since I saw you. We have lost Jane. She called you on her dying bed. Her last words was that Jeses and his angels had come to carey her home. I that they was some confidence in you. This is my last letter I shall rite to you me and the children will go to the west the wont go and leve me unless you you come home. I want you to rite to us and let us know your mind and if you dont intend to come we want you send the land papers. Your sister Mandy is ded. If you was to come you woud not know you one children if you met them in the rode. William says you most com he wasnts to go to ???? . rite to me as soon as you can.

Mary Taylor


Envelope reads:

David Taylor

balleoon I want you to read this letter to David Taylor if you please and rite to and let me know what he says.

Children were:

child i. Thomas Jefferson TAYLOR(1) was born on 14 Jun 1818 in Tennessee.
child63 ii. Elizabeth TAYLOR.
child iii. Catherine TAYLOR(1) was born on 2 Mar 1823 in Tennessee.
child iv. James TAYLOR(1) was born on 25 Oct 1821 in Tennessee.
child v. Andrew Jackson TAYLOR(1) was born on 12 Oct 1824 in Tennessee.
child vi. David Miller Jr TAYLOR(1) was born on 13 Mar 1826 in Tennessee.
child vii. Wylie P TAYLOR(1) was born on 1 Oct 1827 in Tennessee.
child viii. Mary J TAYLOR(1) was born on 4 Feb 1829 in Tennessee.
child ix. William M TAYLOR(1) was born on 30 Nov 1833 in Tennessee.
child x. Martha A TAYLOR(1) was born on 2 Apr 1835 in Tennessee.
child xi. John M TAYLOR(1) was born on 26 Dec 1836 in Tennessee.
child xii. Campbell H TAYLOR(1) was born on 1 Mar 1838 in Tennessee.
child xiii. Frances M TAYLOR(1) was born on 4 Mar 1841 in Tennessee.

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