1840 Citizens of TX-Land Grants, Gifford White, Austin, TX 1983,
shows William C. ALVIS (Alrice) granted Conditional Cert. 640
acres, Shelby Co. 10 Dec 1839. Date of arrival in TX 7 Jan
1838. Unconditional Cert. Shelby Co. TX 7 Aug 1843.
1840 Census, Sumner Co. TN
1850 Census Nacogdoches Co., Beat No. 4, Chireno, TX
1860 Census, Nacogdoches Co., Chireno P. O. TX.
Bible of Mary Elizabeth Armstron
1854 School Census, Nacogdoches Co. TX
1857 & 1863 Tax List " " "
1868 Poll Tax List " " "
2 Susannah POINDEXTER b: 1696 d: WFT Est 1697-1790
2 Elizabeth POINDEXTER b: 1699 d: WFT Est 1700-1793
2 Sarah May POINDEXTER b: 1702 d: WFT Est 1703-1796
2 John POINDEXTER b: 1703 d: 1753 + Christian GORSHUCH b: WFT
Est 1691-1716 d: WFT Est 1741-1804
2 Thomas POINDEXTER II b: 1705 d: 1765 + Sarah Bond VEALE b: WFT
Est 1691-1715 d: WFT Est 1738-1803
Father Robert ROANE Birth: 1611 in "White Hall Castle" Chatham,
Death: Bef 5 May 1676; Under his will he left 5 [?] children,
one being Charles Roane who moved to, and lived in Virginia (in
Virginia Magazine XVI, 691) Charles Roane was listed as an
emigrant and was a Loyalist of wealth (William and Mary
Quarterly, p. 271). Mother: Elizabeth BARTELOTT.
Information and outline genealogical chart on Robert Roane and
descendents provided by Sherry Roane Ellis, from George Grant
Roane. Email dtd. 8/22/02 to Eliz. Waring Wilson.
Virginia County Records SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY 1721-1800 WILLS,
WILL BOOK B 1749-1759, page 10: "TALIAFERRO, FRANCIS,
Spotsylvania, d. Feb. 23, 1756, p. Mar. 7, 1758. Wit. James
Tutt, John Waller; Humphrey Brooke, Richard Tutt, Junr. Ex.
sons, Lawrence, Hay, Francis and John Taliaferro. Leg. daughter,
Anne Hay Brooke, land and plantation in Spotsylvania, whereon
she now lives, which I purchased of Thomas Turner, of King
George Co., Gentl. and Thomas Turner and Mary his wife, late of
Spotsylvania; daughter Elizabeth Taliaferro, 1,000 acres of land
in Orange Co., formerly Spotsylvania, granted to me by my deced.
brother, John Taliaferro, by patent dated Sept, 28, 1728; son,
Lawrence Taliaferro, all my estate, both real and personal, in
Caroline Co., also 1,200 acres of land and two plantations in
Orange Co., it being one moiety of 2,400 acres taken up by my
father, Lawrence Taliaferro, and my uncle, John Taliaferro, and
adjoining the land where William Taliaferro now lives; son Hay
Taliaferro, estate in King George Co., and 2,000 acres of land
in Orange Co, 1,000 acres thereof purchased by my now deced.
brother, John Taliaferro, of Richard and William Taliaferro, and
the other 1,000 acres purchased by me of Thomas Smith; son
Francis Taliaferro, land and plantation whereon I now live in
Spotsylvania, and to hold the same according to the division
made between me and my brother John Taliaferro, deced. also
1,000 acres of land in Orange Co., it being one moiety of land
which was patented by my brother John Taliaferro, deced. and
divided between us; son, John Taliaferro, my land and plantation
in Spotsylvania, whereon my brother, John Taliaferro lived, also
1,000 acres of land in Orange Co., being the other moiety of the
aforesaid mentioned 2,000 acres, and is that part whereon
Nicholas Christopher lived; brother, William Taliaferro;
Elizabeth and Ann Battaley, the two daughters of my friend
Moseley Battaley. Codicil to the above dated Feb. 25, 1757,
witnessed by Robert Jackson, John Catlett and Thomas Catlett,
recites "the testator of this will hath disposed of some estate
in his possession belonging to my brother William Taliaferro
(which I claim as heir apparent to him) to several of my
children, he the said William being found an idiot by a jury
convened for that purpose summoned and sworn and their report
recorded among the records of Spotsylvania Co. Court." (Page