394. James TAGGART
(41) was born in 1738. He died on Nov 8 1807 in Montpelier, VT. He
was buried in Tinkham cem.. James Taggart was a resident of Peterborough before
when he came to Peterborough is unknown. In 1789 with his wife and two
sons-in-law, Solomon Dodge and John Templeton, he removed to
Montpelier, Vermont. He was chosen one of the selectmen at the first
election held in the town in March, 1791, but appears to have held no
other town office.
He was a private in Captain WIlliam Scott's company which answered
the Lexington alarm, April 20, 1775. Discharged, April 23rd; service,
three days. Re-enlisted into the same company of Colonel Paul Dudley
Sargent's regiment, June 13, 1775. Discharged, December 31st; service,
six months, 17 days. On muster roll of said company, August 1st.
Receipted a bounty coat, November 14th. Residence given as Conway,
NH., also Peterborough. Much more to copy here. He was married to Hannah HASKELL in 1763. Perhaps married Apr 28 1795 in East Montpelier, VT as per
War Soldiers of East Montpelier" by Ellen C. Hill.
395. Hannah HASKELL was born in 1739. She died on Dec 2 1826 in Montpelier,
VT. Children were:
197 i. Nancy TAGGART.
ii. Mary Ann TAGGART.
iii. Jane TAGGART.
Return to Table of Contents