Richard Taliaferro

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Richard Taliaferro

Birthplace: James City, Virginia, USA
Death: Died in Williamsburg, James, Virginia, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Francis Taliaferro, "Of the Mount" and Elizabeth Taliaferro
Husband of Elizabeth Ann Taliaferro
Father of Elizabeth Eggleston Taliaferro and Richard Taliaferro, Jr.
Brother of Zachariah Taliaferro; Sarah Taliaferro Mason; John "Of the Mount" Taliaferro; Elizabeth Stribling; Francis Taliaferro, II and 4 others

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About Richard Taliaferro

Richard was a planter as well as the colonial architect and builder of Williamsburg, Virginia. Richard built the Wythe House for his daughter, Elizabeth and her husband, George Wythe. He also built the Governor's Palace and the President's House at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg. Richard built the beautiful house "Powhatan" outside Williamsburg, VA. The bricks for this house were imported from England."

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Richard Taliaferro's Timeline

James City, Virginia, USA
Age 20
Age 27
Williamsburg, James City, Virginia, USA
July 3, 1779
Age 74
Williamsburg, James, Virginia, USA