Descendants of Robert Taft

Generation One

1. Robert1 Taft was born in 1640. He married Sarah (--?--) in 1670. He died on 20 Feb 1725 at Bristol, RI.

Children of Robert1 Taft and Sarah (--?--) were as follows:

Generation Two

2. Robert2 Taft (Robert1) was born in 1674 at Braintree. He married Elizabeth Woodward in 1694.1 He died on 29 Apr 1748 at Uxbridge.

Children of Robert2 Taft and Elizabeth Woodward were as follows:

3. Capt. Joseph2 Taft (Robert1) was born in 1680 at Braintree, Mass. He married Elizabeth Emerson, daughter of James Emerson and Sarah (--?--), in 1708. He died on 8 Jan 1747.

Children of Joseph2 Taft and Elizabeth Emerson were as follows:

Generation Three

4. Israel3 Taft (Robert2, Robert1) was born on 26 Apr 1699 at Mendon, Mass. He married Mercy Aldrich, daughter of Jacob Aldrich and Margary Hayward, on 19 Dec 1717. He died in 1753 at Upton, Mass.

Children of Israel3 Taft and Mercy Aldrich were as follows:

5. Moses3 Taft (Joseph2, Robert1) was born on 30 Jan 1717. He married Priscilla Thayer, daughter of Thomas Thayer and Ruth Darling, on 30 Oct 1737. He died on 16 Jul 1778 at age 61.

Children of Moses3 Taft and Priscilla Thayer all b. at Uxbridge, Worcester, Mass, were as follows:

Generation Four

6. Jacob4 Taft (Israel3, Robert2, Robert1) was born on 22 Apr 1725.2 He married Esther Marsh, daughter of John Marsh and Abigail Hayward, on 13 Feb 1745. He died on 5 Mar 1803 at age 77.

Children of Jacob4 Taft and Esther Marsh were as follows:

7. Ruth4 Taft (Moses3, Joseph2, Robert1) was born in 1742 at Uxbridge, Worcester, Mass. She married Capt Joseph Chapin, son of Josiah Chapin and Mary Nelson, on 29 Mar 1758 at Uxbridge, Worcester, Mass.

Children of Ruth4 Taft and Capt Joseph Chapin were:

Generation Five

8. Olive5 Taft (Jacob4, Israel3, Robert2, Robert1) was born on 16 Mar 1745. She married Ameriah Chapin, son of Capt Joseph Chapin and Ruth Taft, on 10 Jan 1778. She died on 3 May 1839 at age 94.

Children of Olive5 Taft and Ameriah Chapin were:

9. Ameriah5 Chapin (Ruth4Taft, Moses3, Joseph2, Robert1) was born on 20 Apr. He married Olive Taft, daughter of Jacob Taft and Esther Marsh, on 10 Jan 1778. He died on 18 Apr 1840.

Children of Ameriah5 Chapin and Olive Taft were:

Generation Six

10. Sylvia6 Chapin (Olive5Taft, Jacob4, Israel3, Robert2, Robert1) was born on 16 May 1790. She married George Willard, son of Samuel Willard and Olive Frost, on 21 Dec 1809. She died on 20 Aug 1842 at age 52.

Children of Sylvia6 Chapin and George Willard were:


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