James Taylor II (1675-1729)
Col. J. Taylor, of Bloomsbury, Virginia; Knight of the Golden Horseshoe
He was one of the largest landowners in Virginia with 13,000 acres. He is the great-grandfather of two U.S. Presidents: James Madison (1751-1836) of Montpelier and Zachary Taylor (1784-1850) of Zachary Taylor House
Contributed by Mark Meredith on 29/11/2018 and last updated on 16/01/2019.