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An American Family History

Elizabeth Fuller Taylor

Children of Samuel Fuller
and Jane Lothrop:
  • Hannah Fuller Bonham
  • Samuel Fuller
  • Elizabeth Fuller Taylor
  • Sarah Fuller
  • Mary Fuller Williams
  • Thomas Fuller
  • Sarah Fuller Crowell
  • John Fuller
  • American colonists continued to use British monetary units, namely the pound, shilling and pence for which £1 (or li) equalled 20s and 1s equalled 12d. In 1792 the dollar was established as the basic unit of currency.

    Elizabeth Fuller Taylor was born about 1640 in Scituate, Massachusetts and was the daughter of Samuel Fuller and Jane Lothrop.

    She married Joseph Taylor. Joseph was born in 1640 in Scituate.

    In 1683 Elizabeth inherited from her father “five pound in Mony and two Cowes" and “all my household stuffe to be equally Dvided" with her three sisters.

    She died in October, 1683.

    A Puritan was a member of the religious group in the 16th and 17th centuries that advocated "purity" of worship and doctrine who believed in personal and group piety. Puritans were persecuted in England and came to America so they would be free to practice their religion.

    Cattle were vital to a household and an important legacy.
    Unweaned cattle are calves.
    Female cattle are heifers and cows (had a calf).
    Male cattle are steers (castrated) and bulls.
    Oxen
    are trained draft animals and are often castrated adult male cattle.

    Scituate, Plymouth County, Massachusetts was settled in 1627 by Puritan colonists from Plymouth.

         

     

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