Taverner (mtDNA)

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Status summary

As of March 5, 2024

  • Page created for Sarah Taverner, first wife of Willoughby Allerton.
  • recruitment of individuals who are matrilineal (all female line) descendants of Sarah (Taverner) Allerton. Folks who believe they are mtDNA descendants should Read me First

IMPORTANT: Read me First

Paper Trail

For more information see: Wakefield, Robert S. and Margaret S. Stover, Mayflower Families Through Five Generations: vol. 17 Allerton

First Generation

Sarah Taverner was born North Farnham, VA 7 Jan 1680, daughter of John Taverner and Elizabeth (-----). She married twice, first Westmoreland Co., VA 3 Mar 1699 to Rawleigh Travers (one child, but no Mayflower link) then Westmoreland Co., VA 1702 to Willoughby Allerton. By this second husband she had two children: Isaac (c1702) and Elizabeth (c1708).

Second Generation

Elizabeth Allerton was born Westmoreland Co., VA about 1708 and died after 12 May 1747. She married Northumberland Co., VA about 1734 Matthew Zuille and they had three children: Sarah, Margaret, and Robert.

Third Generation

Sarah Zuille was born Northumberland Co., VA about 1735. It is unknown whether she married, but she was living as late as 3 Sep 1766.

Margaret Zuille was born Northumberland Co., VA about 1737 and died after 1810 in what is now Jefferson Co., WV. She married Northumberland Co., VA 15 Dec 1772 to John Sinclair and they had three children: William Zuille, Elizabeth (1777 m Thomas Blackburn) and Sarah (1780 m Samuel Taylor).

mtDNA Results TBD

To date, no known mtDNA descendants of Sarah (Taverner) Allerton have taken a mtDNA test and published their results.