Edward Talbott [Jr.]
Elizabeth < >
(Abt 1681-1721)
Captain John "Patuxent John" Dorsey of Dorsey's Search
(Abt 1695-Abt 1761)
Elizabeth <Brown>
(Abt 1703-Between 1775/1777)
Richard Talbott of Talbott's Vineyard
(Between 1708/1712-After 1782)
Ruth Dorsey
(Abt 1731-After 1777)
Lt. Richard Talbott


Family Links

1. Achsah Wells

2. Temperance Wells

Lt. Richard Talbott 1 2

  • Born: 25 Dec 1753, Maryland, (United States)
  • Christened: St. Thomas Church, Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, (United States)
  • Marriage (1): Achsah Wells on 15 Aug 1778 in Maryland, United States
  • Marriage (2): Temperance Wells on 20 Jan 1790 in Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, United States
  • Died: 22 Dec 1821, Monroe Co., Ohio, United States at age 67
  • Buried: Carson Cemetery, Grandview Twp, New Matamoras, Washington, Ohio, United States 3

   Another name for Richard was Richard Talbot.

  Research Notes:

Temperance Wells' 2nd husband.

FamilySearch.org Compact Disc #99 Pin #236952 Submitter: Debbie Finelli has d. 22 Dec 1821 in Monroe Co., Ohio.

http://www.srdunn.net/Steve%20Dunn.pdf has d. 22 Dec 1821 in Grandview Township, Washington Co., Ohio.


Source: Ken MacAllister in RootsWeb.com WELLS-L Archives 27 Feb 1999. He wrote:

"Lt. Richard with his second wife, Temperance, crossed the Ohio R. and settled in New Matamoras, Washington, Ohio. They are buried in a private graveyard on the farm where they died, 2-1/2 miles above New Matamoras on State Rte 7. His grave is marked by the Marietta Chapter of DAR."

From David Talbott email 2 Feb 2010:
"I do know that the property that Richard and Temperance owned (and where their graves are located) happens to straddle the line between Washington and Monroe counties on a lovely little knoll overlooking the Ohio River with a view across the River to the Virginia side where their Wells relatives lived."


From The Founders of Anne Arundel and Howard Counties, Maryland, p. 530:

"John Talbott, above, surveyed in 1732 'Talbott's Last Shift.' This is on the Patapsco, adjoining 'Moores Morning Choice,' 'Chews Vineyard' and Edward Dorsey's estate, near Columbia. It contained 1,120 acres. He sold it to Edward Talbott, Richard Talbott, Richard Galloway and George Ellicott.

"The Ellicott part was bought by Benjamin Dorsey, in 1741. Edward Talbot resurveyed his as 'Talbotts Vineyard' and increased it to 1,031 acres..."

"Richard Talbott, ensign in Anne Arundel County, was passed by John Dorsey, in 1776. He was in Captain Edward Norwood's Company in 1776. He was a son of Richard Talbott, of 'Talbott's Vineyard.' Richard Talbott married Ruth, daughter of Patuxent John Dorsey. (Mrs. Elizabeth Dorsey named in her will of 1777 her daughter, Ruth Talbott.) They resided near Jonestown. The old graveyard was removed to St. John's Church. Their son, John Lawrence Talbott (1784--first, Henrietta Phillips; second, Mary Porter (1799). Issue, Richard, John Providence, Jefferson of Laurel, Madison, George Washington, Charles, Allen and Mary."

  Noted events in his life were:

Passed: by John Dorsey, 1776, Anne Arundel, Maryland, (United States). Richard Talbott was an ensign in Anne Arundel County.

Served: in Captain Edward Norwood's Company, 1776, Maryland, (United States).

Served: as First Lieutenant in the 4th Maryland Regiment during the Revolutionary War. 3

Settled: New Matamoras, Washington, Ohio, United States.

Pension: Petition for continuance of his pension, 22 Dec 1820. From Journal of the House of Representatives of the United States, 1820-1821
Friday, December 22, 1820
("American Memory" website)
Mr. Smith, of Maryland, presented a petition of Richard Talbot, an officer in the Revolutionary army, praying for a continuance of the pension heretofore granted him under the act of the 18th of March, 1818.

Richard married Achsah Wells, daughter of Benjamin Wells and Temperance Butler, on 15 Aug 1778 in Maryland, United States. (Achsah Wells was born about 1759 in Baltimore Co., Maryland, (United States) and died 25 Mar 1789 or 1790 in Baltimore Co., Maryland, (United States).)

Richard next married Temperance Wells, daughter of <Captain> Charles Wells and Michal Owings, on 20 Jan 1790 in Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, United States. (Temperance Wells was born on 1 Jul 1769 in Baltimore Co., Maryland, (United States), died on 23 Sep 1830 in Monroe Co., Ohio, United States and was buried in Carson Cemetery, Grandview Twp, New Matamoras, Washington, Ohio, United States.)


1 Web - Message Boards, Discussion Groups, Email, RootsWeb.com MaWVroots@aol.com 2/27/1999.

2 Warfield, J. D, The Founders of Anne Arundel and Howard Counties, Maryland. (Baltimore: Kohn & Pollock, 1905), p. 530.

3 www.findagrave.com, Find A Grave Memorial# 80978139.

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