Dolly Taylor1

#2088, (7 December 1772 - 9 March 1837)
Relationship3rd great-grandaunt of William David Lewis
Father*Capt. Othniel Taylor1 (1719 - 1788)
Mother*Martha Arms1 (1728/29 - 1802)
Dolly Taylor was also known as Dorothy.2 
Her married name was Hastings.3 
Birth*7 December 1772She was born on 7 December 1772 at Charlemont, Franklin Co., MassachusettsG.1,4 
Marriage*between 1787 and 1790She married Jonathan Hastings between 1787 and 1790 at Charlmont, Hampshire Co., MassachusettsG.3,5 
Probate1 April 1789She witnessed the probate of the estate of Capt. Othniel Taylor on 1 April 1789.6 
Death*9 March 1837She died on 9 March 1837 at age 64.5 


  1. [S267] Massachusetts Town Birth Records, 1620–1850, online, Charlemont Births, pp 75- 76.
  2. [S520] VWH.
  3. [S289] George Sheldon, History of Deerfield, Massachusetts, Volume 2 (Deerfield: E.A. Hall and Co., 1896), p. 338 "of Pembroke, N.Y."
  4. [S1026] Massachusetts Town and Vital Records: Charlemont 1765–1899, Holbrook Research Institute (Jay and Delene Holbrook), compiler, Provo, UT and Oxford, MA, Town Records (script), p. 9, img. 8/285. Capt. Oth. Taylor was born April 27th 1717; Martha wife to Capt. Oth. Taylor was born Feb. 3 172_.
    Samuel, b. 22 Sep 1744; Mary, b. 23 Jun ____.
    Lem., b. 11 Feb 1749.
    Enos, b. 3 Feb 1751.
    Othniel, b. 10 Jan 1753.
    Tertius, b. 25 Jul 1754.
    Martha, b. 21 dec 1756.
    William, b. 27 Jan 1758.
    Lydia, b. 16 Mar 1760.
    Rufus, b. 3 Apr 1763.
    Lucinda, b. 26 Nov 176_.
    Tirzah, b. 2 jann 1769.
    Dolly, b. 7 dec 1779.
  5. [S659] Hastings-Reese Family, online \…\, Dorothy (Dolly) Taylor (daughter of Othniel Taylor and Martha Arms) was born December 07, 1772 in Charlemont, Franklin, Massachusetts, and died March 09, 1837 in Pembroke, Genesee, New York. She married Jonathan Hastings Jr. on Bet. 1787 - 1790 in Charlemont, Hampshire, Mass., son of Jonathan Hastings and Esther Smead; Burial: March 1837, Brick House Cemetery, Pembroke, Genesee, New York.884

    Children of Dorothy (Dolly) Taylor and Jonathan Hastings Jr. are: +Zina Henry Hastings, b. Bet. 1796 - 1804, New York, d. 1847, Michigan.
  6. [S1710] Othniel Taylor probate record, Box 77470, Probate Court (District of Bennington), State Archives, Montpelier, Vermont, Hampshire Co., 22 Apr 1789. Personally appeared Martha Taylor, Samuel Taylor, Mary Taylor, Lemuel Taylor, Othniel Taylor, Tertius Taylor, William Taylor, Rufus Taylor, Martha Johnson, Josiah Johnson, Lydia Taylor, Zeeb Taylor, Tirzah Holbrook, Dolly Hastings, Jonathan Hastings, and on the 23 Apr 1789, appeared Enos Taylor and Silas Holbrook, all subscribers to the foregoing covenant and agreement. Before me Eleazar Porter, Judge of Probate.
    Bennington Co., 24 May 1789. Personally appeared Lucinda Hawley and Joseph Holley and each of them acknowledged the foregoing covenant and agreement.