According to the family bible of William Starbuck, Jane Taylor was born on November 24, 1758. The Starbuck-Simmons family bible has been photographed and transcribed and is maintained by the Randolph County, Indiana Historical Society.
Friends Meeting House at New Garden.
Jane was born to Thomas Taylor and Mary Stuart. Jane is named as "Jean Starbuck" in her mother's will which was probated on February 21, 1806 in Guilford County, North Carolina. Her husband William was named as "son-in-law" and named Executor of her estate. Jane is only mentioned as a "daughter" and not by name in her father's will which was probated in 1802 in Guilford, North Carolina. Her husband William Starbuck was named as "son-in-law" and an Executor of the estate.
Jane married William Starbuck on May 4, 1776 in New Garden the record lists her father as Thomas Taylor.
Jane and William had eleven children, two sons and nine daughters, born to them in New Garden, North Carolina.
↑ Record of Wills, 1771-1943; Index, 1772-1934; Author: North Carolina. County Court (Guilford County); Probate Place: Guilford, North Carolina. Notes: Wills, 1771-1859. Ancestry.com. North Carolina, Wills and Probate Records, 1665-1998 [database on-line]. Citing the will of Mary Stewart Taylor image 224 of 797 https://www.ancestry.com/interactive/9061/004779493_00224/2007535
↑ Wills and estate papers (Guilford County), 1663-1978; Author: North Carolina. Division of Archives and History; Probate Place: Guilford, North Carolina. Ancestry.com. North Carolina, Wills and Probate Records, 1665-1998[database on-line]. CIting will of Thomas Taylor image 224 of 797 https://www.ancestry.com/interactive/9061/007640025_00348
↑ Earlham College; Richmond, Indiana; Quaker Marriage Records; Collection: Miscellaneous Vital Records. U.S., Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935. [database on-line]. Ancestry.com.
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Jane by comparing test results with other carriers of her mitochondrial DNA.
Mitochondrial DNA test-takers in the direct maternal line: