Captain Henry Talman



    Capt. Henry Talman was an English sea captain who sailed back and forth to America, bringing manufactured goods to the new colony, and taking tobacco back.  In 1710 he married Anne Ballard, a granddaughter of Thomas Ballard, who lived at the seaport of Hampton.  He lived during a happy time, when trade with England was booming.  He retired in New Kent Co. northwest of Williamsburg, near the home of Martha Washington.