***Taylor***

The Taylor connection in our family is by my marriage to Marjorie J. Taylor. Marge descends from Adonijah Taylor born in 1730 and Rachel Sawtelle born in 1731.


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Generation 1

James Taylor1, b. abt. 1607 in England d. 22 Jan 1689/1690 in Marlborough, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts.  He married (1) Elizabeth, he married (2) Isabel Thompkins 19 Oct 1647,  Isabel was born 1615 in Marlborough Middlesex Co., Massachusetts. Elizabeth/Isabel were probably the same person. 

James Taylor b. abt 1615 ENG, d. 22 Jan 1688/89 Marlborough, Middlesex, MA.  Married Isabel Tompkins 18 Oct 1641 in Concord , Middlesex , MA .  She was daughter of John Tompkins, and was b. abt 1615 ENG. Torrey's NE Marriages, pg 729, gives m. date of 1641, the LDS AF originally had 1647 date. Torrey's entry for this marriage also indicates this James Taylor resided in Concord/Marlborough/ Cambridge .Torrey's format is that the order is supposed to chronological (i.e., lived in Concord first, then Marlborough , then Cambridge .

History Worcester County , Massachusetts : entry reads as follows...page 242:

William Taylor was the emigrant ancestor of David E. Taylor of Dudley , Massachusetts .  He (Wm) settled in Concord , Massachusetts before 1649, and probably before 1640.  He (Wm) may have come with James Taylor, who is supposedly his brother. James married, October 19, 1641 , Isabel Tompkins. His children were: Henry, b. and d. 1648; (by wife Elizabeth the following) Samuel, b. 21 June 1656 ; Thomas, b. and d. 1659. James Taylor was probably older than William. James was born according to his affidavit in 1607. His wife Isabel was born 1615. Isabel died at Concord , January 22, 1690 .

  Concord History: There appear to have been two by this Taylor name as early as 1650. William who married Mary Merriam and had John, Samuel, Abraham, Isaac, Joseph, and Mary. James m. Isabel Thompkins having had several children. They lived within the present limits of Bedford . Son, Samuel married in 1686 and had a large family.

 

Children of James and Isabel Thompkins Taylor:

  1. Henry Taylor b. 21 Oct 1648 in or of Marlborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts.

  2. Samuel Taylor b. 21 Jun 1656 in or of Marlborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts.

  3. Thomas Taylor b. 12 Jul 1659 in or of Marlborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts.

  4. John Taylor b. abt. 1661 in or of Middlesex, Massachusetts.

Generation 2

Samuel Taylor2, (James1) b. 21 June 1656 in or of Marlborough, d. 31 Jan 1740/41 in Pomfret, Windham, Ct.  He married Mary Robbins 9 Dec 1685 in Concord, Middlesex, Ma. 

Children of Samuel and Mary Robbins Taylor:

  1. Mary Taylor, b. 27 Oct 1688 in Concord, Middlesex, Ma.; d. abt.. 1745; married Joseph Barrett 24 March 1713/14 in Chelmsford, Middlesex, Ma.; he was born 24 Feb 1689/90 in Chelmsford, Middlesex, Ma.

  2. James Taylor, b. 29 Aug 1690, Concord, Middlesex, Ma.

  3. Edmund Taylor, b. 19 May 1692 in Cambridge, Middlesex, Ma.

  4. Samuel Taylor, b. 8 July 1694 in Concord, Middlesex, Ma.

  5. Sarah Taylor, b. 8 April 1698 in Woodstock, Windham, Ct.

  6. Elizabeth Taylor, b. 4 Aug 1700 in Woodstock, Windham, Ct.; m. Joseph Sessions 16 Oct 1721 of Pomfret, Windham, Ct.

  7. Isabel Taylor, b. 25 June 1702 in Woodstock, Windham, Ct.; d. 15 April 1731 in Pomfret, Windham, Ct.; she married Ezekiel Whitney, 18 July 1728 Pomfret, Ct.

  8. Ruth Taylor, b. 15 Sep 1704 Woodstock, Windham, Ct.; m. Zacahriah Whitney 30 July 1730 Pomfret, Windham, Ct.

  9. Henry Taylor, b. 30 June 1706, Woodstock, Windham, Ct.; m. Sarah Jenkins 22 Aug 1730 Pomfret, Ct.

Generation 3

Edmund/Edward Taylor3, ( Samuel 2, James 1) b. 19 May 1692 in Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts; m. Elizabeth Unknown  Note: Historical Sketches of the Town of Leicester, Massachusetts. by Emory Washburn: Taylor, Edward (Edmund in his sons Will). by wife Elizabeth had Samuel 1718, Edmund 1721, Bartholomew 1723, Adonijah 1728/29, James 1731.

Children of Edmund and Elizabeth Taylor:

  1. Samuel Taylor b. 1718

  2. Edmund Taylor b. 1721, d. 1746 on the Island of Nova Scotia during the French and Indian War.

  3. Bartholomew Taylor b.  19 June 1723 in Leicester, Worcester, Ma; m. Abigail.

  4. Adonijah Taylor b. 1728/29

  5. James Taylor b. 1731

Generation 4

 Adonijah Taylor4, (Edmund 3, Samuel 2, James 1) b. 1 Sep 1728/29 in Leicester, Worcester Co., Massachusetts,  d. 1810 in Hawley, Franklin Co., Massachusetts; he married  Rachel Sawtelle b. 9 June 1731 in Groton, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts; she d. 1802 in Hawley, Franklin Co., Massachusetts; she was the dau. of Obadiah Sawtelle and Rachel Parker.   Adonijah Taylor and his five oldest sons were Revolutionary War Soldiers. 

 Adonijah and Rachel Sawtelle Taylor children were:

  1. John Taylor, b. 30 Nov 1751 in Deerfield, Franklin Co., Massachusetts; died 13 June 1840 in Hawley, Franklin Co., Massachusetts; married (1) Elizabeth Taylor 10 Aug 1768; m. (2) Hannah Joy 1810.

  2. Edmund Taylor, b. 20 July 1753 in Deerfield, Franklin Co., Massachusetts; married Priscilla Faxon 20 July 1773.

  3. Solomon Taylor, b. 22 Jan 1755 in Deerfield, Franklin Co., Massachusetts; died 21 Dec 1809 in Sandlake, Rensselaer Co., New York; m. Mary Shaw 22 Jan 1778 in Whately, Franklin Co., Massachusetts.

  4. Eliphalet Taylor, b. Aft. Sep 1755 in Deerfield, Franklin Co., Massachusetts; died 27 March in Alstead, Cheshire Co., New Hampshire; m. (1) Mary Sawtelle; m. (2) Betty Watts 23 Jan 1829 in Alstead, Cheshire Co., New Hampshire.

  5. Obadiah Taylor, b. 1762 in Deerfield, Franklin Co., Massachusetts; died 1839 in Pioneer Settlement of West Point at Cedar Lake, Lake Co., Indiana; m. Abigail Williams Abt. 1789.

  6. Mary Taylor, b. 1764 in Deerfield, Franklin Co., Massachusetts; m. Michael Applebee 7 March 1782 in Whatley, Franklin Co., Massachusetts.

  7. Electa Taylor, b. 1767 in Deerfield, Franklin Co., Massachusetts; m. Henry Williams 25 Nov 1787 in Whatley, Franklin Co., Massachusetts.

  8. Adonijah Taylor, b. 5 Nov 1769; m. Jerusha "Zerviah" Snow.

  9. Clement Taylor, b. 16 Feb 1772 in Deerfield, Franklin Co., Massachusetts; m. M Loeftson.

  10. Theodore Taylor, b. 25 Dec 1774 in Deerfield, Franklin Co., Massachusetts.

  11. Martin Taylor, b. 1776 in Deerfield, Franklin Co., Massachusetts; m. Sarah Train 26 Jan 1792.

Generation 5

Obadiah Taylor5, (Adonijah 4, Edmund 3, Samuel 2, James 1 b. 1762  in Deerfield, Franklin Co., Massachusetts; died 1839 in Pioneer Settlement of West Point at Cedar Lake, Lake Co., Indiana.   Obadiah Taylor was a Revolutionary Soldier.  He married Abigail Williams Abt. 1789, she was b. 11 Sept 1768 and died in 1837.  

Children of Obadiah and Abigail Williams Taylor were:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

  1. Miranda Taylor, b. Abt. 1790 in Rensselaer Co., New York died in Creston, Lake Co., Indiana; she married Jacob Stillson Abt. 1807 in Onondaga Co., New York.

  2. Obadiah TaylorII, b. Abt. 1791 in Rensselaer Co., New York.

  3. Adonijah Taylor, b. 11 Feb 1792 in Rensselaer Co., New York; died 21 Sep 1843 in Cedar Lake Township, Creston, Lake Co., Indiana; m. Lucy Winchester 17 Aug 1813 in Erie Co., Pennsylvania.

  4. Calvin Taylor, b. Abt. 1796.

  5. Dorothy Taylor, b. Abt. 1798; m. (1) Calvin Lilley; m. (2) Aurora W. Dille Abt. 1840.

  6. Betsey Taylor, b. Abt. 1799 in New York; died 1836 in LaPorte, Indiana; m. Horace Edgerton 1819 in Oneida Co., New York.

  7. Horace Taylor, b. 1801 in Rensselaer Co., New York; died 20 May 1853; m. (1) Sarah Ann O'Dell 1820 in Pennsylvania; m. (2) Martha H. Hawley Aft. 1847.

  8. Rhoda Taylor, b. Abt. 1802; m. John G Gifford.

  9. Leander Taylor, b. Abt. 1803 in Rensselaer Co., New York.

  10. Rachel Taylor, b. Abt. 1804; m. (1) Wallace Hurlburt, m. (2) Reuben Hurlburt.

  11. Seymour Taylor, b. Abt. 1805 in Rennselaer, New York.

  12. Almira Taylor, b. 1807; died 30 Oct 1869 in Cedar Creek Twp, Lake Co., Indiana; m. James Palmer 1818.

Generation 6

Horace Taylor 6, (Obadiah 5, Adonijah 4, , Edmund 3, Samuel 2, James 1) b. 1801 in Rensselaer Co., New York; died 20 May 1853.  He married  Sara Ann O'Dell  b. 1801in Pennsylvania; she died 1838-1849 in Cedar Lake,  Lake Co.,  Indiana; he married (2) Martha H Hawley.   

Children of Horace and Sarah Ann O'Dell Taylor were: 

  1. Obadiah G TaylorIII, b. 10 June 1821 in Shenango Twp., Crawford Co., Pennsylvania; died 24 Feb 1897 in Creston, Lake Co., Indiana; m. Julia Ann Taylor 30 April 1844 in Creston, Lake Co., Indiana.

  2. George Taylor, b. 15 Sep 1823 in Shenango Twp., Crawford Co., Pennsylvania; died 17 May 1839 in Cedar Lake Township, Lake Co., Indiana.

  3. Sylvester Maxwell Taylor, b. 29 May 1825 in Erie Co., Pennsylvania; died 23 Dec 1909 in Creston, Lake Co., Indiana; m. Lydia Lucretia O'Dell 28 Dec 1844 in Chicago, Cook Co., Illinois.

  4. Polly M Taylor, b. 11 Nov 1829 in Crawford Co., Pennsylvania; m. Loren G O'Dell.

  5. Alvin Taylor, b. 15 may 1835 in Southbend, Indiana.

  6. Sarah J Taylor, b. 15 May 1835 in Southbend, Indiana.

  7. Esther Ann Taylor, b. 9 Jan 1837 in Cedar Lake Township, Lake Co., Indiana; died 22 Jan 1921 in Fort Worth, Texas; m. (1) William Packard Vinnedge 31 Jan 1854 in Lake Co., Indiana; m. (2) Homer E Benton 29 Oct 1860 in Crown Point, Lake Co., Indiana.

Children of Horace  and Martha Hawley Taylor:

  1. Ruth Taylor, b. Abt. 1849 in Beaver Dam, Dodge Co., Wisconsin; died 27 Sep 1852.

  2. Parthenia Arabella Taylor, b. 28 Oct 1850 in Beaver Dam, Dodge Co., Wisconsin; died 26 Jan 1927 in Libertyville, Lake Co., Illinois; m. Henry John Harvey 18 Aug 1870 in Waukegan, Lake Co., Illinois.

Generation 7

  Sylvester Maxwell Taylor 7, (Horace 6, Obadiah 5, Adonijah 4, Edmund 3, Samuel 2, James 1) was b. 29 May 1825 in Erie Co., Pennsylvania; died 23 Dec 1909 in Creston, Lake County, Indiana.  He married Lydia Lucretia O'Dell 28 Dec 1844 in Chicago, Cook Co., Illinois; she was b. 1828 in New York and died 1893 in Crown Point, Lake Co., Indiana.  

Children of Sylvester and Lydia Lucretia O'Dell Taylor were:

  1. John Randall Taylor, b. 13 March 1846 in Tinkerville Township, Cedar Lake, Lake Co., Indiana; died 14 Nov 1941 in Lowell, Lake Co., Indiana; m. Elizabeth Susan Strong Feb 1872.

  2. Horace M Taylor, b. 31 March 1855 in Wisconsin.

  3. James H Taylor, b. 20 June 1858 in Crown Point, Lake Co., Indiana; died 9 June 1914 in Crown Point, Lake Co., Indiana.

  4. Alfred G Taylor, b. 29 Feb 1860 in Crown Point, Lake Co., Indiana; m. Mary E Kombash.

  5. Homer B Taylor, b. 3 Dec 1862 in Creston, Lake Co., Indiana; died 19 May 1887 in Creston, Lake Co., Indiana.

  6. Clara Belle Taylor, b. 13 Nov 1865; m. Fred Hessler.

  7. Sylvester A Taylor, b. 24 Dec 1868 in Crown Point, Lake Co., Indiana; died 1914.

Generation 8

 John Randall Taylor 8, (Sylvester 7, Horace 6, Obadiah 5, Adonijah 4, Edmund 3, Samuel 2, James 1) was born 13 March 1846 in Tinkerville Township, Cedar Lake, Lake Co., Indiana; died 14 Nov 1941 in Lowell, Lake Co., Indiana.  He married Elizabeth Susan Strong, dau. of Daniel Strong and Alma Cross; she was b. 1853 in Lake Co., Indiana and died 6 April 1893 in Crown Point, Lake Co., Indiana.  John was a Soldier in the Civil War.  

 Children of John and Elizabeth Strong Taylor were:

  1. Calvin Taylor

  2. Cora Ellen Taylor, m. William Earl Schofield.

  3. Maude Taylor.

  4. Lydia Taylor, b. 9 Feb 1873; m. Chester Pixley.

  5. Hamlet Taylor, b. 19 March 1875 in Crown Point, Lake Co., Indiana; died 10 May 1958 in Lowell, Lake Co., Indiana; m. Lue Ella Wheeler 24 Feb 1897 in Lake Co., Indiana.

  6. John Alvin Taylor, b. 26 Dec 1883; died Aug 1974 in Lowell, Lake Co., Indiana; m. (1) Jennie E Wheeler, M. (2)Florence Fisher.  

Generation 9

 Hamlet Taylor 9, ( John Randall 8, Sylvester Maxwell 7, Horace 6, Obadiah 5, Adonijah 4, Edmund 3, Samuel 2, James 1) was 19 March 1875 in Crown Point, Lake Co., Indiana; he married Lue Ella Wheeler 24 Feb 1897 in Lake Co., Indiana.  She was born 2 Jan 1879 in Lake Co., Indiana; d. 14 Dec 1962 in Crown Point, Lake Co., Indiana. 

 Children of Hamlet and Lue Ella Wheeler Taylor were:

  1. Esther Fern Taylor, b. 28 Feb 1898 in Lowell, Lake Co., Indiana; m. 1) Gerald Bruce, 2)Bert Oratio Bruce 8 Feb 1919.

  2. Alvin Leo Taylor, b. 30 April 1900 in Lowell, Lake Co., Indiana; died 3 may 1998 in Chicago, Cook Co., Illinois; married Alice Grace Gard 13 March 1925 in Chicago.

  3. Forrest Glenn Taylor, b. 7 March 1902 in Lowell, Lake Co., Indiana; m. Osa Smith 14 Feb 1923 in Medford, Taylor Co., Wisconsin.

  4. Milford Wheeler Taylor, b. 8 Sep 1904 in Lowell, Lake Co., Indiana; m. (1) Irene Bowman, (2) Maisie Hammon, (3) Marjorie Garrison.

  5. Harvey Edward Taylor, b. 12 April 1910 in Lowell, Lake Co., Indiana; m. 1) Eunice Smith, 2) Joyce Frame.

  6. Carrie Imogene Taylor, m (1) Emil Klemm; m. (2) Jack Hale Hansel.

  7. Helen Lydia Taylor, b. 28 July 1912 in Lowell, Lake Co., Indiana.  She married Earl Alexander 23 November 1939

Generation 10

Forrest Glenn Taylor 10,(Hamlet 9, John Randall 8, Sylvester Maxwell 7, Horace 6, Obadiah 5, Adonijah 4, Edmund 3, Samuel 2, James 1) was b. 1902 married  Osa Smith, b. 27 Sep 1899 in Medaryville IN. d. 21 Feb 1891, married 14 Feb 1923 in Medford WI.

Children of Forrest and Osa Smith Taylor:

  1. Richard Glenn Taylor

  2. Donald Jean Taylor

  3. Forrest Joseph Taylor

  4. John Ray Taylor

  5. Marjorie Jane Taylor

Generation 11

 Marjorie J. Taylor 11, (Forrest 10, Hamlet 9, John Randall 8, Sylvester Maxwell  7, Horace 6, Obadiah 5, Adonijah 4, Edmund 3, Samuel 2, James 1)  b. 1934 married (1) Oscar William Swan in Rhinelander WI.   She married  James C. Blair 8 4 August 1954 in Hot Springs, SD.

          

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