Surname: Taylor

Biographical Sketch of William N. Taylor

Taylor, William N.; mnfgr.; born, New Straitsville, August, 1879; son of Thomas and Ester Taylor; educated, common schools, New Straitsville; finished in mechanical engineering; married, Cleveland, Aug. 9, 1904, Mary A. Beerer; issue, one son and one daughter; active in politics, but has never run for any office; organized The Taylor Machine Co., which manufactures dairy supplies and gear cutting; has interest in several important patents; member Y. M. C. A., Foresters. Recreations: Motoring and...

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Biographical Sketch of John Warren Taylor

Taylor, John Warren; law and real estate; born, Mecca, O., Nov. 10, 1851; son of William D. and Mary A. Moran Taylor; educated, West Farmington Seminary, University of Michigan, LL. D., 1898; not married; adopted daughter, Mary B. F. Taylor; studied law; admitted to the bar in 1876; practiced in Warren, O., until 1884; resident of Cleveland since 1884; pres. and treas. The Taylor Land & Improvement Co.; pres. and treas. The Taylor Realty & Investment Co.; director Land Title Abstract Co.; director Cleveland Real Estate Board; member Euclid, and Colonial Clubs, Cleverland; Detroit Country Club, Detroit, Mich.; Ohio Society of New...

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Biographical Sketch of F.M. Taylor

F. M. Taylor, farmer in Coffee County, was born January 16, 1845, in Tennessee. He is the son of Daniel and Mary (Angel) Taylor, the former born about 1813, in Tennessee, and the latter about 1811, and is still living, while her husband died in 1846. His grandmother, also Mary Angel by name, a native of Virginia, died in 1885, about one hundred years old. Leaving the farm, our subject served a year in Company A, First Tennessee Infantry. Not yet eighteen, he was discharged on account of his years, and after two years’ teaching, he began his life of farming, uninterrupted except from January 1, 1883, to October 1, 1885, in general merchandising at Manchester. Blowing spring, a natural curiosity, is located near his land. December 17, 1863, he married Lucinda J., daughter of Anderson and Rebecca Lambert. Their nine children are Andrew J., William T., Robert E. L., Sarah E. (died September 1878), Albert S., Eliza J., Roger S., Lulu F. and Josephus Z. Mr. Taylor served two terms as magistrate, is justice of the peace, a member of the Masonic order and of the Separate Baptist Church. He is a democrat. Mill Cove is a remarkably finely watered land and well...

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Taylor, Marion Henry – Obituary

North Powder, Union County, Oregon Marion Henry Taylor, 73, a resident of North Powder, died Thursday. afternoon at St. Elizabeth hospital. Mr. Taylor was born in Baker County near Haines on April 3, 1886 to Isaac Thomas and Delilah Ann Phillips Taylor. He had lived in Baker county all of his life and had farmed for number of years three miles east of Haines. He was preceded in death by his father, his wife, Viola. and one son Alvin Taylor. He is survived by his mother, Mrs. I. T. Taylor of North Powder; four daughters, Mrs. Coena, Cutshall and Mrs. June Cutshall and Mrs. Rosanna Strenke, all of Tigard, and Mrs. Rowena Pearson of North Powder; four sons William Taylor of North Powder, Lyle Taylor of Baker, Walter Taylor of Haines and Denver Taylor of Tigard; two brothers, B. A. (Lonnie) Taylor of Baker, Ralph Taylor of North Powder and one sister, Mrs. Ivy Nice of North Powder; 22 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted, at 2 p. m. Monday at West & Company chapel. The Rev. Tom Foster will officiate. Interment will be in the Haines Cemetery. Baker Democrat Herald, Baker City, OR, Sat., 14 Nov 1959, Page # 3. Contributed by: Robert...

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Taylor, Denver O’Neil – Obituary

Denver O’Neil Taylor, 63, died Sunday, April 21,1996, at his home in Cove. A memorial service will begin at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Cove Masonic Building with Ron Music, deacon of the First Christian Church in Hermiston, officiating. Private interment will be at the Cove Cemetery. Services are entrusted to Daniels Chapel of the Valley in La Grande. Mr. Taylor, a Native American of the Pit River Tribe of Northern California, was born July 30, 1932, at Haines to Henry and Orilla Viola (Shadley) Taylor. He was a man of many trades and engaged in farming, ranching, mining, paving with blacktop and truck driving. He served for a short time in the U.S. Air Force during the early 1950s. He married Shirley Baert on Feb. 24, 1958, in Baker City and the couple moved to Sherwood. Mr. Taylor worked as a welder for Petibone Mercury in Tualatin, where he helped build lift trucks until an injury forced his retirement. The couple moved to Cove in 1987. Mr. Taylor enjoyed hunting, picking mushrooms and fishing, especially for sturgeon. He was a member of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, District Lodge No. 24, Local No. 1005. Survivors include his wife, Shirley Taylor of Cove; children, Chris Taylor of Aloha, Mike Taylor of Sherwood and Sheri Taylor of Cove; stepchildren, Doug Taylor of Cove and Sue Taylor of...

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Taylor, Walter Edwin – Obituary

Walter Edwin Taylor, 71, of Cove died March 1, 2001, at his home. His funeral was Tuesday, March 6, at the Union LDS Chapel with Bishop Jerry Baxter officiating. Interment followed at the Cove Cemetery. Mr. Taylor was born Nov. 13, 1929, on his grandparent’s ranch near Chiloquin to Marion and Orilla Shadley Taylor. He was the 8th of 9 children. He worked as a timber faller until a logging accident in the early 1960s. He and his late wife, Shirley (Needham) Taylor, owned and ran the Cove Tavern in the ’60s. He attended school in Haines, Baker City and Tigard. He lived in Cove for 38 years. Mr. Taylor loved children, hunting, fishing, his family, gardening, woodworking, rock hunting, reading and riding in the mountains. He also enjoyed watching sporting events, especially school sports. He taught hunter safety classes and coached Little League. He married Rita Bushnell Schmidt on Sept. 22, 1990. Mr. Taylor is survived by his wife Rita of Cove; three sons, Doug Taylor of Cove, Jack Dalton of Granger, Washington, and Allen Lee of Deer Trail, Colorado; three daughters, Sue Taylor of Ronan, Montana, Theresa Ziaee of Yelm, Washington, and Fonda Timm of La Grande; two sisters, Rose Strenke of Lake Oswego, and June Cutshall of Tigard; seven stepdaughters, Cindy Witke of Grand Rapids, Mich., Laurie Gray of Pottsboro, Texas, Valorie Gutirrez of Riverside, California,...

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J. O. H. Taylor

1st Lt., Co. B, 30th Div., 119th Inf. Regt.; of Lenoir County; son of J. W. and Mrs. E. J. Taylor. Husband of Mrs. Leone Taylor. Entered service in 1916 at Kinston, N.C. Promoted to rank of 2nd Lt. 1910; 1st Lt. 1913. Has been in N.C. N. G. about ten years. Was on Mexican border and served until Oct. 12, 1917, then went back to special limited duty and served from Oct. 3, 1918, to Dec. 7,...

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Durham Taylor

Private, Med., Attached 324th Field Sig. Btn., 7th Army Corps; of Harnett County; son of James A. and Mrs. E. R. Taylor. Entered service Jan. 18, 1918, at Dunn, N.C. Sent to Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., transferred to Camp Meade, then to Camp Alferdvail, N. J., then to Camp Mills, N. Y., then to Camp Merritt, N. J., then to Benjamin Franklin, Md. Mustered out at Benjamin Franklin, Md., Jan. 25,...

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Robert Kennon Taylor

Private, Inf., Co. E, 6th Div., 54th Regt. Born in Granville County in 1895; son of Mr. and Mrs. Jas. A. Taylor. Entered service May 10, 1918, at Oxford, N.C. Was sent to Camp Wadsworth, S. C. Transferred from there to Camp Mills, N. Y. Sent overseas to France July 23, 1918. Fought at Vosges Mtns., holding line. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., July 23,...

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Frank B. Taylor

C. E. R., Navy; of Catawba County; son of J. W. and Mrs. Kate Taylor. Entered service Nov. 7, 1914, at Charlotte, N.C. Sent to St. Helena, Va. Sent to U. S. S. North Dakota, U. S. S. Alabama, U. S. S. Kansas, U. S. S. Connecticut, U. S. S. Matsonia. Sailed for St. Nazaire, France, June 26, 1917. Promoted to rank of Chief Electrician Oct. 1, 1918. Made 10 complete trips during war, five after transport duty. Returned to USA June 10, 1919, Newport News, Va. Mustered out at Newport, R. I., July 19,...

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John Douglas Taylor

2nd Lt., 114th M. G. Btn., Co. A, 30th Div., 114th M. G. Regt.; of New Hanover County; son of John Allen and Mrs. May French Taylor. Husband of Mrs. Placide Clark Taylor. Entered service March 29, 1917, at Wilmington, N.C. Sent to Camp Sevier, S. C. Sailed for France May 12, 1918. Promoted to rank of 2nd Lt. June 15, 1918. Fought with 30th Div. Brigaded with British. Wounded at Hindenburg Line. Suffered fractured head Sept. 24, 1918. Sent to hospitals in France and England and back to U. S. Hospital. Mustered out at Ft. Oglethorpe, Ga., March 13,...

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William J. Taylor

Corpl., 318th Inf., 80th Div., Co. A. Born in Edgecombe County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Taylor. Entered the service at Hopewell, Va., Oct. 8, 1917. Was sent to Camp Lee, Va. Sailed for Brest, France, June 29, 1918. Fought at Artois Sector, St. Mihiel, Meuse-Argonne. Arrived in the USA May 27, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., June 3,...

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George N. Taylor

Sgt., F. A., Hdqrs. Co., 30th Div., 113th Reg. Born in Halifax County, June 7, 1890; son of Mr. and Mrs. N. B. Taylor. Entered service July 24, 1917, at Raleigh, N.C. Was sent to Camp Sevier, S. C., from there to Camp Mills, L. I. Sent to Liverpool, Eng. From there to France, June 13, 1917. Promoted to rank of Sergt. Jan. 1, 1918. Promoted to rank of Color Sergt., July 12, 1918. Fought at St. Mihiel, Meuse-Argonne, Woevre. Mr. Taylor served also with 89th Div. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, S. C., March 29,...

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Henry Lindsey Taylor

Sergt., M. G. Co., 30th Div., 120th Regt. Born in Granville County in 1896; son of Mr. and Mrs. Jas. A. Taylor. Entered service April 23, 1917, at Raleigh, N.C. Was sent to Camp Sevier, S. C., transferred to Camp Merritt, N. J. Sent to France. Promoted to rank of Corpl. October, 1917; promoted to rank of Sergt. July, 1918. Fought in all battles in which the 30th Div. was engaged. Mustered out at Camp Jackson April 17,...

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Taylor, Willma Bates – Obituary

North Powder, Oregon Willma Bates Taylor, 87, of Baker City and formerly of North Powder, died Sept. 10 at St. Elizabeth Health Care Center. Viewing is today from 4 to 8 p.m. at Gray’s West & Co. Pioneer Chapel in Baker City. A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the North Powder Cemetery. Wilma was born in the Dalton family home in North Powder on Aug. 2, 1919, to Robert and Harriet Dalton Jacobsen. She grew up and attended North Powder schools where she graduated with the class of 1937. In 1941 she married Eugene R. Bates in Weiser, Idaho. The couple had a daughter, Sharon. The marriage later ended in divorce. Wilma was chief operator of the North Powder telephone office between 1950 and 1955. She transferred to Baker when the telephone system went to dial. She lived in Baker, and married Ralph E. Taylor in 1960. The couple had two daughters, Robin and Susan. Wilma and Ralph lived on the family farm until 1975 when they moved to North Powder. They built a home on the Dalton property where Wilma was born. Due to ill health, in 1997 they moved back to Baker. Since May she has lived at St. Elizabeth Care Center. She is survived by her three daughters and their husbands, Sharon and Jim Jeffries, Robin and Tim Green, and Susan...

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