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Taylor, Walter Edwin – Obituary

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now 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...

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J. O. H. Taylor

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now 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

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now 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

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now 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

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now 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

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now 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

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now 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

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now 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

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now 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

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now 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...

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Taylor, William Irwin – Obituary

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Summerville, Oregon William “Bill” Irvin Taylor, 88, of Summerville died Aug. 21 in La Grande. At his request there will be no public services. Daniels Chapel of the Valley is in charge of arrangements. Bill was born on Sept. 23, 1918, to William Forrester and Verna (Gelnett) Taylor in Du Bois, Pa. He graduated from high school in Du Bois and then attended the Pittsburg Institute of Aeronautics. He taught Aircraft Mechanics at the Naval Training School in Chicago and later worked as an inspector for the FAA and as a flight instructor. On Aug. 12, 1944, he married Corrinne M. Malone in Cle Elum, Wash. They moved to the Grande Ronde Valley in 1950. Bill worked in the maintenance department of Eastern Oregon University until his retirement in 1983. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge and was formerly a member of the Eagles Lodge. He enjoyed the outdoors, fishing, elk and deer hunting, hiking and camping. He was an avid reader, and his family says he had a great sense of humor. He loved animals and enjoyed spending time with his family. Survivors include his wife, Corrinne Taylor of Summerville; children, Linda and Dennis Lovely of Hermiston and Dan and Julie Taylor of Summerville; three grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and other relatives. He was...

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Taylor, John – Obituary

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Passing of John Taylor With the burial of John Taylor upon the old home ranch at Bristol last Saturday afternoon, there passed over the Great Divide another Kittitas county’s honored pioneers. He was born in Wise county, West Va., in 1851 and died at his home at Bristol station December 12, 1917, of cancer. When but a small boy he removed with his parents to Dassel, Minn., and in 1868 was married to Elizabeth Hutchins who still survives him. To this union were born nine children, seven of whom are now living; L.W. Taylor of Cle Elum, Elmer Taylor of Montesano, W.G. Taylor and Ansel Taylor of Sunnyside, Alexandria Taylor of Ellensburg, Guy O. Taylor of Bristol and Mrs. E. T. Feldman of Ione, Ore. Mr. Taylor was one of the early pioneers of the state, coming here in 1884. He served one term as county commissioner and was always found an able and willing worker in public affairs. Notes: He was born in May of 1850 in Wise, VA. He was listed in the 1850 Census. And Wise County is in Western Virginia, not West VA. He married Elizabeth October of 1867. I do not know what newspaper this was in, as I found the original clipping in my Great-Grandmas bible. Contributed by: Gretchen Carey,...

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Taylor, Frank – Obituary

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Frank Taylor, Sr., 60, Ellensburg native son and widely-known former Kittitas County peace officer, died suddenly of a heart attack at his home in Santa Ana, Cal., this morning [October 12, 1943]. The son of the late William and Mary Taylor, valley pioneers, he was born in Ellensburg July 4, 1883. He grew up here and graduated from Ellensburg High School. For 18 years he was a deputy in the Kittitas County sheriff’s office and for several years he was a guard officer at the Walla Walla penitentiary. He and the family moved to Santa Ana in 1937. He was married to Miss Emma Abraham on November 29, 1905. Surviving are his wife; two sons, Frank Taylor, Jr., of Ellensburg and Cpl. Bill M. Taylor, serving in the Army air forces; three daughters, Miss Lois Taylor, Miss Helen Taylor and Mrs. Louis Shelton, all of Santa Ana; a sister, Mrs. Minnie Michels of Ellensburg, and two grandchildren. Frank Taylor, Jr., left for Santa Ana immediately upon receiving word of his father’s death. Funeral arrangements have not been completed. Contributed by: Shelli...

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Taylor, William J. – Obituary

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now William J. Taylor, one of the most picturesque and best known of the early residents of the Kittitas Valley, passed away at 6 o’clock last evening [May 1, 1924] at his home in East Eleventh Street, of stomach and kidney trouble. He had been ill for several months, his second illness in the 71 years of his unusually active life. Mr. Taylor, not at home out of the saddle, had ridden range in the valley almost continuously from the time he first came here in 1870 until a few months ago. “Bill,” as he was known to all his many friends, rode a horse to the valley in 1870 from Seattle, leading a pack horse. Born at Sublimity, Marion County, Oregon, September 28, 1852, the son of Melville and Cyrena Taylor, who crossed the plains in 1847, Mr. Taylor when 14 set out for himself and landed first in Seattle when there were but two houses there. He was only 17 when he came to Kittitas Valley with $20 in his pocket. He first worked for Walter A. Bull on the latter’s ranch south of Ellensburg, when the coyotes were so numerous they were a nuisance around the house. Next he worked for six years for George S. Smith, riding range, and rode range for Phelps...

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Taylor, Emma Augusta Abraham – Obituary

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Funeral services for Mrs. Frank (Emma Augusta) Taylor, Sr., will be held Thursday, December 28, at the Evanson Funeral Home. A well-known resident of Ellensburg for more than 60 years, she died Sunday, December 24 [1967], at the Kittitas Valley Memorial Hospital. Born in West Bloomfield, Wisconsin, she was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Augusta Abraham. At the age of 6 months, her parents moved to Orange, California, where she was reared. She attended schools in Orange and Santa Rosa. She moved with the family to a ranch in the Teanaway valley just before the turn of the century, and to Ellensburg in 1900. She was married to Frank Taylor, Sr., son of valley pioneers William and Mary Taylor, in Ellensburg on November 29, 1905. Except for seven years residence in California, she had made her home in Ellensburg until her death. Her husband died in Santa Ana in 1943. Contributed by: Shelli...

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