Surname: Taylor

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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Taylor, William Irwin – Obituary

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 preceded in death by his brother, Norman Taylor; sister, Ruth Kagy; and a...

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Taylor, John – Obituary

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, March 18,...

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Taylor, Frank – Obituary

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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