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William James Taylor

Male 1853 - 1937  (84 years)


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  • Name William James Taylor 
    Born 6 Jun 1853  Russell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 2 Nov 1937  Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Notes 

    • I have a birth date of 6/6/1853 from one source but the death record info calculates to 7/4/1853.

      Death Record
      Name: Wm J/Taylor
      Sex: Male
      Death Date: 02 Nov 1937
      Death Place: Kanawha County, West Virginia
      Age at Death: 84y 3m 29d
      Birth Place: Virginia
      Marital Status: W
      Occupation: Merchant
      Mother: Lizzy/Harper
      Father: Charles/Taylor
      Informant: Omar Taylor

      WILLIAM J. TAYLOR
      William J. Taylor, retired merchant of Belle Grove, Jackson County, died yesterday at the home of a son, Omer Taylor of Seventh avenue following a short illness.

      He had live in Charleston 12 years.

      Surviving are six other sons, L.A., Jesse, F.M., H.C., and J.P. Taylor, all of Charleston and J.M. Taylor of Belle Grove; six daughters, Mrs. Lilly Daugherty of Belle Grove; Mrs. Cora Cobb, Buffalo; Mrs. Iva Garbett, Alcott; Mrs. Eva Pickens, Sandyville; Mrs. Corda Whited, Ohio, and Mrs. Orlie Cobb, Charleston; 65 grandchildren, 36 great-grandchildren.

      The body is at the Noble Long mortuary.
    Person ID I9187  WVPioneers
    Last Modified 3 Feb 2012 

    Father Charles W Taylor,   b. Abt 1822, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Eliza Ann Harper,   b. Jan 1827, Russell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Notes 

    • 1850 Smythe, VA
      Charles W Taylor 28 millwright Va
      Ann E 20
      Martha A 4
      Robert 1

      1860 Smythe Co, VA #348 all born VA
      Charles W Taylor 38 carpenter
      Eliza 32
      Marth Ann 13
      Robert T 11
      Rachel 9
      William J 7
      Leander 3
      Franklin 11/12

      1860 Smythe Co, VA #347 all born Va [Brother??]
      Robert M Taylor 36 wagon maker
      Catherine 33
      Sarah Ann 13
      Charles T 11
      Elizabeth M 9
      Jesse H 7
      Hamilton S 4
      Robert T 2
      Adaline Bise 14

      1870/80 with Anderson

      1900 Harper, Roane, WV # 71
      John W Anderson 12/1871 m 9y WVWVWV
      Melissa J 6/1873 m 9y 4-1? WVWVWV
      Everett son 3/1893
      Melford 2/1896
      Dennis 4/1898
      Eliza mother 1/1827 wd 10-7 children
      Frank Taylor lodger 4/1862 S [half brother!]
    Family ID F2265  Group Sheet

    Family Lucinda Westfall,   b. 10 Jun 1858, Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jan 1931, Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 2 Apr 1872  Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 

    • RCMR
      Taylor, William 19 Russell Co, VA; Roane s/o Charles & Eliza
      Westfall, Lucinda 14, Roane, d/o Ephraim & Mary 2 Apr 1872

      1880 Census Place: Harper, Roane, West Virginia
      Source: FHL Film 1255413 National Archives Film T9-1413 Page 45D
      William J. TAYLOR Self M M W 24 VA
      Occ: Farmer Fa: VA Mo: VA
      Lewcinda TAYLOR Wife F M W 22 WV
      Occ: Keeping House Fa: VA Mo: VA
      Manda J. TAYLOR Dau F S W 4 WV
      Leander TAYLOR Son M S W 2 WV
      Andrew TAYLOR Son M S W 1 WV

      1900 Washington, Jackson, WV
      William J Taylor 6/1853 m 25y WV VA WV
      Lucinda 6/1858 m 25y 13-13 children WVWVWV
      Jessie 7/1880
      Lillie 2/1883
      Mary E 12/1884
      Marion 2/1887
      Henry 5/1889
      Cora 10/1890
      John 12/1891
      Icy V 5/1896
      Orley da 8/1897
      Corda 2/1898

      1910 Washington, Jackson, WV # 59 all born WV
      Taylor, William J 57 m1- 37y
      Lucinda 51 m1- 37y 15-15 children
      Marion F son 23
      Henry 20
      Cora A 19
      John 17
      Icy 13
      Orley son 12
      Corda 10
      Eva 8
      Omer 5
      [Lilly at # 62]

      1920 Washington, Jackson, WV
      Taylor, William 66
      Lucinda 60
      Eva 17
      Omer 15

      1930 Charleston, Kanawha, WV # 178-190
      Taylor, Omer M 25 m age 22 WVVAWV
      Opal R 21 m age 18 WVWVWV
      Estel N son 1.6 WVWVWV
      William J father 75 m age 20 VAVAVA
      Lucinda mother 71 m age 15 WVWVWV
    Children 
    +1. Amanda Jane Taylor,   b. Abt 1877, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +2. Leander Augustus Taylor,   b. 23 Mar 1878, Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Feb 1968, Charleston, Kanawha, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
    +3. James M Taylor,   b. 27 Apr 1879, Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jan 1939, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
    +4. Jesse Taylor,   b. 4 Jul 1880, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +5. Lillie Mae Taylor,   b. 14 Feb 1883, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jan 1969, Dunbar, Kanawha, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     6. Mary E Taylor,   b. Dec 1884, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +7. Francis Marion Taylor,   b. 3 Feb 1886, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +8. Henry Clay Taylor,   b. 10 May 1889, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +9. Cora Ann Taylor,   b. 18 Oct 1890, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Feb 1995  (Age 104 years)
     10. John Taylor,   b. Dec 1891, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     11. Icy V Taylor,   b. May 1896, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +12. Orlie Annis Taylor,   b. 10 Aug 1897, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Mar 1987  (Age 89 years)
    +13. Corda Taylor,   b. Feb 1898, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     14. Eva Taylor,   b. Abt 1902, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +15. Omer Martin Taylor,   b. 18 Oct 1905, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Dec 1994, Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
    Family ID F3043  Group Sheet

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  • Sources 
    1. [S521] Census.

    2. [S15] Marriage Records, Roane Co, WV.

    3. [S676] Lena Taylor McKee.

    4. [S482] Death records, West Virginia Division of Culture and History.