Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Joseph Taylor and Mary Moore

Joseph Taylor

Parents:  William Taylor and Elizabeth Patrick
Born 4 Jun 1825 Bowling Green, Warren, Kentucky
Polygamist
Married 1) Mary Moore 24 Mar 1844 Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois
Children:  listed below
2) Jane Lake (widow of Stephen Ordway) 1852 Ogden, Weber, Utah
Children: listed below
3) Hannah M Harris 7 Jan 1854 Utah

Children:  listed below
4) Caroline Mattson abt 1866 Utah
1850 Emigrated to Utah with James Lake Company
Military:  Mexican War Co A Mormon Battalion
Died 11 Aug 1900 Farr West, Weber, Utah
Buried 14 Aug 1900 Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah Plot-18-14-1
Obituary:
Joseph TaylorJOSEPH TAYLOR DEAD
WAS ONE OF THE OLD MORMON BATTALION VETERANS
This morning Joseph Taylor died at his home at Farr West, of general debility, at the advanced age of 75 years. He was a pioneer in every sense of the word. He had lived in Weber county for fifty years and was a member of the old Mormon Battalion. He leaves many relatives to mourn his loss, among whom is Bishop Greene Taylor, who is a brother. His life was known to all. He had friends by the score, but he had passed his three score years and ten and he is now numbered among those who have crossed the river.
Sources
Birth:  Family Bible shown in book, Coneto Creek Taylors by Jesse L Warner (1975) page 30b
1850 US Census for Davis County, Utah Territory (age 26, living with Mary)
1880 US Census for Harrisville, Weber, Utah (age 55, with Jane his second wife)
1900 US Census for Harrisville, Weber, Utah (age 75, widowed)
Online:  Veterans with Federal Service Buried in Utah, Territorial to 1966
Book: Family History of the Joseph Taylor, Jr. and Sarah Best Family by Shari H. Franke
Picture and Headstone:  http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=25966738

First Wife: Mary Moore


Parents: Andrew Moore and Rebecca Curry

Born 4 Feb 1826 Pleasant Township, Brown, Ohio
Married 24 Mar 1844 Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois
Died 4 Apr 1852 Kaysville, Davis, Utah
Buried Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake, Utah Plot D9-9S34R-5E

Biography:
Born on her parents' farm in Pleasant Township, Brown, Ohio, on the 4th of February, 1826, Mary was the third daughter and fifth child in the family of Andrew Moore and Rebecca Curry Moore. Details of her early life are unknown; however, the influence of the restored Gospel of Jesus Christ became a part of her life when "Mormon" missionaries called on her family in 1832. Her parents were baptized the next year, along with her eldest sister and two grandmothers.

When she was age eight, her father sold their farm. After moving to Clay County, Missouri, they bought a farm of eighty acres. She and her family enjoyed comparative peace there for about two years. Mary was baptized into the church in 1836. When mob hostilities commenced in that county, her father agreed, along with other saints, to leave the area. He sold his farm and bought a tract of unimproved land for farming about four miles from Far West, Missouri. The family worked together to develop a farm there.


Mary lived through those difficult days when her father had to surrender his two rifles and a sword to the governor's militia, then in 1838 sign a "deed of trust of all real and personal property" to defray the expenses of their military enemies. The Moores and others were left to get out of the state the best way they could to comply with the governor's expulsion order.


On 6 March 1839 Mary's family left their home in Missouri and about nine days later crossed the Mississippi River at Quincy, Illinois. The family moved to McDonough County, where her father rented a farm.


During the next seven years Mary experienced many of the trials of the Latter-day Saints, since her father's family participated actively in the work of the Church.


Just three months before the martyrdom of the Prophet and his brother Hyrum, Mary was married in Nauvoo to Joseph Taylor, 24 March 1844. They lived on Lot #126 just across the street south of the printing office in Nauvoo.


Following the death of the Prophet, mob actions and burning of the saints' property began anew. During those difficult times Joseph and Mary's first daughter Clarissa Jane was born 4 July 1845. About six months later this couple was endowed in the Nauvoo Temple 24 January 1846. They left their home and crossed the Mississippi River on the ice 8 February 1846 in company with the saints who were beginning their westward trek.


After the family arrived in Council Bluffs in June 1846, less than a month passed before Joseph was enlisted in the Mormon Battalion. On 20 July 1846 he marched off with the Battalion, leaving Mary to care for their small daughter. Mary's second daughter was born in Council Bluffs 22 February 1847. Family tradition indicates that the newborn daughter was so weak that she was not expected to live. A message, sent to Bishop James Lake, requested him to come and administer to the infant. He gave the child a wonderful blessing; she grew to maturity and outlived all others in her family unit.


Mary no doubt received help from caring relatives and friends until her husband was discharged from the Mormon Battalion and rejoined her in October 1847. There in Council Bluffs their first son, Joseph Allen, was born 3 August 1848. A second son, William Andrew, was born 15 May 1850 in nearby Kanesville, where the saints had been advised to gather for their westward journey.

In the latter part of May 1850 Mary and Joseph and their three small children, the youngest just two weeks old, began their journey across the plains. Filled with difficult and frightening experiences, the journey finally ended with the company's arrival in Salt Lake City 5 September 1850.
Living for a time in Salt Lake City, the Taylor family moved later that year to a farm east of Kaysvile (now Fruit Heights). They later relocated to the central part of Kaysville near the present main square in town. Together Joseph and Mary began building an adobe house (some accounts indicate this was a log home), Mary carrying the mortar to assist her husband. While working one day, she became seriously ill, went into convulsions, and died 4 April 1852 at the birth of her fifth child, a stillborn son. Her husband made a crude coffin from his wagon box, placed his dear wife and baby in the box, and took them south for burial in the Salt Lake City Cemetery.

Mary's daughter Melvina was told after she matured that she resembled her mother, who was tall, had rather pointed features and gray eyes. This same daughter, who was just five when her mother died, spoke of the special affection and care given by her mother when she was alive. The family recalled events which bespeak her efficient management of her household. Just before her death Mary had washed and ironed and had made enough bread and butter to last a week. Too, those who knew her described her as a neat, clean lady, very noble and refined.


Compiled 1996 by Brian L. Taylor.
Sources
1850 US Census for Davis County, Utah Territory (age 24)
Biography: http://www.taylorassociation.org/biographies/Biography.asp?ID=98&Char=M
Headstone: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=26874385
CHILDREN with Mary


Clarissa Taylor
Born 8 Jul 1845 Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois
Married her cousin Teancum Taylor 15 Aug 1860 Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah
15 Children:  Mary, Sarah, Clarissa, Manerva, Allen, Loretta, Lydia, Cora, Jesse, Joseph, Charles, Millie, Annie, Effie, Lester
Died 29 Nov 1925 Naples, Uintah, Utah
COD:  Liver Cancer
Informant:  Lester Taylor, her son
Buried Rocky Point Cemetery, Vernal, Uintah, Utah Plot BH93.00-L2-S3
Obituaries:
GRIM REAPER CLAIMS EARLY PIONEER WOMAN-- The funeral of Mrs. Clarisa Taylor, who died Sunday evening, Nov.29, was held Dec. 1 at the Naples ward house, Bishop Fred Wall of Jensen presiding. The singing was by a double mixed quartet from the Naples choir, which sang "Through Deepening Trials," "Some Day" and "Eternity". Elmer Manwaring offered the opening prayer, and Bishop Byron Goodrich the benediction. Thomas J. Caldwell, an old acquaintance, told of her life. President Wallace Calder also talked, paying the deceased many tributes and to all who build good characters as a preparatory foundation for a life in the Eternal world. The deceased was born in Nauvoo, Ill., in 1845. At the age of five she came, with her parents, across the plains, traveling all the way with ox teams. They came to Kaysville, Utah. She married Teancum Taylor and later moved to Ashley valley. She has endured the trials which accompanied pioneer life with courage and fortitude. She is the mother of fourteen children, three of whom are living. They are Jesse Taylor of Vernal, Lester Taylor of Ogden and Mrs. Leo Searles of Naples, who were present at the funeral as were many other relatives and friends. She lived in Jensen for a number of years with her daughter Mrs. Leo Searles, until they moved to Naples this fall. She was buried in the Vernal cemetery."

Another obituary about her: 12-11-1925 "CALLED BY DEATH AFTER WEEKS OF SUFFERING-- Funeral services were held December 1, 1925, for Mrs. Clarissa Jane Taylor, pioneer mother, who died on the 29th. Mrs. Taylor was born in Nauvoo, Hancock county, Ill, July 4, 1845.Her father and mother immigrated to Utah in 1850. They made the journey with ox teams, spending three months en-route. They settled in Kaysville and lived there four years. In 1854 the family moved to Ogden, where they lived until she married Teancum Taylor, August 15, 1860. President Brigham Young performed the ceremony. From Ogden they moved to Eden valley. In 1863 her first child, Lavinia was born. The same evening their house was surrounded by Indians. The Taylors thought the Indians had come to run off the stock, but they departed in an hour or so without any trouble. On September 2nd, 1877 the Taylor family moved to Vernal, where they settled, the Teancum Taylor family being the fourth family in Ashley valley.Mrs. Taylor moved to Deep creek, where she lived for sixteen years, then to Dry Fork, where she lived for three years. Her daughter Annie was married July 4, 1904, and since that time Mrs. Taylor has lived with her except when making short visits with her other children. She is the mother of 14 children, three of which are living at the present time. She has 27 grand-children, 39 great-grandchildren, and 3 great-great-grandchildren, making a total of 72 descendants." 


Another small note in newspaper says: "Mrs. Clarissa Taylor who has been suffering from cancer of the liver for a long time, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Leo Searle Sunday evening. The funeral was held Tuesday in the Naples ward house."

Sources
1850 US Census for Davis County, Utah Territory (age 5)
1880 US Census Ashley, Uintah, Utah  page 110B (age 32 - living in a polygamous marriage)
1900 US Census Ashley, Uintah, Utah (age 55, widowed, mother of 14, 4 are still alive)
1910 US Census Naples, Uintah, Utah (age 64, widowed, living with Jesse's family)
1920 US Census Naples, Uintah, Utah (age 74, widowed, living with Anna's family)
Birth: LDS Church Members 1830-1848 
Utah Death Certificates
Mary Melvina Taylor
Born 22 Feb 1847 Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa
Married Daniel Berry Rawson 10 Mar 1866 Harrisville, Weber, Utah
Children:  Silas, David, Wilford
Died 8 Jun 1934 Ogden, Weber, Utah
COD:  Myocarditis
Informant:  S.D. Rawson
Buried 10 Jun 1934 Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah Plot: E-1-11-3E
Sources
1850 US Census for Davis County, Utah Territory (age 4)
1880 US Census Harrisville, Weber, Utah (age 33)
1910 US Census Farr West, Weber, Utah (age 63, widow, living with Silas and family)
1920 US Census Ogden, Weber, Utah (age 72, widow, renting)
Billion Graves Index
Utah Death Certificate
Headstone: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=26874276
Joseph Allen Taylor
Born 3 Aug 1848 Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa
Occupation: (1900) Superintendent of Weber County Infirmary
Married 1) Mary Jane Lake 5 Sep 1868 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah
Children: Mary, Joseph, Harriet, Jedediah, George, Lettie, Lorenzo, Zina, Amy, Joseph
2) Sarah Lake 10 Jan 1874 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah
Children: Charles, Laura, Josiah, Susan, Sarah, Carrie, Joseph
Died 28 Nov 1929 Ogden, Weber, Utah
COD:  Cerebral Apoplexy
Informant:  G.B. Taylor
Buried Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah
Sources
Biography: http://www.taylorassociation.org/taylorassociation/FarrWest/Taylor_Joseph_Allen.asp
1850 US Census for Davis County, Utah Territory (age 2)
1900 US Census Weber County Infirmary, Roy, Weber, Utah (age 52)
Utah Death Certificate
Headstone: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=40024109
William Andrew Taylor
Born 15 May 1850 Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa
Married Philomela Lake  26 Apr 1869 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah
Children:  William, Bailey, Millie, George, Mary, Ida, Eliza, Riley, Iriminda Icivinda
Died 6 Mar 1892 Farr West, Weber, Utah
Buried Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah
Note:  have requested a photo of the headstone, if one exists
Sources
1850 US Census for Davis County, Utah Territory (age 1)
1880 US Census Harrisville, Weber, Utah page 489D (age 30)
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=34916951

Stillborn Baby Boy Taylor
Born dead on 4 Apr 1852
Buried with mother 
Sources
Biography of his mother: http://www.taylorassociation.org/biographies/Biography.asp?ID=98&Char=M


Second Wife:  Jane Lake 

Born 13 Jul 1830 Ernestown, Ontario, Canada

Married 1) Stephen Ordway 1850
Children:  Stephen Jr.
Died 10 Feb 1914 Fairview, Lincoln, Wyoming
Buried Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah Annex 18-14-3E
Sources
1880 US Census Harrisville, Weber, Utah (age 49, with Joseph)
1900 US Census Star Valley, Uinta, Wyoming (age 70, living with daughter Amanda)
1910 US Census Fairview, Uinta, Wyoming (age 79)
Picture and Headstone:  http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=25967099



CHILDREN with Jane


Joseph Moroni Taylor
Born 1 May 1853 Kaysville, Davis, Utah
Occupation:  (1900) Quartz Miner
Married Mary Ann Olive Rawson 1872
Children:  Stephen, Mary, Joseph, Dora, Cora, Dellena, William
Died 24 Nov 1904 Cortez, Montezuma, Colorado
Buried Sanford Cemetery, Conejos, Colorado Plot 620A
Sources
1900 US Census Colorado 
1910 US Census Sanford, Conejos, Colorado shows Mary as a widow
Headstone: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=25967099
Ester Taylor
Born 3 Apr 1855 Bingham's Fort, Ogden, Weber, Utah
Died 8 Apr 1856 
Buried Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah Plot: A-6-18-5E
Sources
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=68174460
Emma Jane Taylor
Born 26 Jan 1857 Ogden, Weber, Utah
Married Robert Baird 1 Nov 1875 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah
Children:  Warren, Joseph, Lawrence, Andrew, Lettie, Orpha, Ralph
Died 3 Jun 1932 Lewiston, Cache, Utah
COD:  Shock following a fall in which she broke her hip and leg
Informant:  Warren, her son
Buried 5 Jun 1932 Lewiston City Cemetery, Cache, Utah Plot: A-12-012-7
Sources
1880 US Census Ogden, Weber, Utah ( age 28, living with mother in law)
1900 US Census Lewiston, Cache, Utah (age 43)
1910 US Census Stephenson, Cache, Utah (age 53)
1930 US Census Lewiston, Cache, Utah (age 73, widow)
Utah Death Certificate
Headstone: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=69994303
Lydia Ann Taylor
Born 25 Oct 1858 Ogden, Weber, Utah
Married William Highland Gagon 17 Dec 1876 Utah
Children: James, Joseph, Ira, Marzella, William
Died 18 May 1888 Vernal, Uintah, Utah
COD:  Typhoid Fever
Buried Vernal Memorial Park, Vernal, Uintah, Utah
Sources
1880 US Census Ashley, Uintah, Utah page 111C (age 21)
Headstone:  http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=34847128
James Bailey Taylor
Born 4 Sep 1860 
Died 19 Sep 1865 Slaterville, Weber, Utah
Buried Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah Plot A-6-17-3W1
Sources
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=69185251
Janette "Janet" Taylor
Born 13 Nov 1861 Slaterville, Weber, Utah
Died 9 Feb 1862 Slaterville, Weber, Utah
Buried Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah Plot: A-6-17-4W
Sources
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=69185568
Juliette Taylor 
Born 24 Dec 1862 Slaterville, Weber, Utah
Died 11 Jun 1864 Slaterville, Weber, Utah
Buried Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah A-6-17-5W1
Sources
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=70014139
Mary Ellen Taylor
Born 17 Jun 1864
Died 13 Sep 1864 Slaterville, Weber, Utah
Buried Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah Plot A-6-17-3W
Sources
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=79471614
Elizabeth Taylor
Born 23 Oct 1865 Farr West, Weber, Utah
Married Emuel Bachman 31 Oct 1888 Logan, Cache, Utah
No children, but helped Emuel raise his only child
Of their marriage, Emuel, a widower, wrote:  "During the winter of 1887, when my little son was two years old, I met Elizabeth Jane Taylor of Far West, Weber County. We were married October 31, 1888 in the Logan Temple and returned to our home in Idaho. A year later, Elizabeth returned to Eden and brought our little son Emuel home, who had remained with his grandparents.
Died  15 Nov 1922 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah
Buried Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah Plot: E-3-32-5E
Obit:  Elizabeth Bachman, wife of Emuel Bachman, died yesterday morning at the home, 611 Park street, Salt Lake, of dropsy. She was born in Weber County, the daughter of Joseph and Jane Lake Taylor. She had resided in Salt Lake for the past two years. She is survived by her husband, parents, several brothers and sisters. Funeral services will be held Friday at 12 o'clock from the Second ward meeting house, Salt Lake. Body will be brought to Ogden, where second funeral services will be held Friday at 3:30 at Larkin & Sons' chapel Interment will be in the City cemetery. 
Sources
1880 US Census Harrisville, Weber, Utah (age 14)
1900 US Census Idaho Shelley, Bingham, Idaho
Book: Heart Throbs of the West, Kate B. Carter, Vol. 4, p. 273
Obit:  Ogden Standard Examiner November 16, 1922
Headstone: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=66652324
Amanda Taylor
Born 6 Jan 1870 Harrisville, Weber, Utah
Married William Child 24 Nov 1886 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah
Children: William, Mazella, Amanda, Elman
Died 22 Mar 1930 Valencia, New Mexico
Buried Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah Plot H-2-49-4E
Sources
1880 US Census Harrisville, Weber, Utah (age 10)
1900 US Census Star Valley, Uinta, Wyoming (age 30)
1910 US Census Fairview, Uinta, Wyoming (age 40)
1920 US Census Fairview, Lincoln, Wyoming (age 50)
Billion Graves Index
Headstone: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=26143820



Third Wife: Hannah Mariah Harris
Parents: Isaac Harris and Esther Ellen Bowering 
Born 5 Apr 1836 Glamorgan, Wales
Died 28 May 1881 Harrisville, Weber, Utah
Buried Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah
Sources
1880 US Census Harrisville, Weber, Utah (age 45, her mother-in-law, Elizabeth Patrick Taylor who is 88 is with them)
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=33834017



CHILDREN with Hannah


Lamoni Taylor
Born  12 Sep 1855 Slaterville, Weber, Utah
Occupation: (1880) Cattle Raiser
Married Leanora Obedience Rawson 1879
Children:  James, Elnora, Joseph, Lamoni, Harold, Earl, Violet, Horace, Moroni, Heber, Carl, Milton
Died 17 Jun 1941 Treasureton, Franklin, Idaho
Buried Logan City Cemetery, Logan, Cache, Utah
Sources
1880 US Census Ashley, Uintah, Utah (age 23)
1900 US Census Mink Creek, Oneida, Idaho (age 45)
1920 US Census Logan, Cache, Utah (age 64)
1940 US Census Swan Lake, Bannock, Idaho (age 84, widowed, living with son Moroni Glen)
Billion Graves Index
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=33833648
James Henry Taylor
Born 21 Aug 1857 Slaterville, Weber, Utah
Occupation:  Farmer
Police Officer in Farr West, Weber, Utah
Making Coke for RR in Hilliard, Wyoming during the winters
Catching Salmon in the Salmon Idaho) river to sell
Married Martha Amelia "Millie" Rawson 11 Jan 1883 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah
Children Martha, Dora, James, Rozella, Joseph, Horace
Died 16 Nov 1894 Farr West, Weber, Utah
Buried Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah
Sources
Picture: http://www.taylorassociation.org/biographies/Biography.asp?ID=230&Char=T (you can also get his biography there)
1880 US Census Harrisville, Weber, Utah (age 21)
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=32994994
Heber "C" Taylor
Born  15 Apr 1860 Slaterville, Weber, Utah
Married Eliza Baird 1883
Children: Heber, Eliza, Elmer, Hiram, Zina, Delmer, Luella, Florence, James, Ezra
Died 19 Nov 1906 Farr West, Weber, Utah
Buried Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah Annex-4-10-1E
Sources
1880 US Census Harrisville, Weber, Utah (age 20)
1900 US Census Farr West, Weber, Utah (age 40)
Headstone:  http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=68841273
Hyrum Taylor
Born 21 Sep 1862 Slaterville, Weber, Utah
Died 10 Dec 1876 Slaterville, Weber, Utah
Buried Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah Plot: C-2-8-1W
Sources
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=68841777
Franklin Daniel Richards Taylor
Born  19 Oct 1865 Slaterville, Weber, Utah
Married Eliza Priscilla Merrill 28 Jun 1893 Logan, Cache, Utah
Children: Vaughn, Lyla, William, Lenora, Clarence, Mable, Legrand, Raymond, Albert, Delbert, Ada, Vernal
Died 6 Feb 1933 Afton, Lincoln, Wyoming
Buried 9 Feb 1944 Afton, Lincoln, Wyoming
OBIT:
After an lingering illness of several months duration, Frank Taylor passed away at his home in Afton in the early morning of February 6th.

Mr Taylor was born October 19 1865 in Harrisville, Utah, the son of Joseph and Maria Harris Taylor. He was married to Pricilla Merril in the Logan Temple January 1st 1892
(This should be 28 Jun 1893) and to this union were born 12 children all of whom with his widow survive.


Twenty three years ago the family moved to Star Valley, making their home in Fairview Wyo. where Mr. Taylor was prominently identified with various civic movements and was engaged in ranching, was a successful cattleman respected and admired by all who knew hi for his honesty and integrity in business and for his solicitude for his family, a loving considerate husband and father.


Eight years ago Mr and Mrs Taylor disposed of their property in Fairview and made their home in Logan for some two years, but a yearning for a home in Star Valley were there are wide open spaces prompted him to dispose of his property in Logan and return to Star Valley. This time to a ranch northwest of Afton where they have since made their home.


He is survived by his widow, one brother and the following son s and daughters; Vaughn Taylor Twin Falls, Ida, Lila Robers and Mabel Maughn of Alhambra Calif. Nora Papworth of Salt Lake city, Ada Creamer, Ogden Utah, Acquilla, Clarence, Raymond, Delbert, Albert and Venral Taylor all of Afton and LeGrand Taylor who because of the responsibility of caring for sheep on the Wyoming desert is unable to attend the funeral of his father.


Funeral services were held for Frank Taylor in the North ward chapel February 9th at 1 p.m.
Bishop Franklin R. Gardner presiding. Prayers were by E.D. Sessions and Ben Hale.
Musical numbers were Quartet by Gardner bros. "Friend O' Mine": Vocal Solo by Ladell Sessions "Not Understood"; Violin Duet, Arch and Dean Gardner "Prayer Perfect" Duet Mr and Mrs Harold Allen, "A Little While" Duet Nellie Roberts and Gean Harrison "Sweet Savior Mine".


Bishop J.L. Brown of Fairview was the first speaker, he testified that Mr Taylor's counsel and advice was lofty and evidenced high ideals, said in his years of acquaintance with the deceased, and they were many, he had always been a sincere friend and his faith was implicit in a life hereafter.
Ozro Gardner paid glowing tribute to the splendid family Mr and Mrs. Taylor have reared and their ideal family life. Cited instances wherein Mr Taylor had given generously for the benefit of missionaries.


Willard Brown of Fairview said that Mr Taylor had long been a neighbor and friend which friendship he would always cherish. He was charitable to every one and on all occasions when dire necessity faced a neighbor, he was the first to offer assistance and that he loved his family and found his greatest happiness when surrounded by his children.


N.P. Lee eulogized the splendid characteristic of honest and absolute reliability in a high degree by the deceased, and that no greater tribute can be paid a man. That he had known Mr Taylor for 51 years and that he came of a family of sterling worth prominent in early church annals of Utah.
Bp. O.Low said he had enjoyed the acquaintance and friendship of Mrs Taylor since early childhood, having been born and reared in the same town of Smithfield, Utah. she also enjoys a noble heritage, admonished the children of Mr and Mrs Taylor to live nobly and well

Sources
1880 US Census Harrisville, Weber, Utah (age 15)
1900 US Census Mink Creek, Oneida, Idaho page 9A (age 35)
1910 US Census St. Joseph, Oneida, Idaho page 34A (age 45)
1920 US Census Montpelier, Bear Lake, Idaho (age 54)
1930 US Census Lincoln County, Wyoming (age 64)
Note: wife's name extracted as Beriscilla
Marriage: Utah Marriages
Obituary:  Star Valley Independent 9 Feb 1933
Headstone: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=33201044
Joseph Taylor 
Born 19 Oct 1868 Slaterville, Weber, Utah
Died 21 Sep 1869 Slaterville, Weber, Utah
Buried Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah
Sources
Billion Graves Index
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=80664284
Ada Rose Taylor
Born 13 Aug 1872 Harrisville, Weber, Utah
Married William Taylor 3 Sep 1890 Logan, Cache, Utah
Children:  Edith, Ada, Rulon, Hannah
Died 9 Sep 1909 Plain City, Weber, Utah
COD:  Placental Hemorrhage
Informant:  William, husband
Buried 12 Sep 1909 Plain City Cemetery, Plain City, Weber, Utah
Sources
1880 US Census Harrisville, Weber, Utah (age 7)
Utah Death Certificate
Mariah Evylin Taylor
Born  26 Apr 1875 Slaterville, Weber, Utah
Married Arnold Elmer Rose 1 Feb 1892 Weber County, Utah
Children: Elmer, Ada, Willie, Heber
Died 28 Aug 1904 Budge Halderwood Hospital, Logan, Cache, Utah
COD:  Gastric Ulcer
Informant:  Heber, her son
Buried 31 Aug 1904 Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah
Sources
1880 US Census Harrisville, Weber, Utah (age 5)
1900 US Census Plain City, Weber, Utah (age 25)
Note:  name given as Eva in census
Headstone: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=27010754
Utah Death Certificate
Billion Graves Index



Fourth Wife: Caroline Mattson 
Born 1 Aug 1852 Karlshamn, Blekinge Lan, Sweden
Parents: Hakon Mattson & Ingar Nilsson 
Died 23 Feb 1899 Farr West, Weber, Utah
Buried Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah Plot: Annex-18-14-2E
Sources
Billion Graves Index (her name is given as Carolina)
Headstone: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=25967020

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