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Owen Taylor 1870-1947


Posted By: Lloyd Taylor (email)
Date: 6/21/2010 at 19:50:42

Owen Taylor, born Nov 23, 1870 at Helena, Tama Co., Iowa His father was Nathaniel Franklin Taylor and mother Anna Maria Miller Taylor. Died Jan 12, 1947 at San Diego, California. He is buried at Pleasant Valley Cemetery, at Adaville, Plymouth Co., Iowa. He was married March 1, 1900 at Anthon, Woodbury Co., Iowa to Alice Minerva Kellogg. Alice Minerva Kellogg was born Sept 26, 1877 at Abilene, Kansas; she died July 30, 1960 at Salem, Oregon. She is buried with her husband at Pleasant Valley Cemetery at Anthon, Woodbury Co., Iowa.

Burial: Jan 1947, Adaville Cemetery, Plymouth County, Iowa
Residence: 1910, Liberty, Plymouth, Iowa

Burial: Aug 1960, Pleasant Valley Cemetery, Adaville, IA
Residence: 1910, Liberty, Plymouth, Iowa

Children of OWEN TAYLOR and ALICE KELLOGG are:
i. ERMA MARIA TAYLOR, b. Aug 11, 1908, Anthon, Woodbury Co., Iowa.
ii. GLENN LUCIAN TAYLOR, b. Nov 24, 1909, Merrill, Plymouth Co., Iowa; d. Jun 02, 1988, San Diego, California. Married Marie Gladys Chapman Turner.
iii. MYRON NATHANIEL TAYLOR b. Feb 03, 1913, Merrill, Plymouth Co., Iowa; d. Nov 1983, Sioux City, Woodbury, Iowa, United States of America; m. EVELYN WETROSKY, Nov 26, 1936, Merrill, Plymouth Co., Iowa; b. Feb 20, 1914, Merrill, Plymouth Co., Iowa.
iv. Geneva L. Taylor married Samuel Gibson.

After the death and shortly before Nathaniel Franklin Taylor's death the sons (including Owen) worked on farms mostly for their board and room during the winter months then for wages during the rest of the year. During the year of 1887 the younger brothers lived with the older brother , John E.D. who had bought a farm of College land in Section 6, Little Sioux Township, Woodbury Co., Iowa known as College Corners. According to Nellie Taylor Bailey, Nathaniel Franklin's grand daughter and Walter Llewellyn Taylor's daughter, the boys were "put out to strangers" and "no Taylor ever helped them". Little is known of Anna Maria Miller and John Thomas Wyatts son. In 1920 he was living in Council Bluff, Iowa and working as a street car conductor.

The E.D Taylor family continued to live on the John E.D. Taylor family farm . They moved to another farm and shortly thereafter John E.D. Taylor moved to Larned, Kansas. Where he married Emma Anna Johnson, Sept 28, 1890. Anna Maria Miller (Campell) (Wyatt) Taylor's three boys grew to manhood and Walter L. and Owen married. Arthur moved to Oklahoma, and never married. Walter Llewellyn Taylor married Mary O'Connell. Walter and Mary O'Connell Taylor moved to Bonesteel, SD in Feb. 1904.

source: research of Keith Taylor and Lloyd Taylor


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