Submitted by Micah Cox My grandfather Henry Taylor told me the story of a murder, as his father Robert Lee Taylor, the shooter, told it to him. Robert Lee Taylor had a moonshine still in VA with a partner. His partner got a woman pregnant and was forced to marry her. The partner cheated on… [Read More]
Submitted by Micah Cox Henry Stewart Taylor, son of Robert Lee Taylor and Louisa Creech. Henry S. Taylor U.S. Army veteran, was an anti aircraft gunner in WWII. Henry served from 1939-1945 and was the holder of six Bronze Stars, having participated in the battles of Tunisia, Sicily, Naples-Foggia, Rome-Arno, southern France and Germany. This… [Read More]
Submitted by Micah Cox
Orpha Ann Nash was the wife of John Taylor, and the mother of Robert Lee Taylor.
Gary Hilton writes, Here you go Patty – The first picture is Ella Taylor, who was my grandmother’s sister. My grandmother was Ida Taylor, who married Fitzugh Lee Neely, and their second child was my mother, Oma, who is in the next picture with Ella. This is the house in Duffield where Ella lived until… [Read More]
This information is extracted from A.J. Lane et al vs J.C. Taylor, Chancery Court Records, 1879-1882, Index No. 1882-023, Library of Virginia, Richmond. William Taylor 1794-1849 and Mary Catherine Horton 1790-1873 children are: Benjamin B., John C., Nelson H., Isaac S., W.W., Sallie, Mary, James W., Eliza. Sallie maried Owen Wade and died before 1879…. [Read More]
Janet writes, I hope you can post this photograph on your website and perhaps someone can help with with a positive identification. My Mother-in-Law (Alice Joye Taylor Hill) has had this photograph for many years. All she knew was that the photo is of “Granny Taylor.” My Mother-in-Law was the daughter of George Charles Taylor… [Read More]
Janet writes, This is a family tree for my husband’s grandfather, George Charles Taylor (1907-1933). George was married to Glema Virginia Warf (1911-1986), daughter of Robert Jordan Warf and Lora India Burnett originally from Carroll County, Virginia. George and Glema were married in McDowell County, West Virginia on 18 June 1929. George Charles Taylor was… [Read More]
I was contacted by a dealer in Historical documents who has the original Muster Roll for sale. The picture here shows enough to see it is authentic, however not large enough to read. The transcription is below the picture. There are 70 names on the muster roll. It is entitled “A list of the commissioned… [Read More]
Submitted by Stephen Rhodes, posted with permission by the Babb family.
Samuel Pendleton TAYLOR’s home in Duffield, Virginia. A traveling artist as repayment for their generosity of bed and board painted beautiful Amish-type murals on the front of the house. Submitted by Stephen Rhodes