Taylor Family Genealogy
Taylor Family Genealogy

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1. Jacob Isaac Taylor - was born on 17 Nov 1792 in North Carolina and died on 14 Jan 1888 in Blackwater, Laurel County, Kentucky and was buried in Taylor Cemetery, Blackwater, Laurel County, Kentucky .
Jacob married Rhoda Rosanna "Rody" Smith on 17 Aug 1817. Rhoda was born on 10 Jun 1799 in South Carolina. She was the daughter of Thomas Smith III and Eunice Nancy Lewis. She died on 16 Jun 1879 in Laurel County, Kentucky and was buried in Taylor Cemetery, Blackwater, Laurel County, Kentucky .
Children: (Quick Family Chart)
i.  Harrison Taylor was born on 24 May 1818.
Harrison married Nancy Jones. Nancy was born in 1818 in Granger County, Tennessee. She is the daughter of William Jones and Mary "Polly" Jones.
ii.  Hiram Taylor was born on 28 Dec 1819 in Claiborne County, Tennessee and died on 13 Jan 1876 .
iii.  Margaret Taylor was born on 4 Feb 1822 in Clay County, Kentucky and died on 13 Sep 1893 in Russell Springs, Kentucky .
iv.  Clayborne W. Taylor was born on 17 Nov 1823 in Clay County, Kentucky and died on 8 Jun 1918 .
Clayborne married Sarah Anise "Sally" Woolum. Sarah was born on 19 Feb 1828 in Harlan County, Kentucky. She was the daughter of Jacob Woolum and Sarah Anice Hughes. She died on 13 Mar 1895 .
v.  Nancy Taylor was born on 25 Jan 1825 in Clay County, Kentucky and died on 19 Jan 1913 in Knox County, Kentucky and was buried in Gilbert Cemetery, Girdler, Knox County, Kentucky .
vi.  Eunicy "Nicey" Taylor was born on 19 Apr 1827 in Kentucky and died on 5 May 1915 in Laurel County, Kentucky .
vii.  Mary Elizabeth "Pop" Taylor was born on 19 Mar 1829 in Clay County, Kentucky and died on 5 Jan 1916 .
Mary married Samuel S. Woolum on 4 Feb 1848 in Laurel County, Kentucky. Samuel was born on 4 Jan 1822 in Harlan County, Kentucky. He was the son of Jacob Woolum and Sarah Anice Hughes. He died on 15 Oct 1904 in Knox County, Kentucky and was buried in Woolum Home Place, Tedders, Knox County, Kentucky .
See Woolum family for children.
viii.  Catherine Taylor was born on 27 Feb 1831 in Laurel County, Kentucky and died on 5 Nov 1900 .
ix.  William "Bill" Taylor , Sr. was born on 17 Oct 1833 in Laurel County, Kentucky and died on 28 Apr 1926 in Blackwater, Laurel County, Kentucky and was buried in Taylor Cemetery, Blackwater, Laurel County, Kentucky . See #2. below.
x.  Henry Grant Speedwell "Speed" Taylor was born on 23 Jul 1836 in Clay County, Kentucky and died in 1906 in Arkansas . See #3. below.
xi.  Theresa Taylor was born on 23 Jul 1838 in Clay County, Kentucky.
xii.  Thomas Jefferson Taylor was born on 23 Nov 1842 in Clay County, Kentucky and died on 1 Jan 1924 in Blackwater, Laurel County, Kentucky and was buried in Taylor Cemetery, Blackwater, Laurel County, Kentucky .
xiii.  Rhoda T. Taylor was born on 6 Dec 1844 in Clay County, Kentucky and died in Laurel County, Kentucky and was buried in Providence Cemetery, Bush, Laurel County, Kentucky .
xiv  Lucinda Taylor was born on 15 Jul 1846 in Clay County, Kentucky and died in 1864 .
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2. William "Bill" Taylor , Sr. - was born on 17 Oct 1833 in Laurel County, Kentucky and died on 28 Apr 1926 in Blackwater, Laurel County, Kentucky and was buried in Taylor Cemetery, Blackwater, Laurel County, Kentucky . He was the son of Jacob Isaac Taylor and Rhoda Rosanna "Rody" Smith.
William married Talitha Cumi Woolum. Talitha was born on 27 May 1837 in Harlan County, Kentucky. She was the daughter of Jacob Woolum and Sarah Anice Hughes. She died Dec 1895 in Blackwater, Laurel County, Kentucky and was buried in Taylor Cemetery, Blackwater, Laurel County, Kentucky .

Talitha - - Talitha Cumi is a Biblical name meaning "Little Girl". (Sources: - 1)
Children: (Quick Family Chart)
i.  Mariah Taylor was born on 23 Sep 1859 in Harlan County, Kentucky and died on 21 Nov 1907 in Laurel County, Kentucky and was buried in Taylor Cemetery, Blackwater, Laurel County, Kentucky .
Mariah married James "Matt" Jones. James was born about 1864 in Kentucky. He is the son of Thomas B. Jones and Sarah Ann "Sallie" Cook.
See Jones family for children.
ii.  Josephine Taylor was born on 6 Sep 1860 in Knox County, Kentucky and died on 22 Mar 1929 .
iii.  George Taylor was born on 29 Nov 1862 in Harlan County, Kentucky and died on 13 Dec 1923 .
iv.  Delorah Taylor was born on 20 Mar 1865 in Harlan County, Kentucky and died on 8 May 1929 .
v.  Lucina Lucinday Taylor was born on 14 Jan 1867 in Harlan County, Kentucky and died on 11 Sep 1885 .
vi.  William Taylor , Jr. was born on 20 Feb 1870 in Harlan County, Kentucky and died on 29 Sep 1951 and was buried in Taylor Cemetery, Blackwater, Laurel County, Kentucky . See #4. below.
vii.  Sarah Taylor was born on 4 Sep 1873 in Harlan County, Kentucky.
viii.  Jacob Isaac J. I. Taylor was born on 24 Jun 1876 in Harlan County, Kentucky and died on 27 Jan 1978 in Frankfort, Kentucky .
ix.  Millard Taylor was born on 8 Aug 1881 in Harlan County, Kentucky and died in 1882 .
Image of William Taylor(1833-1926)

William Taylor(1833-1926)


(photo from Descendants of "Bill" William Taylor and Talitha Cumi (Woolum) Taylor web site)
Image of Mariah Taytlor (Jones)

Mariah Taytlor (Jones)


(photo from Descendants of "Bill" William Taylor and Talitha Cumi (Woolum) Taylor web site)
3. Henry Grant Speedwell "Speed" Taylor - was born on 23 Jul 1836 in Clay County, Kentucky and died in 1906 in Arkansas . He was the son of Jacob Isaac Taylor and Rhoda Rosanna "Rody" Smith.



Henry -

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He died in Arkansas. I'm from dav. Daughter Martha who married Charles Hack and died in Seminole, ok. Carol Hack Plockot - June 20907
Children: (Quick Family Chart)
i.  Martha Taylor died in Seminole, OK .
Martha married Charles Hack.
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4. William Taylor , Jr. - was born on 20 Feb 1870 in Harlan County, Kentucky and died on 29 Sep 1951 and was buried in Taylor Cemetery, Blackwater, Laurel County, Kentucky . He was the son of William "Bill" Taylor , Sr. and Talitha Cumi Woolum.
William married Rebecca L. Jones. Rebecca was born in 1876 in Kentucky. She is the daughter of Thomas B. Jones and Sarah Ann "Sallie" Cook. She was buried in Taylor Cemetery, Blackwater, Laurel County, Kentucky .

William -

Census: 1920 Bush, Laurel, Kentucky
William Taylor head 49 Kentucky Kentucky Kentucky farmer
Rebecca Taylor wife 46 Kentucky Kentucky Kentucky  
General Taylor son Kentucky Kentucky Kentucky    
Ellen Taylor daughter 17 Kentucky Kentucky Kentucky  
Manual Taylor son 15 Kentucky Kentucky Kentucky  
Minnie Taylor saughter 11 Kentucky Kentucky Kentucky  
Mitchel Taylor son 8 Kentucky Kentucky Kentucky  

 
William Cheek and wife Nancy lived on an adjoining farm in 1920. (Sources: - 2)
Children: (Quick Family Chart)
i.  Minnie May Taylor was born on 11 Dec 1908 in Laurel Co. KY and died on 9 Dec 1969 .
Minnie married Henry Tolliver Cheek on 4 Oct 1927 in Laurel Co. KY. Henry was born on 13 Feb 1904 in Laurel Co., Ky. He is the son of Newton Irvin Cheek and Sarah Hoskins.
See Cheek family for children.
ii.  Jefferson Taylor was born in 1898 and died in 1971 .
iii.  Lucy Taylor was born in 1899 and died in 1934 in Clay County, Kentucky .
iv.  Mary Eller Taylor was born in 1902 and died in 1979 .
v.  Emanuel T. Taylor was born on 20 Sep 1904 and died on 22 Oct 1994 and was buried in Pilgram's Rest Cemetery, Laurel County, Kentucky .
Image of William Taylor, Jr and Rebecca Jones

William Taylor, Jr and Rebecca Jones


(photo from Descendants of "Bill" William Taylor and Talitha Cumi (Woolum) Taylor web site)






Sources:
1 Descendants of "Bill" William Taylor and Talitha Cumi (Woolum) Taylor Web: http://www.geocities.com/luvacuzn3/TaylorWilliamTalithaWoolm.html
2 MY EASTERN KENTUCKY FAMILY Bonnie GAY Christensen Web: http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=gayfamilyfile&id=I093030

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