Lanier, Hankins, Hopkins & Taylor Families

Ambrose COX
William TAYLOR
(bet. 1797/1805-bet. 1880/1886)
Delilah COX
(1843-1910)
Thomas Jefferson "Tom" TAYLOR
(1875-1956)

 

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Spouses/Children:

Laura SOWDER

  • Margie M. TAYLOR+
  • William Milton TAYLOR+
  • John T. TAYLOR+
  • Daniel Hubert TAYLOR
  • Elizabeth TAYLOR+
  • James Edward "Edd" TAYLOR+
  • Floyd Jesse TAYLOR

Thomas Jefferson "Tom" TAYLOR 2,265,284
  • Born: 3 October 1875, Rockcastle County, Kentucky 285
  • Marriage: Laura SOWDER on 25 January 1903 in Rockcastle County, Kentucky 283
  • Died: 5 July 1956, Berea, Madison County, Kentucky at age 80 285
  • Buried: Elmwood Cemetery, Mount Vernon, Rockcastle County, Kentucky 285
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  More Information:

1880 United States Federal Census, Wiliam Taylor household, Rockcastle County, Kentucky 265: Thomas was living with his parents. He was listed as Thomas Taylor (son, age 4).

1900 United States Federal Census, Delila Taylor household, Rockcastle County, Kentucky 277: Thomas was living with his mother. He was listed as Thomas Taylor, son, age 22, born Oct 1877 in Kentucky. [Note: His headstone shows his birth date as 3 Oct 1875.]

1910 United States Federal Census, Tom Taylor household, Rockcastle County, Kentucky 286: Tom & Laura were living with children, Margie, Wiliam & John and Tom's mother, Delilah. Tom was listed as a farmer, age 35, born in Kentucky.

1920 United States Federal Census, Tommy Taylor household, Rockcastle County, Kentucky 287: Tom and Laura were living in Mt. Vernon with children: Margie, William, John, Hubert, Elizabeth and Edd. He was listed as working on the railroad, age 43, born in Kentucky.

1930 United States Federal Census, Thomas Taylor household, Rockcastle County, Kentucky 288: Tom and Laura were living with children: William, John, Hubert, Elizabeth, Edd, Floyd and Margie and Margie's daughters Evelyn and Glena. Tom was listed as a farmer, age 54, born in Kentucky.


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Obituary: Published in the Mt. Vernon Signal in July 1956 in Mount Vernon, Rockcastle County, Kentucky. 284 Thomas J. Taylor, 80, Dies in Berea Hospital
Thomas Jefferson Taylor, 80, Mt. Vernon and a retired railroader, died at Berea College Hospital THursday night after a long illness.

Mr. Taylor, who was a member of the Mt. Vernon Baptist Church was born in Rockcastle County, the son of William and Eliza [sic - Deliah] Cox Taylor. In 1903 he married Laura Sowder, who survives.

He is also survived by five sons: William of Pine Hill; John of Centerville, Ind.; Hubert of Richmond, Ind.; Ed of Mt. Vernon, and Jesse of Goshenm O. Two daughters survive, Mrs. Margie Weaver and Mrs. Elizabeth Isaacs, both of Mt. Vernon, as well as 25 grandchildren adn eight great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Sunday at Cox Funeral Home, with the Rev. Raymond Lawrence and Rev. Howard Ray officiating. He will be buried in Elmwood Cemetery.


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Grave Marker: Thomas J. & Laura C. Taylor, Elmwood Cemetery, Mount Vernon, Rockcastle County, Kentucky. 285


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Tom married Laura SOWDER on 25 January 1903 in Rockcastle County, Kentucky.283 (Laura SOWDER was born on 15 December 1885 in Kentucky,285 died on 16 September 1983 in Rockcastle County, Kentucky 285,289 and was buried in Elmwood Cemetery, Mount Vernon, Rockcastle County, Kentucky 285.)




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