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Jacob "Isaac" Taylor
Rhoda (Smith) Taylor
Glenn E. Perry
and Rhoda Smith Taylor (b. 1799) as I was growing up was that they had 21 children,
although sometimes people said 22. I see only 14 on the lists that are available
today. But the legend meshes nicely with the statement by his great granddaughter
Becky Taylor Moore, quoted in Nancy Hale's book on the Taylor family, that
three sets of twins were stillborn.
The second tradition that was much repeated in my youth was that Isaac and Rhoda
These two legends come together in another story that repeatedly was told.
The 1860 census shows Isaac--but notably not Rhoda--living with his son Clayborn
A word about the name "Jacob Isaac Taylor": I can't say that was not his name, but I
(Photo provided by Glenn E. Perry.)
This stone, located next to the graves of Hiram's parents,
suddenly appeared soon after the Taylor Cemetery
Decoration Day, in June 2002.
(Photo enhanced for legibility by webmistress Bobbie Sue.)
Bobbie Sue's personal comments:
"In the course of having this photo under heavy magnification
to enhance the hard-to-read lettering, it was plain to see that
(in spite of the backward D's) the person/persons who created
this tombstone had taken meticulous, pains-taking care in carving
out the lettering. Obviously a lot of respect and love, not to
mention a great deal of TIME, went into the work on it."
for our Taylor and Black webpages
have generously been provided to us by
William's & Talitha's g-granddaughter,
Katherine (Taylor) Black
daughter of Garrett &Dollie(Root) Taylor
granddaughter of George &Kate(Messamore) Taylor
THANKS, CUZ KATHERINE, FOR SHARING!
the "William David Taylor" branch
was generously provided to us by
Carol (Hack) Plockot
THANKS, CUZ CAROL, FOR SHARING!
photo-copied from the ledger of Isaac's & Rhoda's son
William "Bill" Taylor
(b: 1833 - d: 1926)
of the overall
Cobb-Sasser Family Lineage Website
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Len's site has fantastic Taylor family history,
family stories, document transcripts and more.
If you are an Isaac Jacob Taylor descendant,
Len's pages are a MUST-SEE for ya!
Enjoy your visit there and come back here soon, hear?