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Raymond R. Taylor
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Birth: Mar. 29, 1892
Mercer County
West Virginia, USA
Death: Jul. 15, 1936
Mercer County
West Virginia, USA

The son of James and Mary Taylor, of Montcalm, WV.
Husband of Mintie Hartwell.*
Worked as a timberman at local coal company (the designation generally means framing the interiors of mine shafts, very strenuous and dangerous work).
Noted on death certificate as 15 years duration. His brother, Oliver Taylor, worked 14 years at the mine and repaired conveyance equipment. His brother, James, died as a result of injuries from his mine occupation as a loader, at only 22. His brother Leonard also worked at the mines and eventually was carried out on a stretcher, after which he quit working at the mine.
Raymond R. Taylor was aged 44 years, 3 mo., 16 days. Place of death, Bluefield Sanitarium, following an operation (Beaver Pond District). Informant on record, his brother, Albert.
Undertaker-Mercer Funeral Home.
Burial on 17 July 1936.
- -- -- -- - has an image of the sawmill at Goodwill owned by Louisville Coal & Coke. Timber would have been cut there for use at the mines. The image number is 000214, Collection of Photographs from the West Virginia and Regional History Collection of West Virginia University.
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---* I have no record of the marriage; please see the memorial of Mintie, where it has been noted by Montcalm Boy as 19 Feb 1918. 
Family links: 
  James Wesley Taylor (1866 - 1953)
  Mary Virginia Bailey Taylor (1867 - 1939)
  Virginia Mintie Hartwell Taylor Reece Colangelo (1898 - 1966)*
  Oliver Jesse Taylor (1887 - 1939)*
  Raymond R. Taylor (1892 - 1936)
  Luther Albert Taylor (1894 - 1961)*
  Leonard Lee Taylor (1896 - 1984)*
  Mary Elizabeth Taylor Bowman Shutt (1899 - 1984)*
  Vergie Lee Taylor Bibey (1901 - 1981)*
  Virginia Taylor Hearn (1905 - 1984)*
  James Wesley Taylor (1907 - 1929)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: Unknown if marker exists. Raymond's grave is plotted on family's diagram.
Taylor Cemetery
Mercer County
West Virginia, USA
Plot: beside his mother
Created by: aye ain't
Record added: Jan 06, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 63810026

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