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Capt Edward Taylor
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Birth: Sep. 5, 1765
Plymouth
Plymouth County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Nov. 24, 1798
Plymouth
Plymouth County
Massachusetts, USA

Son of Jacob &
Jemima (Samson) Taylor

Married Mary Sylvester
on November 8, 1789,
First Church, Plymouth

Vital Records of Plymouth Massachusetts
to the Year 1850
Book Two [p.363]
The children of Edward Taylor &
Mary his wife
1) Jane Samson Taylor
born Aug. 21st 1790
2) Jacob Taylor Born July 15th 1792
3) Abner Sylvester Taylor
born June 1st 1795
4) Edward Taylor
born April 28th 1797; decd. Sept. 15th 1798
5) Mary Edward Taylor born Dec. 22nd 1798

Edward Taylor, the father of the above
family, decd. Nov. 25th 1798. He was
drowned in Plymouth harbor not far from
Saquish; his body was found and buried in
Plymouth July 10th 1799. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Jacob Taylor (1729 - 1788)
  Jemima Sampson Taylor (1731 - 1783)
 
 Children:
  Edward Taylor (1797 - 1798)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Taylor Bartlett (1759 - 1852)*
  Joanna Taylor Bartlett (1761 - 1844)*
  Jacob Taylor (1763 - 1783)*
  Edward Taylor (1765 - 1798)
  Elizabeth Taylor Brewster (1769 - 1854)*
  Lucy Taylor Cooper (1772 - 1842)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:

To the memory
of
Capt EDWARD TAYLOR
who was drowned in
attempting to go ashore
from his vessel
Novr 25th 1798
whose remains were found
July 10th 1799 & here interred
aged 33 years
also in memory of
EDWARD son of
Capt EDWARD & Mrs MARY
TAYLOR who died Sept 15th
1798 aged 1 year & 4 months

The wide Atlantic past his raptur'd fight
Beholds his wished for home his best delight,
Adverse the tide - in boat the surge he braves
And meets his fate beneath o'erwhelming waves,
Thus fell the husband kind the parent dear,
The loving brother and the friend sincere.

Epitaphs from Burial Hill
by Bradford Kingman
Published 1892
Epitaph #726
 
Burial:
Burial Hill
Plymouth
Plymouth County
Massachusetts, USA
Plot: B 192
 
Created by: Sandra Lennox
Record added: Sep 21, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 76894145
Capt Edward Taylor
Added by: Caryn
 
Capt Edward Taylor
Added by: Sandra Lennox
 
Capt Edward Taylor
Added by: Sandra Lennox
 
 
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