|Birth: ||Oct. 18, 1864|
|Death: ||Feb. 6, 1933|
After an lingering illness of several months duration, Frank Taylor passed away at his home in Afton in the early morning of February 6th.
Mr Taylor was born October 19 1865 in Harrisville, Utah, the son of Joseph and Maria Harris Taylor. He was married to Pricilla Merril in the Logan Temple January 1st 1892 and to this union were born 12 children all of whom with his widow survive.
Twenty three years ago the family moved to Star Valley, making their home in Fairview Wyo. where Mr. Taylor was prominently identified with various civic movements and was engaged in ranching, was a successful cattleman respected and admired by all who knew hi for his honesty and integrity in business and for his solicitude for his family, a loving considerate husband and father.
Eight years ago Mr and Mrs Taylor disposed of their property in Fairview and made their home in Logan for some two years, but a yearning for a home in Star Valley were there are wide open spaces prompted him to dispose of his property in Logan and return to Star Valley. This time to a ranch northwest of Afton where they have since made their home.
He is survived by his widow, one brother and the following son s and daughters; Vaughn Taylor Twin Falls, Ida, Lila Robers and Mabel Maughn of Alhambra Calif. Nora Papworth of Salt Lake city, Ada Creamer, Ogden Utah, Acquilla, Clarence, Raymond, Delbert, Albert and Venral Taylor all of Afton and LeGrand Taylor who because of the responsibility of caring for sheep on the Wyoming desert is unable to attend the funeral of his father.
Funeral services were held for Frank Taylor in the North ward chapel February 9th at 1 p.m.
Bishop Franklin R. Gardner presiding. Prayers were by E.D. Sessions and Ben Hale.
Musical numbers were Quartet by Gardner bros. "Friend O' Mine": Vocal Solo by Ladell Sessions "Not Understood"; Violin Duet, Arch and Dean Gardner "Prayer Perfect" Duet Mr and Mrs Harold Allen, "A Little While" Duet Nellie Roberts and Gean Harrison "Sweet Savior Mine".
Bishop J.L. Brown of Fairview was the first speaker, he testified that Mr Taylor's counsel and advice was lofty and evidenced high ideals, said in his years of acquaintance with the deceased, and they were many, he had always been a sincere friend and his faith was implicit in a life hereafter.
Ozro Gardner paid glowing tribute to the splendid family Mr and Mrs. Taylor have reared and their ideal family life. Cited instances wherein Mr Taylor had given generously for the benefit of missionaries.
Willard Brown of Fairview said that Mr Taylor had long been a neighbor and friend which friendship he would always cherish. He was charitable to every one and on all occasions when dire necessity faced a neighbor, he was the first to offer assistance and that he loved his family and found his greatest happiness when surrounded by his children.
N.P. Lee eulogized the splendid characteristic of honest and absolute reliability in a high degree by the deceased, and that no greater tribute can be paid a man. That he had known Mr Taylor for 51 years and that he came of a family of sterling worth prominent in early church annals of Utah.
Bp. O.Low said he had enjoyed the acquaintance and friendship of Mrs Taylor since early childhood, having been born and reared in the same town of Smithfield, Utah. she also enjoys a noble heritage, admonished the children of Mr and Mrs Taylor to live nobly and well
Taylor, Frank (9 Feb 1933)Star Valley Independent
Franklin Daniel Richards Taylor is the son of Joseph Taylor and Hannah Maria Harris
Franklin Daniel Richards Taylor married Eliza Priscilla Merrill 1 Jan 1891 in Preston, Franklin, Idaho
Name: Franklin D. R. Taylor
Birth Date: 1866
Birthplace: Of St. Joseph, Idaho
Spouse's Name: Eliza Pricilla Merrill
Spouse's Birth Date: 1874
Spouse's Birthplace: Of St. Joseph, Idaho
Spouse's Age: 19
Event Date: 28 Jun 1893
Event Place: Logan, Cache, Utah
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Indexing Project (Batch) Number:M-73407-9
System Origin: Utah-EASy
GS Film number: 430306
Reference ID: P 422
Joseph Taylor (1825 - 1900)
Hannah Mariah Harris Taylor (1836 - 1881)
Eliza Priscilla Merrill Taylor (1874 - 1971)*
Hyrum Taylor (____ - 1876)*
Clarissa Jane Taylor Taylor (1845 - 1925)**
Joseph Allen Taylor (1848 - 1929)**
William Andrew Taylor (1850 - 1892)**
Moroni Taylor (1853 - 1924)**
Ester Taylor (1855 - 1856)**
Lamoni Taylor (1855 - 1941)*
James Henry Taylor (1857 - 1894)*
James B Taylor (1860 - 1865)**
Heber "C" Taylor (1860 - 1906)*
Janet Taylor (1861 - 1862)**
Juliet Taylor (1862 - 1864)**
Elzemina Taylor (1863 - 1864)**
Franklin Daniel Richards Taylor (1864 - 1933)
Mary Ellen Taylor (1864 - 1864)**
Joseph Taylor (1868 - 1869)*
Amanda Taylor Child (1870 - 1930)**
Mariah Evylin Taylor Rose (1875 - 1904)*
Created by: Carol STEVENS
Record added: Jan 24, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 33201044