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Dr Calvin Buchanan Taylor
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Birth: Feb. 27, 1859
Hillsborough
Orange County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Mar. 6, 1931
Joplin
Jasper County
Missouri, USA

h/o 1st widow, Mrs Mary D (Fisher) Ray, 2nd Emma C Miller.

Birth: 8th of eight known children in Hillsborough, Orange county, North Carolina.

Census: 1860, age 1 Sherill township, Texas county, Missouri with parents & seven siblings.

Census: 1870, age 11 Sherill township, Texas county, Missouri with parents & three siblings.

Removed to Carthage, Jasper county from Texas county, Missouri around 1894.

Reportedly in 1897, before City Hospital on west Centenial was conceived and built: A representative paid a visit today to the hospital and infirmary of Drs. [A H] Hull and [C B] Taylor, one block east of the Harrington. It is undoubtedly one of the most complete institutions of the kind in Southwest Missouri and is a decided credit to Carthage.

The house is well appointed in every detail, and is magnificently equipped. On the first floor is a commodious reception room, Dr. Taylor's office, Dr. Hull's office and a dispensary which is a small drug store. The doctors' offices are each supplied with numerous instruments; those for surgical purposes in Dr. Taylor's office and for treating the eye, ear, nose and throat in Dr. Hull's office. These instruments are so numerous, varied and modern that an attempt to describe them would require a column of space. They are the best that money can buy and must be seen to be appreciated.
, SOURCE: Mornin' Mail.

Census: 1900, age 41 Carthage, Jasper county, Missouri with 1st wife, her two sons & their two children at 1509 south Garrison avenue, a physician & surgeon.

1902, Dr A H Hull at second floor Cassaday building, Dr C B Taylor at 205 west 3rd street, and dentist, Dr W W Flora at 401-1/2 south Main street.

Reportedly in 1902 archives of Mornin' Mail: Dr. Taylor, assisted by Dr. Chester and Dr. Webster, this morning successfully removed the right foot of Fred Gatlin, the 17-year-old Kendricktown boy, who was suffering with saracoma. The patient stood the operation quite well, and his parents will arrange to provide him with an artificial foot.

First wife died in 1905.

Census: 1910, age 46 (sic) Carthage, Jasper county, Missouri with two children,at 1509 south Garrison avenue a physician, general practice.

Dr. Taylor later had a dispensary on west 3rd Street just off the square next to the Knell Undertaking & Funeral Parlor. The building was constructed by the McNerney Construction Company and reads above, Dr. Taylor's Dispensary, later building a two story brick building at 200 west Fourth street which he sold April 1916 to J T Ulmer, for his new location from west Third street funeral parlor, moving his office to a house he owned next south on Lyon street.

Carthage Evening Press , May 1916, news item has him marrying Emma C Miller at her parents north Maple home.

Census: 1920, age 66 Marion township [Morgan Heights], Jasper county, Missouri with son, married daughter & her hubby. (Strange, what happened to 2nd wife?)

Census: 1930, age 71 Marion township [Morgan Heights], Jasper county, Missouri with divorced daughter & her three children.

Death: in Freeman Hospital, Joplin, Jasper county, Missouri, cause hypostatic pneumonia following a surgical operation (cyltotomy; Latin: eyelid), Missouri Death Certificate, informant: daughter, Grace [Taylor] Scoville, Carthage, Missouri.

The death certificate can be viewed at Missouri Digital Archives/death certificates online website.


Taylor Private Mausoleum* is in Block 31 Lot 127 of Park Cemetery, Carthage, Missouri with three crypts,, himself, 1st wife & son.

*NOTE: Taylor Private Mausoleum is in a bad state of disrepair and only known relatives live in Australia and have refused pleas to repair the mausoleum. Eventually it will either fall down or have to be torn down and occupants will be buried in the ground.

Father: William H Taylor b: about 1818
Mother: Nancy (currently unknown) b: about 1822

Marriage 1: widow, Mrs Mary D (Fisher) Ray b: 19 JAN 1859 Belair township, Appanoose county, Iowa.
Married: 1886, likely in Licking, Texas county, Missouri.

Known Children

Morgan C Taylor b: 9 SEP 1887 in Licking, Texas county, Missouri.

Grace D Taylor b: JUN 1891 in Texas county county, Missouri.

Marriage 2: Emma C Miller b: DEC 1886 (location currently unknown).
Married: May 1916 in Carthage, Jasper county, Missouri.

No known issues.
 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Mary D. Fisher Taylor (1859 - 1905)
 
 Children:
  Morgan Calvin Taylor (1887 - 1925)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Park Cemetery
Carthage
Jasper County
Missouri, USA
Plot: Taylor Mausoleum Block 31 Lot 127 Park Lawn Sector
 
Created by: NJBrewer
Record added: Sep 14, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 58665176
Dr Calvin Buchanan Taylor
Added by: Thomas Clark
 
Dr Calvin Buchanan Taylor
Added by: Thomas Clark
 
Dr Calvin Buchanan Taylor
Added by: NJBrewer
 
 
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 Added: May. 4, 2012
 
 
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