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Matthew Taylor (#48070370)
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Bio Photo I was born in Alexandria, VA to William A. Taylor (1922-1981) of Winchester, VA and Helen J. Scheehle Taylor (1922-living) of Martins Ferry, OH. I grew up mainly in Alexandria, VA and graduated from Virginia Tech in 1988. After that I have been gravitating westward for various reasons, ending up in Reno, NV. I have three children - Audrey b.1995, M. Alex Jr. b.1996 and Kennedy Jean b.2012. I am changing my youngest's diapers as I send my oldest daughter off to college this summer.

A unique feature of the Taylor family is how we skip generations. I had a child at age 46 in 2012. My father had me when he was 44. His father had him when he was 46. What I end up with is a grandfather born in 1876 (the year of Custer's last stand) and a great great grandfather born in the 1700's (Griffin b.1798).

Because my genealogy goes back so far so quickly I have become fascinated with tracking down my ancestors. I have heard so many stories over the years, some going back to the Civil War, that I have a yearning to know who these people were and what makes me and my children who we are.

My Mother's Scheehle heritage is relatively well documented back to Germany in the mid 1800's. But my Father's is more checkered and dubious. That is why I focus on the Taylors and Cains from Frederick and Clarke Counties in Virginia going back to the 1700's. Any help is appreciated, and I intend to do what I can out here the relatively new West.

Thanks for taking the time to read this.

Matt Taylor
Reno, NV

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RE: Bob Scheehle headstone photo
You are very welcome! When I go back to the cemetery I will try to get a better photo of his gravestone. Carla :)
Added by Peace4me on Aug 23, 2015 7:04 PM
Jeff Pearl
Mary & Michael Kain
I went ahead and claimed these since I went by there this morning and took pics. There is a Michael and Mary Ann there, but there are no dates on the stones. I'll do a little more checking and see if any clues turn up showing these are the correct stones.

Added by Jeff Pearl on May 17, 2014 9:47 AM
RE: Taylors you found
Hi Matthew,

I'm going to transfer all the Taylors I found so you can figure them out. I couldn't read all the markers from my photos, so when I go up next week I'll write down the dates so I can add them to the memorials.

Have fun figuring it all out!!

Added by Daddys♥Girl on Feb 18, 2014 5:30 PM
Gary Virts
RE: John Joseph Kain
I have added his birth date information and linked him to his parents. Thank you for that information.
Added by Gary Virts on Feb 17, 2014 9:41 AM
Sorry for the non-message below; hit the wrong key.

Anyway, I had a little bit of time while in Winchester today and found 6 Taylors not already on Find a Grave. If you think they're yours and want a transfer, just let me know. Some of the stones were in very poor condition and difficult to read, so the info I wrote may be wrong; this is especially true in the case of Annie & "Randolph."

The memorials I just made are:

Annie J. 124905031
Randolph (?) 124905039
Caroline (Phoebe) 124905007
James H. 124905022
Margaret 124905016
Robert 124904996

Hope they're yours!

Added by Daddys♥Girl on Feb 10, 2014 5:59 PM
RE: John Taylor
Hi Matthew
Added by Daddys♥Girl on Feb 10, 2014 5:52 PM
RE: Mt.Hebron records and John Taylor...
Hmmmmmmm I'll keep looking for him!
Added by Daddys♥Girl on Feb 10, 2014 4:00 AM
RE: Catherine Swartz and Griffin Taylor
Hi Matthew,

I'm going up to the cemetery tomorrow to look for some of the requests; what I don't find Christy will look for later in the week. When I was there at the end of January, the graves were covered with snow & I spent a lot of time moving snow and looking for names unsuccessfully. I'm hoping the snow has melted this time!

Christy gave me a website to search for the plots at Mt. Hebron; this might be of use to you also:

I'll get back to you tomorrow evening if I have any luck!

Added by Daddys♥Girl on Feb 09, 2014 4:46 PM
John Taylor
Hi Matthew,

I was up at Mt. Hebron Cemetery in Winchester two weeks ago and the office had no record of Mr. Taylor with those dates. They did have several people named John Taylor, however; are you sure the dates you have are correct?

Added by Daddys♥Girl on Feb 09, 2014 1:32 PM
RE: Thanks
Glad I was able to be helpful.
Ken M
Added by BIRDMAN on Jan 04, 2014 11:46 AM
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