|Birth: ||Aug. 25, 1819|
|Death: ||Jul. 5, 1895|
Salt Lake City
Salt Lake County
Charles is the fourth son of Jeremiah Taylor and Elizabeth " Betsy" Barber. Born in Stockport, Lancashire, England. He was six feet, broad shouldered, almost black hair, and had clear blue eyes, which were shadowed by thick black brows.
Married wife #1 Sarah Thorley August 25, 1840, England.
She died November 15, 1847, St. Louis, MO.
"I buried my wife, child and brother within eight days in 1847." [From the diary of Charles]
Charles left Sarah in England and boarded the ship Hanover on March 12, 1842, from Liverpool, England with 200 L.D.S. emigrants. The ship arrived in New Orleans, Louisiana on May 2, 1842, and Nauvoo on May 14th. He sent for Sarah in the Spring of 1843. To his disappointment, only his brother arrived due to Sarah's illness. On April 3, 1845 he returned to England for Sarah. They arrived in St. Louis on November 15, 1845.
Married wife #2 Mary Edwards, White, Cannon December 25, 1847, St. Louis, Missouri [Source: Diary of Charles]
She died October 7, 1890 Salt Lake, UT. (General Debility, Old Age) and buried October 8th, SLCemetery, G-10-9-4W.
Mary was previously married to Joseph White and George Cannon (1794-1844) on February 24, 1844, Nauvoo, Illinois.
Mary and George Cannon were the parents of Elizabeth Cannon. George died August 19, 1844, St. Louis, MO. Six months later Elizabeth was born (#31202172).
Mary and Charles were the parents of Charles Edwards Taylor and Thomas Edwards Taylor. Both brothers were never married and are buried at Bloomington Cemetery, Bloomington, Idaho. Charles' diary mentions that he adopted Elizabeth Cannon. She married William Henry Piggott(#31202272), November 22, 1869, EHOUSE, S.L., UT.
U.S. Census 1850 ~ UT, Great Salt Lake listed Edwin Taylor, 1 yr. (not accounted for).
The divorce of Charles and Mary was granted on June 10, 1885, Salt Lake County, Territory of Utah.
Charles served a mission to England 1862-1865. Spring 1863, he was ordained President of the Staffordshire Conference. Left Liverpool on April 29, 1865.
Deseret News, Thursday, November 2, 1865, Page 4, Col. 4
"Elder Charles Taylor has arrived in the city, in advance of Atwood and Walker's trains. He reported six mule teams as expected in yesterday afternoon, with Scandinavian immigrants; two ox teams today, and the balance of the two trains about Sunday next."
[Charles arrived October 30, 1865]
Married wife #3 Martha Burrows October 13, 1866, Endowment House, Salt Lake, Utah, by Heber C. Kimball.
Mary is the daughter of Thomas Burrows and Mary Capers.
Martha emigrated to the U.S., leaving Liverpool, England on April 29, 1865, on the ship Belle Wood and arrived in New York on May 31, 1865. Listed as 26 years, spinster. Charles was on the same ship, returning from an L.D.S. Mission in England.
Charles and Martha were the parents of eight children:
Charles Barber Jr. (Diphtheria)
James Henry (Bronchial Pneumonia)
Sarah Harriet (Evans)
Mary Elizabeth (Inflam Lungs)
Fannie May (Woodard)
Joseph Burrows TWIN (Inflam bran)
Hyrum Burrows TWIN (Inflam bran)
Annie Isabelle (Heart disease)
Charles was one of the first butchers in Salt Lake. He died at his home 1207 East 1st Avenue. The cause of death listed as Old age, Dropsy. [Source: FHL US/CAN Film 026554, Page 12, Death #424]
Obituary ~ Deseret News, Saturday, July 6, 1895, Page 5
"DEATHS - TAYLOR ~ In Salt Lake City, July 5th, of dropsy, Charles B. Taylor, in the 76th year of his age.
Funeral from Twenty-first ward meeting house on Tuesday, July 9, at 2 o'clock p.m. Friends respectfully invited."
Mary Edwards Taylor (1810 - 1890)
Martha Burrows Taylor (1839 - 1899)
Charles Edwards Taylor (1849 - 1922)*
Thomas Edwards Taylor (1850 - 1922)*
Charles Barber Taylor (1867 - 1877)*
James Henry Taylor (1869 - 1928)*
Sarah Harriet Taylor Evans (1871 - 1931)*
Mary Elizabeth Taylor (1873 - 1874)*
Fannie May Taylor Woodard (1875 - 1972)*
Joseph Burrows Taylor (1878 - 1878)*
Hyrum Burrows Taylor (1878 - 1879)*
Isabelle Annie Taylor (1880 - 1889)*
Salt Lake City Cemetery
Salt Lake City
Salt Lake County
Plot: Plat G, Block 10, Lot 9, Grave 1E
Created by: Susan
Record added: Aug 25, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 41156397