Mary Louise <I>Babb</I> Taylor

Mary Louise Babb Taylor

Birth
Pennsylvania, USA
Death 10 May 1914 (aged 82)
Jennings County, Indiana, USA
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Vernon, Jennings County, Indiana, USA
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North Vernon Sun May 14, 1914
Obituary
VENERABLE LADY CLAIMED BY DEATH

Mrs. Mary L. Taylor, a pioneer resident, age 82, was claimed by death Sunday. Her death is attributed to age infirmities and a fall which hurried her decline.
She was born in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., January 14, 1832 and with her brother came to this county in 1861, having been a continuous resident for 53 years. In February of 1866, in Ohio, she was married to the Rev. Robert F. Taylor, who had served as a chaplain in the war of the rebellion and the following December he was called by death. Soon after establishing her residence she identified herself with the Vernon Presbyterian Church and her many acts of philanthropy have left a lasting impression.
Mrs. Taylor came from a family of literary talent. Her brother C.E. Babb, was at one time associate editor of the Herald and Presbyter and Washington correspondent for the old Cincinnati Gazette, in addition to having written several books of a religious nature. In her younger days, Mrs. Taylor wrote juvenile stories which were published in eastern magazines.
The deceased is survived by a brother, John P. Babb, of San Jose, California; two nieces, Mrs. Harriett M. Sargent and Mrs. W.D.S. Boyd, of Cincinnati; Wm. H Davis, husband of a deceased oldest sister, of Cincinnati and his son, Howard Lee Davis of New York. Two brothers and two sisters having preceded Mrs. Taylor in death.
Funeral services were conducted Tuesday from the residence by Dr. Irvine of the Presbyterian church and interment was made in the cemetery at Vernon. The funeral procession was escorted to the cemetery by 24 boy scouts, six of whom acted as pall bearers.


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  • Created by: Sheila Kell
  • Added: 3 Jul 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 132258127
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Mary Louise Babb Taylor (14 Jan 1832–10 May 1914), Find A Grave Memorial no. 132258127, citing Vernon Cemetery, Vernon, Jennings County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Sheila Kell (contributor 47593606) .