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William Taylor Sullivan

  • Birth 12 Jul 1878 Gentrys Mill, Adair County, Kentucky, USA
  • Death 12 Jun 1957 Royville, Russell County, Kentucky, USA
  • Burial Royville, Russell County, Kentucky, USA
  • Memorial ID 18917412

First child of William and Martha Jane (Womack) Sullivan. Taylor was married twice. First to Laura E. Gentry. Second to Sallie M. Bryant. His second wife is buried beside him. He had a total of 17 children.


His obituary from the June 20, 1957 Russell County News:

William Taylor Sullivan died at his home near Bethlehem Church on Wednesday June 12. In ill health for a number of months, he lacked one month of being 79 years of age.

He was united in marriage on December 24, 1896 to Laura Gentry who preceded him in death in 1910. To this union five children were born, three of whom survive, as follows: Mrs. Nellie Atchley of Russell Springs, Elbert Sullivan of Shelbyville, Indiana, and Mrs. Gusta Smith of Russell Springs.

On March 18, 1911, he was united in marriage to Sallie Bryant, who survives. To this union twelve children were born, eight of whom survive, as follows: Mrs. Dorothy Kell of Louisville, Rufus Sullivan of Russell Springs, Bert Sullivan of Painesville, Ohio, Mrs. Nina Rooks of Indianapolis, Lester Sullivan of Indianapolis, Mrs. Lavona Wade of Perry, Ohio, and Mrs. Edith Hadley of Indianapolis.

Mr. Sullivan professed faith in Christ at the age of 18 and united with the Bethlehem Church, where he remained a member until his death.

Funeral services were held Friday afternoon at Bethlehem Church, conducted by Bro. Moxley and Bro. Otis Wolford. Burial was in the church cemetery with Rippetoe Funeral Home in charge of all arrangements. Has sons acted as pallbearers.



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They were the sunshine of our home

Gravesite Details As of March 2009, one child, Edith V. Hadley, is still living.
  • Created by: J.Sullivan
  • Added: 13 Apr 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 18917412
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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Taylor Sullivan (12 Jul 1878–12 Jun 1957), Find A Grave Memorial no. 18917412, citing Bethlehem Cemetery, Royville, Russell County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by J.Sullivan (contributor 46827102) .