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 Elliott Paddock Taylor

Elliott Paddock Taylor

Birth
Aurora, Kane County, Illinois, USA
Death 5 Jan 1944 (aged 98)
Newton, Jasper County, Iowa, USA
Burial Glasgow, Jefferson County, Iowa, USA
Plot South, Plot #97, Lot #4
Memorial ID 20819081 · View Source
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BIOGRAPHY
From Vol, 2, FULTON'S HISTORY OF JEFFERSON COUNTY, Pub. 1912, P. 27.

ELLIOTT P. TAYLOR, born Aurora, Ill., Dec. 1845, son of Dr. Samuel W. and Jane (Tanner) Taylor; Jane died 1850. Nov. 6, 1867, Elliott P. Taylor married Clara E. Strong; six children;
1-Jennie, m. James Grant, farmer of Cedar Township;
2-Julia, m. Prof. C.D. Mclain of Iowa Wesleyan College;
3-Bernice, m. Ralph A. Billingsley, of Glasgow;
4-Clifford, general store in Glasgow;
5-Maude, died in infancy;
6-Jesse, died Sept. 15, 1889, age 14 yrs.





From the FAIRFIELD DAILY LEDGER, Tues., June 6, 1944, Page 3, col. 3.

E. P. TAYLOR, CIVIL WAR VET, DIES AT 98.
Elliott P. Taylor, 98, Civil War Veteran, passed away yesterday afternoon at 4:00 at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Julia Black, Newton ..... He fought in many of the major battles of the War between the States, including those at Springfield, Mo.; Memphis, Tenn.; Salina, Ala; Macon, Ga., and Vicksburg, Miss. He was a past commander of the Iowa G.A.R., and commander of the local George Strong Post of G.A.R., of which Michael Franz, 99, is now the sole surviving member. Mr. Taylor was born in Aurora, Ill., Dec. 23, 1845. He was married in 1867 to Clara Strong, who preceded him in death on May 19, 1923. They were the parents of six children. Surviving children are Mrs. J. E. Grant, east of Fairfield, and Mrs. Julia Black, Newton. His only son, Clifford, died March 30, 1944. Three daughters preceded him in death; Mrs. Ralph Billingsley; Jessie May, who died in her youth; and Hattie Maude, who died in infancy. Also surviving are nine grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the Methodist Church in Glasgow, Iowa, in charge of Rev. Charles Cochran. Burial in Glasgow Memorial Cemetery.

(His will, dated April 1, 1930, names "My grandson Elliott Billingsley; each of my three children, Jennie V. Grant, Julia G. McClane, Clifford (E.?) Taylor; grandson Raymond (E. or L.) Grant.")

HEIRSJEFFERSON COUNTY PROBATE RECORDS:
HEIRS OF E.P. TAYLOR:

Jennie V. Grant, 76, Dau., Fairfield, Iowa;
Julia G. Black, 71, Dau., Newton, Iowa;
Elliott Billingsley, 34, grandson, Fairfield;
(only child of daughter Bernice, dec'd.)
Don E. Taylor, 31, grandson, Marshalltown, Iowa;
Marjory Jensen, 29, granddaughter, Salina, Kan.;
Beverly Jane Taylor, 19, granddaughter, Marshalltown;
(only children of Clifford F. Taylor, dec'd.)









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  • Find A Grave Memorial 20819081
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Elliott Paddock Taylor (23 Dec 1845–5 Jan 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 20819081, citing Glasgow Cemetery, Glasgow, Jefferson County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by IRISH EYES ARE SMILING (contributor 46591610) .