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 Philander George Taylor

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Philander George Taylor

Birth
Grand Isle County, Vermont, USA
Death
16 Feb 1877 (aged 67)
Plainfield, Bremer County, Iowa, USA
Burial
Plainfield, Bremer County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID
36071670 View Source

Philander G. Taylor was born Jan 17, 1810, Grand Island, Vt. Died Feb 18, 1877 at Plainfield, Ia. Married Eveline Burnette Oct 17, 1831 and she died July 29, 1856. Buried at Tomah, Wis. 1861 at the age of 51 years. Philander and two of his sons, William and Daniel, joined the 52nd Regt. Co. "C" of the Ill. Vol. Inf. of the Civil War. He was the father of 12 children, Phileman, George, Josiah, Charlotte, William, Daniel, Philinda (Polly), Sylvanus, Emaline, Eveline (twins), Harriett (Mrs. Hiram Scott), and Philander Lee. In later years, he lived with his daughter Harriett Scott. Burial was in the Willow Lawn Cemetery at Plainfield, Ia.

Philander George Taylor died 16 February 1877 at Plainfield, Iowa. Mr. Taylor was born 17 January 1810 in Grand Isle, Vermont. He was the son of Noah Taylor and Polly Hulet. Polly may have been the daughter of John Hulett. Noah was born about 1788 in Orange County, NY. Noah married Polly about 1809. Evaline F. Burnett on 27 October 1829, possibly at Rossie, St. Lawrence County, NY. After Evaline's death, Philander married Fannie Gibbs. The marriage to Fanny was of short duration. Philander enlisted in Company "C", 52nd Illinois Infantry on 15 Sept. 1861 at Sycamore, IL. He gave his age as 44! He was recruited by a man named John Brown, an immigrant from England. Philander was actually about 51 years old then. Philander was given a medical discharge. They said he was "old & feeble" on 10 Jun 1862. During his military service, Philander served in the Battle of Shiloh. Along with Philander was his son William Noah Taylor, who died 22 Jan 1862 at Fort Holt, KY and Daniel Taylor, another son of Philander. With them were relatives Charles Morehouse and Henry Carver. Carver was missing-in-action at Shiloh. This regiment guarded Confederate prisoners on a ship bound for Fort Donelson, TN. Later, Philander guarded Confederate prisoners during the siege of Corinth, Mississippi. After the war, the Taylors migrated west from St. Lawrence County, NY before 1850. They settled first in Campton Township in Kane County, Illinois. Later, they moved to Genoa Township and later to DeKalb, IL. He fathered 12 children; Phileman, George, Josiah, Charlotte, William, Daniel, Philinda (Polly), Sylvanius, Emaline, Eveline (twins), Harriet (Mrs. Hiram Scott), and Philander Lee. Philander lived with his daughter Harriet Scott in later years and died 16 Feb 1877. He was buried at Plainfield, Bremer County, Iowa in the Willow Lawn Cemetery.

From Horton, Plainfield Historical Club

Obituary supplied by Judy Taylor

Philander G. Taylor was born Jan 17, 1810, Grand Island, Vt. Died Feb 18, 1877 at Plainfield, Ia. Married Eveline Burnette Oct 17, 1831 and she died July 29, 1856. Buried at Tomah, Wis. 1861 at the age of 51 years. Philander and two of his sons, William and Daniel, joined the 52nd Regt. Co. "C" of the Ill. Vol. Inf. of the Civil War. He was the father of 12 children, Phileman, George, Josiah, Charlotte, William, Daniel, Philinda (Polly), Sylvanus, Emaline, Eveline (twins), Harriett (Mrs. Hiram Scott), and Philander Lee. In later years, he lived with his daughter Harriett Scott. Burial was in the Willow Lawn Cemetery at Plainfield, Ia.

Philander George Taylor died 16 February 1877 at Plainfield, Iowa. Mr. Taylor was born 17 January 1810 in Grand Isle, Vermont. He was the son of Noah Taylor and Polly Hulet. Polly may have been the daughter of John Hulett. Noah was born about 1788 in Orange County, NY. Noah married Polly about 1809. Evaline F. Burnett on 27 October 1829, possibly at Rossie, St. Lawrence County, NY. After Evaline's death, Philander married Fannie Gibbs. The marriage to Fanny was of short duration. Philander enlisted in Company "C", 52nd Illinois Infantry on 15 Sept. 1861 at Sycamore, IL. He gave his age as 44! He was recruited by a man named John Brown, an immigrant from England. Philander was actually about 51 years old then. Philander was given a medical discharge. They said he was "old & feeble" on 10 Jun 1862. During his military service, Philander served in the Battle of Shiloh. Along with Philander was his son William Noah Taylor, who died 22 Jan 1862 at Fort Holt, KY and Daniel Taylor, another son of Philander. With them were relatives Charles Morehouse and Henry Carver. Carver was missing-in-action at Shiloh. This regiment guarded Confederate prisoners on a ship bound for Fort Donelson, TN. Later, Philander guarded Confederate prisoners during the siege of Corinth, Mississippi. After the war, the Taylors migrated west from St. Lawrence County, NY before 1850. They settled first in Campton Township in Kane County, Illinois. Later, they moved to Genoa Township and later to DeKalb, IL. He fathered 12 children; Phileman, George, Josiah, Charlotte, William, Daniel, Philinda (Polly), Sylvanius, Emaline, Eveline (twins), Harriet (Mrs. Hiram Scott), and Philander Lee. Philander lived with his daughter Harriet Scott in later years and died 16 Feb 1877. He was buried at Plainfield, Bremer County, Iowa in the Willow Lawn Cemetery.

From Horton, Plainfield Historical Club

Obituary supplied by Judy Taylor

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Civil War Co. C 52nd IL Inf. WPA


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