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 Helen Gulielma <I>Moorehead</I> Taylor

Helen Gulielma Moorehead Taylor

Birth
Xenia, Greene County, Ohio, USA
Death 1 Feb 1945 (aged 74)
Xenia, Greene County, Ohio, USA
Burial Xenia, Greene County, Ohio, USA
Memorial ID 39543122 · View Source
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OBITUARY IN XENIA GAZETTE, FEB. 1945
Mrs. Van der Veer Taylor is Taken by Death; Rites Saturday

Mrs. Helen G. Moorehead Taylor, 74, widow of Dr. Van der Veer Taylor and well-known Xenian, died at her home, "The Kingdom", E. Main St., Thursday morning at 4:45 o'clock. Her death resulted from coronary thrombosis. She had suffered a heart attack two years ago.

Mrs. Taylor, who was deeply interested in philanthropic, educational and relgious welfare throughout her life, was born in Xenia, March 3, 1870 and was the daughter of the late Dr. William G. Moorehead, president of the Xenia Theological Seminary and Helen Maria (King) Moorehead, daughter of Joseph Warren King, founder of the King Powder Co., Kings Mills, O. Mrs. Taylor was the sister of the late Dr. Warren King Moorehead, Andover, Mass., well known archaeologist.

After attending the Xenia public schools, she graduated from Vassar College in 1892. Dr. and Mrs. Taylor were married at the family home in Xenia, June 7, 1898 and subsequently resided in Columbus and Cincinnati prior to moving to Xenia in 1932. Dr. Taylor died January 13, 1945.

Mrs. Taylor was a member of the First Baptist Church, this city. She also was a member and former regent of Catharine Greene Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, which was founded by her aunt, the late Miss Emma C. King, at "The Kingdom". A former regent of the Columbus Chapter, D.A.R. she also was affiliated with the National Society of Colonial Dames of America in Ohio; National Society, Daughters of Founders and Patriots of America; Gen. Duncan McArthur Chapter, National Society, U.S. Daughters of 1812; the Columbus Colony of the Society of Mayflower Descendants in Ohio; National Society, Daughters of the American Colonists; Society of Daughters of the Colonial Wars in Ohio; the Columbus branch of the American Assn. of Univerity Women, and the Woman's Club of Xenia. She was one of the founders and member of the board of the Greene County Historical Society.

She is survived by two sons, Warren M. Taylor, Cincinnati and Edward V. Taylor, Cleveland; two daughters, Miss Helen King Taylor, Columbus, and Mrs. Donald Turnbull, Lancaster; five grandchildren and a brother and sister, William Moorehead and Miss Margaret Moorehead, of this city. Services will be at the home Sautrday at 2 p.m. with burial in Woodland Cemetery.


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  • Created by: Cheryl (Theroux) Whitican
  • Added: 17 Jul 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 39543122
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Helen Gulielma Moorehead Taylor (3 Mar 1870–1 Feb 1945), Find A Grave Memorial no. 39543122, citing Woodland Cemetery, Xenia, Greene County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Cheryl (Theroux) Whitican (contributor 46826361) .