THE DESCENDANTS OF ELIJAH TAYLOR

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                              Don Norman

 

1.ELIJAH TAYLOR

 

    EliJah Taylor was born about 1790.  He married Lydia Bishop.  The

couple moved from Russell County VA to present day Roane County WV

about 1845.

 

Know children of Elijah and Lydia (Bishop) Taylor.

 

  2.  (1). John Oscar              b.c.     1820

         m.Anna Hunt

 

 

2.JOHN OSCAR TAYLOR     1.ELIJAH TAYLOR

 

    John Oscar Taylor, a son of Elijah and Lydia (Bishop) Taylor, was

born about 1820.  He married Anna Hunt.  Anna was a daughter of

William and Martha (Jackson) Hunt.

    The family moved to present day Roane County with John's parents

in 1845.

 

Known children of John Oscar and Anna (Hunt) Taylor.

 

  3.  (1). Elijah                  b.       1843   d.       1928

         m.America Paxton

 

  4.  (2). James Oscar

         m.Mary Ann Sampson

 

 

3.ELIJAH TAYLOR    2.JOHN OSCAR TAYLOR     1.ELIJAH TAYLOR

 

    Elijah Taylor, a son of John Oscar and Anna (Hunt) Taylor, was

born in 1843 and died in 1928.  He married America Paxton March 13,

1865.  America, a daughter of Lyle and Barbara (Hammac) Paxton, was

born in 1845 and died in 1905.

    Elijah served the Union in the Civil War.

 

Children of Elijah and Aerica (Paxton) Taylor.

 

  5.  (1). William Lewis

 

  6.  (2). Silas

 

  7.  (3). Lyle

 

  8.  (4). John

 

  9.  (5). Artentia

         m.------ Hively

 

 10.  (6). Anna

         m.------ McYoung

 

 11.  (7). Oley

 

 12.  (8). Okey                    b.       1879   d.       1944

         m.Lucy Holsapple

 

 

4.JAMES OSCAR TAYLOR     2.JOHN OSCAR TAYLOR     1.ELIJAH TAYLOR

 

    James oscar Taylor, a son of John Oscar and Anna (Hunt) Taylor,

was born about 1845.  He married Mary Ann Sampson.  Mary Was a

daughter of Robert and Henrietta (Paxton) Sampson.

 

Known children of James Oscar and Mary Ann (Sampson) Taylor.

 

 13.  (1). Sophia Russell

         m.George W. "Bub" Carte

 

 

12.OKEY TAYLOR     3.ELIJAH TAYLOR    2.JOHN OSCAR TAYLOR     1.ELIJAH

TAYLOR

 

    Okey Taylor, a son of Elijah and Aerica (Paxton) Taylor, was born

in 1879 and was killed in an oil field accident in 1944.  He married

Lucy Holsapple.  Lucy, a daughter of John and Susanna (Utley)

Holsapple, was born in IN in 1888 and died in 1967.

 

Children of Okey and Lucy (Holsapple) Taylor.

 

 14.  (1). Sigel                   b.       1909   d.       1974

         m.Margaret Wilt

 

 15.  (2). Orville                 b.       1912   d.       1972

 

 16.  (3). Gladys                  b.       1914   d.       1985

 

 17.  (4). Freeman "Bo"            b.       1916   d.       1957

 

 18.  (5). Emory                                   d.infant

 

 

14.SIGEL TAYLOR      12.OKEY TAYLOR     3.ELIJAH TAYLOR    2.JOHN

OSCAR

TAYLOR     1.ELIJAH TAYLOR

 

    Sigel Taylor, a son of Okey and Lucy (Holsapple) Taylor, was born

in Roane County WV in 1909 and died in 1974.  He married Margaret

Wilt.  Margaret is a daughter of Camden and Margaret (Stemple) Wilt.

 

Children of Sigel and Margaret (Wilt) Taylor.

 

 19.  (1). Wanda Carol             b.       1933

         m.Steven Cooper

 

 20.  (2). Kermit                  b.       1936

         m.Barbara Royce

 

 21.  (3). Richard                 b.       1939

         m.Carolyn Vandale

 

 

19.WANDA CAROL TAYLOR    14.SIGEL TAYLOR      12.OKEY TAYLOR

3.ELIJAH TAYLOR    2.JOHN OSCAR TAYLOR     1.ELIJAH TAYLOR

 

    Wanda Carol Taylor, a daughter of Sigel and Margaret (Wilt)

Taylor, was born in 1933.  She married Steven Lowell Cooper.  Steven,

a son of Carl Walter and Mabel (Price) cooper, was born in 1936.

 

Children of Steven Lowell and Wanda Carol (Taylor) Cooper.

 

 22.  (1). James Richard

         m.Sandra Chambers

 

 23.  (2). Anita

         m.J. Franklin Harden

 

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

"Roane County WV Family History 1989" p.342, 363

Norman, Don, "The Descendants of Samuel Paxton", "The Descendants of

Hiram Cooper"