DESCENDANTS OF JOHN HENNINGS TAYLOR

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                               Don Norman

 

1.JOHN HENNINGS TAYLOR

 

    John Hennings Taylor was born in VA about 1833. He married Sarah

Jane Baker.  Sarah was born in VA about 1832.  The family moved

from Botetourt County VA to Nicholas County WV.

 

Known children of John Hennings and Sarah Jane (Baker) Taylor.

 

  2.  (1). David                   b.c.     1858

 

  3.  (2). John Cyrus              b.c.     1861

         m.Elkany Williams

 

  4.  (3). Mary A.                 b.c.     1864

 

  5.  (4). Levi J.                 b.c.     1865

         m.Viola C. Hamrick  Oct  5 1891

 

  6.  (5). Lida

 

 

3.JOHN CYRUS TAYLOR     1.JOHN HENNINGS TAYLOR

 

    John Cyrus Taylor, a son of John Hennings and Sarah Jane (Baker)

Taylor, was probably born about 1860.  He married Elkany

Williams in 1884.  Elkany, a daughter of Samuel Fowler and

Elizabeth Mary (Bailes) Williams, was born in Clay County WV

October 10, 1867.

 

Known children of John Cyrus and Elkany (Williams) Taylor.

 

  7.  (1). Alva A.                 b.Oct 31 1896   d.Oct 11 1971

         m.Edith Mae Mullens Jul 12 1918

 

  8.  (2). Willie Preston          b.Sep 11 1898   d.Jul 24 1965

         m.Flossie Pearl Morris  Sep 28 1923

 

 

5.LEVI J. TAYLOR     1.JOHN HENNINGS TAYLOR

 

    Levi J. Taylor, a son of John Hennings and Sarah Jane (Baker)

Taylor, was probably born about 1865.  he married Viola Clementine

Hamrick October 5, 1891.  Viola, a daughter of Alexander Brown and

Lydia Ferrell (Mullins) Hamrick, was born April 12, 1875 and died

Aapril 3, 1940.

 

Children of Levi J. and Viola C. (Hamrick) Taylor.

 

  9.  (1). Sarah Ferrell           b.Jul  8 1893   d.May  9 1968

 

 10.  (2). Henning Aaron           b.Mar 29 1895   d.Aug 10 1978

         m.Edith Madge Morris

 

 11.  (3). Virgil Ezra             b.Aaug 18 1896  d.Aapr 17 1982

         m.Cora Saunders

 

 12.  (4). Versa Prudence          b.Jul  3 1898   d.Feb 25 1893

         m.Lemon Underwood

         m.Clarence Lucas

         m.William Hinkle

 

 13.  (5). Georgia alice           b.May 30 1900   d.Jan 21 1971

         m.Ludd Hughes

 

 14.  (6). Alzada Isabel           b.Mar 24 1902   d.

         m.Hubert Foster

 

 15.  (7). Levi Vernon             b.Dec 30 1905   d.Feb 15 1983

 

 16.  (8). Addah Gaye              b.Oct 15 1907

         m.Ralph Hughes

 

 17.  (9). Benjamin Franklin       b.Aug  5 1909

         m.Freda Ward

 

 18. (10). Edwin McClellan         b.May 31 1912   d.Aug  8 1981

         m.Doris Hamrick

 

 19. (11). George Alexander        b.May 27 1915   d.Mar 31 1965

         m.Ethel Nichols

 

 20. (12). Frances Lafayette       b.Jun 11 1917   d.Jun 26 1946

 

 

7.ALVA A. TAYLOR    3.JOHN CYRUS TAYLOR     1.JOHN HENNINGS TAYLOR

 

    Alva A. Taylor, a son of John Cyrus and Elkany (Williams) Taylor,

was born in Nicholas County October 31, 1896 and died October 11, 1971.

He married Edith Mae Mullens July 12, 1918. Edith, a daughter of Noah

and Della (Facemire) Mullens, was born in Nicholas County May 11, 1903

and died June 1, 1977.

 

Children of Alva A. and Edith Mae (Mullens) Taylor

 

 21.  (1). Walter E.

 

 22.  (2). Roy E.

 

 23.  (3). James L.

 

 24.  (4). John D.

 

 25.  (5). Wilmer A.

 

 26.  (6). Jack H.

 

 27.  (7). Wilma

         m.----- Underwood

 

 28.  (8). Wanda

         m.------ Neal

 

 29.  (9). Mary Ruth

         m.---- Huffman

 

 

8.WILLIE PRESTON TAYLOR     3.JOHN CYRUS TAYLOR     1.JOHN HENNINGS

TAYLOR

 

    Willie Preston Taylor, a son of John Cyrus and Elkany

(Williams) Taylor, was born September 11, 1898 and died July 24,

1965.  He married Flossie Pearl Morris September 28, 1923.

Flossie, a daughter of William Burton and Susan (Jones) Morris,

was born July 13, 1905.

 

Children of Willie Preston and Flossie Pearl (Morris) Taylor.

 

 30.  (1). Darrell Berell          b.May 27 1927    d. May 19 2004

         m.Betty Lou Osborne

 

 31.  (2). Doyle Bedell

         m.Ermel Fitzwater

 

 32.  (3). Drexel Burell

         m.Ethel Sylvania Hamrick

 

 33.  (4). Duvil Buruss

         m.Marie Workman

 

 34.  (5). Duane Buckley

         m.Wanda Marie Price

 

 35.  (6). Mona Irettis

         m.Mark Kent Jeffers

 

 36.  (7). Zona Gayle

         m.Billie Richard Rader

 

 37.  (8). Dorvil Harold

         m.Wanda Lee Lane

 

 38.  (9). Denzil Garrett

         m.Judy Mae Campbell

 

 39. (10). Theda Vay

         m.Charles Emmet Dailey

 

 40. (11). Karen Fay

         m.Leonard David Boggs

 

 

30.DARRELL BERNELL TAYLOR     8.WILLIE PRESTON TAYLOR     3.JOHN

CYRUS TAYLOR     1.JOHN HENNINGS TAYLOR

 

    Darrell Bernell Taylor, a son of Willie Preston and Flossie

Pearl (Morris) Taylor, was born January 12, 1924 in Nicholas County WV and died May 19, 2004.  He married Betty Lou Osborne.

      Darrell is a Navy veteran ofn World War II.

 

 

Children of Darrell Bernell and Betty Lou (Osborne) Taylor.

 

 41.  (1). Ronnie Darrell

         m.Nancy Jo Salisbury

 

 42.  (2). Connie

         m.Roger Glen Salisbury

 

 43.  (3). Yvonne

         m.Thomas Leroy Legg

 

 44.  (4). Ricky

         m.Caroline Zoe Butcher

 

 45.  (5). Robin

 

 46.  (6). Lora

 

 47.  (7). Marcella

 

 

31.DOYLE BEDELL TAYLOR     8.WILLIE PRESTON TAYLOR     3.JOHN

CYRUS TAYLOR     1.JOHN HENNINGS TAYLOR

 

    Doyle Bedell Taylor is a son of Willie Preston and Flossie

Pearl (Morris) Taylor.  He married Ermel Fitzwater.

 

Children of Doyle Bedell and Ermel (Fitzwater) Taylor.

 

 48.  (1). Rose

         m.James Keith Stanton

 

 49.  (2). Mary

         m.David Kenton King

 

 50.  (3). Susan

 

 51.  (4). Bryan

 

 

32.DREXELL BURRELL TAYLOR     8.WILLIE PRESTON TAYLOR     3.JOHN

CYRUS TAYLOR     1.JOHN HENNINGS TAYLOR

 

    Drexel Burrell Taylor, a son of Willie Preston and Flossie

Pearl (Morris) Taylor, was born in Nicholas County WV May 27, 1927.  He

married Ethel Sylvania Hamrick October 15, 1946. Ethel, a daughter of

Bishop Leonard and Cora Sylvania (Truman) Hamrick, was born in 1923.

 

Children of Drexell Burrell and ethel Sylvania (Hamrick) Taylor.

 

 52.  (1). Larry Drexell           b.Jul  4 1947

         m.Katherine Lucille Foster Oct 5 1972

 

 53.  (2). Joyce Ethel             b.Dec 10 1948

         m.Larry Elliot Buck

 

 54.  (3). Kevin Ferrell           b.Mar  9 1955

         m.Anita Carol Flanagan Mar  8 1975

 

 

52.LARRY DREXELL TAYLOR    32.DREXELL BURRELL TAYLOR     8.WILLIE

PRESTON TAYLOR     3.JOHN CYRUS TAYLOR     1.JOHN HENNINGS TAYLOR

 

    Larry Taylor, a son of Drexel Burrell and Ethel Sylvania (Hamrick)

Taylor, was born July 4, 1947.  He married Katherine Lucille "Cathy"

Foster October 7, 1972.

    Cathy, a daughter of Russell James and Ethel Louise (Gray) Foster,

was born September 30, 1956.

 

Children of Larry D. and Katherine Lucille (Foster) Taylor.

 

 55.  (1). Larry Drexel Preston    b.Oct 26 1984

 

54.JOYCE ETHEL TAYLOR    32.DREXELL BURRELL TAYLOR     8.WILLIE PRESTON

TAYLOR     3.JOHN CYRUS TAYLOR     1.JOHN HENNINGS TAYLOR

 

    Joyce Ethel Taylor, a daughter of Drexell Burrell and ethel Sylvania

(Hamrick) Taylor, was born in Nicholas County WV December 10, 1948. She

married Larry Elliot Buck in 1970. Larry, a son of Paul A. and Emma Gene

Buck, was born in 1946.

 

Children of Larry Elliot and Joyce Ethel (Taylor) Buck.

 

 56.  (1). Devora Elena Joyce      b.Dec 10 1970

 

 57.  (2). Joycelyn Althea Day     b.Oct 30 1972

 

 58.  (3). Lary Drexel paul        b.Jun  8 1979

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

 

"History of Clay County WV 1989" pp.327,328,343

Karabogias, Pauline, Hamrick family group sheets

Karabogias, Pauline, and Don Norman, "Descendants of Patrick Hamrick"

"Nicholas County WV History 1985" p. 200, 322

“Clay Free Press” May 26, 2004

1860, 1870 Nicholas County VA (WV) census

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