DESCENDANTS OF SOLOMON TAYLOR

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                              Don Norman

 

1.SOLOMON TAYLOR

 

    Solomon Taylor was born in VA about 1820.  He was probably married

twice, but the name of his first wife is unknown.  He is listed in the

1860 Clay County VA (WV) census with wife Nancy, 29 years old, born in

VA.

 

Children of Solomon and Nancy Taylor.

 

  2.  (1). Margaret J.             b.c.     1860

 

  3.  (2). Edward R.               b.c.     1861

         m.Susan E. Cart

 

  4.  (3). Sarah W.                b.c.     1863

 

  5.  (4). Franklin V.             b.c.     1865

 

  6.  (5). William M.              b.c.     1867

 

  7.  (6). Earhart                 b.c.     1869

 

  8.  (7). Walter I.               b.c.     1874

 

 

3.EDWARD R. TAYLOR    1.SOLOMON TAYLOR

 

    Edward R. Taylor, a son of Solomon and Nancy Taylor, was born in

Clay County VA (WV) about 1861.  He married Susan E. Cart.  Susan, a

daughter of George and Isabel (Riffle) Cart, was born in VA about

1857.

 

Known children of Edward R. and Susan E. (Cart) Taylor.

 

  9.  (1). Nancy I.                b.c.     1879

 

 10.  (2). Newman Ahart            b.Apr 15 1891   d.Feb  7 1958

         m.Harriet Jane Gray May 29 1912

 

 

10.NEWMAN AHART TAYLOR   3.EDWARD TAYLOR     1.SOLOMON TAYLOR

 

    Newman Ahart Taylor, a son of Edward R. and Susan E. (Cart)

Taylor, was born in Clay County WV April 15, 1891 and died February 7,

1958.  He married Harriet Jane Gray May 29, 1912.

    The family relocated to Gilmer County Wv in 1941.

 

Children of Newman and Harriet Jane (Gray) Taylor.

 

 11.  (1). Clayton Vance           b.Mar 18 1913

         m.Ora Lee Bush Jan 16 1942

 

 12.  (2). Cleora Violet           b.Feb 12 1917   d.Jan 23 1978

         m.William Ramsey Nov 4 1936

         m.Sam Manno Mar 28 1948

 

 13.  (3). Claudius Vernon         b.Oct  6 1919

         m.Geraldine Lucille Murphy Nov 5 1945

 

 14.  (4). Lora Velmer             b.Aug 16 1922

         m.James Marion Murphy Jun 29 1941

 

 15.  (5). Clozetta Virginia       b.Nov  1 1924

         m.John Nicholas Ferrari Jan 20 1962

 

 16.  (6). Clemon Virgil           b.Jun  3 1927   d.Jul  7 1980

         m.Ima Jean Mead Jun  3 1953

 

 17.  (7). Newman Ahart Jr.        b.Jun  4 1930

         m.Kathryn Shaffer proctor Mar  2 1958

 

 18.  (8). Carlos Vivian           b.Mar 26 1935

         m.Marie Russo Nov 8 1958

 

 

13.CLAUDIUS VERNON TAYLOR     10.NEWMAN AHART TAYLOR   3.EDWARD TAYLOR

   1.SOLOMON TAYLOR

 

    Claudius Vernon Taylor, a son of Newman and Harriet Jane (Gray)

Taylor, was born in Clay County WV October 6, 1919.  He relocated to

Gilmer County WV with his family in 1941.

    Claudius served in Europe with the US Army in World War II.

He married Geraldine Lucille Murphy in Gilmer County WV November 5,

1945. Geraldine, a daughter of Earl Powell and Mamie (Wright) Murphy,

was born March 24, 1926.

 

Children of Claudius Vernon and Geraldine Lucille (Murphy) Taylor.

 

 19.  (1). Elizabeth Ann           b.Mar  6 1947

         m.Kenneth Lee Greenlief May 26 1956

 

 20.  (2). Erma Jean               b.May 27 1948

         m.harry Lee Heater Mar 25 1970

 

 21.  (3). Ellen Sue               b.May 30 1949

         m.William Francis Byrd Jul 29 1976

 

 22.  (4). David Marion            b.Mar 13 1964

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

 

"Gilmer County Wv History 1845-1989" p.265

Norman, Don, "Descendants of William Cat", "Descendants of Thomas

Murphy"

1860,1870,1880 Clay County Wv census