John Cook Taylor standing in a flower garden across the street from his house on West Main Street in Mt. Vernon, Kentucky, between 1927 and 1932. First Christian Church is in the background. John was my great-grandfather.
Archives for September 2020
John William McCauley (left) with Gladys, Vernon, Vashti, Joe, Liz, Lois, Katie, and Jimmie It’s rare to find a picture of all 10 of Will and Verda’s children who survived childhood together. John and David are missing from these, which were taken at Lois’s house. Will was my paternal grandfather. The others are my aunts […]
41 Years Ago: Lena M. Taylor died on 19 September 1979 in Mt. Vernon, Rockcastle County, Kentucky. She was buried in Elmwood Cemetery in Mt. Vernon. Lena was the daughter of Margaret Lula Taylor. Lena never married and had no children. One of her neighbors died in the 1950s leaving a young son and Lena […]
My maternal grandparents Emma Ewers Taylor and Elmer Dennis Hopkins standing in their dining room. That’s part of Mamaw’s plate collection from travels on the wall.
Feature: Susie Taylor & August Krueger 109 Years Ago: Susan Taylor married August Krueger on 7 September 1911 at the home of her parents, John Cook Taylor and (step-mother) Emma Jane, in Mt. Vernon, Rockcastle County, Kentucky. Susie’s mother, Sarah A. Ramsey, died when Susie was three years old. August was the son of Fritz […]
Verda and Will McCauley with daughters Kathryn and Jimmie and granddaughter George Ann Dockins (held by Kathryn). They are standing in front of Verda and Will’s house on Kennedy Brasher Road in Greenville, Kentucky, in 1937 or 1938.
Feature: Jeanette Gilliam McCauley 6 Years Ago: Jeanette Gilliam McCauley died on 2 September 2014 in Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky. She was buried in John Gilliam Cemetery in Cumberland, Harlan County, Kentucky. Jeanette was the daughter of Bruner Gilliam and Leona Johnson and the widow of Joseph Lee McCauley. Aunt Jeanette was my first genealogy […]