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 […]
Bill and Nellie Taylor William Robert Taylor was the son of John Cook Taylor and Frances Margaret Warren. Bill married Nellie Frances Ready, daughter of Torrence Ready and Zella Mae Cantwell, on 21 March 1917 in Leavenworth County, Kansas.
Feature: Titus Fox and Elizabeth Wright 240 Years Ago: Titus Fox and Elizabeth Wright married on 25 August 1780 in Wilkes County, North Carolina.1“Revolutionary War Pensions,” digital images, Fold3 (www.fold3.com : accessed 2 Sep 2013); Titus Fox and Elizabeth, R3724; citing NARA M804. Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty-Land Warrant Application Files. “North Carolina, County Marriages, […]
Feature: John Cook Taylor 126 Years Ago: John Cook Taylor married Margaret Frances Warren on 22 August 1894 at her parents’ home in Rockcastle County, Kentucky.1Rockcastle, Kentucky, Marriage Records, Book 48: pg 268 & 269, Taylor-Warren, 1897; Rockcastle County Clerk, Mt. Vernon. John was the son of James Francis Taylor and Margaret E. Ramsey.2Kentucky Cabinet […]
Feature: Robert Burke Taylor 150 Years Ago and 72 Years Ago: Robert Burke Taylor was born on 14 August 1870 in Rockcastle County, Kentucky to James Francis Taylor and Margaret E. Ramsey.1Kentucky Division of Vital Statistics, death certificate 17459 (1948), Robert Burk Taylor; digital image, “Kentucky, Death Records, 1852–1965,” Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : accessed 24 Mar […]
Feature: William Perry Hankins 100 Years Ago: William Perry Hankins was discharged from the U.S. Army on 4 August 1920. Perry joined on 3 October 1916 at Madisonville, Hopkins County, Kentucky. He served as a 1st sergeant in the 144th Infantry, 36th Division during his first enlistment, part of which was spent in France during […]
Feature: Margaret E. Thomas Petty 144 Years Ago: Margaret E. Thomas Petty died on 28 July 1876 in Hopkins County, Kentucky from complications of childbirth on 5 June 1876.1Hopkins County, Kentucky, “Kentucky Death Records, 1852-1953,” 1876 Section, M. E. Petty; digital image, Ancestry (www.ancestry.com: 18 May 2008). The child, her 10th, also died.2Hopkins County, Kentucky, […]