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Taylor, Joseph

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Taylor, Joseph
March 15, 2007 08:50PM
History of Daviess County, Kentucky, Inter-State Publishing Co.,
Chicago, 1883. Reprinted by McDowell Publications, Utica, KY, 1980. p.

JOSEPH TAYLOR (deceased) was born in Oldham County, Ky., Jan. 4, 1834.
He was a son of Joseph and Mary Taylor. Joseph, Jr., was their oldest
son. He was reared in Oldham County, and came to Daviess County with
his parents when a young man. They settled on a farm in Masonville. He
was married Feb. 17, 1859, to Amadine Barnhill, a native of Masonville
Precinct, born March 26, 1840, and a daughter of Jeremiah and Elizabeth
(Ware) Barnhill. After Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Taylor were married they
settled on the old homestead farm of his father, where Dr. Ellis now
lives, at Masonville. Mr. Taylor died here Aug. 6, 1876. He was a
member of the Baptist church at Sugar Grove. Mr. and Mrs. Taylor had
five children--Laura B., born Dec. 13, 1859; Luella, born Sept. 5, 1862;
Jeremiah E., born March 29, 1867, died Sept. 6, 1868; Katy E., born Oct.
11, 1869; James W., born April 29, 1873. Mrs. Taylor and her eldest
daughter are members of the Baptist church. She owns a nice farm of
forty-seven and a half acres, all under cultivation.

Taylor Barnhill Ware Ellis

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