JAMES MADISON "MATT"3 TAYLOR (Thomas Jefferson2, James M.1) was born on 14 Sep 1872. He died on 14 Jul 1925. He married (1) FANNIE CAROLINE TAYLOR on 26 Dec 1900. She was born on 29 Jan 1883. She died on 01 May 1927. He married (2) HATTIE MAY in 1898 in Hattie's house, Fulton Co. ARK.
Notes for James Madison "Matt" Taylor:
From the Taylor - Brown family tree on Ancestry.com
About the time of Matt's father killing himself and his daughter, MATT TAYLOR had an affair with Hattie May. She became pregnant and her family had the local justice of the peace get Matt and take him to Hattie's house for a "shotgun" wedding. After the wedding Matt got on his horse and rode off and never took an interest in his son Lilburn Taylor who was born Feb. 9, 1899 and died December 24, 1974. Amanda, (Matt's mother) was a very strong willed person who said she would never accept that May woman as a daughter-in-law. On August 31, 1900 Hattie and J. Matt Taylor
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were divorced and, on December 26, 1900, Matt married Fannie Caroline Taylor who had been living with Amanda for about a year helping with housework. Frannie Caroline Taylor was the daughter of George and Alsea Jane Turner Taylor who had moved to the area from Lebanon, Mo. to work for the railroad at the depot at a place called Fickenger Switch near Many Islands, Arkansas. Five years before her marriage to Matt, Fannie Caroline's father, George Taylor was shot and killed by J.H. Gentry near their home at the depot at Fickenger Switch Arkansas. This probably accounts for Fannie's employment as a housekeeper at age 16. Her mother, Alsea Jane Taylor, spent at least two years in court trying to get a settlement against John H. Gentry and defending her home against Jack Sumner in a foreclosure or an eviction. She lost both times and died about 1901-02 leaving at least one small son, Clarence, to fend for himself. Her son Harris, born in September 1888 may still have been living at the time of her death. Clarence may have been taken by a Mr. Grey, however in 1910 he was living with Jasper Baker in the area. History by: Sybil and Donald Taylor
Newspaper article about Matt's death from Mammoth Spring Democrat. Copied by Sybil Taylor from scrapbook of Lura Geib, age over 90, in 1996. J. Matt Taylor died Tuesday Morning
His death was sudden and unexpected. He was under a grand jury indictment, charged with embezzlement of school funds. He had been arrested and liberated on bond but his bondsman withdrew causing Sheriff Weathers to have to re arrest him. They had come to town to make bond. About 10:30 Monday night, the bond had not been completed. They went to T.J. Charlton's restaurant and secured a bed. Before retiring, Weathers and Taylor took a bucket and went to the well for water. Returning, they sat on the stairway and talked probably for half a hour when Matt went upstairs and to bed. Before going to bed, he had complained to the sheriff that he was feeling bad and laid it on to some bad whiskey he had drunk at Many Islands. Weathers offered to go and get him anything he wanted for relief but Matt told him he would go to bed and soon be alright. At 1:30 he awakened Mrs. Charlton with his fierce struggles. She alarmed the house, Weathers ran to the central telephone office to notify a doctor. Every doctor of the town was out. He tried Thayer and could get none. Though conscious all the time up to a few moments before death, he died before Dr. E.L. Garner reached him. Matt was born Sept. 14, 1872 on the farm where he lived, 3 miles east of Many Island. He leaves a wife and 5 children, 3 boys and 2 girls. His wife was a Taylor before her marriage. She is a sister to Clarence Taylor who is on the J.E. Ford farm. No relation to the Afton Township Taylor's. Matt's father killed his Daughter and himself and Mrs. Taylor's father was killed by John H. Gentry several years ago.
James Madison "Matt" Taylor and Fannie Caroline Taylor had the following children:
i. ALTA MURIEL4 TAYLOR. She married AMOS COLLINS.
ii. ORION STANLEY TAYLOR was born on 28 Oct 1901. He died on 24 Jun 1980. He married BESSIE HOWELL ROSE on 06 Jun 1925.
iii. OPAL TAYLOR was born on 09 Mar 1903. She died on 30 Jan 1923. She married TALMAGE RICHARDSON.
CLIFFORD GOBEL TAYLOR was born on 22 Jan 1907. He died on 16 Jul 1907.
CLEFFIE THELMA TAYLOR was born on 01 Aug 1908. She died on 24 Jul 1971. She married FINIS RALPH GOFF. He died on 24 Jul 1971.
vi. HUBERT MADISON TAYLOR was born on 27 Jul 1910. He married LOMA MAUNEY on 20 Mar 1936.
JAMES ELMO TAYLOR was born on 27 Aug 1912. He died on 29 Jan 1985. He married MARGARET MANSFIELD on 21 Jul 1950.
LILBURN LEROY TAYLOR was born on 09 Feb 1899. He died on 24 Dec 1974.
James Madison "Matt" Taylor and Hattie May had the following child:
LILBURN LEROY TAYLOR was born on 09 Feb 1899. He died on 24 Dec 1974.
LAURA3 TAYLOR (Thomas Jefferson2, James M.1) was born on 15 Jan 1878. She died on 23 Nov 1909. She married ROBERT H DARK.
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Robert H Dark and Laura Taylor had the following children:
SARAH3 TAYLOR (Enos C2, James M.1). She married JOHN FRAZIER.
John Frazier and Sarah Taylor had the following children:
i. SIDNEY TAYLOR4 FRAZIER. He married LORA MCHENRY.
ii. EDGOR FRAZIER. He married ELSIE WILLIAMS.
iii. MARY ESTELLA FRAZIER was born on 21 Jun 1891. She died on 30 May 1968. She married DANIEL JEFFERSON WHEATLEY on 19 Jun 1916. He was born on 02 Jul 1893. He died on 25 Aug 1980.
JOSIE3 TAYLOR (Enos C2, James M.1). She married BARLOW SMITH.
Barlow Smith and Josie Taylor had the following child:
DATIE4 SMITH. She married JOE FLYNN.
ELLEN3 TAYLOR (Enos C2, James M.1). She married JOHN SMITH.
John Smith and Ellen Taylor had the following children:
i. IRA4 SMITH. He married EDNA TOT WILLIAMS.
ii. CHARLES CECIL SMITH. He died on 12 Aug 1986. He married MARY THELMA FRAZIER. She died on 16 Dec 1984.
iii. VELMA SMITH. She married ORVILLE BUCHANON.
SIDNEY3 TAYLOR (John Riley2, James M.1). He married ETHEL BLAYLOCK.
Sidney Taylor and Ethel Blaylock had the following children:
i. CLARRISIA4 TAYLOR. She married HUSBAND UNKNOWN.
ii. FALACE TAYLOR. He married MAXINE ?.
iii. J. R TAYLOR. He married LEE SNEED.
iv. OWEN ROSS TAYLOR. He married UNKNOWN.
REECE ALLEN3 TAYLOR (John Riley2, James M.1) was born on 09 Jan 1876. He died on 10 Aug 1938. He married LILLIE BARR V on 27 Aug 1895.
Reece Allen Taylor and Lillie Barr V had the following children:
i. ROSE LEE4 TAYLOR was born on 17 Aug 1897. She died on 17 Aug 1979. She married MONT RAGSDALE on 01 Dec 1915. He was born on 22 Sep 1889. He died on 20 Jun 1960.
ii. TREZ ALLEN TAYLOR was born on 21 Mar 1903. He married EMMA RICHARDSON on 21 Dec 1920.
iii. LONNIE TAYLOR was born on 24 Mar 1905. He died on 05 Nov 1973. He married
BLANCHE HOWELL on 17 Sep 1928. She was born on 16 Apr 1910.
iv. WOODROW LAWRENCE TAYLOR was born on 03 Jan 1916. He married JUANITA CHERRY on 27 Nov 1941.
v. NOVA MAY TAYLOR was born on 20 Nov 1918. She married AUBREY ELLIS on 05 Jun 1941.
MARY JANE3 TAYLOR (John Riley2, James M.1) was born on 17 Mar 1879. She died on 05 Feb 1942. She married JOHN H DAVIS. He was born on 17 Feb 1875. He died on 08 May 1950.
John H Davis and Mary Jane Taylor had the following children:
i. ICY4 DAVIS. She married GEORGE DAVIS.
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ii. FOREST DAVIS. He married MAMIE WALLACE.
iii. DORTHY DAVIS. She married (1) RALPH WAITS. She married (2) GLEN BENTLEY.
iv. BESS DAVIS. She died in Dec 1990. She married GEORGE FINK.
v. RUBY E DAVIS was born on 28 Oct 1897. She died on 01 Dec 1978. She married GROVER A ROBINSON. He was born on 05 Dec 1892. He died on 12 Feb 1962.
vi. CARMEL GILBERT DAVIS was born on 28 Mar 1900. He died on 30 Mar 1968. He married ELEANOR WILLIAMSON.
SPENCER E.3 TAYLOR (John Riley2, James M.1) was born on 29 Mar 1880. He died on 03 Mar 1940. He married DOT DAUGHTERY. She was born on 13 Dec 1881. She died on 17 Apr 1955 in Afton TWP, Fulton Co. AR.
Spencer E. Taylor and Dot Daughtery had the following children:
NOVICE4 TAYLOR. He died in 1905.
ii. JULIA MARIETAYLOR was born in Jul 1903 in Fulton Co., Arkansas. She died in 1982. She married (2) JOHN FRANKLIN FLINN.
iii. HANSEN TAYLOR. He married LAVERN ELLIS.
iv. PANSY TAYLOR. She married MARK TALBOT.
v. ED BUCK TAYLOR. He married JEWELL ELLIS.
vi. JOAN TAYLOR. She married GILBERT ROBINSON.
JASON ED TAYLOR was born on 02 Jun 1916. He died on 02 Jun 1916 in Died in Infancy.
viii. ZULIA MAE TAYLOR was born in Jul 1903 in Fulton Co., Arkansas. She died on 03 Mar 1957. She married GEORGE ULLMAN NICKS.
TEE MATTISON3 TAYLOR (Reece Porter2, James M.1) was born on 18 Oct 1877 in Hardy, Arkansas. He died on 10 Feb 1911. He married SUSIE FRAZIER.
Notes for Susie Frazier:
After Tee Madison died, Susan remarried a Clinton.
Tee Mattison Taylor and Susie Frazier had the following children:
i. CHARLES PORTER4 TAYLOR was born on 31 Jan 1900 in Hardy Arkansas. He died on 07 Jul 1979. He married AMANDA WALKER. She was born on 19 Dec 1902. She died on 30 Nov 1962.
BAMMA EDITH TAYLOR was born on 30 Jan 1902. She died on 10 Jan 1976 in Fresno, CA..
iii. EDNA MAE TAYLOR was born on 10 Mar 1906 in Hardy, Ark.. She married WILLIAM HENRY BROWN. He was born in 1901. He died on 23 Jan 1964 in Fresno, CA..
iv. MATTIE ANN TAYLOR was born on 10 Jun 1909. She married JAMES ROBERT BROWN. He was born on 24 Feb 1903. He died on 24 Oct 1954.
WILLIAM RILEY3 TAYLOR (Reece Porter2, James M.1) was born on 16 May 1879 in Hardy Arkansas. He died on 29 May 1942 in Okmulgee County, Okla. He married CUBA LUVENA ARMSTRONG on 24 Oct 1904 in Home of T. W. Armstrong in Hardy Ark., daughter of Thomas W Armstrong and Mary Caroline Hodge. She was born on 09 Aug 1885 in Thayer, MO.. She died in 1966 in Okmulgee, Okla.
Notes for William Riley Taylor:
William and Cuba are buried together at the Wilson Cemetery near the Wilson Community in western Okmulgee Co. Grandmother Taylor remarried a Smith after William died. She lived for years untill her death on South Okmulgee Street in Okmulgee Ok.
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William and Cuba are listed in the 1910 census of Okmulgee Co. OK with sons Lowell and Herbert.
William's date of birth was shown as 16 Jan 1880 on his WW-I draft registration. This might be an error as he was shown as 1 year old in the June 1880 census of Myatt, Fulton Co. ARK. In surrounding pages children were shown as less than 1 year old using the standard technique of 4/12, 6/12, etc. William's tombstone only says 1779.
In the WW-1 draft registration William was shown as 5' -??" (maybe 8"), light blue eyes and red hair. It also states that he had 3 fingers amputated on his right hand. No photographs are known to exist that would verify him having missing fingers.
William Riley Taylor and Cuba Luvena Armstrong had the following children:
i. LOWELL4 TAYLOR was born on 18 Apr 1906 in Fulton Co., Ark.. He died on 23 Apr 1960 in Ringwood Okla. He married CORA MCMANUS on 25 Dec 1926 in Henryetta Okla Home of brides parents. She was born on 12 Dec 1910. She died on 14 May 2005 in Henryetta OK Nursing Home.
HERBERT TAYLOR was born on 21 Feb 1908 in Fulton Co., Ark.. He died on 27 Aug 1974 in Lake Eufaula OK. He married EVA HANCOCK on 20 Jul 1930 in Henryetta, Okla. She was born on 04 Feb 1914. She died on 04 Apr 1985.
Notes for Herbert Taylor:
Herbert died of a heart attack on Lake Eufaula in his boat while returning to the dock. His boat was circling aimlessly and had to be herded ashore by another boat. He had retired to a place on the Lake. Herbert and Eva had no children. Herbert served in the army during WWII. He fought at Normandy during "D" day , the Battle of the Bulge, Anzio. Earned many medals but was never injured. He was in the 45th Division, Engineering Batallion. Herbert's Social Security number was issued in Kansas and place of last residence was Madill OK.
THELMA TAYLOR was born on 06 Jul 1910 in Okmulgee Co., OK. She died on 15 Sep 1994 in Eufaula, OK. She married JAMES EDDIE "JIM" SELF. He was born on 26 Feb 1911 in Henryetta, Okla. He died on 28 Oct 1980 in Okmulgee, Okla.
Notes for Thelma Taylor: Social Security Death Index:
THELMA E SELF 17 Jun 1911 15 Sep 1994 74432 (Eufaula, Mcintosh, OK) (none specified)
539-07-4689 Washington (not sure if this is the right one or not)
iv. JEFF TAYLOR was born on 10 Oct 1912 in Okmulgee Co., OK. He died on 20 Sep 1974 in Okmulgee, Okla. He married SUDA WISE STEPHENSON on 04 Jul 1931 in Okmulgee Co. OK, daughter of Andrew Jackson Stephenson and Jennie Wise Mullins. She was born on 28 Apr 1912 in Lamar, OK. She died on 26 Jan 2011 in Sierra Hills Nursing Home, T or C, NM. 9:45PM.
v. AMOND TAYLOR was born on 18 Jul 1915 in Okmulgee Co., OK. He died on 05 Sep 1999 in Henryetta Hospital. He married KATHRYN MARGARET LOCKE on 14 Jan 1939 in Henryetta, Okla, daughter of Charlie H Locke and Mellie E Walters. She was born on 11 Mar 1920 in Wichita Falls, Texas. She died on 20 Jul 2010 in Henryetta OK.
vi. WILLIAM RILEY TAYLOR JR. was born on 10 Aug 1917 in Okmulgee Co., OK. He died on 16 Oct 1981 in Dilley, Texas. He married EURA MARY FELSING on 09 Dec 1942 in Reno, Nev.. She was born on 31 Oct 1913. She died on 23 Aug 2001 in Seguin, TX.
vii. ROBERT TAYLOR was born on 01 Aug 1919 in Okmulgee Co., OK. He married DORIS BROWN I on 29 Mar 1941 in Sapulpa, Okla, daughter of Haskell Marion Brown and Mamie Jordan. She was born on 27 Mar 1922 in Henryetta Okla. She died on 31 Dec 1998 in Walla Walla WA.
viii. THOMAS PORTER TAYLOR was born on 27 Jun 1921 in Okmulgee Co., OK. He died on 05 Aug 1980 in Healdton, Okla. He married LUNA FRANCES FRASER on 07 Jul 1943 in Henryetta, Okla. She was born on 13 Apr 1920. She died on 14 May 2007
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in Henryetta OK.
JOSHUA PORTER3 TAYLOR (Reece Porter2, James M.1) was born on 25 Feb 1885 in Hardy, Arkansas. He died on 10 Mar 1950. He married MYRTLE HUBBLE on 15 Jan 1905. She was born in Nov 1888. She died in 1910 in Home of Agnos & Martha Smith, Agnos Ark.
Joshua Porter Taylor and Myrtle Hubble had the following child:
i. CLARENCE CLEVLAND4 TAYLOR was born on 22 Dec 1905. He died on 31 Mar 1962. He married MAGGIE BELL JOHNSON on 10 Jan 1925 in Black Oak, Ark by Brother Settlemires. She was born on 25 Dec 1904. She died on 02 Feb 1984.
IDA MISSOURI3 TAYLOR (Reece Porter2, James M.1) was born on 20 Dec 1888 in Hardy, Arkansas. She died on 18 Nov 1977. She married BIRT SMITH on 06 Oct 1906.
Birt Smith and Ida Missouri Taylor had the following children:
i. BERTIE EARLINE4 SMITH. She married MARION ARTHUR LANE.
ii. REVIL SMITH was born on 08 Mar 1908 in Arkansas. He died on 07 Feb 1980. He married HELEN EDGE on 20 Dec 1934.
iii. EVA LEE SMITH was born on 08 Nov 1912 in S. of Bristow Ok, in Log cabin. She married RAY FOBES V in Dec 1937 in Smith home. He was born on 16 Jan 1910.
iv. ELVIS VERELL SMITH was born on 28 May 1920 in Depew Okla. He died on 17 Apr 1980. He married CHARLENE LEE. She was born in Portland Oregon.
NANCY TENNESEE3 TAYLOR (Reece Porter2, James M.1) was born on 04 Jan 1891 in Hardy, Arkansas. She married JOHN HIGHTOWER.
John Hightower and Nancy Tennesee Taylor had the following children:
iii. RALPH HIGHTOWER. He married FREIDA ?.
MYRTLE ESTELL3 TAYLOR (Reece Porter2, James M.1) was born on 09 Dec 1892 in Hardy, Arkansas. She died on 12 Mar 1948. She married JOHNNIE SMITH.
Johnnie Smith and Myrtle Estell Taylor had the following children:
ii. BOYD SMITH was born on 23 Sep 1925. He died on 04 Oct 1985. He married NYTEE ?.
JEFF DAVIS3 TAYLOR (Reece Porter2, James M.1) was born on 24 Aug 1894 in Hardy, Arkansas. He died on 03 Mar 1979 in Bristow, Okla. He married IVA MAE COLLY. She was born on 24 Aug 1894. She died on 25 Jul 1985.
Notes for Jeff Davis Taylor: Social Security No. - 448-14-4622
Jeff Davis Taylor and Iva Mae Colly had the following children:
i. LUTHER JEFF4 TAYLOR was born on 12 Oct 1918 in Many Islands, ark. He died on 18 Sep 1987 in Bristow OK. He married WILLA MAE MILLER on 11 Nov 1946 in Van Buren Ark. She was born on 10 Aug 1928.
ii. BERNICE NOEL TAYLOR was born on 06 May 1921. He married WAUNEMA FLALDERBY in Nov 1945 in Sapulpa Okla. She was born on 05 Nov 1921.
iii. JAMES PLEZ TAYLOR was born on 16 Feb 1924. He married ESTELLA FRANCIS
MCFARLAND on 15 Feb 1946 in Ark. She was born on 10 Sep 1929.
JERROLD THOMAS TAYLOR was born on 22 May 1935. He died on 05 May 1943 in Richmond CA.
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GROVER CLEVELAND3 TAYLOR (Reece Porter2, James M.1) was born on 29 Mar 1897 in Hardy, Arkansas. He died on 19 Dec 1952. He married BERNICE HELEN KING on 28 Dec 1925 in Fulton County Ark, Afton Township. She was born on 17 Dec 1900.
Grover Cleveland Taylor and Bernice Helen King had the following children:
DOYNE4 TAYLOR was born on 19 Feb 1926. He died in Died as infant.
COLLEEN TAYLOR was born on 23 Jan 1931 in Fulton County Ark.
BLAINE MCKINLEY TAYLOR was born on 03 Jun 1942 in Batesville Ark.
JOHN TAYLOR3 BURNS (Isabelle2 Taylor, James M.1 Taylor). He married WIFE.
John Taylor Burns and Wife had the following children:
ii. MADELINE TAYLOR BURNS. She married ? CRAFT.
AB3 BURNS (Isabelle2 Taylor, James M.1 Taylor). He married EMILY KISSEE.
Ab Burns and Emily Kissee had the following children:
i. DELLA4 BURNS. She married UNKNOWN.
iii. LEO BURNS. He married RAMMOND ?.
BENT3 BURNS (Isabelle2 Taylor, James M.1 Taylor). He married INDIA KISSEE.
Bent Burns and India Kissee had the following children:
ii. MAE BURNS. She married ELMER SCOTT.
ENOS FRANK3 TAYLOR (William Allen2, James M.1) was born on 16 Dec 1884. He died on 04 Dec 1951. He married NORA KISSEE.
Enos Frank Taylor and Nora Kissee had the following children:
i. IONE4 TAYLOR was born on 23 Dec 1915. She died on 26 Jan 1969. She married JAMES MURRY.
NEIL KERMIT TAYLOR was born on 10 Mar 1918.
iii. CRAIG TAYLOR was born on 25 Jan 1925. He married MARTHA BENNETT on 19 Apr 1946. She was born on 04 Nov 1927. She died on 14 Sep 1980.
ISABELLA3 TAYLOR (William Allen2, James M.1) was born on 25 Aug 1886. She died on 08 Jun 1965. She married SIM WAITS.
Sim Waits and Isabella Taylor had the following children:
i. WILLIAMS4 WAITS was born on 11 Feb 1913. He died on 06 Aug 1965. He married DORIS RIGGS on 04 Dec 1934.
ii. MASON WAITS was born on 30 Nov 1914. He married IRENE MARTIN on 14 Jul 1946.
ARCH WAITS was born on 26 Mar 1917. He married CLARABELLE SMITH WHITESIDE.
OLLIE3 TAYLOR (William Allen2, James M.1) was born on 26 Jan 1890. She died on 03 May 1970. She married JOHN ENGLAND. He was born on 17 Dec 1888. He died on 22 Nov 1955.
John England and Ollie Taylor had the following children:
ii. CARRIE ENGLAND was born on 29 Nov 1911. She married ROBERT MINOR.
iii. HARRY ENGLAND was born on 15 Jul 1913. He married ALBERTA DAVIS. She was born on 21 Jul 1925.
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iv. IRA ENGLAND was born on 12 Feb 1915. He married EULA ANDERSON. She was born on 24 Jun 1920.
v. ORPHIS ENGLAND was born on 18 Nov 1916. He married BEULAH ANDERSON. She was born on 17 Aug 1921.
ARTHUR3 TAYLOR (William Allen2, James M.1) was born on 28 Apr 1892. He died on 11 Sep 1959. He married GERTRUDE CURTIS.
Arthur Taylor and Gertrude Curtis had the following child:
i. JACK4 TAYLOR was born on 09 Nov 1926 in Adopted. He died on 27 Oct 1982. He married JULIA PHELPS on 04 Jul 1946.