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(son of Allen Taylor and Sarah Louisa Allred). Born February 12, 1839, in Caldwell county, Missouri. Came to Utah October 15, 1849.

   Married:	Margaret J. Ellison September 27, 1857, Kaysville, Utah (daughter of John Ellison and Alice Pilling, pioneers September 13, 1852, Thomas Howell company). She was born August 11, 1842, Nauvoo, Illinois.
   Their children:
           William Allen born April 19, 1859, married Delia Ivie April 1, 1884; married Elizabeth A. Allred July 9, 1889;
           John Henry born January 4, 1861, married Augusta E. Stevenson May 15, 1894;
           Joseph Ephraim born December 24, 1862, married Annie Sophia Brian January 30, 1894;
           David Moroni born March 30, 1865, died November 29, 1878;
           Thomas Alvin born May 20, 1867, married Hannah Frederson August 3, 1888;
           Sarah Alice born July 17, 1869, married Daniel H. Allred January 1, 1894;
           James E. born April 2, 1872, died March 17, 1890;
           Isaac Harvey born March 25, 1874, married Zona Jeffery September 5, 1900;
           Loren Independence born May 15, 1878, married Elizabeth Grundy June 5, 1901;
           Lorenzo Jedediah born April 30, 1881, married Jennie Grundy June 8, 1904;
           Heber Calvert born July 21, 1883, married Chloe Williams July 1892;
           George Irvin born May 29, 1885, married Catherine Butler November 30, 1894;
           Susannah Jennette born June 4, 1887, married Alma James Lee February 19, 1908.

Served as bishop’s counselor at Kaysville from 1878 to 1881; he then moved to Loa, where he acted as ward teacher for 31 years. Sources:

   Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah photographs, page 195
   Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah, page 1200

Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel, 1847–1868

Taylor, William Riley

Birth Date: 12 Feb. 1839 Death Date: 24 Mar. 1912 Gender: Male Age: 10 Company: Allen Taylor Company (1849)

Pioneer Information: son of Captain Taylor Son of Allen Taylor and Sarah Louisa Allred. Married Margaret Jane Ellison on September 27 1857 in Kaysville

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William Riley Taylor's Timeline

1839
February 12, 1839
Far West, Caldwell County, Missouri, United States
1856
May 13, 1856
Age 17
1859
April 19, 1859
Age 20
Slaterville, Weber, Utah, United States
1861
January 4, 1861
Age 21
Kaysville, Davis, Utah, United States
1862
December 24, 1862
Age 23
Harrisburg, Washington, Utah, United States
1865
March 30, 1865
Age 26
New Harmony, Washington, Utah, United States
1867
May 20, 1867
Age 28
New Harmony, Washiington, Utah, United States
1869
July 17, 1869
Age 30
Kaysville, Davis, Utah, United States
1872
April 2, 1872
Age 33
New Harmony, Washington, Utah, United States