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James Elmer Taylor

Birthplace: Grafton, Lorain, Ohio, United States
Death: April 26, 1896 (64)
Juab, Juab, Utah, United States
Place of Burial: Levan, Juab, Utah, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Benjamin Franklin Taylor and Ann Taylor
Husband of Mary Elizabeth Taylor and Wealthy Ann Taylor
Father of Nephi Martin Taylor; Theodore Thadeus Taylor; Olive Euzell Witbeck and Pattie Osborn
Brother of Norman Benjamin Taylor; Lucy Ann Taylor; Henrietta Holladay; Martin Van Buren Taylor; Elizabeth Ann Taylor and 6 others

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About James Elmer Taylor

(son of Benjmain F. Taylor and Ann Mennell). Born November 4, 1831, Grafton, Lorain County, Ohio. Came to Utah 1850, William Wall company.

   Married:	Weltha Ann Spafford (daughter of Horace Spafford and Martha Stiles, pioneers 1850, William Wall company). She was born October 31, 1831.
   Their children:
           Martha born November 17, 1851, died;
           Horace F. born May 28, 1854, married Annie Peterson November 18, 1887;
           Weltha born February 2, 1857, died;
           Olive U. born April 26, 1858, married Daniel Whitbeck December 13, 1877;
           Helen born February 22, 1861, died;
           James E. born February 20, 1864, married Almira Ollerton November 12, 1885;
           Irinda born June 1, 1868, married Joseph J. Miller January 17, 1888;
           Pattie born February 2, 1871, married W. V. Osborn May 5, 1891;
           Minerva born August 22, 1873, married N. J. Schow August 2, 1894.

Bishop of Levan ward 1871; bishop of Juab ward at time of death. Merchant and county commissioner. Died April, 1896. Sources:

   Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah photographs, page 225
   Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah, page 1200


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James Elmer Taylor's Timeline

November 4, 1831
Grafton, Lorain, Ohio, United States
Age 26
December 28, 1868
Age 37
Springville, Utah, Utah Territory, United States
February 11, 1871
Age 39
Levan, Utah, United States
July 18, 1872
Age 40
Levan, Juab County, Utah, United States
April 26, 1896
Age 64
Juab, Juab, Utah, United States
April 28, 1896
Age 64
Levan, Juab, Utah, United States