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John G Taylor

Male 1808 - 1888  (79 years)


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  • Name John G Taylor 
    Born 15 May 1808  Liberty, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 15 Jan 1888  Berrien, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I3663  tng Genealogy

    Father William Taylor,   b. 1775, Montgomery or Burke, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1869, possibly Appling, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Living 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F1549  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 15 May 1808 - Liberty, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 15 Jan 1888 - Berrien, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • source:lankfordContact: Kelly Roberson AT roberson.28@osu.eduJohn Taylor was brought by his parents to Appling County, Georgia when they moved there in 1819 or 1820. About ten years later they moved to Lowndes County and settled in the vicinity of what later was called Ousley Station.John was employed by Fisher Gaskins to help him drive his herds of cattle to Florida when he moved there in 1832. He worked for other people looking after cattle and doing farm work until his marriage when he began to farm for himself. Aftermarriage, he and his wife lived in Lowndes County until about 1861 when they moved to Berrien County. This was where he bought a farm on Possum Creek, south of Nashville, Georgia. Both John and his wife lived there until their deaths; Mrs. Taylordying Dec15 1882VVVember 15, 1882, and John on January 15, 1888. They were buried in Pleasant Church cemetery.The Taylor's were members of the Primitive Baptist Church, but were originally members of Forest Grove Church. John was ordained a deacon in Lowndes County about 1850. When they moved to Berrien County, their membership was trasferred by letter toPleasant Church. This was recorded on May 18, 1861, with John being received as a deacon. He continued in this church office until his death.John Taylor was brought by his parents to Appling County, Georgia when they moved there in 1819 or 1820. About ten years later they moved to Lowndes County and settled in the vicinity of what later was called Ousley Station.John was employed by Fisher Gaskins to help him drive his herds of cattle to Florida when he moved there in 1832. He worked for other people looking after cattle and doing farm work until his marriage when he began to farm for himself. Aftermarriage, he and his wife lived in Lowndes County until about 1861 when they moved to Berrien County. This was where he bought a farm on Possum Creek, south of Nashville, Georgia. Both John and his wife lived there until their deaths; Mrs. Taylordying December 15, 1882, and John on January 15, 1888. They were buried in Pleasant Church cemetery.The Taylor's were members of the Primitive Baptist Church, but were originally members of Forest Grove Church. John was ordained a deacon in Lowndes County about 1850. When they moved to Berrien County, their membership was trasferred by letter toPleasant Church. This was recorded on May 18, 1861, with John being received as a deacon. He continued in this church office until his death.My Direct Ancestry