Mississippi Family Group Sheet for the John Marcus Taylor Family


Husband: John Marcus TAYLOR
Birthdate: February 1776
Birthplace: Leesburg, Loudoun Co., VA
Death date: October 20, 1864
Place of death: Reinzi, Alcorn Co., MS
Burial: Rienzi Cemetery, Rienzi, Alcorn County, MS
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Marriage date: May 21, 1801
Marriage place: Granville Co., NC

Wife: Mary "Polly" KNOTT
Birthdate: December 23, 1784
Birthplace: Granville Co., NC
Death date: August 04, 1827
Place of death: Georgia
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CHILDREN

Child No. 1: Francis Taylor
Sex: F
Birthdate: August 08, 1803
Birthplace: Caswell Co., NC
Death date: October 03, 1827
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Marriage date: December 24, 1822
Marriage place: Jackson Co., GA
Spouse's name: George Swain, Jr.

Child No. 2: Robert Knott Taylor
Sex: M
Birthdate: May 03, 1804
Birthplace: NC
Death date: July 1820
Place of death: Georgia
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Child No. 3: Franklin Taylor
Sex: M
Birthdate: May 03, 1805
Birthplace: Caswell Co., NC
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Marriage date: January 09, 1831
Marriage place: Jackson, GA
Spouse's name: Elizabeth Ann Boring

Child No. 4: Elizabeth Taylor
Sex: M
Birthdate: November 22, 1806
Birthplace: Caswell Co., NC
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Child No. 5: John Marcus Taylor, Jr.
Sex: M
Birthdate: May 08, 1808
Birthplace: Caswell Co., NC
Death date: September 03, 1875
Place of death: Reinzi, Alcorn Co., MS
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Burial: Rienzi Cemetery, Rienzi, Alcorn Co., MS
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Child No. 6: Mary Ann Taylor
Sex: F
Birthdate: December 01, 1809
Birthplace: Caswell Co., NC
Death date: November 29, 1892
Place of death: Rienzi, Alcorn Co., MS
Burial: Rienzi Cemetery, Rienzi, Alcorn Co., MS
Marriage date: October 10, 1835
Marriage place: Jackson Co., GA
Spouse's name: Cody Fowler

Child No. 7: Martha Taylor
Sex: F
Birthdate: May 26, 1812
Birthplace: Caswell Co., NC
Death date: February 1813
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Child No. 8: Calvin Alexander Taylor
Sex: M
Birthdate: January 06, 1813
Birthplace: Caswell Co., NC
Death date: July 03, 1891
Place of death: Reinzi, Alcorn Co., MS
Burial: Rienzi Cemetery, Rienzi, Alcorn Co., MS
Marriage date: December 13, 1854
Marriage place: Booneville, Old Tishomingo Co.,, MS
Spouse's name: Sarah Elizabeth Heigh

Child No. 9: Elsie Taylor
Sex: F
Birthdate: 1814
Birthplace: Caswell Co., NC
Death date: 1890
Place of death: Memphis, Tennessee
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Marriage date: 1839
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Spouse's name: James Rosamond

Child No. 10: Luther Rice Taylor
Sex: M
Birthdate: 1816
Birthplace: Caswell Co., NC
Death date: 1880-1900
Place of death: Alcorn Co., MS
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Marriage date: December 21, 1843
Marriage place: Alcorn Co., MS
Spouse's name: Louisa Brusta

Child No. 11: Sarah C. Taylor
Sex: F
Birthdate: September 28, 1818
Birthplace: NC
Death date: September 13, 1876
Place of death: Alcorn Co., MS
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Marriage date: January 07, 1840
Marriage place: Prentiss Co., MS
Spouse's name: Andrew Boyd Dilworth

Child No. 12: William Augustus Taylor
Sex: M
Birthdate: January 26, 1821
Birthplace: Jackson Co., GA
Death date: December 12, 1904
Place of death: Prentiss Co., MS
Burial: Ingrim Cemetery, Prentiss Co., MS
Marriage date: June 05, 1849
Marriage place: Prentiss Co., MS
Spouse's name: Hanna P. McCrory

Child No. 13: James Marcus Taylor
Sex: M
Birthdate: January 12, 1827
Birthplace: Jackson Co., GA
Death date: December 28, 1895
Place of death: Corinth, Alcorn County, MS
Burial: Henry Cemetery, Corinth, Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Marriage date: October 08, 1851
Marriage place: Mississippi
Spouse's name: Mary Elizabeth Cox
 
 
Documentation:
1. D.A.R. Library;
2. Tombstone Inscription;
3. "Reading Backwards on My Knott Heritage", by Barbara Knott Horsman
4. Book "History of Old Tishomingo County', page 322-324
5. "The Granville Co., NC marriage book"

* Slaves owned by John Marcus Taylor, Sr. according to his will:
Andrew, Kelly, Netty and child Stephen, Caroline, children Ellen, Ralijh and John, my woman Raney has a child, William, Richmond.
* Lived in Georgia, Alabama, Louisiana and Texas. While in Louisiana, owned land in Monroe County (1850's) Calvin A. Taylor was born on January 6, 1832, in Casewell County, North Carolina. The son of James Taylor and his wife, Mary Knott. He emigrated to Georgia with his parents when he was 6 yr. old, and in 1838, he moved to Mississippi. Calvin A. Taylor was educated in the common schools and graduated from Randolph-Macon College in Virginia. He was elected to the State Legislature of Mississippi, in 1861 and held many political offices at different times. In 1869, he moved to Rienzi, Mississippi. About 1855 he married Miss Elizabeth Haigh, a native of Tuscumbia County, Alabama. The wedding took place in Tishomingo County, Mississippi. The records show Elizabeth Haigh's birth to have taken place in the year 1830, in Tuscumbia County, Alabama. Calvin Taylor passed away on July 4, 1891 in Rienzi, Mississippi. Elizabeth died in Boonville, Mississippi on January 1, 1914 twenty-five years after her husband.
* "The last years of Mr. Taylor's life were spent in Rienzi, he being Mayor of that town from 1884 until the time of this death, July 3, 1891. He was a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church, and lived the life of a conscientious and consistent Christian." (source: book, "History of Old Tishomingo County" pages 323-324.)
 

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