Silas Taylor (1830-1923)

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Silas Taylor was born 28 November 1830 in Wabash Township, Parke County, Indiana, United States to James T. Taylor (1794-1850) and Sarah Melvin (1800-1839) and died 6 January 1857 in Sullivan County, Indiana, United States of unspecified causes. He married Lucinda Davis (1835-1880) 6 January 1857 in Florida Township, Parke County, Indiana, United States. He married Amelia Higgins (1843-aft1919) 1881 .


Offspring of Silas Taylor and Lucinda Davis (1835-1880)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Harrison Henry Taylor (1857-aft1930)
James A. Taylor (1863-1938)
Edward Taylor (1866-1937)
Sarah L. Taylor (c1871-)
Silas Taylor28 Nov 1830 Wabash, Parke, IN2 May 1923Sullivan,Vigo Co., IN.Lucinda Davis (-1880)6 jan 1857Florida TownshipSee Beckwith 1880:320 for a biography; gives DOB, DOM, POM, etc.
Silas Taylor 28 Nov 1830 Wabash, Parke, IN 2 May 1923 Sullivan, Vigo Co, IN Lucinda Davis In 1880 census Silas is shown as widower, with a Davis in household listed as brotherinlaw. In 1870 he is shown with wife Lucinda. Hence wife was probably Lucinda Davis. Note that in 1880 census he indicates his fathers POB as Ireland.

Family History

Alternative Interpretation


U.S. 1870 Census Record

Year 1870 House # 142 Commentary
State Indiana Family # 141 Joseph Taylor is presumably Silas brother
County Parke co Enumeration Date 4 Aug 1870
Township Florida Twshp Post Office Clinton
Name Age YOB Occupation POB
Silas Taylor 39 1831 Farmer Indiana
Lucinda 35 1835 Keeping House Indiana
Harrison 12 Indiana
James 7 Indiana
Eward (sic) 4 Indiana
James Shaw 47 Works on Farm Indiana
Eli Barnes 28 Works on Farm Indiana
Joseph Taylor 41 Works on Farm Indiana

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Facts about "Silas Taylor (1830-1923)"RDF feed
Birth blurb28 November 1830
Birth countyParke County, Indiana +
Birth date28 November 1830 +
Birth date string28 November 1830
Birth day28 +
Birth latitude
Birth localityWabash Township, Parke County, Indiana +
Birth longitude
Birth month11 +
Birth nationUnited States +
Birth nation-subdiv1Indiana +
Birth place Wabash Township, Parke County, Indiana, United States
Birth year1,830 +
Children-g1Harrison Henry Taylor (1857-aft1930) +, James A. Taylor (1863-1938) +, Edward Taylor (1866-1937) + and Sarah L. Taylor (c1871-) +
Children-list1Harrison Henry Taylor (1857-aft1930)+James A. Taylor (1863-1938)+Edward Taylor (1866-1937)+Sarah L. Taylor (c1871-)
Death blurb6 January 1857
Death countySullivan County, Indiana +
Death date6 January 1857 +
Death date string6 January 1857
Death day6 +
Death latitude
Death longitude
Death month1 +
Death nationUnited States +
Death nation-subdiv1Indiana +
Death place Sullivan County, Indiana, United States
Death year1,857 +
Desc1Harrison Henry Taylor (1857-aft1930) +, James A. Taylor (1863-1938) +, Edward Taylor (1866-1937) + and Sarah L. Taylor (c1871-) +
FatherJames T. Taylor (1794-1850) +
Given nameSilas +
Ifmarried-g1true +
Ifmarried-g2true +
Joined withLucinda Davis (1835-1880)+Amelia Higgins (1843-aft1919) +
Joined with-g1Lucinda Davis (1835-1880) +
Joined with-g2Amelia Higgins (1843-aft1919) +
MotherSarah Melvin (1800-1839) +
Notable ancestors
Page language
SexM +
Short nameSilas Taylor +
SourcesWorldConnect: WorldConnect: [ db: :ah4990, id: I0660

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Spouse latitude
Spouse longitude
SurnameTaylor +
Wedding1 countyParke County, Indiana +
Wedding1 date6 January 1857 +
Wedding1 day6 +
Wedding1 localityFlorida Township, Parke County, Indiana +
Wedding1 month1 +
Wedding1 nationUnited States +
Wedding1 nation-subdiv1Indiana +
Wedding1 place Florida Township, Parke County, Indiana, United States
Wedding1 year1,857 +
Wedding2 date1881 +
Wedding2 year1,881 +

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