Benjamin Springer Taylor was born 179 years ago – November 30, 1833 – in Washington County, Kentucky. Benjamin was the son of John Cotton Taylor and Susan Clark Edwards. Benjamin married Martha Jane Janes. They had 4 children: John, Etta Clark, Susan Minerva and Margaret Springer Taylor.
Susan Minerva “Minnie” Taylor was born 151 years ago – September 24, 1861 – in Cape Girardeau County, Missouri. Minnie was the daughter of Benjamin Springer Taylor and Martha Jane Janes. Her mother died in Missouri and her father returned to Washington County, Kentucky with his three small […]
From my great-grandmother Frances Barber Linton Montgomery’s notes: “This is one of the homes built by Captain John Linton. One of his sons was married in the log room, which is still part of the house. At the death of Aunt Mary Janes the other heirs’ interest was […]