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Wesley Taylor, 23, Livingston County MO, Confederate Soldier

DH gave me a membership to The State Historical Society of Missouri and since I accidentally opened the letter containing my new membership number, I went ahead and made an inquiry about Joseph Taylor’s sons: 168 more words

The Mystery Of Sarah J. Taylor

William Brumet Brummet Brummit Brummett

His last name just keeps getting longer and longer.  I found William on the 1830s census in Chariton, Missouri (which matches the record of marriage I found for William Brumet and Sarah “Sally” Evans… 223 more words


The Mystery of Sarah Jane Taylor: Brumet Family Nearby, 1850 Census

I decided to go page by page with the District 51, Livingston County, Missouri Census of 1850 to see if any Brumets were neighbors.  Eighteen households before James Taylor and Mary Bromett appear household #394 (entry 16), William Brumet and his wife Sarah.   125 more words


The Mystery of Sarah Jane Taylor: 1860 Census, Shelby Missouri and a Round Up

Ben sent me the 1860 census for Salt River Township, Shelby County, Missouri.  Thank you Ben!

We see James (J.W.) is a carpenter,  is already married to Geraldine Dennisson, and only Isaiah and Jane are listed from his marriage to Mary A. 355 more words


James W. Taylor married Mary Ann Bromett Livingston County Missouri 1850

Trying to post this before tonight’s Finding Your Roots episode.

I noticed the 1850 census showing James and Mary living next to the of the rest of the Taylor family said they were married that year. 74 more words

The Mystery Of Sarah J. Taylor

Provost Marshal Records for Joseph Taylor of Livingston County, Missouri 1865

This record suggests Joseph Taylor was born in 1803, which is a year off from the book ““History of Allen and Woodson Counties, Kansas” previously reported here… 440 more words

The Mystery Of Sarah J. Taylor

The Mystery of Sarah Jane Taylor: James and Mary A. Taylor 1850 Livingston County, Missouri

If you don’t blog about your genealogy journey you really should think about doing it because it’s so much fun.  Yes, it is embarrassing if you make a public mistake but this is a great platform to get feedback and ideas from other people and potential collaborators may find you!   294 more words