Obituary of Lucy Taylor


Evaline B. (Morgand, Moreland) Taylor kept a scrapbook of newspaper clippings that appear to range in age from the mid 1870’s until the early 1900’s.  The following is a transcript of obituaries and marriage notices.


Obituary of Lucy Taylor, wife of John Taylor and mother of “Lizzie” Taylor Davis.  John Taylor and Lucy Taylor lived near Gerenton, in Carroll County MS from about 1848 until 1856, in Holmes County MS until 1858, near Black Hawk, Carroll County from 1858 until 1860 and in Attala Co. MS after 1860.   

DIED---At home in Friotown, Tuesday, May 25th 1886, Mrs. Lucy Taylor.  Her remains were brought to Pearsall Wednesday for interment.  Mrs. Taylor was seventy-two years and ten months old at the date of her death.  She was a native of Mississippi, having come out to this country about three years ago.  She leaves many relatives here and in her old home to mourn her loss.



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