James Monroe Taylor

 
James Monroe Taylor
 
29 Mar 1830 - Birthplace unknown.
 
04 Nov 1852 - Married Martha Ballard. 
 
03 Sep 1853 - Child, William Randolph Taylor born.  
 
05 Aug 1855 - Child, John Hinches Taylor born.
 
17 Jul 1856 - Wife, Martha Ballard passed from this life.
 
18 Aug 1863 - John Hinches Taylor passed from this life.
 
-- --- ---- - Was conscripted into the Confederate Army. Oral 
              history: J.M. Taylor as a young boy (actually 33
              at the time) fled from the Confederate Army camp 
              at night.  The guards fired at him as he hid from 
              tree to tree.  He escaped unharmed, walked many
              miles and joined the Federal Forces as a Volunteer. 
 
15 Sep 1863 - Enrolled in Co. A, 2nd NC Mounted Infantry.
 
16 Aug 1865 - Discharged from the Army.
 
21 Dec 1865 - Married Nancy Jane Scoggins (b. June 15, 1842) at 
              Briggsville, Madison County, N.C. Officiating was 
              W. K. Briggs.
 
14 Sep 1866 - Child, Francis Monroe Taylor born.
 
16 May 1868 - Child, Christopher Columbus Taylor born.
 
08 Mar 1872 - Child, Ruphina Jane Taylor born. (Twin)
 
08 Mar 1872 - Child, Priscilla Taylor born. (Twin)
 
16 Mar 1874 - Child, Mary Ettah Taylor born.
 
26 Apr 1876 - Child, Zipporah Taylor born.
 
12 May 1876 - Purchased what would become the family Bible for
              one dollar and fifteen cents.
 
27 Oct 1885 - Child, Barbary Elviry Taylor born.
 
21 Oct 1887 - Child, Sarah Elizabeth Taylor born. (Twin)
 
21 Oct 1887 - Child, Stella Girtha Taylor born. (Twin)
 
27 Feb 1907 - James Monroe Taylor passed from this life and was 
              buried in the Cemetery of the Clear Branch Baptist 
              Church of Erwin, Tennessee.
 
28 May 1925 - Wife, Nancy Jane Scoggins passed from this life and 
              was also buried in the Clear Branch Baptist Church
              Cemetery of Erwin, Tennessee