Stephen B. Taylor, son of , was born October 28,1839 in Edwards Co, Candada. He married Lucinda O'Daniel March 20, 1872 in Pottawatomie Co, Kansas. He died July 28, 1920 in Westmoreland, Pottawatomie Co, Kansas. Lucinda O'Daniel, daughter of James Franklin O'Daniel and Margaret "Peggy" Ann Howell , was born February 15, 1849 in Hodgenville, Larue Co, Kentucky. She died April 24, 1924 in Westmoreland, Pottawatomie Co, Kansas.

Children of Stephen B. Taylor and Lucinda O'Daniel are:
1. Margaret Taylor, b. January 09, 1872 See John W. Washington & Margaret Taylor
2. Jessie Moyne Taylor, b. September 29, 1888 See Ola Calvin Siddens & Jessie Moyne Taylor
3. Ida May Taylor, b. December 11, 1874 See Samuel H. Ellis & Ida May Taylor
4. Ira Wesley Taylor, b. April 14, 1880 See Ira Wesley Taylor & Gertrude Scritchfield
5. Mattie Taylor See George W. Edgerton & Mattie Taylor
6. Inez "Ina" Taylor See Guy McLaughlin & Inez "Ina" Taylor

Other Marriages for Stephen B. Taylor:
See Stephen B. Taylor & ? ?

Notes for Stephen B. Taylor:

Stephen B. Taylor was born in Edwards county, Canada, October 28, 1839
and died at his home west of Westmoreland, July 28, 1920, aged 81 years,
9 months and 5 days . Although his health had been failing for several
years, his death came as a shock to his family and friends, having been
bedfast since Sunday, July 25.
When a small boy, he moved with his parents from Edwards county, Canada
to New York, where he spent several years, going from there to
Janesville, Wisconsin, where he lived until the beginning of the Civil
War. He responded to his country's call by enlisting in Co. E, Third
Regiment o f Wisconsin Volunteer cavalry on October 23, 1861, this being
his twenty-first birthday. He served the colors loyally during the war
and in 18 66 came to Leavenworth and for three years was a government
freighter a cross the plains. He then took up a claim in the west, but
abandoned it on account of Indian outrages . He then came to Pottawatomie
county and bought a farm west of Westmoreland upon which he resided until
the time of his death. He married Lucinda O'Daniel, March 20, 1872. He
was an upright, honorable man, a devoted husband, a kind and affectionate
father and an esteemed friend.
He leaves to mourn his departure his wife, five children, fifteen
grandchildren, three great grandchildren and two brothers. Three
children have passed on to that better land. The living children are
Mrs. Minnie Siegel, Enid, Oklahoma; Mrs. Margaret Washington, Manhattan;
Ida Taylor, M rs. Ina McLaughlin and Ira W. Taylor, Westmoreland. The two
brothers are William Taylor, Marshall, Oklahoma; and Richard Taylor of
Sycamore, Illinois.
The funeral services were held at the home on Friday at 2 p.m. and were
conducted by Rev. H. M. Burr. The funeral was largely attended by
relatives and friends. Interment was in the Westmoreland cemetery.
[Merrie Pinick's database]

Notes for Lucinda O'Daniel:

Mrs. Lucinda Taylor, died Thursday, April 24. She had not been in good
health for fifteen years, but was not considered seriously ill until a
few days before her death. Her husband, S. B. Taylor, died in 1920. The
funeral services were held at 2:30 p.m. Sunday afternoon. The sermon was
preached by Rev. T. W. Henshaw, a former pastor of the Westmoreland
Baptist church, but who is now pastor of the Baptist church at Lyons.
Rev. Henshaw is a particular friend of her family. Rev. John H.
Noltensmeyer, pastor of the Westmoreland M. E. church assisted in the
services. Burial was in the Westmoreland cemetery.
The funeral was one of the largest held at or near Westmoreland for
years. Mr and Mrs George Siegle of Enid, Oklahoma and George W. Edgerton
of Topeka and many relatives from Manhattan and near by places attended
the funeral.
Lucinda O'Daniel, daughter of James and Margaret O'Daniel, was born near
Hodgeville, Kentucky, February 15, 1849, and was therefore 75 years, 2
months and 9 days old at the time of her death. When a small child she
moved with her parents to Parkersville, Missouri, during the border
trouble and remained there until 1859, when the family moved to Kansas
and located on the old O'Daniel homestead on Rock Creek, now known as the
John Scott place. Being one of the old settlers of this community, she
went through all the hardships which attended the pioneers. She was
never much known outside her family as her time and strength was devoted
to her home.
In the spring of 1872 she was married to Stephen B. Taylor. She leaves
to mourn her departure, one sister, Mrs. Amanda Scritchfield, of
Westmoreland and five children, Mrs. Minnie Siegle of Enid, Oklahoma;
Mrs. Margaret Washington of manhattan; Miss Ida Taylor, Mrs. Guy
McLaughlin and Ira Taylor of Westmoreland; also several grandchildren,
six great grandchildren and a host of friends and relatives.
She professed her faith in Christ and united with the Baptist church of
Westmoreland in 1890 and has lived a devoted Christian life. She was a
true and devoted wife and a tender loving mother.
[Merrie Pinick's database]

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