Biography of George Taylor
FROM OUR COUNTY AND ITS PEOPLE
A DESCRIPTIVE WORK ON JEFFERSON COUNTY, NEW YORK
EDITED BY: EDGAR C. EMERSON
THE BOSTON HISTORY COMPANY, PUBLISHERS 1898

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Taylor, George, was born in Canada, county Leeds, January 9, 1829, and came to the United States in 1849, settling in Alexandria Bay. In 1878 he married Mary E., daughter of A. D. Peck, and they had seven children: Charles, David, John, Emma, Ruthelia, Mary and Esther. Charles and David are in Watertown, So. Dak., and Esther died in 1896, in her twenty-sixth year. Mr. Taylor is one of the practical and successful farmers of Jefferson county. For twenty years he followed contracting and building and in 1858 bought the David Woodruff farm, later the Annable farm, part of the Northrup's estate and also sixty acres of the Stewart estate; having in all 250 acres. Mr. Taylor takes an active interest in school and church matters and is recognized as a man of sterling integrity whose life has proven his word as good as his bond.

 

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