Biography of George F. Taylor
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Taylor, George F., Waddington, was born in Waddington, April 7, 1821. His father was John Taylor, who was born in Scotland, November 22, 1789, and in 1819 came to Waddington and settled on a farm now owned by his son John. He was a large real estate owner, having at one time about 700 acres of land. He married Isabella Turnbull of Scotland, born December 15, 1793. by whom he had four sons and two daughters. He was a Whig in politics, and he and his wife were members of the Scotch Presbyterian church. He died May 1, 1843, and his wife February 19, 1883. George F. was reared on a farm and educated in the common schools. Farming has been his life occupation. He resided in Lisbon for a number of years, then came to Waddington and purchased a farm of 112 acres, on which he lived until three years ago, when he removed to the village and his adopted son, Homer Taylor, has charge of the farm. October 30, 1847. Mr. Taylor married Anna, daughter of Andrew Veitch of Waddington. Mr. Veitch came from Scotland in 1818, and lived and died on the farm he settled. His wife was Janet Porteous of Scotland, and they had six children, of whom five grew to maturity. Mr. Taylor has always teen a Republican in politics. He and wife are members of the Second Reformed Presbyterian church of Lisbon, but at present attend and support the M. E. church of Waddington. John Taylor; brother of subject was born in Waddington, October 4, 1829. He resides on the old homestead and has 230 acres of land. He married, October 29, 1862, Isabel, daughter of John Hobkirk. Mr. Taylor and wife have nine children, all living. He is a Republican, and he and wife are members of the Scotch Presbyterian church.

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