Biography of Emile G. Taylor
Owego, Tioga County, NY Biographies





EMILE G. TAYLOR, son of John L. Taylor, was born May 9, 1870, in the village of Owego. He received his education in the public schools of his native village and later studied law at Cornell university, graduating with the class of 1890. Mr. Taylor after leaving school was appointed deputy postmaster of Owego, which office he held until 1894, when he became interested in the Owego dairy company of which .he is manager. Mr. Taylor is also interested with his father and brother, Robert J., in the breeding of Guernsey cattle. On June 28, 1893, he married with Theresa K. Mersereau, daughter of George J. and Adaline (Steele) Mersereau. She was born March 10, 1872, near Apalachin. Mr. and Mrs. Taylor have one child, John Laning Taylor, 2d. Mr. Taylor is a member of Ahwaga Tribe, I. O. R. M. Adaline Steele Merserean, daughter of Lucius and Maria Steele was born at Apalachin, June 4th, 1837. On July 1, 1851, she was married with George J. Mersereau, who was born near Apalachin, November 20, 1836. Mr. and Mrs. Mersereau had eight children: Hannah J. (Mrs. Emmet Wicks, of Owego), Sarah S. (Mrs. C. D. Mann, of Milwaukee, Wis.), Gertrude (Mrs. W. B. Richards, of Kansas City, Mo.), Clara (Mrs. Percy Thompson, of Kansas City), Harmon D., Theresa K. (Mrs. Emile G. Taylor), Laura (Mrs. Frank Truman), and George J. Mr. Mersereau died May 24, 1880.

From:
OUR COUNTY AND ITS PEOPLE
A MEMORIAL HISOTRY OF TIOGA COUNTY
NEW YORK
EDITED BY: LEROY W. KINGMAN
W. A. FERGUSSON & CO. ELMIRA, N. Y., 189?


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