Photos submitted by Janet PETERS ORdway
The Taylor Cemetery is located on private property on Porter Road, leading from Troy to Sylvania in a cow pasture. After obtaining permission from the landowner, we read the names on the remaining tombstones. Possibly more stones on site, but buried at this time.
Read by Glenn L Taylor (Descendent of Charles Taylor) and Janet Peters Ordway 08 Sept 2001
CHARLES TAYLOR d Dec 3, 1839 56yrs 3mos 23days
"My children dear assemble here
A fathers grave to see
Not long ago I dwell with you
But soon you’ll dwell with me."
HORACE TAYLOR d May 23, 1838 aged 28yrs 11mo 11days
"As you are now so once was I
But beneath this sod I now do lie
But as I am now so you must be
Prepare for death and follow me."
MINDWELL C TAYLOR dau of Charles & Mirinda Taylor
Died March 23, 1841 Aged 19yrs 11mo 5d
"When my friends to all farewell
My home is far from this.
With Christ in Heaven I shall die
And live in perfect bliss."
JULIETTE wife of Wm G Bradford died Jan 14, 1847 Aged
33yrs 7mos 22days
(Juliette was dau of Charles & Mirinda Taylor)
HORRACE T BRADFORD son of Wm & Juliette Bradford died
Dec 28, 1838 1mo 5 days
(Same stone as Juliette)
CHARLES ERNEST son of C H & Lucy Ballard died Mar
8, 1856 Aged 2yrs 2mos 12days
(Charles H Ballard and Lucy Taylor Ballard)
EUGENE died Apr 30, 1848
(Same stone as Charles, possibly read brother, but stone broken into 7 pieces)