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Obituary for Eugene Stoddard Taylor, Jr.   Leave a comment

EUGENE STODDARD TAYLOR, JR. (1928-2012)

Eugene Stoddard Taylor Jr., 83, of Summerville, Ga., died Thursday, January 12, 2012, in the local nursing home.

A native of northwest Georgia, he was born to the late Eugene Stoddard Taylor, Sr. and the late Adeline Wright Taylor on May 22, 1928. Mr. Taylor was a member of the Presbyterian Church, served in the U.S. Marines during Korea, and was a retired attorney-at-law.

Surviving are daughter, Elizabeth Taylor Archer of Chattanooga; son, Eugene S. Taylor, III of Atlanta; granddaughter, Hannah Archer; and grandson, Jamie Archer.

Graveside service will be held Sunday, January 15, at 2 p.m. in the family lot of Summerville Cemetery with Rev. Mike Penson officiating.

The family will receive friends Sunday, January 15 at the Funeral Home from 1 p.m. until the hour of service.

Earle Rainwater Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements for Mr. Eugene Stoddard Taylor, Jr.

Source = http://www.chattanoogan.com/2012/1/13/217245/Taylor-Eugene-Stoddard-Jr.-Summerville.aspx

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Eugene Stoddard Taylor, Sr. (1890-1944) was the elder brother of my grandfather, John Dodson Taylor, Jr. (1905-1976).  Thus Eugene, Jr. (1928-2012), and my father, John Dodson Taylor, III (1943-2014), were first cousins.

KENNETH RANDOLPH TAYLOR

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Eugene Stoddard Taylor, Sr., On His Father, John Dodson Taylor, Sr., 1936   Leave a comment

Eugene Taylor Letter 1936 01

Eugene Taylor Letter 1936 02

Eugene Taylor Letter 1936 03

Images Source = Kenneth Randolph Taylor

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John Dodson Taylor, Sr. (1860-1936), had a sister, Sarah Rebecca Taylor, who married Andrew Hassell, of Lynchburg, Virginia.

Death Notices of John Dodson Taylor, Sr., 1936   Leave a comment

JDTaylor Death Notice 1936 01

Images Source = Kenneth Randolph Taylor

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These are the best images of the notices I can acquire.  I scanned photocopies from another source, so at least they are somewhat legible.

John Dodson Taylor, Sr. (1860-1936) was my great-grandfather.

Texts follow:

Atlanta Journal, July 3, 1936

J. D. TAYLOR BURIED

Summerville Business Hours Closed in Tribute

SUMMERVILLE, Ga., July 3–Business hours of this community were closed as final rites were held at 4 o’clock this afternoon for Colonel John Dodson Taylor, distinguished Chattooga County citizen and pioneer northwest Georgia business leader.

The Rev. Sterling Hunter, pastor of the Summerville Presbyterian Church, of which Colonel Taylor was a lifelong member and a ruling elder, officiated at the services.  Several hundred persons attended the funeral.

Colonel Taylor, who was 76, died early Thursday morning at a private Atlanta hospital in Atlanta following a brief illness.  He was widely known throughout the state and prominent in many enterprises.

Burial was in Summerville cemetery.

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JDTaylor Death Notice 1936 02

Atlanta Constitution, July 3, 1936, Page 10

COL. JOHN D. TAYLOR, OF SUMMERVILLE, DIES

Leading Chattooga Citizen Passes in Hospital After Brief Illness

Colonel John Dodson Taylor, of Summerville, distinguished citizen of Chattooga County and active in business, civic and church affairs, died early yesterday morning at a private hospital in Atlanta.

Colonel Taylor, who was 76 years of age, had been ill only a short time.

His keen mind and vision made him one of the most outstanding leaders in business and citizenship in Chattooga County.

He was organizer and president of the Summerville Cotton Mills, the Summerville Oil Mills, the Chattooga County Bank, and the Taylor Mercantile Company.

In addition, he owned large farms and peach orchards in the county, was was senior member of the law firm of John D. & E. S. Taylor.  He was a lifelong member and a ruling elder of the Summerville Presbyterian Church.

Colonel Taylor served with distinction in the state senate as the representative of his district.

A native of Summerville and lifelong resident of that city, Colonel Taylor was the son of John Taylor and Arcissa Willshire Dodson, of Chattooga County.  He received his formal education at Oxford, Ala., where he met his wife, the former Miss Harriet Stoddard.

Surviving are two sons, John D. Taylor, Jr., and Eugene Stoddard Taylor, and two daughters, Mrs. Wilford Caulkins, of Chattanooga, and Mrs. John B. Whisnant, of Summerville.

Funeral Services will be held at 4 o’clock this afternoon at the Summerville Presbyterian Church, with the Rev. Sterling Hunter, pastor, officiating.

John Dodson Taylor, Sr., Family, Circa 1915   1 comment

Taylor Family 1915

Image Source = Kenneth Randolph Taylor

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The family members are standing in front of the old house at Summerville, Georgia.  I conclude that the date is no earlier than 1915, for Arcissa Wilshire Dodson Taylor (1824-1915), mother of John Dodson Taylor, Sr. (1860-1936), is absent.

From left to right:

Eugene Stoddard Taylor, Sr. (1890-1944)

Helen Dodson Taylor (later Caulkins; died February 13, 1977)

Sarah Faye Taylor (later Whisnant; died November 1980)

Harriet “Hattie” Stoddard Taylor (1865-1932)

John Dodson Taylor, Jr. (1905-1976), my grandfather

John Dodson Taylor, Sr. (1860-1936), my great-grandfather

The surviving siblings in the late 1960s:  https://taylorfamilypoems.wordpress.com/2014/03/27/taylor-siblings-late-1960s/

KENNETH RANDOLPH TAYLOR

Money for the Red Cross, 1921   Leave a comment

AC November 17, 1921, Page 13 I

The Atlanta Constitution, November 17, 1921, Page 13

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Now for the rest of the article…

AC November 17, 1921, Page 13 II

AC November 17, 1921, Page 13 III

The full article, in one clip:

AC November 17, 1921, Page 13

Eugene Stoddard Taylor, Sr. (1890-1944), was a son of my great-grandfather, John Dodson Taylor, Sr. (1860-1936), and the elder brother of my grandfather, John Dodson Taylor, Jr. (1905-1976).

KENNETH RANDOLPH TAYLOR

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Eugene Stoddard Taylor, Sr. (II)   Leave a comment

AC February 3, 1921, Page 7

The  Atlanta Constitution, February 3, 1921, Page 7

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Eugene Stoddard Taylor, Sr. (1890-1944), was a son of my great-grandfather, John Dodson Taylor, Sr. (1860-1936), and the elder brother of my grandfather, John Dodson Taylor, Jr. (1905-1976).

KENNETH RANDOLPH TAYLOR

Eugene Stoddard Taylor, Sr., Judicial Candidate (II)   Leave a comment

AC April 2, 1920, Page 22

The Atlanta Constitution, April 2, 1920, Page 22

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Eugene Stoddard Taylor, Sr. (1890-1944), was a son of my great-grandfather, John Dodson Taylor, Sr. (1860-1936), and the elder brother of my grandfather, John Dodson Taylor, Jr. (1905-1976).

KENNETH RANDOLPH TAYLOR