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  • ID: I13140
  • Name: Thomas TAYLOR
  • Given Name: Thomas
  • Surname: Taylor
  • Sex: M
  • _UID: 6277E02915525148B743AA5466F7B28C753C
  • Change Date: 26 AUG 2015
  • Note:
    The Taylor family was from Bennington, VT. Erastus came to the town of Otsego when there were only three log houses on the site of the village of Cooperstown. He purchased 500 acres 3.5 miles "above" the village. The property was in the Fly Creek Valley.

    Thomas joined his son four years later, bringing his family from Bennington, VT. The Taylors settled in what would be later called "Taylortown." Thomas purchased 1,000 acres for $1,000. Five hundred of those acres were in the town of Otsego. The Taylor children married and settled in the area.
    1
  • Birth: OCT 1745
  • _SDATE: 15 OCT 1745 in Bennington Co., VT 2 3
  • Baptism: 21 OCT 1750 3
  • Residence: ABT 1780
  • _SDATE: 1 JUL 1780 Bennington, Bennington Co., VT 1 4
  • Residence: 1800
  • _SDATE: 1 JUL 1800 Otsego, Otsego Co., NY
  • Note:


    1800 Census, Otsego:
    Line 24
    Thomas Taylor
    Males of 45 and up - 1
    Females of 10 and under 16 - 2
    Females of 45 and up - 2

    Thomas Taylor's sons, Thomas Jr., Chester and Erastus, were enumerated next to each other in the 1800 Census.
    5
  • Death: of at the age of 72 years 23 OCT 1817 in Fly Creek, Otsego Co., NY 2
  • Burial: Taylor Cemetery, Fly Creek, Otsego township, Otsego Co., NY 2
  • Occupation: shoemaker 4



    Father: Jonathan TAYLOR b: 7 FEB 1723/4 in Deerfield, Franklin Co., MA
    Mother: Lucy HASTINGS b: 1 FEB 1723 in Hatfield, Hampshire Co., MA

    Marriage 1 Cynthia CORSE b: 12 FEB 1751/2 in Deerfield, Franklin Co., MA
    • Married: 1 AUG 1770 in Greenfield, Franklin Co., MA 6 7
    Children
    1. Has Children Erastus TAYLOR b: 25 APR 1771 in MA
    2. Has No Children Lucy TAYLOR b: 27 DEC 1772
    3. Has Children Thomas TAYLOR b: 11 FEB 1780 in VT
    4. Has Children Chester TAYLOR b: 26 JAN 1782 in VT
    5. Has No Children Irena TAYLOR b: 21 DEC 1790 in VT

    Sources:
    1. Abbrev: History of Otsego Co., NY
      Title: Duane Hamilton Hurd, <i>History of Otsego County, New York</i> (Philadelphia: Everts & Fariss, 1878)
      Page: pp. 248, 255
      Quality: 2
    2. Abbrev: Taylor Cemetery - Fly Creek
      Title: Taylor Cemetery, Fly Creek, Town of Otsego, Otsego Co., NY; http://www.rootsweb.com/~nyotsego/cemetery/taylor.htm
      Quality: 2
    3. Abbrev: Deerfield History
      Title: George Sheldon, <i>History of Deerfield, Massachusetts</i> (Deerfield: Pocumtuck Valley Memorial Association, 1896)
      Page: p. 339
      Quality: 2
    4. Abbrev: Deerfield History
      Title: George Sheldon, <i>History of Deerfield, Massachusetts</i> (Deerfield: Pocumtuck Valley Memorial Association, 1896)
      Page: p. 342
      Quality: 2
    5. Abbrev: 1800 Census - Otsego Co., NY (25)
      Title: 1800 US Federal Census, Otsego Co., NY, pop. sch., , ; digital images, <i>Ancestry.com</i> (www.ancestry.com : accessed ); series M32, roll 25.
      Page: Otsego; p. 598; line 24; Thomas Taylor household; 15 March 2007
      Quality: 2
    6. Abbrev: Taylor Cemetery - Fly Creek
      Title: Taylor Cemetery, Fly Creek, Town of Otsego, Otsego Co., NY; http://www.rootsweb.com/~nyotsego/cemetery/taylor.htm
    7. Abbrev: Deerfield History
      Title: George Sheldon, <i>History of Deerfield, Massachusetts</i> (Deerfield: Pocumtuck Valley Memorial Association, 1896)
      Page: p. 342
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