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Humphrey Taylor

(VII) Humphrey, son of William Taylor, was born at Peterborough, New York, September 16, 1794. He came thence to Peru, New York, with his parents. He was a farmer by occupation. He was a soldier in the War of 1812, and took part in the battle of Plattsburgh. He married, December 13, 1818, Lettice Clark, born April 18, 1794. Children: Elizabeth, born September 15, 1819, married A. Hass Hayes; Jared M., born October, 1823, mentioned below; Franklin S., born January 30, 1821; married Seratia Martin; Harry D. C., born May 23, 1829, married Helen Olcutt.

(VIII) Jared M., son of Humphrey Taylor, was born October 29, 1823, in Ausable, Clinton county, New York; died March 10, 1899. He was educated in the public schools. At the age of nineteen he began to learn the trade of iron moulder. In 1849 he removed to a little hamlet in the town of Schuyler Falls, New York, and called it Morrisonville, a name it has ever since retained. Here he built a foundry and began to manufacture plows and machinery, building up a flourishing business, which he conducted the rest of his life. Besides his foundry business he was engaged extensively in the manufacture of starch, consuming as much as twenty-five thousand bushels a year in his factory. He also established a woolen mill and manufactured flannel, cassimere and other goods. He was a Republican in politics, was active in town affairs, and held various offices of trust and honor. In religion he was a Baptist, joining the Baptist church at Keeseville at the age of twenty. He was an able, upright, Christian citizen, highly esteemed by all who knew him. He married (first), February 2, 1848, Emily Stickle, born May 17, 1825, died June 22, 1887. He married (second), November 6, 1889, Julia A. Boardman, born at Plattsburgh, New York, May 15, 1846, daughter of Lucian and Julia Ann (Stickles) Boardman, granddaughter of Moses Boardman. Her mother, Julia Ann (Stickles), was daughter of John and Mary (Moore) Stickles, of Schuylers Falls, New York. John Stickles and his brothers Edward and Jacob married sisters. Children of Jared M. Taylor by his first wife: 1. Mary Lettice, born March 21, 1861. 2. Albert H., born March 13, 1870; married Sarah Lucretia Miller, born December 5, 1873, only child of Edward C. and Alice Frances (Everest) Miller (see Everest); children: Alice Julia, born December 6, 1900; Lettice Alberta, September 30, 1902.

Anonymous. Genealogical and family history of northern New York: a record of the achievements of her people in the making of a commonwealth and the founding of a nation. New York: Lewis Historical Pub. Co., 1910, pp. 1089-1090.



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