The Taylor/Hard/Hayden/Wyllys/Robinson/Edge Families

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  • ID: I3526
  • Name: Eldad Taylor 1 2
  • Name: Eldad TAYLOR 3 4 5 6
  • Sex: M
  • Change Date: 14 MAY 1999
  • Birth: 10 APR 1708 in Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts 1 2
  • Death: 21 MAY 1777 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts 1 2
  • Burial: Boston 4 5
  • Note:
    [2731103.FTW]

    Hon. Eldad Taylor was the fourteenth and youngest child of Reverend Edward Taylor, and he was born when his father was 66 years of age. Eldad was a farmer who devoted many years of his life to the service of his town and the province of Massachusetts. He was a selectman of Westfield for ten years, he was the town clerk for thirty years, and he was a justice of the peace for three years. Moreover, he was Westfield's selection to the House of Representatives of the Massachusetts General Court in 1751, 1755, 1756, 1762-1766, and 1775. In 1776 he was named to the Governor's Council and was serving with that body when he died in Boston in 1777.

    He married (first) Rhoda Dewey in 1732, by whom he had four children; she died in 1740. He married (second) Thankful Day, 'a pious and exemplary member of the Congregational Church,' in 1742. They had nine children, the youngest of which was JOHN (#44), born in 1762.[2836643.FTW]

    Hon. Eldad Taylor was the fourteenth and youngest child of Reverend Edward Tayl or, and he was born when his father was 66 years of age. Eldad was a farmer wh o devoted many years of his life to the service of his town and the province of Massachusetts. He was a selectman of Westfield for ten years, he was the town clerk for thirty years, and he was a justice of the peace for three years. Mo reover, he was Westfield's selection to the House of Representatives of the Mas sachusetts General Court in 1751, 1755, 1756, 1762-1766, and 1775. In 1776 he was named to the Governor's Council and was serving with that body when he died in Boston in 1777.

    He married (first) Rhoda Dewey in 1732, by whom he ha d four children; she died in 1740. He married (second) Thankful Day, 'a pious and exemplary member of the Congregational Church,' in 1742. They had nine chil dren, the youngest of which was JOHN (#44), born in 1762.
  • Birth: 10 APR 1708 in of Westfield, Hampden Co, MA 6
  • Birth: 10 APR 1708 in Westfield, Massachusetts Province 4 5
  • Death: 21 MAY 1777 in Boston, Massachusetts 4 5
  • Death: 21 MAY 1777 in Boston, Suffolk Co, MA 7 6



    Father: Edward Taylor b: 1642 in Sketchley, near Coventry, Leicestershire, England
    Mother: Ruth Wyllys b: 1656 in Hartford, Hartford Co., CT

    Marriage 1 Thankful Day b: 09 JAN 1720/21 in West Springfield, Massachusetts
    • Married: 21 NOV 1742
    • Married: 1742 4
    Children
    1. Has No Children Edward Taylor b: 05 JAN 1742/43
    2. Has No Children Samuel Taylor b: 26 NOV 1745
    3. Has No Children Thankful Taylor b: 21 JAN 1747/48
    4. Has No Children James Taylor b: 29 SEP 1750
    5. Has No Children Jedediah Taylor b: 27 OCT 1752
    6. Has No Children John Taylor b: 30 APR 1755
    7. Has No Children Anna Taylor b: 30 JUL 1757
    8. Has No Children Elizabeth Taylor b: 12 AUG 1760
    9. Has Children John Taylor b: 23 DEC 1762 in Enfield, CT

    Sources:
    1. Title: Master Preble-Owens Kin.FTW
      Abbrev: Master Preble-Owens Kin.FTW
      Repository:
        Name: Unknown
    2. Title: preble.FTW
      Abbrev: preble.FTW
      Repository:
        Name: Unknown
    3. Title: Legislators of the Massachusetts General Court 1691-1780
      Abbrev: Legislators of the Massachusetts General Court 169
      Author: John A. Shutz
    4. Title: 2731103.FTW
      Abbrev: 2731103.FTW
      Repository:
        Name: Unknown
    5. Title: 2836643.FTW
      Abbrev: 2836643.FTW
      Repository:
        Name: Unknown
    6. Title: memobarn.FTW
      Abbrev: memobarn.FTW
      Repository:
        Name: Unknown
    7. Title: Rev. Edward Taylor, 1642-1729
      Abbrev: Rev. Edward Taylor, 1642-1729
      Author: John Taylor Terry
      Publication: New York City: Privately published, 1892, MicroFiche S68 52-233, Sutro Library, San Francisco, CA
      Note:
      ABBR Taylor, Rev Edward, Taylor
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