Person:Martha Taylor (95)

Martha Ann Taylor
m. 27 Aug 1863
Facts and Events
Name[1] Martha Ann Taylor
Alt Name Annie Taylor
Gender Female
Birth? 16 Jan 1847 Washington Co., Kentucky
Marriage 27 Aug 1863 Reference number: 344
to Randolph Foist
Other? 1880 Geneva Township, Jennings, IndianaU.S. census
Other? 1910 Seymour, Jackson, IndianaU.S. census
Death? 23 Jan 1914 Decatur County, Indiana
Burial? 25 Jan 1914 Reddington, Jackson County, Indiana

Mrs. Martha Ann Foist, widow of the late Randolph Foist, died Friday night at her home in Jennings county, two miles east of the Jackson county line, after an extended illness. She was born sixty- six years ago in Kentucky and was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Wesley Taylor. She moved to this state when quite young and had lived in this vicinity for many years.

Mrs. Foist was the mother of fifteen children, fourteen of whom are living.

All of them, with the exception of one son, are married and live in this vicinity. She also leaves seventy-one grandchildren, and twelve great-granchildren. One son died last October. The funeral occurred Sunday morning at Brown's Corner, and the remains were interred at the Reddington cemetery. The services were conducted by Rev. G. M. Shutts, of Seymour.

The Vernon Times, Friday Jan 30, 1914

  1. TRIPP,LEONARD. DESCENDANTS OF JOHN FOIST (1775-1838) ELEANOR FARTHING (1779-1846). (Privately published,Version 3.1, 2-26-1999, Federal Way, WA).
  2.   JAMIE LYNN VOTAW. (<a href="">JAMIE LYNN VOTAW</a>).
  3.   (\i Taylor Surname Board\i0, message board
    dwweed1, "John Wesley Taylor's Children," >, 11 Apr 2000 ( : accessed 11 Feb 2011).

    Toby, we are working with a different John Wesley Taylor. He was born abt. 1820 in Kentucky and married Mary Jane Shoemaker about 1837 (according to her obit.) Neither re-married.

    Children as best determined were:
    - James/Jackson Taylor b abt1842 d Civil War
    - Mary Jane Taylor b abt 1844 and married Abraham Freeman
    - Silas Taylor b 1-6-1846 m Harriet Sweeney 12-15-1870 d 4-5-1929
    - Martha Ann Taylor b 1-16-1848 m Randolph Foist d 1-30-1914
    - Nancy Taylor b 1-21-1851 m Thomas Greathouse and d 1-11-1933
    - John Taylor b 2-4-1852 m Lina Ford d 11-15-1919
    - Alice Taylor b abt 1855 m John W. Hines d 1925.