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John Taylor Family




Submitted by Cindy Taylor-Matuse
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Lillie A. (Pearman) Taylor
was born December 5, 1875 to David and Lydia A. Smith Pearman. She married John T. Taylor September 12, 1900 in Vermillion County, Indiana. They had one son, Samuel Edwin Taylor.  She died September 27, 1931 and is buried in Helt's Prairie Cemetery.

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John T. Taylor
(graduation photo from Tuscola High School, Abernathy; Tuscola, Ill.).

John Taylor was born May 11, 1868 in Illinois to Lambert and Lucinda Stump Taylor.   He married Lillie A. Pearman September 12, 1900 in Vermillion County, Indiana. They had one son, Samuel Edwin Taylor, who married Ilo Elizabeth Thorne.  He loved spending the summer months with his grandson, Waldon. Every Sunday they would faithfully walk to church about 5 miles to what is now Salem Methodist Church.  For most of his life, he was a farmer.  He died May 18, 1957 in Vermillion County and is buried in Helt's Prairie Cemetery.
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Samuel and Ilo (Thorne) Taylor - 1977
 Ilo was the daughter of Lawrence and Ola (Botner) Thorne