Bessie Maude Taylor POINDEXTER ( on the left) b.17 July 1870 died 22 May 1938 m. 31 May 1888 Samuel Ferdinand POINDEXTER and her brother John Osborne Taylor (on the right) b. 1864 died 24 Oct. 1943 m. 17 Nov. 1897 Eddie May INGE.



Orville P. (O.P.) TAYLOR a brother of John Thompson TAYLOR and son of John Osborne TAYLOR b 1809 along with a biography. Additional note that this Orville P. TAYLOR had a World War II Liberty ship named after him the "Orville P. TAYLOR" which survived the war. It was launched at Bethlehem-Fairfield Shipyard Inc Baltimore, Maryland 1943. 1946 renamed the Samothrace. It was sold in 1947 to Pacific S.N.Co., Liverpool, and renamed Talca.,sold again in 1953 to Costa Rica owners, renamed PoPi, and sold one last time in 1961 to Lebanon owners, renamed the Lydia which broke up on Whampoa 1967.

Submitted by: Armand and Valerie Pena