Searching for TAYLOR and COONTZ Tenn ancestors
Joshua TAYLOR, (1800-1880) Tenn/Virginia, m. 1826 Bledsoe Co., TN, Sarah KELSEY, (1805- ). They had (9) children. The eldest, Lewis TAYLOR, b. Bledsoe Co. TN (7/4/1827-1/13/1865), m. 7/9/1848 Bledsoe Co., TN, Mary A. COONTZ, (1/26/1833-5/16/1913). Lewis, of the Union Volunteer, 13th Calvary, Company-A was a farrier and blacksmith. Mary and lewis had (6) children. Lewis died at Camp Nelson KY during the Civil War. Note: Mary remarried 11/27/1867, Charles P. TATE (1791-1871). Mary and Chas had (1) son, Charles C. TATE.
Lewis and Mary's 5th child was James Joshua TAYLOR, b. Casey Co, KY(Dec, 1861-Sept, 1942) m. 6/8/1880 Casey Co., KY, Ellen Frances BERNARD (Feb, 1862-Jun, 1925). James J, Ellen, Mary COONTZ (TAYLOR) TATE, and James J's siblings, moved to Taylor, Williamson Co, Texas in 1881.
James Joshua TAYLOR and Ellen had (13) children. Their 4th child was James Judson TAYLOR, b. Williamson Co., TX, (12/18/1886-8/1/1961) m. 12/22/1912 Mildred Eulela UTLEY, b. Prerrie Point (near Chico), TX(6/29/1893-1985). 2nd of (2) children, James Judson TAYLOR, Jr., b. Crosbyton, TX (4-2-1918-4-2-1983), m. San Antonio, TX, 10-28-1939 Myra Leone LAGERQUIST, (Living). Judson and Myra had (2) children, 2nd child, James Judson TAYLOR, III (This is me-Living), m. SATX, Barbara Ann GUIDO,(Living) (1) son, James Judson TAYLOR, IV (Living)