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Samuel Fremont and Louisa Frances (O'Neal) Taylor,  Heartstrong

History of Schuyler County

Thomas McKee and Willis O'Neal were the first settlers in Bainbridge Township. In the fall of 1823 they came to Schuyler County from Kentucky and built their cabins six miles south of the Hobart settlement, where the entire population of the county, numbering perhaps a score of people, was centered. Thomas McKee built his cabin on the northeast quarter of Section 20 and Willis O'Neal located on Section 16.  . Willis O'Neal later moved from Bainbridge and settled on the present site of Rushville, and took a prominent part in the affairs of the county in the early years of its history. He afterwards removed to Brown County

Simon P. O'Neal enlisted during the 1831-1832 Black Hawk War.

Semon P. O'Neal married Matilda Glenn August 3, 1833 in Schuyler County, Illinois.

Matilda's father Henry Glenn, for his wife took Miss Ruth, daughter of Jacob Rhoades, of Germany, who was born in Mason County, Ky., Jan. 8, 1790. Their children, nine in number, were named respectively: Robert A., Fielding T., Archibald A., of our sketch, William H., Samuel R., Matilda, Amanda M., Elizabeth and Sarah. In 1821 Mr. Glenn moved to Indiana, and settled with his family on a farm in Decatur County. Two years later he changed his residence to Johnson County, and in 1828 removed first to Vermilion County, Ill., and then to Schuyler County, in the latter of which his death took place in 1832.

1901   Funeral of Archibald Glenn. WICHITA, Kas.. May 24. The funeral of Archibald A. Glenn, who, at one time, was acting Governor of Illinois, was held today. All members of the city government attended in their official capacity.  . The Wichita Bar Association attended the service in a body.

Chicago 1935 - Mrs. Ella Glenn Shields, 81 years old, a daughter of Archibald A Glenn of Illinois who was acting governor of Illinois from 1875 to 1877, died yesterday at her home 4503 North Paulina street after a long illness.

Mrs. Shields was admitted to the bar in Kansas nearly fifty years ago and later was elected to the legislature of that state. Thirty years ago she moved from her home in Wichita to Chicago. She was at one time a librarian at the Newberry Library.  This would be a cousin of the Louisa Frances Taylor.

In 1850 Brown County, Illinois, "Sinon" O'Neal is a cooper,  38, "Malilda" 34, both born in Kentucky, with Eliza J. 16, Amanda M. 14, Farah (or Sarah) E. 12, Willis H. 10, Emely 8, Emeline 6, and Elln 2.

Emily O'Neal married Joseph McDonnough March 3, 1859 in Brown County.

In 1870 Schuyler County, Illinois, Fremont Taylor is 13, with parents Creed S. 39 and Mary A. 36, Theodore 19, Parda 15, Adda L. 3 and Orrin C. five months.

In 1970 Brown County, Illinois Frances is 16, with parents S. P. - a laborer -  and Matilda O'Neal.  The next household is Charles and Jane Huff, with children George 18, Hiram 13, Grant 6, and Alma 4.

Her brother Willis O'Neal, born about 1841 in Illinois, served in the 16th Illinois, was in Kearney County, Nebraska in 1880 and 1885.  Died February 1915 in Leavenworth, Kansas, and "Body was shipped to Holdreth (HOLDREGE) Nebraska for burial"  He's buried in Minden 20532229.

I am looking for evidence of my grandfather Clark Taylor being born in Greene County. I am sure his younger brother, Samuel Fremont TAYLOR, was born 24 Jul 1857 in Greene County. My grandfather, Pardee/Pardy Filmore TAYLOR, was born 11 Jun 1855. His father was Creed Samuel TAYLOR and his mother was Mary Ann (CLARK) TAYLOR. Any information would be appreciated. Thanks.

In 1880 Phillips County Kansas, C.S. Taylor is 50, Mary A. 47, with F. 23 Iowa, Francis daughter-in-law 27, Louise 13, Ona 6, Ornie 1.  Next household is Theodore Taylor, 28, born in Iowa. married to Addie, 23, Illinois.

 In 1895 Russell County, Kansas - on the same page as parents C.S. and Mary -  Fremont C. is 38, Frances L. 40, with Orin G. 16, Ehil 12, Myrtle 10, I

Fremont proved up two quarters in 17, 1S 47W in 1916, witnesses Charles E. McCracken, Wilber E. Wood, Joseph S. Davis, and James E. Jessup, all of Yuma.

He might be the SAMUEL Fremont Taylor in 1900 Russell County Kansas, July 1857 in Iowa, married 22 years to Louisa F. Oct 1855 Illinois.  They have Orin G. Oct 1878 Illinois , Elther Dec 1882 Kansas, Myrtle Dec 1884 Kansas, Fred R. Mar 1887 Kansas, Charles A. Sept 1889 Kansas, Mabel A. Feb 1892 Kansas, and Martha A. Aug 1895 Kansas.  Next household is Pardee Taylor, born Jan 1855 in Illinois.

It is possible that Samuel is the one who cash-claimed a quarter in 27, 1S 43W in 1891 -.

In 1910 Samuel and Lovisa are in Franklin County Nebraska, with Orrin, Fred, Arthur, Mabel, and Mattie.

Mabel Taylor Kunze died 1912 - age 24y 11m 3d per the Franklin County obituary listing.

In 1920 Phelps County Nebraska Fremont S. a janitor in the school,  and Francis L. have Martha, and Fleming Lambert 81, boarder.

In 1910 his sister Addie L Likens, 42 is in Russell County, Kansas, married to C.W. Likens,   with Vita I 3 and Lenora I. 1.

.In 1920 his sister "Louye" Wood 52, and her husband Jefferson D. Wood, 59 are in Russell County, Kansas, with Louye's daughters Vida Likens 13 and Idona 11, both born in Kansas.  Abby 1866-1960 and J.D. have a stone in Lucas Cemetery, Russell County. Vida McMullen and her husband Victor are buried there too.  Idonna -Aug 27, 1908 - May 17, 2005 - and Randall Leach are buried there too,.

In 1927 Phelps County directory, Atlanta residents Taylor, S. F. laborer, wife Louisa, Martha, Orin G., laborer, own their house.

In 1940 Samuel Fremont Taylor is widowed, living with daughter Ethel and George Huff in Harlan County, Nebraska.

One tree has Samuel Fremont Taylor 1857 - 1947 Age at death: 90 b: July 24, 1857 d:
August 06, 1947  OXFORD NEBRASKA b in Green County, Iowa
+Louisa Frances O'Neal 1853 - 1928 Age at death: 75 b: April 07, 1853 d:
April 17, 1928 ATLANTA NEBRASKA b in Ripley, Brown County, IL

Orin G. Taylor died Sep 19, 1952 and is buried in Fort Logan, Denver.   The application for a gravestone had his next of kin as Mrs. Ethel Huff, Oxford, Nebraska.

Ethel, Dec 20 1882 - Feb 17, 1965 married George Addison Huff, and they are buried in Oxford, Nebraska.
 Fred, born March 5, 1888 in Stafford Kansas, is back in Stafford for registration, married with two children.  He was a wagoner in the Field Artillery and died April 5, 1956 - buried in Stafford  89074476

The Oxford, Nebraska cemetery records have :

TAYLOR, Frances L.  (no birth or death dates) no marker

TAYLOR, Samuel F.  born 1857 died 1947.

Both are buried in block 41 Lot 11.


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