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John Daniel TAYLOR
b.
d. Abt. 1850 Martin County, North Carolina
m.
 

Mary WEEKS

b.
d. Abt. 1850 Martin County, North Carolina
Children:
F.  Martha TAYLOR b. 1832
F.  Caroline TAYLOR b. 1834-1836
M. John Daniel TAYLOR, Jr. b. December 19, 1837
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**2nd Generation**

Calvin SAVAGE
b. 1832 North Carolina
d.
m.
 

Martha TAYLOR 

b. 1832 Hamilton, Martin County, North Carolina
d. Aft. 1880
Children:
F.  Mary Della SAVAGE b. 1857
M. Calvin SAVAGE, Jr. b. 1860
F.  Martha SAVAGE b. 1864
F.  Alice SAVAGE b. 1867
M. William SAVAGE b. 1869
M. Thomas SAVAGE b. 1872
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VENTIS
b.
d.
m. Aft. 1850
 

Caroline TAYLOR

b. 1834-1836
d.
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John Daniel TAYLOR, Jr.
b. December 19, 1837 Hamilton, North Carolina
d. May 3, 1896 Rentz, Laurens County, Georgia (Snow Hill Baptist Church Cemetery)
m. August 13, 1861 Washington County, Georgia

Amanda Melvira MOYE (Mandy MOYE)
b. May 24, 1842 Washington County, Georgia
d. August 8, 1923 Rentz, Laurens County, Georgia (Rentz Cemetery)
Children:
M. John Daniel TAYLOR III b. July 25, 1861
M. William Braxton TAYLOR b. January 8, 1867
M. Thomas Jefferson TAYLOR b. July 25, 1869
F.  Mary Lizzie TAYLOR b. September 30, 1872
M. Millard Surrancy TAYLOR b. June 30, 1874
M. Virgil Joyner TAYLOR b. June 30, 1878
F.  Julia TAYLOR b. July 14, 1881
F.  Virginia Lillian TAYLOR b. December 8, 1884
F.  Leila Pauline TAYLOR b. October 13, 1888
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John Daniel Taylor, Jr. was a carpenter and served in the Confederate Army 
under Beauregard; he was one of the survivors of Company B 12th GA Battalion, 
at the storming of Fort Stedman.  The Confederate offensive at Fort Stedman began  
at Colquitt's Salient on March 25, 1865.  John Daniel Taylor was later captured at 
Richmond, Virginia and taken prisoner.  He was released at Farmville, 
Virginia in April of 1865 after the surrender of the war.  
Amanda Melvira Moye was the first person to be buried in the Rentz Cemetery.
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**3rd Generation**

William R. TAYLOR 
b. 1845 Martin County, North Carolina
d.
m.
 

Mary Della SAVAGE

b. 1857 Hamilton, Martin County, North Carolina
d. August 1, 1919 Hamilton, Martin County, North Carolina
Children:
M. John Sherrold TAYLOR b. March 31, 1872
M. William TAYLOR b. 1875
F.  Martha Louise TAYLOR b. October 11, 1879
M. Ervin Clark TAYLOR b. January 27, 1882
M. Arthur TAYLOR b. 1883
M. Menion Augustus TAYLOR b. September 22, 1885
M. Tom Dowell TAYLOR b. March 24, 1888
F.  Alice Elizabeth TAYLOR b. September 27, 1889
M. Samuel L. TAYLOR b. August 8, 1893
M. Roland Monroe TAYLOR b. October 17, 1897
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James S. VENTERS
b. 1858 North Carolina
d. June 5, 1917 Edgecombe County, North Carolina
m. January 10, 1888 Hamilton, Martin County, North Carolina
 

Martha SAVAGE (Mittie SAVAGE)

b. 1864 Hamilton, Martin County, North Carolina
d. Aft. 1930 Edgecombe County, North Carolina
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John Daniel TAYLOR III
b. July 25, 1861 Washington County, Georgia
d. December 19, 1864 Washington County, Georgia
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William Braxton TAYLOR
b. January 8, 1867 Pringle Community, Washington County, Georgia
d. February 18, 1952 Dexter, Laurens County, Georgia (Northview Cemetery)
m. January 24, 1892 Washington County, Georgia
Edna Earle Melvina NEW
b. March 5, 1874 Washington County, Georgia
d. September 20, 1961 Dexter, Laurens County, Georgia (Northview Cemetery)
Children:
F.  Ella May TAYLOR b. December 3, 1892
M. Loomis TAYLOR b. November 20, 1895
F.  Flovilla TAYLOR b. September 23, 1897
F.  Martha Florence TAYLOR b. March 22, 1900
F.  Alma TAYLOR b. April 10, 1905
F.  Alice Ruth TAYLOR b. June 19, 1909
F.  Edna Earle Melvina TAYLOR b. January 29, 1914
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Thomas Jefferson TAYLOR
b. July 25, 1869 Washington County, Georgia
d. August 26, 1943 Laurens County, Georgia (Snow Hill Baptist Church Cemetery)
m. January 26, 1896 Laurens County, Georgia (License)
 

Nancy Jane WARREN

b. February 22, 1873 Laurens County, Georgia
d. July 5, 1930 Laurens County, Georgia (Snow Hill Baptist Church Cemetery)
Obituary
Children:
F.  Reeva TAYLOR b. March 23, 1898
F.  Ora Valdosta TAYLOR b. December 26, 1899
F.  Undyne TAYLOR b. April 15, 1903
F.  Sarepta TAYLOR b. Abt. 1907
F.  Melvirah TAYLOR b. July 20, 1911
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Mary Lizzie TAYLOR
b. September 30, 1872 Lambs, Washington County, Georgia
d. August 21, 1928 Baldwin County, Georgia (Rentz Cemetery, Laurens County)
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Millard Surrancy TAYLOR
b. June 30, 1874 Lambs, Washington County, Georgia
d. March 2, 1951 Cedar Grove, Laurens County, Georgia
m.
 

Elisabeth Caroline CLARK

b. Abt. 1888 Laurens County, Georgia
d. January 28, 1940 Laurens County, Georgia
Children:
F.  Oma TAYLOR b. January 12, 1907
F.  Vida Lee TAYLOR b. March 16, 1908
F.  Julia TAYLOR b. March 1, 1910
F.  H. TAYLOR b. Abt. 1913
M. Clark TAYLOR b. Abt. 1914
M. Walter Bedingfield TAYLOR b. December 17, 1918
F.  Grace TAYLOR
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Virgil Joyner TAYLOR
b. June 30, 1878 Washington County, Georgia
d. March 7, 1942 Rentz, Laurens County, Georgia (Rentz Cemetery)
m.
 

Jennie BURCH

b. February 6, 1876 Laurens County, Georgia
d. July 16, 1961 Rentz, Laurens County, Georgia (Rentz Cemetery)
Children:
M. Foster Clayton TAYLOR b. May 13, 1907
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Walter Eli BEDINGFIELD
b. October 13, 1879 Laurens County, Georgia
d. March 16, 1940 Rentz, Laurens County, Georgia (Rentz Cemetery)
m. June 21, 1903 Laurens County, Georgia
 

Julia TAYLOR

b. July 14, 1881 Washington County, Georgia
d. April 9, 1966 Toombs County, Georgia (Rentz Cemetery, Laurens County)
Children:
M. William Osler BEDINGFIELD b. December 14, 1904
M. Henry Herbert BEDINGFIELD, Sr. b. January 29, 1907
F.  Amanda Lillian BEDINGFIELD b. January 7, 1910
F.  Sarah Lucille BEDINGFIELD b. March 16, 1912
M. Walter Hilbert BEDINGFIELD b. September 30, 1914
F.  Julia Eloise BEDINGFIELD b. April 16, 1916
F.  Irma Grace BEDINGFIELD
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Arthur Edward HADDEN
b. October 9, 1879 Jefferson County, Georgia
d. September 26, 1942 Rentz, Laurens County, Georgia (Rentz Cemetery)
m.
 

Virginia Lillian TAYLOR (Jennie TAYLOR)

b. December 8, 1884 Pringle, Washington County, Georgia
d. February 5, 1960 Statesboro, Bulloch County, Georgia (Rentz Cemetery, Laurens County)
Children:
M. Arthur Oswald HADDEN b. August 4, 1910
F.  Virginia HADDEN b. August 13, 1918
F.  Dorothy Jeanille HADDEN
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Edgar W. SILAS
b. February 20, 1887 Georgia
d. February 12, 1937 Laurens County, Georgia
m. February 15, 1914 Laurens County, Georgia
 

Leila Pauline TAYLOR

b. October 13, 1888 Washington County, Georgia
d. April 25, 1925 Rentz, Laurens County, Georgia (Rentz Cemetery)
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**4th Generation**

John Sherrold TAYLOR
b. March 31, 1872 Martin County, North Carolina
d. November 26, 1951 Roper, Washington County, North Carolina (Chesson Cemetery)
m.
 

Lenora Virginia CHESSON

b. March 30, 1871 Washington County, North Carolina
d. June 1, 1954 Roper, Washington County, North Carolina (Chesson Cemetery)
Children:
M. Stark Wilson TAYLOR b. January 18, 1901
M. James Merritt TAYLOR b. January 8, 1903
M. John Richard TAYLOR b. February 1, 1905
M. Herbert Warren TAYLOR b. October 22, 1907
M. Alex TAYLOR
M. Willie T. TAYLOR
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Thomas Laurence JOHNSON
b.
d.
m.
 

Martha Louise TAYLOR

b. October 11, 1879 Martin County, North Carolina
d. June 3, 1953 Robersonville, Martin County, North Carolina
Children:
F.  Reba JOHNSON b. September 7, 1906
F.  Daisy Della JOHNSON b. December 2, 1910
F.  Selma JOHNSON b. 1914
F.  Minnie JOHNSON b. 1917
F.  Nina Cleo JOHNSON b. September 22, 1919
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Ervin Clark TAYLOR
b. January 27, 1882 Martin County, North Carolina
d. October 21, 1942 Bertie County, North Carolina 
m. November 14, 1908 Robersonville, Martin County, North Carolina
 

Emma WYNN

b. 1890 North Carolina
d.
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Menion Augustus TAYLOR
b. September 22, 1885 Martin County, North Carolina
d. April 5, 1970 Everetts, Martin County, North Carolina
m. May 3, 1908 Martin County, North Carolina
 

Sadie Elizabeth CLARK (Lizzie CLARK)

b. September 22, 1886 North Carolina
d. March 19, 1967 Robersonville, Martin County, North Carolina
Children:
F.  Dana G. TAYLOR b. 1910
F.  Lillian I. TAYLOR b. 1914
M. Tommie S. TAYLOR
M. William Leroy TAYLOR b. June 7, 1918
M. Earl TAYLOR
M. Dallas Marion TAYLOR b. November 22, 1923
F.  Louise TAYLOR b. November 16, 1925
M. C. B. TAYLOR
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Tom Dowell TAYLOR
b. March 24, 1888 Martin County, North Carolina
d. January 5, 1966 Goldsboro, Wayne County, North Carolina (Robersonville Cemetery, Martin County)
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William Edward GRIFFIN
b. 1881 Martin County, North Carolina
d. March 24, 1937 Edgecombe County, North Carolina
m. December 20, 1905 Martin County, North Carolina
 

Alice Elizabeth TAYLOR

b. September 27, 1889 Martin County, North Carolina
d. March 15, 1962 Halifax County, North Carolina
Children:
F.  Helen E. GRIFFIN b. April 26, 1906
F.  Lillie M. GRIFFIN b. 1909
M. William Bennett GRIFFIN b. May 7, 1911
M. Maddie B. GRIFFIN b. 1914
F.  Eunice GRIFFIN
M. James C. GRIFFIN
F.  Alice GRIFFIN b. October 16, 1921
M. Frank GRIFFIN b. November 7, 1921
F.  Marie GRIFFIN b. September 15, 1925
M. Robert Elworth GRIFFIN b. October 15, 1927
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Samuel L. TAYLOR
b. August 8, 1893 Martin County, North Carolina
d. April 25, 1931 Martin County, North Carolina
m. November 25, 1917 Hamilton, Martin County, North Carolina

Maniza STALLS
b. 1894 North Carolina
d.
Children:
M. William Leon TAYLOR b. July 6, 1918
M. Lewis Thomas TAYLOR b. June 1, 1921
M. Charlie Vernon TAYLOR b. December 18, 1919
F.  Della Lucille TAYLOR
F.  Chloe Louise TAYLOR
F.  Selma Louise TAYLOR b. May 29, 1931
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Roland Monroe TAYLOR
b. October 17, 1897 Martin County, North Carolina
d. October 14, 1964 Williamston, Martin County, North Carolina
m. December 1, 1917 Hamilton, Martin County, North Carolina

Audrey HOWELL
b. February 15, 1898 North Carolina
d. November 16, 1967 Williamston, Martin County, North Carolina
Children:
M. TAYLOR b. April 25, 1920
F.  Mildred TAYLOR b. November 29, 1929
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James Dozier LANE
b. March 2, 1884
d. November 3, 1959 Douglas, Coffee County, Georgia (Douglas City Cemetery)
m. August 23, 1916
 

Ella May TAYLOR

b. December 3, 1892 Dexter, Laurens County, Georgia
d. June 20, 1977 Buncombe County, North Carolina (Douglas City Cemetery)
Children:
F.  Julia Taylor LANE b. July 10, 1918
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Loomis TAYLOR
b. November 20, 1895 Dexter, Laurens County, Georgia
d. May 6, 1955 Dexter, Laurens County, Georgia (Northview Cemetery, Dublin)
m. August 16, 1912
 

Essie Cornelia BEDINGFIELD

b. December 24, 1897 Georgia
d. June 20, 1974 Dexter, Laurens County, Georgia (Northview Cemetery, Dublin)
Children:
F.  Nell TAYLOR b. July 7, 1922
F.  Claudia TAYLOR b. April 29, 1925
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John Seaborn HARRISON
b. September 2, 1885 Washington County, Georgia
d. December 2, 1952 Washington County, Georgia (Harrison Baptist Church Cemetery)
m. 1916 Georgia
 

Flovilla TAYLOR

b. September 23, 1897 Dexter, Laurens County, Georgia
d. December 4, 1990 Washington County, Georgia (Harrison Baptist Church Cemetery)
Children:
F.  Florence H. HARRISON b. October 29, 1927
M. Braxton Seaborn HARRISON
F.  Esther HARRISON b. March 30, 1921
M. John Seaborn HARRISON, Jr.
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Early Jackson WOODARD
b. March 30, 1886  Laurens County, Georgia
d. February 25, 1956 Laurens County, Georgia (Rentz Cemetery)
m. August 27, 1923 Laurens County, Georgia
 

Martha Florence TAYLOR (Florence TAYLOR)

b. March 22, 1900 Laurens County, Georgia
d. February 3, 1994 Laurens County, Georgia (Rentz Cemetery)
Children:
M. Earl Jackson WOODARD b. June 24, 1924
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Clayton Nick NICHOLSON
b. September 8, 1898 Georgia
d. March 29, 1985 Dexter, Laurens County, Georgia (Northview Cemetery)
m.  
 

Alma TAYLOR

b. April 10, 1905 Laurens County, Georgia
d. May 29, 1996 Dexter, Laurens County, Georgia (Northview Cemetery)
Children:
F.  Betty Ann NICHOLSON b. May 22, 1929
M. Eubergene NICHOLSON b. January 2, 1935 
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John William PHELPS, Jr.
b. August 3, 1912
d. January 9, 1996 Atlanta, DeKalb County, Georgia
 

m.

Edna Earle Melvina TAYLOR
b. January 29, 1914 Laurens County, Georgia
d. October 20, 1973 Fulton County, Georgia
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Reeva TAYLOR
b. March 23, 1898 Laurens County, Georgia
d. November 24, 1905 Laurens County, Georgia (Snow Hill Baptist Church Cemetery)
Obituary
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Reeva Taylor died of pneumonia after a bout of whooping cough.  Her mother and father are buried to the
right of her grave.
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Theron WOODARD
b. April 8, 1894 Laurens County, Georgia
d. July 8, 1945 Rentz, Laurens County, Georgia (Rentz Cemetery)
m. May 27, 1917 Laurens County, Georgia
 

Ora Valdosta TAYLOR (Dossie TAYLOR)

b. December 26, 1899 Laurens County, Georgia
d. May 21, 1990 Dublin, Laurens County, Georgia (Rentz Cemetery)
Children:
F.  Tommie Edith WOODARD (Edith WOODARD)
M. John Theron WOODARD
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James Franklin PURVIS (Frank PURVIS)
b. February 22, 1911 Georgia
d. May 23, 1990 Dublin, Laurens County, Georgia (Dublin Memorial Gardens)
m. Aft 1945
 

Ora Valdosta TAYLOR (Dossie TAYLOR)

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James Franklin Purvis served in World War II in the European Theater.
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Gilford Alexander AUTRY
b. Abt. 1906 Rockledge, Laurens County, Georgia
d. June 1962 Putnam County, Florida
m. July 29, 1923 Laurens County, Georgia (License)
 

Undyne TAYLOR

b. April 15, 1903 Laurens County, Georgia
d. March 28, 1983 Cadwell, Laurens County, Georgia
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Clarence E. WALTENBAUGH
b. January 16, 1916 Pennsylvania
d. September 15, 1987 Cadwell, Laurens County, Georgia
m. 
 

Undyne TAYLOR

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Beverly Martin DANIEL
b. Abt. 1903 
d. January 21, 1948 Cadwell, Laurens County, Georgia
m.
 

Sarepta TAYLOR

b. Abt. 1907 Laurens County, Georgia
d. May 26, 1947 Cadwell, Laurens County, Georgia
Children:
M. Beverly Taylor DANIEL b. March 7, 1926
M. Isaac Moye DANIEL b. February 26, 1928
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Henry Clayton COLEMAN (H.C. COLEMAN)
b. September 26, 1909 Laurens County, Georgia
d. June 30, 1959 Laurens County, Georgia (Snow Hill Baptist Church Cemetery)
m. 
 

Melvirah TAYLOR

b. July 20, 1911 Laurens County, Georgia
d. November 24, 1994 Cadwell, Laurens County, Georgia (Snow Hill Baptist Church Cemetery)
Children:
M. William Berry COLEMAN
M. Thomas Jefferson COLEMAN
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George Thomas WHITE
b. May 6, 1903 Cochran, Georgia
d. January 1, 1992 Cadwell, Laurens County, Georgia (Snow Hill Baptist Church Cemetery) 
m.
 

Melvirah TAYLOR

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William Hillery WILLIAMSON
b. October 12, 1902 Laurens County, Georgia
d. March 26, 1991 Cedar Grove, Laurens County, Georgia
m.
 

Oma TAYLOR

b. January 12, 1907 Laurens County, Georgia
d. July 10, 2002 Cedar Grove, Laurens County, Georgia (Cedar Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery)
Children:
M. Jimmy H. WILLIAMSON
M. Welton Hugh WILLIAMSON
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Edward Eugene EUBANKS
b. March 23, 1904 Edgefield County, South Carolina
d. May 22, 1983 Houston County, Georgia (Cedar Grove Cemetery, Laurens County)
m. December 7, 1932

Vida Lee TAYLOR
b. March 16, 1908 Cedar Grove, Laurens County, Georgia
d. January 6, 1961 Vidalia, Toombs County, Georgia
Children:
M. Fred R. EUBANKS b. December 19, 1933
M. Carl Millard EUBANKS b. July 3, 1938
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Wendell H. CURRIE
b. August 31, 1906 Laurens County, Georgia
d. August 25, 1993 Laurens County, Georgia
m.
 

Julia TAYLOR

b. March 1, 1910 Cedar Grove, Laurens County, Georgia
d. March 5, 1987 Cedar Grove, Laurens County, Georgia
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Walter Bedingfield TAYLOR
b. December 27, 1918 Laurens County, Georgia
d. July 28, 1983 Macon, Bibb County, Georgia
m.
 

Willa Mae LOWERY

b. October 29, 1924 Laurens County, Georgia
d. April 15, 2009 Macon, Bibb County, Georgia
Children:
M. Steve TAYLOR
M. Alan TAYLOR
M. Jack TAYLOR
F.  Rhonda Lee TAYLOR b. December 31, 1954
F.  Carol TAYLOR
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SMITH
m.
 

Grace TAYLOR

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Foster Clayton TAYLOR
b. May 13, 1907 Rentz, Laurens County, Georgia
d. November 19, 1994 Washington County, Georgia (Rentz Cemetery, Laurens County)
m. Abt. 1928 Laurens County, Georgia
 

Beatrice LOWERY

b. August 25, 1907 Laurens County, Georgia
d. September 17, 2006 Wrightsville, Johnson County, Georgia (Rentz Cemetery)
Children:
F.  Sue-Claire TAYLOR
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William Osler BEDINGFIELD
b. December 14, 1904 Laurens County, Georgia
d. June 1977 Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia
m.
 

Caroline MARVIN

b. 1918 Hendersonville, South Carolina
d. August 3, 1998 Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia
Children:
M. William Walter BEDINGFIELD, Sr. b. July 1, 1938
M. Herbert Marvin BEDINGFIELD b. October 3, 1941
F.  Linda BEDINGFIELD
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Henry Herbert BEDINGFIELD, Sr.
b. January 29, 1907 Laurens County, Georgia
d. January 29, 1988 Laurens County, Georgia (Northview Cemetery)
m.
 

Doris Claire HOFFMAN

b. 1918 Leslie, Sumter County, Georgia
d. August 26, 2008 Laurens County, Georgia (Northview Cemetery)
Children:
M. Carl Osler BEDINGFIELD, Sr.
M. Henry Herbert BEDINGFIELD, Jr.
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Oscar Hugh GRANT  (Hugh GRANT)
b. September 18, 1907 Rentz, Laurens County, Georgia
d. September 17, 1992 Rentz, Laurens County, Georgia
m.
 

Amanda Lillian BEDINGFIELD

b. January 7, 1910 Laurens County, Georgia
d. July 18, 1994 Rentz, Laurens County, Georgia
Children:
F.  Rebecca GRANT
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John R. ROUNTREE, Sr.
b. May 17, 1907 Laurens County, Georgia
d. June 12, 2001 Dublin, Laurens County, Georgia (Northview Cemetery)
m. 
 

Sarah Lucille BEDINGFIELD

b. March 16, 1912 Laurens County, Georgia
d. December 2, 1996 Dublin, Laurens County, Georgia (Northview Cemetery)
Children:
M. John R. ROUNTREE, Jr.
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Walter Hilbert BEDINGFIELD, Sr.
b. September 30, 1914 Laurens County, Georgia
d. October 27, 1992 Vidalia, Toombs County, Georgia (Lakeview Memorial Gardens)
m. 

Martha MUNN
b. 1921 Macon, Bibb County, Georgia
d. February 23, 2010 Vidalia, Toombs County, Georgia (Lakeview Memorial Gardens)
Children:
M. Walter Hilbert BEDINGFIELD, Jr.
M. William Eli BEDINGFIELD
M. David Herbert BEDINGFIELD
M. Sidney Edward BEDINGFIELD
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Walter Hilbert Bedingfield, Sr., was awarded a Silver Star for his role in World War II.
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Herbert Ira CONNER
b. July 13, 1916 Montgomery County, Georgia
d. June 29, 1994 Vidalia, Toombs County, Georgia (Lakeview Memorial Gardens)
m.
 

Julia Eloise BEDINGFIELD (Eloise BEDINGFIELD)

b. April 16, 1916 Rentz, Laurens County, Georgia
d. January 17, 2003 Vidalia, Toombs County, Georgia (Lakeview Memorial Gardens)
Children:
F.  Vivian CONNER
F.  Judy CONNER
F.  Nancy CONNER
F.  Martha CONNER
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Sidney Barron SMITH
b. February 22, 1918 Rentz, Laurens County, Georgia
d. June 27, 1998 Dublin, Laurens County, Georiga (Northview Cemetery)
m. 
 

Irma Grace BEDINGFIELD

Children:
F.  Susan Grace SMITH
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Arthur Oswald HADDEN
b. August 4, 1910 Rentz, Laurens County, Georgia
d. July 22, 1984 Dublin, Laurens County, Georgia (Rentz Cemetery)
m.
 

Sarah Elizabeth SMITH

b. July 15, 1910 Bulloch County, Georgia
d. April 11, 1995 Laurens County, Georgia (Rentz Cemetery)
Children:
M. Arthur Edward HADDEN 
M. Grady Smith HADDEN b. April 26, 1951
F.  Beth HADDEN
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Virginia HADDEN
b. August 13, 1918 Laurens County, Georgia
d. December 20, 1919 Laurens County, Georgia (Rentz Cemetery)
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Robert Oliver SHIPMAN
b. February 13, 1920 Flushing, New York
d. November 16, 1996 Mankato, Blue Earth County, Minnesota
m.
 

Dorothy Jeanille HADDEN (Jeanille HADDEN)

Children:
M. Robert Hadden SHIPMAN
F.  Virginia Anne SHIPMAN
M. Gary Oliver SHIPMAN
M. Bertram Francis SHIPMAN II
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**5th Generation**

William Leon TAYLOR
b. July 6, 1918 Martin County, North Carolina
d. March 5, 1993 Erwin, Harnett County, North Carolina
m.

Grace MCLEOD
Children:
F.  Teresa TAYLOR b. April 7, 1948
F.  Joyce TAYLOR
F.  Eileen TAYLOR
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Charlie Vernon TAYLOR
b. December 18, 1919 Martin County, North Carolina
d. December 7, 1995 Murfreesboro, Hertford County, North Carolina
m.

Anne KAPITAN
b. May 20, 1923 Massachusetts
d. December 1983
Children:
F.  Linda TAYLOR
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Wilbur Paul SMITH
b. March 23, 1913 Northampton County, North Carolina
d. November 20, 1983 Robersonville, Martin County, North Carolina
m.
 

Della Lucille TAYLOR

Children:
M. SMITH b. June 1, 1950
M. Donald SMITH b. November 21, 1953
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William WHITAKER
m.; div.
 

Chloe Louise TAYLOR

Children:
M. Charles Lynn WHITAKER b. May 8, 1960
M. Jeffery Wayne WHITAKER
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Lewis Thomas TAYLOR
b. June 1, 1921 Martin County, North Carolina
d. July 1, 1951 Edgecombe County, North Carolina
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Selma Louise TAYLOR
b. May 29, 1931 Martin County, North Carolina
d. January 7, 1937 Robersonville, Martin County, North Carolina (Robersonville Cemetery)
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James Woodrow WALDROUP
b. November 22, 1912 Clay County, North Carolina
d. December 16, 1967 Douglas, Coffee County, Georgia (Douglas City Cemetery)
m.
 

Julia Taylor LANE

b. July 10, 1918 Dexter, Laurens County, Georgia
d. December 6, 2003 Weaverville, Buncombe County, North Carolina (Unitarian
Universalist Prayer Garden, Asheville)
Children:
F.  Judi May WALDROUP
F.  Sue Lane WALDROUP
M. James Woodrow WALDROUP, Jr.
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Herman Edward DICKERSON, Sr.
b. November 1, 1916 Guilford County, North Carolina
d. April 2, 1987 Iredell County, North Carolina
m.
 

Nell TAYLOR

b. July 7, 1922 Dexter, Laurens County, Georgia
d. March 20, 1997 Dexter, Laurens County, Georgia
Children:
     DICKERSON
M. Robert Taylor DICKERSON b. April 19, 1947
F.  Herman Edward DICKERSON, Jr.
M. Dennett Haywood DICKERSON
M. Thomas Welker DICKERSON
M. James M. DICKERSON
     DICKERSON
F.  DICKERSON
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PERSONS
m.
 

Nell TAYLOR

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Wiley Horry ADAMS, Jr.
b. 1918 Laurens County, Georgia
d. January 10, 1963 Glynn County, Georgia
m.
 

Claudia TAYLOR

b. April 29, 1925 Dexter, Laurens County, Georgia
d. May 14, 2008 St. Simons Island, Glynn County, Georgia
Children:
M. Taylor ADAMS
M. Wiley Horry ADAMS III
M. John ADAMS
M. Richard ADAMS
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James Hall BOATRIGHT II
m.
 

Florence H. HARRISON

b. October 29, 1917 Sandersville, Washington County, Georgia
d. July 1988 Sandersville, Washington County, Georgia
Children:
M. James Hall BOATRIGHT III
F.  Sherry Lynn BOATRIGHT
F.  Rebecca Florence BOATRIGHT
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Braxton Seaborn HARRISON, Sr.
m.
 

Nellie JONES

b. December 21, 1924 Washington County, Georgia
d. August 6, 2008 Swainsboro, Emanuel County, Georgia (Harrison Baptist Church Cemetery, Washington County)
Children:
M. Braxton Seaborn HARRISON, Jr.
F.  Emily Nellie HARRISON
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Marcus Floyd PRICE
b. July 19, 1917 Wrightsville, Johnson County, Georgia
d. October 3, 2009 Emanuel County, Georgia (Westview Cemetery, Johnson County)
m.
 

Esther HARRISON

b. March 30, 1921 Harrison, Washington County, Georgia
d. September 20, 2000 Swainsboro, Emanuel County, Georgia (Westview Cemetery, Johnson County)
Children:
M. Marcus Floyd PRICE, Jr.
F.  Barbara Ann PRICE
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Marcus Floyd Price served in the United States Air Force and Army during World War II 
and the Korean War.  
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John Seaborn HARRISON, Jr.
m.
 

Eleanor BRANTLEY

Children:
M. John Seaborn HARRISON III
F.  Cynthia Lee HARRISION
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Earl Jackson WOODARD
b. June 24, 1924 Leary, Calhoun County, Georgia
d. September 5, 2006 Dublin, Laurens County, Georgia (Rentz Cemetery)
m. 
 

Nanette CLAXTON

Children:
F.  Wanda WOODARD
F.  Lydia WOODARD
M. Zachary Jackson WOODARD
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Earl Jackson Woodard served in the United States Army during World War II.
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Earl Jackson WOODARD
m.
 

Olene SHEPPARD

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Betty Ann NICHOLSON
b. May 22, 1929 Dexter, Laurens County, Georgia
d. April 27, 2005 Fulton County, Georgia (Northview Cemetery, Laurens County)
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Eubergene NICHOLSON
b. January 2, 1935 Laurens County, Georgia
d. May 5, 2011 Dublin, Laurens County, Georgia (Northview Cemetery)
m.
 

Ellinore STIMPSON

Children:
M. Clayton Donald NICHOLSON
F.  Margret Alma NICHOLSON
F.  Kimberley Ann NICHOLSON
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Henry Dorsey JORDAN (Dorsey JORDAN)
b. April 17, 1916 Toombs County, Georgia
d. December 22, 1989 Dublin, Laurens County, Georgia (Lyons City Cemetery, Toombs County)
m. July 5, 1942 Rentz, Laurens County, Georgia (Edith Woodard's house)
 

Tommie Edith WOODARD (Edith WOODARD)

Children:
M. Tommy Henry JORDAN
F.  Carol Jane JORDAN
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In Toombs County, Georgia, the road in front of Dorsey Jordan's farm has been
named Dorsey Jordan Road in his honor.  He was Superintendent of Toombs
County, Georgia, Schools for sixteen years.
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John Theron WOODARD
m.
 

Hayden Elizabeth ESTES (Libby ESTES)

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Beverly Taylor DANIEL
b. March 7, 1926 Laurens County, Georgia
d. November 5, 2009 Lizella, Bibb County, Georgia (Macon Memorial Park)
m.
 

Opal Christine REGISTER

Children:
F.  Victoria June DANIEL
F.  Beverly Ann DANIEL
F.  Kim Lorraine DANIEL
F.  Phyllis Caroline DANIEL
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Isaac Moye DANIEL
b. February 26, 1928 Laurens County, Georgia
d. March 29, 1953 Praia, Terceira Island, Azores (Snow Hill Baptist Church Cemetery, Laurens County)
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Isaac Daniel was a Technical Sergeant and a flight engineer in the 308th Bomb 
Wing in the Korean War.  He died March 29, 1953, when his B-29 Superfortress 
Bomber left Lajes Field, in the Azores, and crashed shortly after the departure, 
killing six airmen.  They had been headed back to Hunter Air Force Base.  
He was awarded the National Defense Service Medal.  
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William Berry COLEMAN (Billy COLEMAN)
m.
 

Jean SMITH

Children:
F.  Carolyn COLEMAN
F.  Melinda COLEMAN
F.  Eve COLEMAN
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Thomas Jefferson COLEMAN (Tommy COLEMAN)
m.
 

Sue TAYLOR

Children:
M. Damon COLEMAN
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Thomas Jefferson COLEMAN (Tommy COLEMAN)
m.

Brenda
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Welton Hugh WILLIAMSON
m.
 

Doris Bayne ALLIGOOD

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Fred Randolph EUBANKS
b. December 19, 1933 Eastman, Dodge County, Georgia
d. June 9, 2005 Macon, Bibb County, Georgia (Glen Haven Memorial Gardens)
m.
 

Mary Ann FOUNTAIN

b. July 22, 1934 Wilkinson County, Georgia
d. February 2007 Macon, Bibb County, Georgia (Glen Haven Memorial Gardens)
Children:
F.  Angela Joy EUBANKS
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Carl Millard EUBANKS
b. July 3, 1938 Dodge County, Georgia
d. September 20, 2009 Bibb County, Georgia
m.
 

Ann L. HUTTO

Children:
M. David Eugene EUBANKS b. July 17, 1965
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J. Richard HENDLEY
m.
 

Rhonda Lee TAYLOR

b. December 31, 1954 Macon, Bibb County, Georgia
d. March 14, 2001 Fayetteville, Fayette County, Georgia
Children:
F.  Victoria Leigh HENDLEY
F.  Erin Melissa HENDLEY
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Bonson P. HERRINGTON
m.
 

Sue-Claire TAYLOR

Children:
F.  Bonnie HERRINGTON
F.  Jennie HERRINGTON
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Grady Smith HADDEN
b. April 26, 1951 Toombs County, Georgia
d. March 5, 2009 Swainsboro, Emanuel County, Georgia (Rentz Cemetery, Laurens County)
m.
Children:
M. Michael HADDEN
F.  Michelle HADDEN
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**6th Generation**

Charles W. VANN
m.
 

Teresa TAYLOR

b. April 7, 1948 Harnett County, North Carolina
d. July 12, 1988 Erwin, Harnett County, North Carolina
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SMITH
b. June 1, 1950 Bertie County, North Carolina
d. June 3, 1950 Windsor, Bertie County, North Carolina
________________________________________________________________________________
Donald SMITH
b. November 21, 1953 Martin County, North Carolina
d. February 10, 1961 Greenville, Pitt County, North Carolina (Woodlawn Cemetery, Martin County)
________________________________________________________________________________
Taylor ADAMS
m.
 

Camille

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Wiley Horry ADAMS III (Buddy ADAMS)
m.
 

Carol

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John ADAMS
m.
 

Kim

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Richard ADAMS
m.
 

Trish

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