Street Scene - Junction City, Kansas - 1874 Born September 10, 1854, in New Bedford, Massachusetts. Jack Taylor was my great great grandfather. Jack Taylor was born on this day in 1854 in New Bedford, Massachusetts. His parents, John McKeney Taylor, Sr. and Jane White Taylor, had married in their twenties and emigrated from Ireland… Continue reading On This Day: Birth of John “Jack” McKeney Taylor, Jr.
On This Day: Birth of Jennie “Jen” Nell Taylor
Jennie and younger sister Violet Mae Taylor Born August 30, 1886, in Kansas City, Kansas Jennie Taylor Harding was my great grandmother. Jennie Taylor Harding was one of nine children born to John McKeney Taylor, Sr., born in Massachusetts, and Meta Christina Asmussen Taylor who was born in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. Meta immigrated to Kansas with… Continue reading On This Day: Birth of Jennie “Jen” Nell Taylor
On This Day: Birth of Reginald Harding
Born August 29, 1886, in England Reginald Harding was my great grandfather. Reginald Harding and his siblings and parents emigrated from England to Kansas when Reginald was about three years old. The Harding family's arrival in Junction City, Kansas, made quite the big splash, even warranting a write-up in the social pages. A pencil sketch… Continue reading On This Day: Birth of Reginald Harding