TAYLOR FAMILY OF STOUGHTON, MASS.
The following transcription comes from a sampler of a family register for John and Elizabeth (Bird) Taylor of Stoughton. It was created at Stoughton in 1814 by their 12 or 13 year old daughter Elizabeth after both parents had died.
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John Taylor Born May 11th AD 1777 Maried March 8th
AD 1799 to Elizabeth Bird Born November 20th AD 1779
Elizabeth Taylor Born March 31st AD 1802
Edward Taylor Born March 31st AD 1802
Samuel Taylor Born October 20th AD 1806
John Taylor Died Sep 5th AD 1807 Elizabeth Taylor Died
Elizabeth was later married 8 September 1822 to Capt. Moses Bullard of Medfield, Massachusetts. In the Medfield vital records are recorded the following children for Elizabeth and Moses Bullard:
John Taylor Bullard, b. 1[?] January 1823.
Mary Bullard, b. [--] February 1825, d. at Medfield 2 December 1828.
Elizabeth Bullard, b. 31 October 1826.
Mary Jane Bullard, b. 9 February 1829.
Sarah Plimpton Bullard, b. 18 November 1830.
Like her parents young Elizabeth (Taylor) Bullard did not live to see her own children grow to adulthood. She died at Medfield, Massachusetts 5 January 1831. On the census of 1870 Moses Bullard is farmer still living in Medfield, Massachusetts at the age of 73 yrs. Living with him are his unmarried children: John T. (age 46), Elisabeth (age 44), and Mary J. (age 42). In 1871 Moses Bullard died in Medfield, Massachusetts.
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