Hiram Doye Taylor
Father of John R. Taylor
Hiram Doye Taylor was the son of Dempsey Day Taylor and Mary Jane Hancock. He
married and divorced Gerald Dean Gaskins. He than married Phyllis Jean Eaton.
Doye and Jean had two children, Hiram Doye Taylor Jr. and Eva Doris Taylor. The
marriage ended in divorce. Doye then married
Frances Helen Holloway.
They had one son, Morris W. Taylor. Doye raised John Ray Taylor although he
never officially adopted him. His wife Frances Helen Taylor did adopt John.
John's biological father was John R. Taylor the brother of Doye.
He was born 30 Jan., 1921 near Cecil Georgia and died 29 Oct., 1975 in Adel
Georgia. He is buried beside his mother, Mary Jane Hancock Taylor at
Fellowship Baptist Church Cemetery near
Doye served in WWII and was wounded in France. He spent over four years in
the hospital and lost his right hand.
Ancestors of Hiram Doye Taylor
- Hiram Doye Taylor Descendants
Hiram Doye Taylor Sr.
and his oldest brother Ellie Lamar Taylor. Photo was taken in about 1940.
Doye was married in about this time frame. Because he was wearing a suit I
think this may have been the occasion of his first marriage.
Bio of Hiram Doye Taylor Sr.
- Taylor Family: Taylor Photos 2000 and later
- Taylor Family: Taylor Photos 1990 and later
Pedigree Chart in pdf formant of John R. Taylor, son of
Hiram Doye Taylor and
Frances Helen Holloway Taylor Dyer.
Picture of Hiram
Doye Taylor and Hiram Doye Taylor III.
Hiram Doye Taylor,
(left,) and Ellie Lamar Taylor, (right.)
Holloway's baptism. The Church of Jesus Christ
of Latter-day Saints does not allow photos of ordinances but this was
before the prohibition. Helen was baptized Sept. 2, 1941, in the Black
Warrior River near Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
Mission Fairwell Program. Aug. 20, 1967, Birmingham, Alabama.
- Click Here - Helen
Holloway Pedigree (pdf image)
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updated 17 January 2020
1999 - 2010 by John R. Taylor