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Descendants of :

John Dunn TAYLOR

Generation 1

1. John Dunn TAYLOR was born ABT 1825 in Orkney Islands and died 28 Dec 1894 in Port Germein, SA. He married Elizabeth TAYLOR 07 Apr 1854 in Port Adelaide, SA. She was born 22 Oct 1837 in Deerness, Scotland and died 09 Apr 1875 in Adelaide, SA, daughter of William TAYLOR and Jean OMOND.

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Immigration: 25 Mar 1850 in Sea Queen

Children of John Dunn TAYLOR and Elizabeth TAYLOR:

i. William TAYLOR was born 16 Jan 1855 in Port Adelaide, SA

ii. 2. William Skea TAYLOR was born 16 Jun 1856 in Port Adelaide, SA and died 07 Sep 1936 in Birkenhead, SA

iii. Elizabeth Leske TAYLOR was born 12 Jan 1858 in Port Adelaide, SA

iv. 3. John Thomas TAYLOR was born 15 Jan 1860 in Port Adelaide, SA and died 30 Jan 1937 in Adelaide, SA

v. 4. Margaret TAYLOR was born 24 Jan 1862 in Port Adelaide, SA and died 18 Jul 1900 in Kingston,SA

vi. 5. Mary Jane TAYLOR was born 13 May 1865 in Port Adelaide, SA and died 19 Jan 1947 in Unley, SA

vii. 6. Joanna TAYLOR was born 09 Feb 1867 in Port Adelaide, SA

viii. Samuel Petrie Omond TAYLOR was born 12 Oct 1869 in Port Adelaide, SA and died 1950 in Perth, WA

ix. Frederick TAYLOR was born 11 Apr 1871 in Port MacDonnell, SA

x. Robina Margaret TAYLOR was born 20 Mar 1873 in Cape Willoughby, Kangaroo Island, SA

Generation 2

2. William Skea TAYLOR was born 16 Jun 1856 in Port Adelaide, SA and died 07 Sep 1936 in Birkenhead, SA. He married Mary Ann CALNAN 05 Feb 1886 in Queenscliffe schoolroom. KI. SA. She was born 31 Jan 1860 in Kingscote, Kangaroo Island, SA and died 31 Aug 1948 in Birkenhead, SA, daughter of Charles CALNAN and Mary Ann WILLIAMS.

Other events in the life of William Skea TAYLOR

Burial: in Cheltenham Cemetery, SA

Children of William Skea TAYLOR and Mary Ann CALNAN:

i. 7. Clara Robina TAYLOR was born 08 Nov 1886 in Queenscilffe, Kangaroo Island, SA and died 11 Jan 1973

ii. Lenna Mary TAYLOR was born 25 Sep 1888 in Queenscliffe, Kangaroo Island, SA and died 09 Aug 1950 in Birkenhead, SA

iii. Elizabeth Louisa (Lou) TAYLOR was born 11 Apr 1890 in Queenscliffe, Kangaroo Island, SA and died 10 Mar 1983

iv. 8. Olive Ellen TAYLOR was born 06 Apr 1892 in Birkenhead, SA and died 11 Feb 1937 in Largs Bay, SA

v. Charles John TAYLOR was born 24 Feb 1895 in Queenscliffe, Kangaroo Island, SA and died 04 Jul 1918 in 13th Field Ambulance Station, near Corbie, France

vi. 9. Elizabeth TAYLOR was born 15 Dec 1896 in Birkenhead, SA

vii. 10. Frank William TAYLOR was born 14 Jun 1899 in Birkenhead, SA and died 08 Jan 1973

viii. 11. Wilfred Thomas TAYLOR was born 26 Apr 1901 in Birkenhead, SA and died 31 May 1966 in Adelaide, SA

3. John Thomas TAYLOR was born 15 Jan 1860 in Port Adelaide, SA and died 30 Jan 1937 in Adelaide, SA. He married Marion BARR 16 Dec 1901 in Res of Robert Barr South Coast, SA. She was born 13 Aug 1877 in Mallala, SA and died 26 Jun 1967 in Kingscote, Kangaroo Island, SA, daughter of Robert BARR and Isabella WILSON.

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Residence: 1922 in Kiowie, Salt Lagoon, Kangaroo Island

Children of John Thomas TAYLOR and Marion BARR:

i. 12. John Dunn TAYLOR was born 04 Jun 1902 in Salt Lagoon, Kangaroo Island, SA and died 06 Sep 1945 in Bedford Park, SA

ii. Vernetta Margaret TAYLOR was born 21 Nov 1903 in Sapphiretown, Kangaroo Island, SA and died 15 Oct 1920 in Magill, SA

iii. Robert Barr TAYLOR was born 14 May 1905 in American Beach, Kangaroo Island, SA and died 03 Sep 1911 in Penneshaw, Kangaroo Island, SA

iv. 13. Clarance Leslie (Peter) TAYLOR was born 30 Jul 1906 in American Beach, Kangaroo Island, SA and died 28 Jun 1993

v. 14. Raymond Keith TAYLOR was born 08 Nov 1907 in American Beach, Kangaroo Island, SA and died 14 Apr 2002 in Kingscote, Kangaroo Island, SA

4. Margaret TAYLOR was born 24 Jan 1862 in Port Adelaide, SA and died 18 Jul 1900 in Kingston,SA. She married Cornelius BUTCHER 09 May 1900 in Kingston, SA. He was born ABT 1855, son of William BUTCHER.

5. Mary Jane TAYLOR was born 13 May 1865 in Port Adelaide, SA and died 19 Jan 1947 in Unley, SA. She married Charles Arthur HATTLEY 09 Apr 1898 in Coolgardie, WA. He was born ABT 1862 in Braidwood, NSW and died 1905 in WA. She married William John Langdon POLMEAR 01 Apr 1907 in Wallaroo, SA. He was born ABT 1854 and died 16 Jul 1914 in Cross Roads nr Moonta, SA.

Children of Mary Jane TAYLOR and Charles Arthur HATTLEY:

i. Frederick Reginald HATTLEY was born 1899 in Broad Arrow, WA and died 03 Apr 1922 in Nr Muston, Kangaroo Island, SA

ii. Charles HATTLEY was born 1901 in Broad Arrow, WA and died 1901 in Broad Arrow, WA

iii. Charles Arthur HATTLEY was born 1902 in Fremantle, WA and died 1903 in Fremantle, WA

iv. Elizabeth Irene HATTLEY was born 1904 in Paddington, WA and died 20 Feb 1922 in Adelaide, SA

6. Joanna TAYLOR was born 09 Feb 1867 in Port Adelaide, SA. She married John James BAKER 26 Sep 1900 in Goolwa, SA. He was born ABT 1874, son of John William BAKER.

Generation 3

7. Clara Robina TAYLOR was born 08 Nov 1886 in Queenscliffe, Kangaroo Island, SA and died 11 Jan 1973. She married Harold Mossop HEMER 07 Oct 1913 in Port Adelaide, SA. He was born 20 Aug 1883 in Gawler South, SA and died 07 Aug 1971 in Woodville Park, SA, son of Luke Henry HEMER and Mary MOSSOP.

8. Olive Ellen TAYLOR was born 06 Apr 1892 in Birkenhead, SA and died 11 Feb 1937 in Largs Bay, SA. She married William George NATT 24 Apr 1920 in Port Adelaide, SA. He was born 26 Oct 1887 in nr Stansbury, SA and died 17 Sep 1952 in Yorketown, SA.

9. Elizabeth TAYLOR was born 15 Dec 1896 in Birkenhead, SA. She married Henry Luxford WHITE 11 Feb 1928 in Port Adelaide, SA. He was born 20 Nov 1895 in Exeter, SA and died 22 May 1956 in Largs, SA.

10. Frank William TAYLOR was born 14 Jun 1899 in Birkenhead, SA and died 08 Jan 1973. He married Margaret Winifred Teresa (Win) JACKSON 28 Jun 1937 in Alberton, SA. She was born 11 Jul 1910 in Semaphore, SA and died 12 Dec 1991, daughter of Claude Leo JACKSON.

11. Wilfred Thomas TAYLOR was born 26 Apr 1901 in Birkenhead, SA and died 31 May 1966 in Adelaide, SA. He married Lillian Alice GRANDISON 29 Oct 1927 in Port Adelaide, SA. She was born 25 Feb 1907 in Birkenhead, SA and died Feb 1990, daughter of Peter Low GRANDISON.

12. John Dunn TAYLOR was born 04 Jun 1902 in Salt Lagoon, Kangaroo Island, SA and died 06 Sep 1945 in Bedford Park, SA. He married Irene Emma (Gay) HUDSON 19 Jun 1926 in Muston, Kangaroo Island, SA. She was born 14 Apr 1902 in Bay of Shoals, Kangaroo Island, SA and died 02 Jan 1984, daughter of Edward Sydney HUDSON and Ellen Florina Jane CHENOWETH.

13. Clarance Leslie (Peter) TAYLOR was born 30 Jul 1906 in American Beach, Kangaroo Island, SA and died 28 Jun 1993. He married Isabel Annie HUDSON 16 May 1929 in Evandale, SA. She was born 23 Sep 1910 in Kingscote, Kangaroo Island, SA, daughter of Edward Sydney HUDSON and Ellen Florina Jane CHENOWETH.

14. Raymond Keith TAYLOR was born 08 Nov 1907 in American Beach, Kangaroo Island, SA and died 14 Apr 2002 in Kingscote, Kangaroo Island, SA. He married Ruby May BATES 02 Nov 1940 in Semaphore, SA. She was born 14 May 1912 in Hog Bay, Kangaroo Island, SA and died 19 Jan 2001, daughter of Arthur Frederick BATES and Maria Elizabeth BUTTERLEY.

Other events in the life of Raymond Keith TAYLOR

Burial: in American River Cemetery, Kangaroo Island

Electoral roll: BET 1939 & 1941 in Muston, Kangaroo Island


Last updated: 14 April 2019


John Dunn Taylor (my g g grandfather) was a relieving officer at Cape Borda for 2 months in Mar & Apr 1883. Also, for anyone looking to win a game of Trivial Pursuit, John Taylor & George Main served together at several other lighthouses and George married Margaret Taylor, the younger sister of John’s wife, Elizabeth (yes, John Taylor married an Elizabeth Taylor.

- Anthea Taylor