UPPER TOWN PRECINCT.
John Taylor was born in Daviess County, Ky., Jan. 26,1832.
His father was born in Shelby County, Ky., March 20, 1806. His
mother, Mary (Shoemaker) Taylor, was born in Virginia in August,
1809, and died in Daviess County in 1872. John is the sec-
ond of ten children. His Grandfather, Price Allen Shoemaker,
came from Virginia to Kentucky in 1834, and died in 1842. His
Grandfather Taylor was brought to Kentucky from Virginia on
horseback in a basket when three months old. Mr. Taylor was
married Nov. 15, 1864, to Louisa, daughter of Owen Hickman,
formerly of Oldham County, Ky., where she was born in 1847.
They have five children-James W., born in 1868; Cordelia, June
1, 1870; Edgar, Dec. 18, 1873; Mary L., June 5, 1877; Earl., Dec.
8, 1881. Mr. Taylor is a member of the Baptist church. He be-
longs to Jolhn J. Daveiss Lodge, No. 389, A. F. A. .M. He has
a fine farm of 145 acres four and a half miles southeast of Owens-
Manley B. Tichenor was born in Ohio County, Ky., Nov. 14,
1820. July 6, 1S45, he married Alpha Whittiker, a native of
Ohio County, born April 10, 1828. They have had thirteen chil-
dren-Delia A., born Aug. 20, 1846; Marinda W., Dec. 25, 1847;
Mattie L., July 6, 1849; Lydia J., Oct. 29, 18,50; Sallie M., April
6, 1852; Squire C., June 8, 1853; America V., Nov. 6, 1856;
William J., Aug. 9, 1859; Benjamin, Jan. 13, 1861; Jacob B.,
Aug. 22, 1862; Julia V., Nov. 23, 1865; Charles M., Feb. 18,
1868; Archa D., July 18, 1870. Mr. Tichenor and all his family
but two are members of the Baptist church. I-e owns a fine fariii
of 260 acres six miles northeast of Owensboro. His father, Jared
Tichenor, was born in Morristown, N. J., in February, 1779, and
died in Kentucky in 1868. He served as Justice of the Peace a
number of years, and was Sheriff of Ohio County four years. He
married Martha Bennett, a native of Nelson County, Ky., born in
1781. She died in 1857. They had a family of nine children-
Thomas. Anna, Warren C., Olney, Sallie, Sanford, Manley B.,
Squire J. and John M.
J. R. Turner, son of C. H. and Amanda (Hill) Turner, was
born in Nelson County, Ky., Nov. 21, 1853. His father wasborn
Jan. 26, 1826, and died Feb. 22, 1876. His mother was born in.
1833 and is still living in Daviess County. There was a family of
thirteen children, nine of whom are living-John R., Jonah, Eliza-
betb, Catherine, C. H., Evaetter and Efetter (twins), Charles and
Lena. John R. was educated in Nelson and Hardin counties, Ky.