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825 > Page 825 of History of Daviess County, Kentucky, together with sketches of its cities, villages, and townships, educational religious, civil military, and political history, portraits of prominent persons, biographies of representative citizens, and an outline history of Kentucky.

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- boro. 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. 825