Dorthy Edwards was born in Lawrence County Ms.about 1834and was married circa 1854 to Charles P. Taylor who was born about 1831 in Ms. 1860 Livingston Parish Census shows Charles Taylor age 28 head of household occupation farmer and Dortha age 24 born ms. as wife, James age 4 born la , Daniel age 2born La, Caroline age 6 born La. in 1880 census
charles Taylor age 67 b/p Ms. Father born in Md , Mother born in Va.
Doritha age 46 b/p MS. Father born in SC Mother born in Ga.
Alonzo age 20 B/P La, Father born in Ms Mother born in MS.
Josephine Age 17 B/P La. Father born in MS. Mother born in Ms,
Charles age 15 B/P La, Father b/p Ms. Mother B/p MS.
Leonadus age 12 b/p La. FatherB/P Ms. mother b/p Ms.
Theophilus age 9b/p La. Father b/p Ms. Motherb/p Ms.
John age 7 b/p La. Father b/p Ms. Motherb/p Ms. Caroline /Celian Taylor born about 1854 died young. James Taylor born about 1856 died young. Daniel Taylor born about 1858 died young. Alonzo Lafayette Taylor born about 1860.Josephine Taylor born Dec. 8 1861 and died August 3, 1934 (see State Deathe Certificate Volume 261 # 10370 ) She was Married on Nov. 13, 1888 to William Tate, Born Dec 1850 and died January 12, 1913 The son of Harvey Tate and Malinda? This was his second marriage. He had two daughters by his first marriage , Iva and Serena, Serena was married on January 7, 1903 to M.A. Sullivan Josephine and William are both buried at Colyell Baptist Church Cemetery.
hildren of William M. Tate and Josephine Taylor are Simeon Lee Tate born July 10th and died aug. 4, 1955 He was married in Dec. 22 1910 to Mercy Watson born Aug. 30 1891 and died may 27,1951 Both are buried in Denham Springs Memorial Cemetery in the 1910 Census of Livingston Parish shows William Tate age 58 as head of house Josephine age 48 as wife , Simon L. age 21 son, Dallas M.age 20 as son , Charles J. age 18 son, Calvin C. age 15 son, John E. age 13 as son , Julia M age 10 as dau. Joseph A. age 9 as son , Myrtle L. age 5as dau. I hope this is some help to you it is copied from the work of Darryl Andrews Author of Colyell Cousins. I will try and forward more information to you later my e-mail is firstname.lastname@example.org