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Charles Barber Taylor

1819– 1895

Born in Stockport, Cheshire, England; married GQC’s stepmother, Mary Edwards White Cannon, in St. Louis, Missouri, 1847; father of Charles E. and Thomas E. Taylor; reached Salt Lake Valley by 1850; served mission to Europe, 1863–1865; butcher by profession; died in Salt Lake City. (See Evans and Cannon, Cannon Family Historical Treasury, 390; “Deaths,” Deseret Evening News, July 6, 1895; “Minutes of a General Council,” Millennial Star, Feb. 6, 1854; “Correspondence,” Millennial Star, Sept. 23, 1865; GQC journal, Aug. 20, 1851.)