Sophia Whitaker Taylor

1825– 1887

Older sister of Elizabeth Whitaker Cain; born in Blakedown, Worcestershire, England; baptized in Liverpool, England, in 1840; immigrated to U.S. in 1847; became plural wife of John Taylor; crossed plains to Salt Lake Valley in same company with GQC; died in Salt Lake City. (See Whitaker and Sorensen, Whitaker Family in England and America, 148–50; Roberts, Life of John Taylor, 486–91; Gibbons, John Taylor, 300; Taylor, Kingdom or Nothing, 405; GQC journal, May 17, 1853.)