New Jersey Obituaries - 1899 - John B. Taylor

Neck Broken By A Fall

John B. Taylor of Long Branch Meets With a Fatal Accident

John B. Taylor of Long Branch fell from a load of hay and broke his neck last Wednesday night. Mr. Taylor worked for James Cloughly and on the night of the accident went to Elberon to get a load of hay. The hay was partly loaded when the team started suddenly and threw Mr. Taylor from the wagon. He struck on his head and his neck was broken by the fall. He died without regaining consciousness.

Mr. Taylor was the son of Elias and the late Elizabeth Taylor and was born in Millstone township 37 years ago. He moved to Long Branch three years ago. He married Miss Mary Stilwell of Clayton’s Corner in Millstone township. She and an adopted daughter survive him. He leaves also three sisters and one brother. They are Mrs. Annie Thompson of Jerseyville, and Mrs. Laura Mencke, Miss Ida Taylor and Thomas E. Taylor of Long Branch.

Source: Red Bank Register, Wednesday, June 28, 1899