Mrs. Sarah D. Taylor Dies Of Old Age
She Lived Near Vanderburg and Was Eighty-Three Years Old
Mrs. Sarah D. (Duell) Taylor of Vanderburg, widow of James C. Taylor, died last Friday, aged 84 years. The funeral was held at the house on Monday afternoon and the burial was at the Holmdel cemetery.
Mrs. Taylor was born in England. Her parents moved to this country and settled on a farm near Marlboro while she was a girl in her teens. In 1845 she married James C. Taylor, and settled on the farm near Vanderburg, where the rest of their lives were spent. Mr. Taylor died in 1866. Mrs. Taylor had been a member of the Holmdel Baptist church for 55 years, and was one of the most earnest workers in the church. She leaves four children, Douglass Taylor, who has charge of the homestead property; L. M. Taylor of Asbury Park, Mrs. G. T. Lain of Brooklyn, and B. C. Taylor of Chester, Pa. Three brothers and two sisters also survive her. They are Richard Duell of Keyport, James Duell of Clarksburg, Mrs. Jemima Cook of North Long Branch, Mrs. Enoch Vanderhoef of Millhurst and David Duell of Indiana. Mrs. Taylor also leaves fifteen grandchildren.
Source: Red Bank Register, Wednesday, August 22, 1900