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Taylor Randolph Stump was born on 25 May 1847. He died on 7 Dec
1918. Taylor Randolph the grandfather was a skilled cabinetmaker by
trade and farmed about 200 acres of land at the old homestead. He
also was a member of the 1882 state legislature. The homestead
referred to in the preceding was located on the upper Little Kanawha
River not far from the headwaters of the stream.
He was married to Samilda Stump on 14 Jan 1866. Samilda Stump was
born on 4 Mar 1842. She died on 25 Jul 1907. Daughter of Jacob J.
Stump and Mary "Polly" Vannoy.
Jacob J. Stump was the son of Absolom Stump Sr., and Margaret
Bush. The birth year of the grandmother Samilda is taken from the
1850 U.S. Census for Gilmer County, Virginia, under the entry dated
August 10, 1850, which lists her age at that time as eight years.
"United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M6RK-VPT : 15 July 2017), Roy Stump in entry for Taylor R Stump, 1880; citing enumeration district ED 145, sheet 265B, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d), roll 1401; FHL microfilm 1,255,401.
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It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Taylor by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line.
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