Augustus Taber1,2

M, #987, b. 3 February 1826, d. 6 April 1898
Father*William Congdon Taber1,2 b. 24 Feb 1797, d. 23 Mar 1886
Mother*Hannah Tucker Shearman1,2 b. 25 Dec 1800, d. 6 Sep 1853
Relationship2nd great-granduncle of Robert Michael Damon
ReferenceTABER1877
     Augustus Taber was born on 3 February 1826 in New Bedford, Bristol County, Massachusetts.1 He was the son of William Congdon Taber and Hannah Tucker Shearman.1,2 Augustus Taber married Anna Haviland Ferris, daughter of John L. Ferris and Jane Underhill, on 15 May 1851 in West Chester, New York.1,2 Augustus Taber died on 6 April 1898 at age 72.2 He was buried at Woodlawn Cemetary, Bronx, New York City, New York.2
     He was a bookseller.3 He became the father of Mary Ferris Taber on 9 March 1852.2 Augustus Taber met for worship at at New Bedford Monthy Meeting, New Bedford, Bristol County, Massachusetts, before 1853.2 He received a certificate at New Bedford Monthy Meeting, in January 1853.2 He met for worship at at New York Monthy Meeting, in January 1853.2 Augustus's mother Hannah Tucker Shearman died on 6 September 1853 in New Bedford, Bristol County, Massachusetts.1 Augustus Taber became the father of Cornelia Taber on 11 April 1858.2 Augustus's daughter was married at wedding of Mary Ferris Taber and Edward W. Parson on 5 October 1876 in Westchester County, New York.1,4,5 Augustus Taber witnessed the will of Sarah F. Underhill on 11 February 1882.5 Augustus's father William Congdon Taber died on 23 March 1886 in New Bedford, Bristol County, Massachusetts.1 Augustus's daughter Mary Ferris Taber died on 17 February 1896 in San Jose, California.1

Census

DatePlace
1850in New Bedford, Bristol County, MassachusettsAugustus Taber was enumerated with Wm C Taber on the census of 1 August 1850 in New Bedford, Bristol County, Massachusetts, Age 24.3

References

     Augustus Taber is mentioned in ID 2751 in Underhill Genealogy for Anna Haviland Ferris.5

Family

Anna Haviland Ferris b. 6 April 1827, d. 13 September 1911
Children
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Last Edited31 Oct 2002

Citations

  1. [S9] George L Randall, Descendants of Thomas, Son of Philip Taber (New Bedford, MA: Vining Press, Printers, 1924). Repository: Richard Smith Damon Arlington, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, in. Hereinafter cited as Thomas, Son of Philip Taber.
  2. [S12] William Wade Henshaw, Encylopedia of Quaker Genealogy (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1936-1950: Inc. Broderbund Software, 1994). Repository: Richard Smith Damon Arlington, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, in, Vol III, Page 307. Hereinafter cited as Encylopdia of Quaker Genealogy.
  3. [S62] United States Census, 1850, William Congdon Taber, Massachusetts, Bristol County, New Bedford, Page 257, Lines 5-18, M432-309, Page 257. (Ancestry, http://www.ancestry.com).
  4. [S12] William Wade Henshaw, Encylopdia of Quaker Genealogy, Vol III, Page 308.
  5. [S177] Josephine C Frost, Editor, Underhill Genealogy (The Underhill Society of America by Myron C. Taylor, 1932; reprint Salem, Massachusetts: Higginson Book Company). Repository: Richard Smith Damon Arlington, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, in.