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Chasing Ghosts: Elrath and Sallie (Dean) Taylor

[This post is the 11th in the series, Chasing Ghosts. I recommend reading theĀ first postĀ to get acquainted with the series.] Elrath Alexander Taylor and Sallie Estelle (Dean) Taylor were my maternal great-grandparents. Their oldest daughter, Gladys Emma Taylor, was the only grandparent that I knew. Also, though my parents never talked much about their families, my mother has talked some about how she used to spend summers with them; she called them Grandaddy and Granny. Elrath Alexander Taylor was born in 1888 in the Daisy community in Butler County, Alabama.… Read more Chasing Ghosts: Elrath and Sallie (Dean) Taylor