George Washington Taylor (1803-1891) was the son of Jacob and Elizabeth Richards Taylor. He was appointed a delegate to the World’s Peace Conference in 1850. He was an agent of Friend’s Bible Association, a publishing agent of The Friend, and he had a store that sold Free Labor goods. He supported the abolition of slavery and the temperance movement. Taylor was the publisher of the journal The Non-Slaveholder and a peace paper The Citizen of the World. He was married 3 times, first to Ruth Leeds, then Elizabeth Burton and then Elizabeth Sykes. Information primarily from the Dictionary of Quaker Biography.
Thomas B. Taylor (1853-1911) became an attorney in 1909 and practiced law in Philadelphia. He was a member and overseer of West Chester Particular and Birmingham Monthly meetings.
Elizabeth Savery Taylor (1853-1936) was the wife of Thomas B. Taylor and mother of Francis R. Taylor.
Information from The Friend 109 (1936), p. 361
Francis R. Taylor (1884-1947), was the son of Elizabeth Savery and Thomas B. Taylor. He graduated from
Haverford College in 1906, then University of Pennsylvania Law School in 1909. He became a practicing
attorney in Philadelphia. He also became a recorded minister of Abington Monthly Meeting of the Religious
Society of Friends in 1922, was a founding member of Cheltenham (PA) Meeting and was clerk of his
monthly, quarterly and yearly meetings; he founded the Cheltenham National Bank and was its president
from 1924 until his death; he was also treasurer of Savery Realty Corporation. He married Elizabeth Richie in
1911. He was member of the State Forest Commission in 1936 and wrote "War, Sex, and Quakers in Fiction" in 1945. Information primarily from the Dictionary of Quaker Biography.
Elizabeth Richie Taylor (1883-1970), wife of Francis R. Taylor, was a member of Cheltenham Monthly
Meeting, which she and her husband founded in their home in 1915, as well as starting the Joint
Committee of Montgomery and Bucks Country Friends in the late 1930s, to bring members of the two
branches together. She was active in the Women's Christian Temperance union, the William Forster
Home and committees of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. Information from Friends Journal 16 1970, p. 636
Hubert Richie Taylor (1916-1998) was the son of Francis Taylor and Elizabeth Richie Taylor. He
attended Westtown School and graduated from Haverford College in 1938; he received a law degree
from Temple University. He was a conscientious objector during WWII, spending 3 1/2 years in Civilian
Public Service as a road builder, attendant in a mental hospital and a smoke jumper in Montana. He
served on several boards, including William Penn Charter School and supported many organizations. He
was a member of Cheltenham (PA) Meeting and later Southampton (PA) Meeting. He was married to
Dorothy Plaisted. Information from Friends Journal 45 1999 (March), p. 35