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Names from the past

Here are some of Taylor's families that you might or might not have heard mentioned before. If you have any information on historical family names from Taylor, please email the society at


The Historical Society extends condolences to the family and friends of Irene Sell Stevenson who passed away November 27, 2022 at the age of 98 years old. 

Here is a synopsis of her obituary. To read more of Irene's obituary click here:
Irene Stevenson, 98, of Gladwin was born on December 9th, 1926, in Taylor Township, Telreka, Michigan to William and Genevieve Sell in the family home at Telegraph and Eureka Roads.

Interestingly, her birth was not registered with the State of Michigan until later in life when her brother Kenneth, signed an affidavit, attesting to her birth to allow official registration in the State of Michigan on June 23rd, 1943. She was baptized on December 26th, 1926, confirmed on March 17th, 1940, and married on October 18th, 1952, all at St John’s Lutheran Church in Taylor, Michigan.

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