He married Mary Esther Boston May 8, 1900. Mary was born September 11, 1874. Mary was the daughter
of John Henry Boston and Nancy Wooten. Mary died November 20, 1941 in Worcester Co., MD, at 67 years of age. Mary
had three children by her first husband, from who she was divorced before 1900. (Matthew M. Wise, The Boston Family, p. 71) John was a
farmer. (notes of Mary Taylor Caine)
John William Taylor and Mary Esther Boston had the following children:
May Elizabeth10 Taylor was born November 6, 1900. May died May 16, 1941
at 40 years of age.
Sarah Martha Taylor was born October 8, 1902. She married twice. She married William
Shockley. She married Ralph Purnell Leatherbury.
Cyrus William Taylor was born June 30, 1904. He married Louella Mildred Bowden.
Lewis James "Jock" Taylor was born December 4, 1906. Lewis died October 19, 1972 at 65 years of age.
Devan Taylor was born January 23, 1910. Devan died April 18, 1943 in Snow Hill, Worcester Co., MD, at 33
years of age. He was a farmer.
Elfred Revelle Taylor was born March 14, 1912.
Etta Ladkin Taylor was born July 1, 1915. Etta died December 19, 1939 at 24 years of age.
Clinton Boston Taylor was born December 18, 1919. He married Mary Jane Massey.