Born: March 20, 1849, Campbell County, Kentucky.
Died: November 21, 1919, Burnside, Kentucky.
Buried: Riverside Cemetery, Falmouth, Kentucky.
Taylor was the son of Greenup Barker and Elizabeth DeMoss. He married twice, to Sarah A. (Sallie) Brooks and Linnie Caplinger (1909).
He was educated in the schools of Campbell County; at Kentucky Wesleyan College, Owensboro, Kentucky; and in Lebanon, Ohio.
He came to Christ in his teens, and was later granted a license as a local preacher. In 1876, he was admitted on trial to the Kentucky Annual (Methodist) Conference.
His first appointment was in Jackson and Beattyville. The next year he was sent to the Ellston Mission, and in 1879 to the Milton Charge, where he served four years. In 1896, he returned to Milton for three more years.
He also served pastorates in Campbellsburg, Grassy Lick and Mt. Zion, Petersburg, 11th Street in Covington, Warsaw, Falmouth, Alexandria, Visalia, Taylorsville, Stanford, Newport, Brooksville, and lastly at Burnside, Kentucky.
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