The Taylor Family

Malcolm Taylor and his wife,Marion Clendenning Taylor,came to Brentwood from Scotland with their children in 1865.For a few years,they lived with her brother,John Clendenning,on his farm at Crooked Hill(John had also come here from Scotland several years earlier).Malcom was a soldier and farmer;he also later worked on the railroad.His son,John Taylor,bought what became the Taylor family farm on Wicks Road in 1883.He lived there with his wife,
Elizabeth,and children.John Taylor was a progressive farmer.He developed a large red seedling potato that got
attention in the county.Malcolm and Marion left a large clan in Brentwood,including their own children and many grandchildren.Of all these,their daughter Margaret Levina was still living here in 1950.