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Jollytown in Greene County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Jesse Taylor

Private, Company F, 7th Regiment, W.V. Volunteer Infantry

 
 
Jesse Taylor Monument image. Click for full size.
By Marion Ralph Taylor, circa September 10, 2004
1. Jesse Taylor Monument
Inscription. Jesse Taylor, Priv. Co. F, 7th Regt. W.Va. Vol. Infy., Aged 21 yrs. and 1 mon.

First soldier killed from Greene Co. Pa. in the War of the Rebellion at Romney W.Va. Oct 26, 1861.

Erected in his memory by his comrades S.W. Gilmore; G.W. Shough, Sec.; Jefferson Dye, Cor.; J.L. Garrison, Treas.; W.H. Meighen, Pres. of Assos.
 
Erected 1892 by by his comrades in his memory.
 
Location. 39° 43.701′ N, 80° 19.543′ W. Marker is in Jollytown, Pennsylvania, in Greene County. Marker is on Jollytown Road (Local Route 3006), on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. It is 100 feet from the United Methodist Jollytown Church. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1330 Jollytown Road, New Freeport PA 15352, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Historical Village of Hero Named in Honor of Private Jesse Taylor (approx. 1.2 miles away); Mason-Dixon Line (approx. 6 miles away in West Virginia); Blacksville (approx. 6.3 miles away in West Virginia); Hundred (approx. 7.7 miles away in West Virginia); Marion County / Wetzel County
Jesse Taylor Monument image. Click for full size.
circa 2010
2. Jesse Taylor Monument
Base of Jesse Taylor Statue located in Jollytown, PA. Cannon being painted and renovated.
(approx. 7.7 miles away in West Virginia); The B&O Connection (approx. 7.7 miles away in West Virginia); Statler's Fort (approx. 10.1 miles away in West Virginia); Greene County (approx. 13.8 miles away).
 
Regarding Jesse Taylor. Another historical marker is located on Hero Road—the road was recently named Hero to honor Jesse Taylor—about ½ mile from this memorial. The cemetery where Jesse, family and others that served in this war is located on the Wise family farm on Hero Road. Another memorial is located in Morris Township, PA, about 15 miles away. This memorial monument is larger then the one in Jollytown.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWar, US Civil
 
Jesse Taylor Monument image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, May 17, 2014
3. Jesse Taylor Monument
Jesse Taylor,
PRIV. CO. F. 7th REG'T.
W. VA. VOL. INF'Y.
AGED 21 YRS. & 1 MON.

FIRST SOLDIER KILLED FROM GREENE CO. PA. IN THE WAR OF THE REBELLION AT ROMNEY, W.VA. OCT. 26, 1861

Erected to his memory by his comrades

S.W. Gilmore
G.W. Shough, Sec.
Jeff. Dye, Cor. Sec.
J.L. Garrison, Treas.
Abe Taylor.

W.H. Meighen, Pres. of Assc'n
Jesse Taylor (1840–1861) image. Click for full size.
By Marion Ralph Taylor
4. Jesse Taylor (1840–1861)
Marker at Jessie Taylor monument in Jollytown, PA
Jesse Taylor Gravestone image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, May 17, 2014
5. Jesse Taylor Gravestone
Jesse Taylor
Co. F.
7th W.VA. INF.
Located in Taylor Family Cemetery on private property

My thanks to Nick Wise for taking me up to the cemetery and allowing me to photograph the stones.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 30, 2010, by Marion Ralph Taylor of Brook Park, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,212 times since then and 118 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on December 30, 2010, by Marion Ralph Taylor of Brook Park, Ohio.   2. submitted on December 31, 2010, by Marion Ralph Taylor of Brook Park, Ohio.   3. submitted on May 17, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   4. submitted on December 31, 2010, by Marion Ralph Taylor of Brook Park, Ohio.   5. submitted on May 17, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
 
Editor’s want-list for this marker. The Civil War Monument at Rices Landing in Morris Township (on its own page) • The Union War Monument in Waynesburg on University Campus grounds • Can you help?
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