Laura Ann Taylor1

(1829 - )
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Descendants of Joseph Viles
Descendents of Joseph Norton
     Laura Ann Taylor was born in 1829 in South Carolina.1 She married second Jotham Sewall Viles, son of Alfred Viles and Thankful Norton, on 16 Feb 1889 in Vinton, Benton County, Iowa.1 Laura Ann was left a widow when Jotham died apparently died intestate, most likely in Van Horn or Vinton. J.G. Viles was appointed administrator of his estate. on 2 Nov 1890 in Benton County, Iowa.2,3 She lived in Vinton, Benton County, Iowa, in 1891 continued to live at their Vinton home following Jotham's death in 1890.1

Last Edited=July 5, 2004


  1. Donald Kearns, "The Merry (Marry) Wives of Jotham Sewall VILES," e-mail message from e-mail address (unknown address) to Viles Listserv (e-mail address), 31 August 2001. This email summarizes information received from his cousin Jack Kearns, "who has been researching our Viles' ancestry in great detail for a number of years."
  2. Donald Kearns, "Wives of J.S. Viles," e-mail to Viles Listserv (e-mail address), 31 August 2001.
  3. JoAnn Ayers, Re: Jotham S. Viles (n.p.:, 30 March 2002).