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Murphy-Taylor Family



James Edagar Murphy, who sometimes went by the name Edgar, married Ida Mae in 1918.

James Edgar Murphy and Ida Mae Murphy had three children by the names of H. Janabelle, John and Richard. H. Janabelle also went by the names of Jane or simply Janabelle. John also went by the name Bud. Richard also went by the name Dick.

Janabelle married James Taylor. They had three sons by the name of Glenn, Lanny and Garry.


Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

A Celebration for Janabelle, September 1982

 Item — Box: 17, Folder: 5
Scope and Contents Program flyer for an event to celebrate the retirement of H. Janabelle Taylor from HQB. Event was held at the Sheraton Ballroom. The following people and organizations were present: Kathryn Gagnon; Rev. Dale Anderson; J.D. Steel Singers; Yusef Mgeni; J. Lanier Taylor; Rev. Earl F. Miller of Pilgrim Baptist Church; Summit University Teen Center; Theresa Davis; Limited Ten; Gloria Randle; African American Cultural Center; Richard Murphy; Project CHEER; George Latimer; Fred Norton; HQB; and...
Dates: September 1982

High vantage point , circa 1950

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 3
Scope and Contents

Black and white photograph taken of a street scene from a high vantage point. Photographers stamp on the back of the photo reads

James L. Taylor. 1354 Thomas Avenue.

Dates: circa 1950

Ladies Aid Society, 1963

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 4
Scope and Contents

Depicts 16 people standing on the choir loft.

Dates: 1963

Murphy-Taylor Family Papers

Identifier: HQBCA-003
Abstract This collection includes the professional and personal photographic works of H. Janabelle Murphy Taylor, commonly known as Janabelle or Jane, and her family members. Janabelle was a progam director at Hallie Q. Brown Community Center for 20 years, as well as being a community activist throughout the Twin Cities. Her ancestors were one of the first Black families to willingly move to Minnesota in the late 1800s. In addtition to photographs, this collection includes letters, mixed-material...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1880 - 1980; 1860 - 2018

The Ladies Aid Society of Pilgrim Baptist Church, 1910 - 1921

 Item — Box: 3, Folder: 1
Identifier: 008.03.01.
Scope and Contents The Ladies Aid Society of Pilgrim Baptist Church record books feature the following people of note: Mrs. Rollins; Alex Payne; Mr. and Mrs. J.B. Johnson; Mrs. Ida Mae Murphy; Mr. Henry Johnson; Mrs. Simpson; Mrs. Blackburn; Miss Ida Mae Johnson; Nellie Francis; Laura Hickman; Rev. McDonald; Irene Robinson; Jennette Kelly; Mrs. Rawlings; Rev. Murrell; Mrs. Artis; D.Y.W.Y.K club; St. James AME Church; and Pilgrim Baptist Church. Records include meeting minutes, addresses, minor...
Dates: 1910 - 1921