Mary Ann, Eliza TAYLOR

Mary Ann Taylor                1812-1872

Eliza Taylor                          1832-1878

Mary Ann and Eliza were the second and third wives of Joseph Taylor, well known Bacchus Marsh builder who was responsible for much of the building of St Bernard’s Church.  He was also on the committee for the Fisken St Catholic School in 1863.  Mary Ann Taylor nee Ward was born about 1812 in Dublin.  There were no children from Mary’s marriage to Joseph.

Eliza was the daughter of Daniel and Bridget Madden. She was born in Clare, Ireland.

It is believed Joseph’s first wife, Ellen Flanagan, died in Ireland about 1820.