Chauncey Taylor (1822-1896) was on the City Council in 1863, 1864 and 1865.

Taylor was born in Connecticut. He came to California in 1849 and arrived in Oakland in 1861 where he established a lumber business. He lived at 704 - 8th Street.

Death and Burial

After an illness of 3 days, died of apoplexy (a stroke). 1 He is buried in Mountain View Cemetery along with Sarah Jane. Taylor died a wealthy man and his will was disputed in courts for years and discussed widely in newspapers.

Links and References

  1. Sudden Death of Chauncey Taylor San Francisco Chronicle June 4, 1896