Bauhaus-Universität Weimar

Titel:
English men of science: their nature and nurture
Person:
Galton, Francis
PURL:
https://digitalesammlungen.uni-weimar.de/viewer/image/lit26698/72/
I.] ANTECEDENTS. 61 
family characteristics were strongly marked in 
him. 
Second generation consisted of 3 males, all 
of whom deserve notice :—(l) Charles Taylor, 
a learned recluse, editor of Calmet’s Bible ; (2) 
Rev. Isaac Taylor, author of “ Scenes in Europe,” 
&c., educated as an engraver, and far surpassing 
his father in ability. He married Ann Martyn, 
a woman of reputed genius, authoress of the 
“ Family Mansion,” and the numerous able 
members of the Taylor family for the two next 
generations sprung, with one exception, from this 
fortunate union; (3) Josiah Taylor, eminent 
publisher of architectural works ; he made a 
large fortune. 
Third generation. — Descendants of Isaac 
Taylor and Ann Martyn, 3 males and 3 
females, of whom 2 males and 2 females deserve 
notice:—(l) Isaac Taylor, author of “Natural 
History of Enthusiasm;” (2) Jeffreys Taylor, 
author of “ Ralph Richards,” “ Young Islanders,” 
&c. ; (1) and (3), Ann and Jane Taylor, joint 
authors of “Original Poems” (Ann married the 
Rev. Joseph Gilbert). In this same generation
        

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