TABER, ROBERT HOLLOWAY (1834 - 1913)

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Santa Cruz Sentinel (February 15, 1913)
Taber Headstone
IOOF Cemetery in Santa Cruz

Robert Holloway Taber, died Thursday night at his home at 11 Second St., Beach Hill. He had resided for two years in this city with his wife. Pneumonia was the cause of death. The deceased was 79 years old, and a native of New Bedford, Mass. The family came her from Corning where they spent fourteen years.

The deceased was an old soldier of the civil war and a member of Wallace-Reynolds Post, G.A.R. of this city.

Besides the widow the deceased leaves the following children to mourn his loss: Mrs. Charles A. Pope, Elmhurst, N.Y.; Robert W. Taber, Memphis Tenn.; Frank R. Taber, New Bedford, Mass., Harry W. Taber, Boston Mass.; Arthur D. Taber of Oakland. who arrived in Santa Cruz Friday; Mrs. OP Allen, Inglewood, Cal.; Mrs. A.O. Peden and Mrs. W.C. Hoffmann, both of Santa Cruz.

Santa Cruz Sentinel (February 17, 1913)

Old Soldier Laid to Rest

Rev. E.H. Milnes of the Methodist Church conducted the funeral of the late Robert H Taber Saturday afternoon at the funeral parlor of Wessendorf & Staffler. The G.A.R. and W.R.C. attended in a body and accompanied the funeral cortege to the Odd Fellow's Cemetery. At the grave, Chaplain Thos. Blanchard delivered a short address. The pall bearers were John Stofer, M. Fallon, W.V. Lucas, H. Gould, C. Bibbins and P. Hynes.

Date of Birth: 1834-03-03

Date of Death: 1913-03-02

County: Santa Cruz

Cemetery/City of Burial: Santa Cruz Memorial Park

Plot: N26

Mortuary: W&S

Cause of Death: Pul/Pnmnia

Religion: Me

Local Address: 2nd St 11

Last City: Santa Cruz

Native of: MA

Father Native of: Francis (MA)

Mother Native of: Eddy_ Mary Ann

Enlisted: 1864/

Military Unit: MA_ MA Mil Inf_ 15Co

Rank: Pvt

Military Notes: On SSS DB 04/04 (Not on HDS)

GAR#: WR32

Available records used to obtain information:
Cemetery records
Santa Cruz County death records
Military records
Santa Cruz and Monterey newspapers
Voter Records

CW Reference: SEN 1913/02/15

Creator: Nelson, Robert L.
Source: Old Soldier: the story of the Grand Army of the Republic in Santa Cruz County. Santa Cruz, CA: The Museum of Art & History, c2004.
Date: Undated
Coverage: Santa Cruz (County)
Rights: Reproduced by permission of Robert L. Nelson.
Identifier: OS-0980

Citation

Nelson, Robert L. “TABER, ROBERT HOLLOWAY (1834 - 1913).” Old Soldier: the story of the Grand Army of the Republic in Santa Cruz County. Santa Cruz, CA: The Museum of Art & History, c2004. SCPL Local History. https://history.santacruzpl.org/omeka/items/show/133956. Accessed 6 Feb. 2023.