Son of William Taylor and Hannah Dudley Taylor. Brother of Lucy Benefield Taylor. Married; America Halyard in Kentucky, probably Todd Co. Found International Marriage Record but did not give date of marriage. All there children born in Kentucky. 1. Ira Barker b. 1834-1920 2. William W. b. 1836 3. Frances Adelaide b. 1840 4. Rebecca b. 1842 5. John W. b. 1844 6. Wright Polk 1846 7. Zachary b. 1849
1850 Census the family was still in Kentucky. 1860 Census family in Houston County, Texas. They probably brought mother Hannah Dudley Wright with them to Texas.