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Charles Taylor
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Birth: 1805, England
Death: Nov. 1, 1865

Signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence. Charles Taylor was born in London, England in 1808; when his parents died while he was very young, he was reared by his uncle. In 1828, Charles immigrated to the United States through New York City and from there moved to Nacogdoches, Texas, opening a store. He fought in the Texas militia at the Battle of Nacogdoches and was well respected by his fellow settlers. In May of 1831 he married Anna Rouff; in 1833 he moved to the San Augustine area and spent two years traveling back and forth to Nacogdoches on business as the new land commissioner. He was one of four delegates from Nacogdoches to attend the Convention of 1836 to discuss the coming secession and war with Mexico, and at Washington-on-the-Brazos signed the Texas Declaration of Independence. He left afterwards to live in Louisiana until the Texas revolution was over. Returning in December of 1836, he was elected chief justice of Nacogdoches County although he would not acquire a law license until 1839. He fathered thirteen children, four of whom served the Confederate army during the Civil War, all of them joining in 1861. Taylor was re-elected chief justice of Nacogdoches again in 1860 and served until his death on November 1, 1865. (bio by: Screwtape) 
Oak Grove Cemetery
Nacogdoches County
Texas, USA
Maintained by: Kent Hutchison
Originally Created by: MB
Record added: Mar 14, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6258986
Charles Taylor
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Charles Taylor
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