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Creed Taylor
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Birth: May 28, 1831
DeWitt County
Texas, USA
Death: Jul. 30, 1855
DeWitt County
Texas, USA

Son of William Riley Taylor &
Elizabeth [Tumlinson] Taylor

Married Eliza Jane Ainsworth
August 4, 1853
DeWitt Co., Texas

BIO NOTE:
Sent by: Emma [Shrum] Butler Duke

Eliza went against the wishes of her family when she married Creed Taylor at age 15. At a political speech on July 30, 1855 in Clinton, TX (DeWitt Co.), William Ainsworth, brother of Eliza Ann stabbed Creed in the heart. The sheriff locked up William and chained him in his cell; during the night someone broke in and killed William.



 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  William Riley Taylor (1811 - 1850)
  Elizabeth Tumlinson Taylor (1814 - 1886)
 
 Spouse:
  Eliza Jane Ainsworth Brooks (1837 - 1883)*
 
 Children:
  William Riley Taylor (1854 - 1895)*
  Joseph Creed Taylor (1856 - 1937)*
 
 Siblings:
  Creed Taylor (1831 - 1855)
  Joseph Taylor (1833 - 1923)*
  John Milam Taylor (1835 - 1906)*
  William P "Buck" Taylor (1837 - 1868)*
  Martha Ann Taylor McCartney (1840 - 1861)*
  Elizabeth Taylor Bailey (1843 - 1930)*
  Eliza Jane Taylor Hyatt (1846 - 1877)*
  Delaney Hephzibeth Taylor McCartney (1848 - 1931)*
  Amanda Hephzibeth Taylor Hyatt (1850 - 1873)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
McCrabb Cemetery
Cuero
DeWitt County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: LoRetta Hughes
Record added: Oct 29, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 22545848
Creed Taylor
Added by: Emma (Shrum) Butler Duke
 
Creed Taylor
Added by: Emma (Shrum) Butler Duke
 
Creed Taylor
Added by: Emma (Shrum) Butler Duke
 
 
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In Memory
- Gary & Nancy Glenn Clampitt
 Added: Feb. 17, 2011

- LoRetta Hughes
 Added: Oct. 10, 2009
 
 
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