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James Taylor
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Birth: 1814
Giles County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Mar. 6, 1836
San Antonio
Bexar County
Texas, USA

Alamo Defender. He was the brother of Alamo defenders Edward and George Taylor. At the outbreak of the Texas Revolution he and his brothers were employed to pick cotton for a Captain Dorsett on his farm in Liberty, Texas. Upon finishing the job they left to join the revolutionary army and he and his brothers died in the battle of the Alamo. Taylor County, Texas, is named in honor of the three brothers.
Parents: Anson Taylor 1791 ca 1831, Elizabeth "Betsy"
Maley/Moberly 1791 - ca 1831
Siblings:
Sally "Cecilia" Roach 1808 ca 1866
Edward 1812 - 1836
George 1816 - 1836
Robert 1819 - ca 1831
Nancy 1822
Elizabeth Moss/Mos 1828 - ca 1876
Family listed on Atascosito Census of 1826. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Burial:
The Alamo
San Antonio
Bexar County
Texas, USA
 
Maintained by: W AYO
Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
Record added: May 11, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8742023
James Taylor
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James Taylor
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James Taylor
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- Beverly Mahanay~Short❤
 Added: Nov. 8, 2016
Thank you
- Eugene Watson
 Added: Mar. 1, 2016
Lay down your arms, close your ranks, Rest in eternal peace. Rest easy, sleep well, my brothers. Know the line has held, your job is done, rest easy, sleep well. Others have taken up the line where you fell; the line has held. Peace, peace and farewell."
- Beverly Mahanay~Short❤
 Added: Feb. 9, 2015
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