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 William Taylor

William Taylor

Birth
Somerset County, Maryland, USA
Death 4 Jul 1868 (aged 110–111)
Spencerville, Allen County, Ohio, USA
Burial Auglaize County, Ohio, USA
Memorial ID 48656436 · View Source
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See "Historical magazine" excerpt for account of his service and life at Historical Magazine .p.118

The 1872 NJ Adjutant General's "Official Register of Officers and Men of New Jersey in the Revolutionary War"
List two William Taylor's:
.p.296:
"Taylor, William. Captain Lloyd's Company, second Regiment"
.p.854:
"Taylor, William. Waggonmaster"


Reported veteran of the American revolution

Served in Anthony Wayne's 1793 campaign against the Indians at Battle of Fallen Timbers
Served in War of 1812 in General Green Clay's Ohio regiment at Battle of the Thames

4 times married
4 children:
*Margaret Taylor wife of Isaac Terwillager marred Feb 6, 1823 in Pickaway CO Ohio
*Susan Taylor wife of L. Vance
*Elizabeth Taylor wife of Robert Beard Married June 21, 1831 Pickaway Ohio {Note-their son Gibson Beard born 1836 Auglize Co Ohio married december 8, 1904 to mary A Dilts {b.1836 daugther of Patrick Brick} in Van Wert CO Ohio}
*Harriet Taylor wife of John Dehart near Spenserville Ohio-married July 14, 1841 Allen CO OHio

Ref:
History of Western Ohio and Auglaize County..." 1905 C.W.Williamson .pp.711-712 see American Revolution genforum


"The Official Roster of Soldiers of the American Revolution buried in the State of Ohio" 1929 DAR .p.364:

"Taylor, William M. {Auglaize Co}
Enl 1776. served to close of war. At Brandywine, Stony Point and Yorktown. Born July 4, 1754, New Jersey. Mar{ried} four times in Pennsylvania. Children, Margaret, Susan, Robert and Harriet. D July 4, 1868 age 114 yrs. Bur Fort Amanda, but no marker. Veteran of 3 wars. After Rev was on sea until 1793. Under Wayne at battle of Fallen Timbers, and many others of Indian Wars. After War ended, returned to Penn and mar. Was authority on wars. At age 104 divided up his farm and effects. Lived last ten years of life with dau, Mrs Harriet Dehart, near Spenserville. Fur info J.W. McMurray, Wapokoneta, O. On request of Jane Dailey, State Chairmen."


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  • Find A Grave Memorial 48656436
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Taylor (1757–4 Jul 1868), Find A Grave Memorial no. 48656436, citing Fort Amanda National Cemetery, Auglaize County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .