Lt. Col. Richard Taylor

Lt. Col. Richard Taylor

Male 1744 - 1829  (84 years)

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  • Name Richard Taylor  [1
    Title Lt. Col. 
    Born 3 Apr 1744  Orange, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Buried 1829  Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 19 Jan 1829 
    Person ID I16480  mytree
    Last Modified 21 Apr 2018 

    Father Zachary Taylor,   b. 17 Apr 1707, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1768, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Elizabeth Lee,   b. Abt 1714 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F5532  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Dabney Strother 
    Married 1779 
    Children 
    +1. Zachary Taylor,   b. 24 Nov 1784, Orange, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jul 1850  (Age 65 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 21 Apr 2018 
    Family ID F5927  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 3 Apr 1744 - Orange, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 1829 - Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Richard was a graduate of the College of William and Mary. In 1769 he explored the Ohio River and Mississippi River with his older brother, Hancock Taylor, travelling from Pittsburgh to New Orleans. When the American Revolution began, he became an an officer in the Virginia Continental forces, and fought in the battles of Brandywine, Monmouth, Trenton, and White Plains. He was discharged as a lieutenant colonel.

  • Sources 
    1. [S142] Thomas Chew Family, Frederick Madison Smith, p5.


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