George Taylor - (1716 - 1781)

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Of the early life of George Taylor although he acted a distinguished part in the political affairs of his time, few incidents are recorded, in any documents which we have seen, and few, it is said, are remembered by the old men of the neighborhood in which he lived. Mr. Taylor was born in the year 1716. Ireland gave him birth. He was the son of a respectable clergyman in that country, who having a more just estimation of the, importance of a good education, gave to his son an opportunity to improve his mind, beyond most youth in the country about him. At a proper age he commenced the study of medicine; but his genius not being adapted to the profession, he relinquished his medical studies, and soon after set sail for America.

On his arrival, he was entirely destitute of money, and was obliged to resort to manual labor to pay the expenses of his voyage to America. The name of the gentleman who kindly employed him, and paid his passage, was Savage. He was the owner of extensive
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George Taylor had seven children; two children by his wife and five children by his housekeeper
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Events in the life of George Taylor

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1716    Birth of George Taylor
1781 02/23   Death of George Taylor
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