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Name:Edmund Taylor
Affiliation:Class of 1844
Biography & Genealogy:Edmund Taylor, Class of 1844: Genealogy: Born- Oct. ?, 1824 in Caroline Co. Va. Father- Dr. John Taylor; Mother- Lucy Gregory Woodford. Pat. Grandfather- Col. John Taylor; Pat. Grandmother- Lucy Penn. Mat. Grandfather- John Thornton Woodford; Mat. Grandmother- Mary T. Taliaferro. Married- Susan Morris Dabney on Aug. 4, 1827. Children- 1- Blair Dabney Taylor, who married Mary Allen; 2- Anne Montgomery Taylor, who married James Langhorne; 3- Bessie Lewis Taylor, who married Charles Cleneay; 4-Paraline May Taylor who married 1st- William Gold, 2nd. Mr. Bayliss; 5- William Oliver Taylor, who married Caroline Roberts; 6- Agatha Bernard Taylor, who married David Walker; 7- Susan Morris Taylor. VMI Record: Entered VMI- July 28, 1841; Graduated- July 4, 1844 standing 7 in a class of 9. Civil War Record: May have been the Edmund Taylor who was 1st Lieut. of the Reserve Army of the Confederate States on duty in Richmond, Va. Careers: Farmer; writer on agriculture. Died- Sept. 21, 1881 in Richmond, Va. (some records show his date of death being Jan. 7, 1881)
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