President Zachary Taylor

M, #10617, b. 24 November 1784, d. 9 July 1850
Father*Richard Taylor1 b. 1744, d. 1829
Mother*Sarah Dabney Strother1 b. 1760, d. 1822
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Names and TItles

Titled: 12th President of the United States (Zachary Taylor) on 4 March 1849.
     President Zachary Taylor was born on 24 November 1784 in Montebello, Orange County, Virginia, to, son of Richard Taylor and Sarah Dabney Strother.1 President Zachary Taylor was the son of Richard Taylor and Sarah Dabney Strother.1 President Zachary Taylor married Margaret Mackall Smith on 21 June 1810 in Jefferson County, Kentucky.1 President Zachary Taylor died on 9 July 1850 in White House, Washington, DC, at age 65.1 He was buried in Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky.1
     He became the father of Ann Margaret Mackall Taylor on 9 April 1811.1 President Zachary Taylor became the father of Sarah Knox Taylor on 6 March 1814.1 President Zachary Taylor became the father of Octavia Pannill Taylor on 16 August 1816.1 President Zachary Taylor became the father of Margaret Smith Taylor on 27 July 1819.1 Zachary's daughter Octavia Pannill Taylor died on 8 July 1820 in Bayou Sara, Louisiana.1 Zachary's daughter Margaret Smith Taylor died on 22 October 1820 in Bayou Sara, Louisiana.1 Zachary's mother Sarah Dabney Strother died in 1822.1 President Zachary Taylor became the father of Mary Elizabeth Taylor on 20 April 1824.1 President Zachary Taylor became the father of Richard Taylor on 27 January 1826.1 Zachary's father Richard Taylor died in 1829.1 Zachary's daughter was married at wedding of Ann Margaret Mackall Taylor and Robert Crooke Wood on 20 September 1829 in Fort Crawford, Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin.1 Zachary's daughter was married at wedding of Sarah Knox Taylor and Jefferson Finis Davis on 17 June 1835 in Louisville, Kentucky.1 Zachary's daughter Sarah Knox Taylor died on 15 September 1835 in Locust Grove, Louisiana.1 Elected in 1848 over Lewis Cass by a popular vote of 1,360,967 to 1,222,342 and an electoral vote of 163 to 127. Chose Millard Fillmore as vice-president. Died in office, while Congress was in session. Was a second cousin of James Madison.1 Zachary's daughter was married at wedding of Mary Elizabeth Taylor and William Smith Bliss on 5 December 1848.1 President Zachary Taylor became President of the United States on 4 March 1849 replacing President James Knox Polk. President Zachary Taylor was over President Milard Filmore as Vice President of the United States on 4 March 1849. President Zachary Taylor was replaced as President of the United States by President Milard Filmore on 10 July 1850.

Family

Margaret Mackall Smith b. 21 September 1788, d. 14 August 1852
Children
Last Edited1 Jan 2004

Citations

  1. [S231] Presidents.GED online http://www3.dcs.hull.ac.uk/public/genealogy/presidents/…, Brian Tompsett (e-mail address), downloaded December 2003.