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William Henry Taylor

Birthplace: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, United States
Death: (Date and location unknown)
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Son of Zachary S. Taylor, 12th President of the USA and Margaret Mackall Taylor
Brother of Ann Margaret Mackall Wood; Sarah Knox Davis; Octavia Pannill Taylor; Margaret Smith Taylor; Mary Elizabeth Bliss and 1 other

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About William Henry Taylor

Controversial and unproven son of Zachary Scott Taylor 12th POTUS and a mulatto ( One white Parent, one African parent. According to the breeding terminologies of the time, additional admixtures would be: Quadroon-1/4 African; Octoroon-1/8 African; Mustee-1/16 African. This is a distasteful subject, but is part of understanding the history of slavery in this country.) slave. See this link: http://genforum.genealogy.com/taylor/messages/15098.html As with President Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemmings proof will come only with careful research and DNA testing. If so, William would prove to be a quadroon. Also, he has an admirable heritage as can be discerned from the attached document. If he is proved to be related to the president, there would be nothing to be embarrassed about.

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Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, United States