William Henry Taylor
|Birthplace:||Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, United States|
|Death:||(Date and location unknown)|
Son of Zachary S. Taylor, 12th President of the USA and Margaret Mackall Taylor
|Managed by:||David William STEIN|
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 little to be embarrassed about.