Richard Taylor
Richard Taylor
Richard Lee Taylor was an officer in the Continental Army in the American Revolutionary War. He was the father of the 12th President of the United States, Zachary Taylor. Taylor was born in Orange County, Virginia in 1744 to Zachary and Elizabeth (Lee) Taylor. He was a graduate of the College of William and Mary. In 1769 he explored the Ohio River and Mississippi River with his older brother, Hancock Taylor, travelling from Pittsburgh to New Orleans.
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Book Events - Ottawa Citizen
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Fall Writing Workshop with author Richard Taylor, for eight weeks starting Sept. 19, 7 pm to 9 pm, at Collected Works bookstore, 1242 Wellington St. West. Cost $195. Info at taylorswave@gmail.com or taylorswave.ca. ? ? Wellington Street Readers meet at
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landlord’s relief after appeal end - Beverley Guardian
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Richard Taylor, solicitor for Mr Brooks, said this would adversely affect Mr Brooks' livelihood. Mr Brooks told the committee that Action Plans, which stopped students from The Defence School of Transport at Leconfield entering the Cross Keys,
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The Go-Between (Leeds) - WhatsOnStage.com
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So begins David Wood and Richard Taylor's musical adaptation of LP Hartley's romantic novel, the story of an innocent boy irrevocably damaged by his ill-fated desire to be accepted by two lovers whose primary interest in him is as a conduit for their
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The Go-Between - Stage
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This musical adaptation of LP Hartley's 1953 novel, with music by Richard Taylor, book by David Wood and lyrics by both of them, contains the input of members of each, but it was workshopped initially under the auspices of Perfect Pitch and presented
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Riding for Rwanda - Surrey Leader
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The Lake2Lake Ride for Rwanda was launched in memory of Ben Farrant, best friend of Wellspring executive-director Richard Taylor. It was 2006 when Farrant, then 25, was killed in Langley while training for the 300-kilometre Seattle-to-Portland ride to
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Motorcycle tampering, vehicle break-in results in Auburn arrest - Sacramento Bee (blog)
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Kristopher Richard Taylor of Auburn was booked into the Placer County Jail this morning after police spotted his vehicle on Highway 49. He is suspected of tampering with a motorcycle in a parking lot in the 500 block of Nevada Street about 11 pm Monday
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Independent podcast: Richard Taylor - The Independent
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Richard Taylor and David Wood's musicalisation of LP Hartley's The Go-Between for the West Yorkshire Playhouse marks a further departure in the development of that many-faceted genre we call musical theatre
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School bus driver gets jail time in connection with deadly crash - WFMZ Allentown
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Moments before, a judge sentenced him to one to two years in prison for the death of Richard Taylor on February 17, 2010. The Schwenksvile, Montgomery County, man was driving a school bus filled with 46 students to Perkiomen Valley Middle School. ... -
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Family remembers kindness of oil worker killed in sinkhole - Bakersfield Californian
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Son Richard Taylor, Robert David Taylor, JoAnne Taylor and daughter Staci Melton. Photo courtesy of the family. Robert David Taylor with JoAnne Taylor and their children, Richard and Staci
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Weta creates train for Tangiwai film - Stuff.co.nz
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BIG SCENE: Weta Workshop's Tim Tozer, left, and Sir Richard Taylor with the miniature train used to film TV drama Tangiwai. Weta Workshop's mastery is to come to horrifying life in a TV drama depicting the 1953 Tangiwai train disaster
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Oregon professor studies crop circles - KVAL
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Richard Taylor, an Oregon physicist who directs the Material Science Institute, said the answer may be found in your kitchen. Taylor advanced a theory that artists using a device found in microwaves create crop circles in an article published in this
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Calls for London riots to be halted - The Independent
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Richard Taylor urged members of the public across London to "exercise restraint, patience and refrain from getting into violent activities". "They should not forget that we are a community," he said. "They should not take matters into their own hands
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Rugby Sculpture Makes its Move Tonight - Wellington City Council (press release)
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The sculpture commissioned by Wellington City Council for the city's hosting of Rugby World Cup 2011 (RWC 2011), created by Richard Taylor's Weta Workshop, will be craned into Jack Ilott Green tonight. Wellington's commuters will be able to see the
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High-Powered Research: The Device Behind Those Mysterious Crop Circles - TIME
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In the world of pressing science, physics professor Richard Taylor and his team from the University of Oregon—yes, these employees are funded with taxpayer money—studied crop circles and deduced that radiation waves from a magnetron works perfectly ... - -
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My Passion with Richard Taylor: Book that unlocks the secrets contained in ... - Yorkshire Post
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Churches have always been fascinating places to me. They speak volumes, not just about faith and history but about ourselves as we were and are today. There are few places as rich as a church when it comes to finding meaning in their glass, metal,
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    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 1829
    Age 84
    Richard Taylor died in 1829 at the age of 85.
    More Details Hide Details He was buried in the family cemetery, now part of the Zachary Taylor National Cemetery.
  • FIFTIES
  • 1800
    Age 55
    By 1800, Taylor had enlarged "Springfield" to by 1800.
    More Details Hide Details He remained active for the remainder of his life in Kentucky politics. He donated for the creation of Taylorsville, Kentucky, which was named in his honor.
  • FORTIES
  • 1792
    Age 47
    During the Northwest Indian War, Taylor served as a volunteer in the Kentucky militia under Major John Adair. He was injured in a disastrous 1792 battle with Indians under Little Turtle near Fort St. Clair, site of the present Eaton, Ohio.
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  • 1785
    Age 40
    They did so in 1785, and by 1790 he had built his home "Springfield", known today as the Zachary Taylor House.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1783
    Age 38
    However, he had acquired throughout Kentucky, and with the return of peace in 1783, he started clearing the land to move his family there.
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  • 1779
    Age 34
    Taylor married Sarah Dabney Strother in 1779.
    More Details Hide Details They lived first at his plantation, "Hare Forest".
  • 1777
    Age 32
    In the Fall of 1777 Thomas Shoemaker's Gwynedd township house was first plundered by Washington's army, then occupied by Taylor and other officers who kept the foragers away.
    More Details Hide Details The troops commandeered livestock and hay for the army. The troops did not even leave a milk cow for the family with small children and when they bought a new one it was taken too. However, this was stopped by Capt.Richard Taylor, Capt. William Cunningham and Capt. Francis Taylor (all from Virginia and part of Greene's Corp). They had the prime offender arrested on 24 October 1777, and made him run the gauntlet after which the families in the neighborhood where no longer bothered. Richard Taylor told Thomas Shoemaker, he had "been in nine battles and would be in ninety-nine more before the British gained the day." Thomas Shoemaker's land was the southwest corner of the intersection of present day North Wales Rd. and Welsh Rd, just outside Lansdale Pa. (currently owned by Tom and Wendy Tracy)
  • TWENTIES
  • 1769
    Age 24
    In 1769 he explored the Ohio River and Mississippi River with his older brother, Hancock Taylor, travelling from Pittsburgh to New Orleans.
    More Details Hide Details When the American Revolution began, Taylor became an officer in the Virginia Continental forces, and fought in the battles of Brandywine, Monmouth, Trenton, and White Plains. He was discharged as a lieutenant colonel.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1744
    Born
    Taylor was born in Orange County, Virginia in 1744 to Zachary and Elizabeth (Lee) Taylor.
    More Details Hide Details He was a graduate of the College of William and Mary.
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