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John L. Taylor

1769-1829

 
 
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By Cleo Robertson, August 28, 2016
1. John L. Taylor Marker
Inscription. First Chief Justice of N.C. Supreme Court, 1819-1829; author of numerous legal works. Grave is ½ mi. E. Home is 1 mi. S.W.
 
Erected 1976 by Division of Archive and History. (Marker Number H-55.)
 
Location. 35° 47.087′ N, 78° 38.07′ W. Marker is in Raleigh, North Carolina, in Wake County. Marker is at the intersection of North Person Street and Oakwood Avenue, on the right when traveling north on North Person Street. Click for map. Located in front of the historic Hunter House. Marker is at or near this postal address: 400 N Person St, Raleigh NC 27601, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Oakwood Cemetery (a few steps from this marker); William Polk (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); North Carolina Medical Society 150th Anniversary (about 500 feet away); Alexander B. Andrews (about 500 feet away); Fannie E. S. Heck (about 600 feet away); Henry Clay Oak (about 700 feet away); Jane McKimmon (about 700 feet away); Lamar Stringfield (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Raleigh.
 
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John L. Taylor Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cleo Robertson, August 28, 2016
2. John L. Taylor Marker
Photo looking north with marker in front of the Carey J. Hunter House on the corner.
1. NCpedia: John Louis Taylor. (Submitted on August 29, 2016, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.)
2. Find-A-Grave: John Louis Taylor. Buried in Oakwood Cemetery in Raleigh (Plot PESCUD 1). (Submitted on August 29, 2016, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.) 

3. NC Highway Historical Marker Program: John L. Taylor. (Submitted on August 29, 2016, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.)
4. Wikipedia: John Louis Taylor. (Submitted on August 29, 2016, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.)
5. NCHome: John Louis Taylor. 1st NC Supreme Court Chief Justice (Submitted on August 29, 2016, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.) 

6. NC Supreme Court Historical Society: John Louis Taylor. Portrait and vital statistics of the First Chief Justice. (Submitted on August 29, 2016, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.) 

7. Geni: Justice John Louis Taylor. Genealogy and family history. (Submitted on August 29, 2016, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.) 

8. Officers of the Grand Lodge A.F. & A. M. of North Carolina. First one hundred years (1787 to 1887). (Submitted on August 29, 2016, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.) 
 
Additional comments.
1. Biography
First Chief Justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court. Only foreign born Chief Justice
John L. Taylor Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cleo Robertson, August 28, 2016
3. John L. Taylor Marker
Looking south along N. Person Street.
in North Carolina state history. Served in the North Carolina House of Commons; became a Superior Court judge and turned over his law practice to his brother-in-law, William Gaston, who later became a North Carolina Supreme Court judge and U.S. Congressman. Came to America age twelve years and studied at William and Mary College. Was a Sixth and Tenth Grand Master of Masons of North Carolina. Stayed in office at the Supreme court until his death.
    — Submitted August 29, 2016, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicGovernmentPolitics
 
Hon. John Louis Taylor image. Click for full size.
By Artist & photographer unknown
4. Hon. John Louis Taylor
Image from the North Carolina Museum of History.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. This page has been viewed 69 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on August 29, 2016.
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