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Below is our list of notable people who were born, died or were buried in the area surrounding Taylor. Please note that while we are collecting data on an ongoing basis, it's a big task and it's unlikely that our list will ever be more than a sample.

  • Francis Bicknell Carpenter
  • Millard Fillmore
    • 13th President of the US (1850 - 1853). He was born in Summer Hill (NY) on January 7, 1800 (a Tueday) and died in Buffalo (NY) on March 8, 1874 (a Sunday) at the age of 74. He is buried at Forest Lawn Cemetery (Erie County, New York).
    • Summer Hill is located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the west of Taylor.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Millard Fillmore<1>
  • Herbert Franklin
    • Full name: Herbert Henry Franklin
    • Automotive pioneer, inventor, businessman. He was born in Lisle (NY) on September 1, 1866 (a Saturday) and died in Syracuse (NY) on July 7, 1956 (a Saturday) at the age of 89. He is buried at Oakwood Cemetery (Onondaga County, New York).
    • Lisle is located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the south of Taylor.
    • Syracuse is located 35 miles [56.3 km] to the north of Taylor.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Herbert Franklin<1>
  • Tompkins Harrison Matteson
    • Artist. He was born in Peterboro (NY) on May 9, 1813 (a Sunday) and died in Sherburne (NY) on February 2, 1884 (a Saturday) at the age of 70.
    • Peterboro is located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the north of Taylor.
    • Sherburne is located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the east of Taylor.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Tompkins Harrison Matteson<1>
  • John Joseph McGraw
  • Elmer Ambrose Sperry
  • Lewis De Witt 'Snake' Wiltse

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Footnotes ...

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