Miles Taylor

Miles Taylor (July 16, 1805 – September 23, 1873) was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives representing the state of Louisiana. He served three terms as a Democrat.

Taylor was born in Saratoga Springs, New York. He served in Congress from 1855, until Louisiana's secession from the Union. He died in Saratoga Springs, New York and was buried in the family graveyard at plantation "Front Scattery" near Belle Alliance, Louisiana. Scattery Plantation was sold in parcels and there does not seem to be any cemetery there now. Personal Life: *May 21, 1838 married to Eliza Ann Bruden age 19 of Mississippi at Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana. She died in 1850. They had four children: **John {b.1839) **Mary {Taylor} May { living 1891-widow in New Orleans} **Thomas (c.1843 – October 11, 1907, Cassanova Virginia) who served in 8th Louisiana Regiment CSA}; **Searing (c. 1845 – February 25, 1891, Saint Emma Plantation, age 45) who served as a "special Agent" for the Confederate Government. Provided by Wikipedia
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