Sarah Elizabeth Best Taylor (1760 - 1834)

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Sarah "Sally" Elizabeth (Best) Taylor
1760 - 1834
February 1760
Tyrell, Edgecomb, North Carolina, USA
c. March 22, 1834
Richardsville, Warren, KY
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Sarah Elizabeth Best Taylor was born in February 1760 at Tyrell, Edgecomb, North Carolina, USA. Her maiden name is Best and she married into the Taylor family. She died c. March 22, 1834 at Richardsville, Warren, KY at 74 years old.
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Sarah "Sally" Taylor was born in at Tyrell, Edgecomb, North Carolina, USA
Sarah "Sally" Taylor died at Richardsville, Warren, KY
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Sarah Elizabeth Best Taylor died c. March 22, 1834 at Richardsville, Warren, KY at age 74. She was buried in Taylor Fam Cem, Warren, Ky. She was born in February 1760 at Tyrell, Edgecomb, North Carolina, USA. We have no information about Sarah "Sally"'s immediate family.

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In 1805, she was 45 years old when on March 4th, Thomas Jefferson was inaugurated as President of the United States for the second time. He won 72.8% of the popular vote.

In 1808, she was 48 years old when on February 11th, anthracite coal - the hardest form of coal - was first burned as fuel by Jesse Fell, in Pennsylvania. He burned the coal on an open air grate. This discovery led to the use of coal as the key fuel source of the industrial revolution in the United States.

In 1817, Sarah "Sally" was 57 years old when on March 4th, James Monroe was sworn in as the fifth President of the United States. He had run against Rufus King and won 68.2% of the popular vote.

In 1824, by the time she was 64 years old, on December 3rd, the U.S. presidential election of 1824 was finally decided. None of the four candidates for U.S. President gained a majority of the electoral votes so for the first - and last - time the election was thrown into the U.S. House of Representatives for a decision, called a contingent election. John Quincy Adams won on the first vote. Another candidate, Andrew Jackson, never accepted the results and accused Adams and Henry Clay - the Speaker of the House - of striking a "corrupt bargain".

In 1834, in the year of Sarah Elizabeth Best Taylor's passing, on July 15th, the Spanish Inquisition - which began in the 15th century - was abolished by the royal decree of Isabella II. The last known person to be hung by the Inquisition was Cayetano Ripoll - in 1826 - who was a school teacher. He was accused of teaching "deist principles" - which posits that God does not interfere directly with the world.

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