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Taylor, J. H.

(born:  -  died: ) 

Taylor came to Louisville, KY, in 1865; he was the first African American mortician in Louisville. His undertaking business was one of the leading three for African Americans; the other two were owned by The Fox Brothers and Minnie and William Watson. Taylor's business was later merged with R. C. Fox's [The Fox Brothers]. For more see A History of Blacks in Kentucky from Slavery to Segregation, 1760-1891, by M. B. Lucas; and History of the United Brothers of Friendship and Sisters of the Mysterious Ten, by W. H. Gibson, Sr.

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NKAA Entry: Fox, Robert and Samuel
NKAA Entry: Watson, Levina and William
NKAA Entry: Gibson, William H., Sr.
NKAA Source: A History of Blacks in Kentucky: from slavery to segregation, 1760-1891
NKAA Source: History of the United Brothers of Friendship and Sisters of the Mysterious Ten, a Negro order organized August 1, 1861 in the city of Louisville, Ky

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NKAA Entry:  Watson, Levina and William
NKAA Entry:  Fox, Robert and Samuel

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