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Col. John Taylor (1828 pioneers)

Col. John Taylor (1780-1849) was a pioneer merchant, land speculator and Sangamon County official, serving as the county‚Äôs first sheriff and as county treasurer during the 1820s. He was one of the four original proprietors of Springfield in 1824, along … Continue reading

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