E. W. Taylor was born in 1838. Served in Confederate army; real estate and cotton interests;
organizer of East Line Narrow Gauge Red River Railroad Company, subsequently sold to Jay
Gould. Was mayor of Jefferson and a local Druggist.  

Jefferson was one of the most important ports in Texas between 1845 and 1872. The town
reached its peak population just a few years after the Civil War and is reported to have
exceeded 30,000. During this time, Jefferson was the sixth largest town in Texas.
1870 United States Federal Census

Name: Ennis W Taylor

Age in 1870: 29

Birth Year: abt 1841

Birthplace: Alabama

Home in 1870: Jefferson, Marion, Texas

Occupation: Druggist

Household Members:
Ennis W Taylor 29
Fannie Taylor 27
Louise Taylor 4
Eben Oliver 24
1860 United States Federal Census

Name: E W Taylor

Age in 1860: 20

Birth Year: abt 1840

Birthplace: Alabama

Home in 1860: Jefferson, Marion, Texas

Occupation: Druggist

Household Members:
E W Taylor  20
Fannie Taylor  17
M Simon  28
1900 United States Federal Census

Name: Ennis Taylor

Age: 60

Birth Date: Sep 1839

Birthplace: Alabama

Home in 1900:
Fort Worth Ward 2, Tarrant, Texas

Spouse's Name: Fannie Taylor

Marriage Year: 1858

Father's Birthplace: Georgia

Mother's Birthplace: Alabama

Occupation: Capitolist

Household Members:
Ennis Taylor  60
Fannie Taylor  57
Louise Connery  30
Chas W Connery  33
Riley Samuel  21
Fannie Booth  32
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