Home of Henry Taylor, with his children and grand-children standing in front.
Henry Taylor (see also Henry Taylor) was a free African American man who lived in Wilmington, NC in the 1800s. He was very involved in local civic and religious groups. From left to right: Lida Taylor, wife of John E. Taylor; John Edward Taylor, brother of Robert R.; Gertrude Taylor, Williston teacher and daughter of John Edward; Carrie Taylor Wright, daughter of John Edward; Lillian Taylor Shober, daughter of Anna Maria Taylor and James Shober; unknown; Robert R. Taylor, valedictorian of his class at M.I.T. and architect of many of the buildings at the Tuskegee Institute; Robert R. Taylor's children, perhaps Robert, Jr. and Helen or Beatrice in front. The family home was on N. 8th Street.
Taylor Family; African American families; Taylor, Robert R. (Robert Robinson), 1868-1942.
black and white photograph
Cape Fearians Vertical Files, "Henry Taylor House"
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