Zachary Taylor

 On November 24, 1784, Zachary Taylor was born on a plantation in Orange County, Virginia, to a prominent family of planters of English ancestry. His birthplace may have been Hare Forest Farm, the home of his maternal grandfather William Strother, though this has not been determined with certainty. Taylor was the 12th President of the United States, serving from March 1849 until his death in … Continue reading Zachary Taylor