James Taylor

James Taylor (HM2E1)

Location: Trenton, NJ 08609 Mercer County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 13.201', W 74° 45.408'

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Born May 16, 1810 in Staffordshire, England.
Taylor came to the United States in 1829 and settled for a time in Jersey City. He worked in the potteries of Troy, Indiana; Orrsville, Kentucky; Cincinnati, Ohio, and East Liverpool, Ohio, to master his craft before moving to Trenton in 1852. He set out in business with Henry A. Speeler creating the first English-style pottery in Trenton: cane-colored fireproof ware, Rockingham and Queensware. He also invented and manufactured Whiteware in this pottery and was recognized by Philadelphia's Franklin Institute with a medal for the exhibit of his porcelain invention. He retired in 1875 and pursued his interest in Freemasonry as a member of mercer Lodge No. 50.
Died Aug. 17, 1887, at his home at the corner of South Clinton Ave. and Tyler St.
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HM NumberHM2E1
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Year Placed1992
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 at 8:16pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 520692 N 4452205
Decimal Degrees40.22001667, -74.75680000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 13.201', W 74° 45.408'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 13' 12.06" N, 74° 45' 24.48" W
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Area Code(s)609
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2-98 Stevens Alley, Trenton NJ 08609, US
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