November 25, 1830, Fox Chase, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
April 10, 1887, Buffalo, New York.
Old Pennypack Baptist Church Cemetery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Taylor graduated from the University of Lewisburg (now Bucknell University) (1854) and Rochester Theological Seminary (now Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School) (1856).
He served pastorates in Terre Haute, Indiana (1857–60); Cincinnati, Ohio (1860–64); Chicago, Illinois (1864–70); New Orleans, Louisiana (1870–75); Providence, Rhode Island (1875–81); New York City (1881–82); Newark, New Jersey (dates unknown); and Buffalo, New York (1885–87).
Taylor edited the Baptist Sunday School Quarterly, and was expository editor of the Baptist Teacher.