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Tragic Death of Deputy Sheriff Scott Taylor 1910

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Tragic Death of Deputy Sheriff Scott Taylor 1910

Posted: 1524327954000
Classification: Death
Surnames: Taylor, Norris
Source: Unknown Florida newspaper 28 May 1910, taken from the indexed cards ar the East Stake Family History Center, Jacksonville, Florida.

Montgomery, Ala., May 25 - A special in the Advertiser says that Jesse Matson, a negro, the alleged slayer of Deputy Sheriff Scott Taylor at the Acton mines this morning, was captured tonight near the Jemison mine.

He was caught by a posse headed by Sheriff J. M. Norris of Shelby county, and is being taken to the county jail at Columbiana tonight. It is said that a request will be made for a special term of court for this case. The popularity of Taylor was great and feeling runs high among his friends.

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