Hi Rick- I did a preliminary search on familysearch.org You need an account but it is free. It is a death document for Jonathan and Sarah's son W.A. Taylor. At the top right side of the page it indicates Jonathan's birth and death years as 1820-1899. Lower down it indicates he was born in Tennessee.
This may help get you started.
Thanks so much Henry.
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Dear Mr. Taylor,
Thank you for posting your request on History Hub!
We searched the National Archives Catalog and located the Population Schedules for the 1850 Census, the 1860 Census, the 1870 Census; and the 1880 Census in the Records of the Bureau of the Census (Record Group 29). None of the digitized images have been downloaded into the Catalog yet. For access to these records, please contact the National Archives at Washington, DC - Textual Reference (RDT1) via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Therefore, we searched Ancestry.com and found Jonathan and Sarah Taylor in the 1850 U.S. Census, the 1860 U.S. Census, the 1870 U.S. Census and the 1880 U.S. Census. There may be a fee for using Ancestry. Instead, you may view these records online at one NARA's facilities for free via a NARA PC. For the nearest NARA location, please consult our web page at https://www.archives.gov/locations/. Also, some of the images from Ancestry are available for free on Family Search at https://www.familysearch.org/en/. Unfortunately, the 1840 U.S. Census only included the name of the head of the household, so Jonathan Taylor’s name would not show up under his father’s entry.
The 1850 and 1870 Censuses listed Jonathan Taylor’s birthplace as Mississippi while the 1860 and 1880 Censuses indicate that his birthplace was Tennessee. As a result, we suggest you search the Alabama Department of Archives & History, the Mississippi Department of Archives & History, and the Tennessee Secretary of State - Birth & Death Records for further information on birth, marriage and death records. Additionally, the 1880 Census listed Jonathan Taylor’s mother’s place of birth as Tennessee and his father’s place of birth as North Carolina.
For further guidance on genealogical research, please refer to NARA's genealogy guide and Suggestions and Advice for Family History Researchers.
We hope this is helpful. Best of luck with your family research!