In the 1860 census, Samuel's profession is listed as Tailor.
Fact: Census (1860) Clay Township, Hardin, Iowa, United States
Some genealogies give Samuel's death date as April 10, 1894. No source is given for this death date. 1864, the year given in Ort Bachelor's genealogy, is used here.
1860 Census: "United States Census, 1860," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M82K-NM9 : accessed 5 January 2015), S Taylor in household of E G Smith, Clay Township, Hardin, Iowa, United States; from "1860 U.S. Federal Census - Population," Fold3.com; citing p. 52, household ID 358, NARA microfilm publication M653, National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.; FHL microfilm 803,323.
Genealogy: Bachelor, Ort L. Taylor ~ Smith Family Record Property of Orra Burch This Record includes only the trees of the Taylors and Smith Families as given in my Record book. Undated.
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Samuel by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Samuel: