Smith K Taylor

about 1832–about 1899 (Age 67)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Smith K

When Smith K Taylor was born about 1832, in Tennessee, United States, his father, Thomas S Taylor, was 30 and his mother, Rebecca C. Powers, was 21. He had at least 4 sons and 6 daughters with Rebecca Jane Johnson. He lived in Rutherford, Tennessee, United States in 1850 and Decatur, Tennessee, United States in 1880. He died about 1899, in Tennessee, United States, at the age of 67.

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Smith K Taylor
Rebecca Jane Johnson
James Thomas Taylor
Mary Ann " Grannie" Taylor
John William Taylor
Joseph P. Taylor
Martha C Taylor
Margaret S. C. Taylor
S. J. Taylor
S. W. Taylor
Lillie I. Taylor
Serena Isabel Taylor

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    Rebecca C. Powers




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World Events (8)

1832 · The Black Hawk War

Age 0

Convinced that a group of Native American tribes were hostile, The United States formed a frontier militia to stop them in their tracks. Even though Black Hawk was hoping to avoid bloodshed while trying to resettle on tribal land, U.S. officials opened fire on the Native Americans. Black Hawk then responded to this confrontation by successfully attacking the militia at the Battle of Stillman's Run and then left northward. After a few months the militia caught up with Black Hawk and his men and defeated them at the Battle of Wisconsin Heights. While being weakened by hunger, injuries and desertion, Black Hawk and the rest of the many native survivors retreated towards the Mississippi. Unfortunately, Black Hawk and other leaders were later captured when they surrendered to the US forces and were then imprisoned for a year.
1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 3

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.
1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 30

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: occupational name for a tailor, from Old French tailleur (Late Latin taliator, from taliare ‘to cut’). The surname is extremely common in Britain and Ireland, and its numbers have been swelled by its adoption as an Americanized form of the numerous equivalent European names, most of which are also very common among Ashkenazic Jews, for example Schneider , Szabó , and Portnov .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Smith K Taylor, "United States Census, 1870"
  • S K Taylor, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Smith K Taylor in household of Thomas Taylor, "United States Census, 1850"

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