Adam Taylor

2 November 1754–12 April 1812
Dent, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Adam

When Adam Taylor was born on 2 November 1754, in Dent, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Christopher Taylor, was 33 and his mother, Elizabeth Stewart, was 36. He married Elizabeth Plumber on 6 May 1786. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He was buried in Saint John, Pemberton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Adam Taylor
Elizabeth Plumber
Marriage: 6 May 1786
Christopher Taylor
Eliz Taylor
Phyllis Taylor
Mary Taylor
Ann Taylor
Richard Taylor
Ruth Taylor

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 May 1786
  • Children


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    World Events (2)

    1801 · The Act of Union
    Age 47
    The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
    1808 · The British West Africa Squadron
    Age 54
    The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.

    Name Meaning

    English, Scottish, and Irish: occupational name for a tailor, from Anglo-Norman French, Middle English taillour ‘tailor’ (Old French tailleor, tailleur; Late Latin taliator, from taliare ‘to cut’). The surname is extremely common in Britain and Ireland. In North America, it has absorbed equivalents from other languages, many of which are also common among Ashkenazic Jews, for example German Schneider and Hungarian Szabo . It is also very common among African Americans.In some cases also an Americanized form of French Terrien ‘owner of a farmland’ or of its altered forms, such as Therrien and Terrian .

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

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    Sources (29)

    • Adam Taylor, "England, Lancashire, Marriage Bonds and Allegations, 1746-1799"
    • Adam Taylor in entry for Chrisr. Taylor, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • Adam Taylor, "England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991"

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