Ann McCollister

1799–1875 (Age 76)
Rockingham, Virginia, United States

The Life of Ann

When Ann McCollister was born on 13 April 1799, in Rockingham, Virginia, United States, her father, Ezekiel McCollister, was 23 and her mother, Sarah Shotwell, was 18. She married Judge John Taylor III on 6 November 1817, in Champaign, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Defiance Township, Defiance, Ohio, United States in 1860. She died on 21 December 1875, in Defiance, Defiance, Ohio, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Defiance, Defiance, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ann McCollister
Judge John Taylor III
Marriage: 6 November 1817
Jeptha Taylor
William Taylor
James Taylor
David Taylor
Mary Polly Taylor
Nancy G. Taylor
Benjamin Taylor
Sarah Taylor
Lydia Taylor

Spouse & Children

6 November 1817
Champaign, Ohio, United States


+4 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Ezekiel McCollister


  • Female1781–1817Female



  • Female1799–1875Female

  • Male1802–1855Male

  • Nancy McAllister


  • Margaret Mc Collister


World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 1

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1812 · Monumental Church Built

Age 13

The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 20

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: variant of McAllister .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Ann Taylor in household of John Taylor, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Anna Taylor in household of John Taylor, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Anna Mccollister in entry for Benjamin Taylor, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"

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