Orion Lindel Taylor

Brief Life History of Orion Lindel

When Orion Lindel Taylor was born on 14 April 1859, in Cecil, Maryland, United States, his father, Lorenzo Dow Taylor, was 44 and his mother, Rebecca Ann Sidwell, was 24. He married Mary W Paul on 19 April 1891, in Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Brick Meeting House, Rising Sun, Cecil, Maryland, United States in 1880 and Calvert, Cecil, Maryland, United States for about 20 years. He died on 11 May 1925, in Oxford, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Rosebank Cemetery, Calvert, Cecil, Maryland, United States.

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Orion Lindel Taylor
Mary W Paul
Marriage: 19 April 1891
Harold Sidwell Taylor
Sara E. Taylor

Sources (10)

  • Richard Taylor, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Orion Taylor - Government record: Census record: birth-name: Orion Taylor
  • Orion Leindel Taylor, "Find A Grave Index"

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1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

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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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