James Taylor

30 January 1804–10 March 1884 (Age 80)
Sullivan, Tennessee, United States

The Life of James

When James Taylor was born on 30 January 1804, in Sullivan, Tennessee, United States, his father, John "Westville John" Taylor, was 31 and his mother, Barbara Strickler, was 28. He married Eleanor Moody on 17 June 1824, in Champaign, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 9 daughters. He died on 10 March 1884, in Concord Township, Champaign, Ohio, United States, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

James Taylor
1804–1884
Eleanor Moody
1805–1880
Marriage: 17 June 1824
Isaac M. Taylor
1815–1900
Barbara Taylor
1824–1881
Barbara Taylor
1826–1882
Phebe Taylor
1830–1878
Lydia Taylor
1833–1883
Margaret Taylor
1836–
Mary Paulette Taylor
1837–1888
Polly Taylor
1838–
Sarah Taylor
1840–
John Taylor
1845–1894
Eliza Taylor
1850–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
17 June 1824
Champaign, Ohio, United States
children

(11)

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1808

Age 4

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1811

Age 7

Concord Township was organized in 1811.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 21

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

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)

  • James Taylor, "United States Census, 1850"
  • James Taylor, "United States Census, 1860"
  • James Taylor, "United States Census, 1870"

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