Thirza Taylor

23 February 1805–
Belper, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Thirza

When Thirza Taylor was born on 23 February 1805, in Belper, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Daniel Taylor, was 42 and her mother, Susanna Hallsworth, was 39. She married James Simpson on 9 August 1830, in Duffield, Derbyshire, England. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Moroni, Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1860 and Oneida, Idaho, United States in 1880. She died in Blackfoot, Bingham, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Simpson
1799–1883
Thirza Taylor
1805–
Marriage: 9 August 1830
Sarah Simpson
1827–
Susannah Simpson
1832–
Susanna Simpson
1833–
Eliza Simpson
1834–
Aaron Simpson
1836–1894
Abraham Simpson
1842–
Mary Ann Simpson
1843–1917

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 August 1830Duffield, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1808
    Age 3
    Atlantic slave trade abolished.
    1808 · The British West Africa Squadron
    Age 3
    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.
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 31
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Tayloe
    Schneider
    Tayler
    Tailor

    Sources (25)

    • Thirza Simpson, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • Thurza Garrett in household of John Garrett, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Thirza Simpson in entry for Mary Simpson, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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