Virgil Austin Taylor Sr.

Brief Life History of Virgil Austin

When Virgil Austin Taylor Sr. was born on 21 September 1893, in Saint Joseph, Buchanan, Missouri, United States, his father, Frank Pierce Taylor, was 20 and his mother, Helen Wygelia "Hattie" Underwood, was 15. He married Neva G Pruitt on 26 January 1916, in Denver, Colorado, United States. He lived in Election Precinct 112, Pueblo, Colorado, United States in 1930. He died on 14 November 1956, in Pueblo, Pueblo, Colorado, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in La Junta, Otero, Colorado, United States.

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Virgil Austin Taylor Sr.
Callie Donna Newton
Marriage: 9 November 1925
Vernon Delbert Taylor
Virgil Austin Taylor Jr

Sources (14)

  • Virgil A Taylor age 57, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Virgil A Taylor, "Colorado Statewide Marriage Index, 1853-2006" to Callie D Donegan
  • Virgil Austin Taylor age 48, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

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1901 · City Hall Built

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1910 · The BSA is Made

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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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