John W Faylor

Brief Life History of John W

When John W Faylor was born in December 1827, in LaSalle, Illinois, United States, his father, John Faylor, was 23 and his mother, Cynthia Smith, was 29. He married Eliza A. Hartford on 13 October 1849, in La Salle, LaSalle, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He died on 3 April 1854, in Mazon, Grundy, Illinois, United States, at the age of 26.

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John W Faylor
Eliza A. Hartford
Marriage: 13 October 1849
Althea Faylor
Frances Faylor

Sources (4)

  • John W Faylor, "United States Census, 1850"
  • John W Taylor, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
  • John Taylor in entry for James C. Keltner and Eliza J. Taylor, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"

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1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.


Historical Boundaries: 1831: Illinois, United States

1836 · Remember the Alamo

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

Americanized form of German Fehler or Feiler or Failer, a variant of the latter. Compare Failor and Falor .

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

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