William H Taylor

Male26 January 1785–from 1823 to 1825

Brief Life History of William H

When William H Taylor was born on 26 January 1785, in Freckenham, Suffolk, England, his father, William Taylor, was 32 and his mother, Temperance Clarke, was 27. He married Ann Wanmer in 1818, in Lancashire, England. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. In 1818, at the age of 33, his occupation is listed as shoemaker. He died from 1823 to 1825.

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Family Time Line

William H Taylor
Ann Wanmer
Marriage: 1818
James Taylor
Ann Elizabeth Taylor

Sources (5)

  • William Taylor in entry for John Bowler and Ann Elizabeth Taylor, "England, Leicestershire Parish Registers, 1533-1991"
  • William Taylor in entry for Ann, "England, Manchester, Parish Registers, 1603-1910"
  • William Taylor in entry for Ann Taylor, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1818Lancashire, England
  • Children (2)

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    Siblings (2)

    World Events (6)

    1787 · English Convicts Sail to Australia

    Age 2

    The first fleet of convicts sailed from England to Australia on May 13, 1787. By 1868, over 150,000 felons had been exiled to New South Wales, Van Diemen's Land, and Western Australia.

    1789 · The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano

    Age 4

    "Former slave Olaudah Equiano settled in London and published his autobiography titled ""The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano."" Equiano learned to read and write and converted to Christianity. His autobiography is one of the oldest published works by an African-American writer."

    1801 · The Act of Union

    Age 16

    The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.

    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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