Margaret Buchanan Taylor

1812–1896 (Age 84)
Austinville, Wythe, Virginia, United States

The Life of Margaret Buchanan

When Margaret Buchanan Taylor was born in 1812, in Austinville, Wythe, Virginia, United States, her father, James Taylor, was 24 and her mother, Sarah Smith, was 24. She married John Stuart Crockett on 19 March 1832, in Wythe, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Wytheville, Wythe, Virginia, United States for about 20 years. She died in 1896, at the age of 84, and was buried in Wytheville, Wythe, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Stuart Crockett
1805–1864
Margaret Buchanan Taylor
1812–1896
Marriage: 19 March 1832
Stuart Henry Crockett
1831–
Sarah Crockett
1833–
Virginia Lewis
1841–1897
Henry Stuart "Hal" Crockett
1846–1908
William C. Crockett
1849–
Sarah Elizabeth Crockett
1851–1935

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
19 March 1832
Wythe, Virginia, United States
children

(6)

    Stuart Henry Crockett

    Male1831–Male

    Sarah Crockett

    Female1833–Female

    Virginia Lewis

    Female1841–1897Female

    Male1846–1908Male

    William C. Crockett

    Male1849–Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    James Taylor

    Male1788–Male

    Female1788–1810Female

siblings

(1)

World Events (8)

1812

Age 0

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1812 · Monumental Church Built

Age 0

The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 24

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 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)

  • Margaret Crockett in household of John S Crockett, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Margaret B Crockett in household of John S Crockett, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Margarett B Crockett in household of Robert Crockett, "United States Census, 1880"

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