Amanda Taylor

Brief Life History of Amanda

When Amanda Taylor was born on 19 March 1798, in Scipio, Cayuga, New York, United States, her father, Zeeb Taylor, was 47 and her mother, Lydia Taylor, was 38. She married Abraham Wheeler on 21 January 1816. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Athens Township, Crawford, Pennsylvania, United States in 1850. She died on 4 May 1855, in Blooming Valley, Crawford, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Blooming Valley, Crawford, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Abraham Wheeler
1792–1876
Amanda Taylor
1798–1855
Marriage: 21 January 1816
Lorinda Wheeler
1816–1900
Lorenzo Dow Wheeler
1818–1902
Elisha Taylor Wheeler
1820–1902
Roxana Wheeler
1822–1908
Elvira S. Wheeler
1824–1905
Phebe Marilla Wheeler
1826–1892
Samantha Wheeler
1828–1844
Elijah Monroe Wheeler
1831–1865
Almeda A Wheeler
1834–1918
William Victor Wheeler
1836–1890

Sources (4)

  • Amanda Wheeler in household of Abraham Wheeler, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Amanda Taylor Wheeler, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Amanda TAYLOR -

World Events (7)

1799

Historical Boundaries 1799: Cayuga, New York, United States

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

1819 · Panic! of 1819

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

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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