Thomas Absalam Taylor

10 December 1879–3 August 1946 (Age 66)
Shiloh, Cleburne, Arkansas, United States

The Life Summary of Thomas Absalam

When Thomas Absalam Taylor was born on 10 December 1879, in Shiloh, Cleburne, Arkansas, United States, his father, Robert Granison Taylor, was 71 and his mother, Rosa Ann Collins, was 42. He married Annie Kay Sims on 8 April 1906. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Piney Township, Carroll, Arkansas, United States in 1930 and Hickory Township, Carroll, Arkansas, United States in 1940. He died on 3 August 1946, in Green Forest, Carroll, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Green Forest, Carroll, Arkansas, United States.

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Thomas Absalam Taylor
Annie Kay Sims
Marriage: 8 April 1906
Robert Wesley Taylor
Zettie Bessie Taylor
Floyd Omer Taylor
Lillie Margaret Joy Taylor
Alpha Dallas Taylor
Wilford Sim Taylor
Winford Thomas Taylor

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
Age 2
Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
Age 4
Historical Boundaries - 1883: Cleburne, Arkansas, United States
1898 · War with the Spanish
Age 19
After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

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 (8)

  • A P Taylor in household of Robt Taylor, "United States Census, 1900"
  • T A Taylor, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Tomas A Taylor, "United States Census, 1930"

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