Lewis Willis Taliaferro

about 1779–
King George, Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Lewis Willis

When Lewis Willis Taliaferro was born about 1779, in King George, Virginia, United States, his father, John Taliaferro, was 33 and his mother, Elizabeth Thornton, was 44. He married Mary C. Standard in Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter.

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Lewis Willis Taliaferro
Mary C. Standard
Elizabeth H Taliferro

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World Events (8)

1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital
Age 1
On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.
1781 · The First Constitution
Age 2
Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
Age 33
War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Name Meaning

(1997: 1444;2007: 3011; 2010: 3959)Altered form of Italian Tagliaferro , which spread to the US from England (see Tolliver ).

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

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