Dora Ann Taylor

12 October 1894–12 October 1967 (Age 73)
Surry, North Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Dora Ann

When Dora Ann Taylor was born on 12 October 1894, in Surry, North Carolina, United States, her father, Constantine LaFayette Taylor, was 36 and her mother, Mary Green Cobbler, was 30. She lived in Westfield Township, Surry, North Carolina, United States in 1900 and Westfield, Surry, North Carolina, United States for about 10 years. She died on 12 October 1967, in Pilot Mountain, Surry, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Pilot Mountain, Surry, North Carolina, United States.

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Constantine LaFayette Taylor
Mary Green Cobbler
David "Dee" Lee Taylor
Albert Franklin Taylor
Roxie Ellen Taylor
Dora Ann Taylor
Luther Green Taylor
Joseph Scott Taylor

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
Age 2
A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage
Age 3
In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
Age 22
Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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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Sources (8)

  • Dora A Taylor in household of Constantine L Taylor, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Dora Taylor in household of Constatine Taylor, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Dora Taylor, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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