Daniel Taylor

Male28 October 1752–

Brief Life History of Daniel

When Daniel Taylor was born on 28 October 1752, in Billinge, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Daniel Taylor, was 42 and his mother, Elizabeth Gibson, was 38. He married Mary Gaskell on 5 September 1773, in Wigan, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He died in Lunenburg, Virginia, United States.

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Daniel Taylor
Mary Gaskell
Marriage: 5 September 1773
James Taylor
John Taylor
Elizabeth Betty Taylor
Hannah Taylor

Sources (17)

  • Daniel Tayler, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Daniel Taylor, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
  • Daniel Taylor in entry for John Taylor, "England, Lancashire, Parish Registers 1538-1910"

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  • Marriage
    5 September 1773Wigan, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (4)

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    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (8)

    1754 · Seven Years' War

    Age 2

    The Seven Years' War began as a North American conflict then stretched between England and France. England, along with allies, battled France in America, India, and Europe, making it arguably the first global war. The conflict ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris in 1763 and England was victorious. The Seven Years' war ultimately led to discontent in the colonies and the American Revolution.

    1758 · Mount Vernon

    Age 6

    Mount Vernon Plantation was the home of George Washington. It started off as 2,000 acres and was later expanded to 8,000 acres. The house itself started off as a six room building then got extended to twenty-one rooms.

    1783 · A Free America

    Age 31

    The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

    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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