James Taylor

Male1774–

Brief Life History of James

When James Taylor was born in 1774, in Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Daniel Taylor, was 22 and his mother, Mary Gaskell, was 24.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Taylor
1752–
Mary Gaskell
1750–
James Taylor
1774–
John Taylor
1777–1831
Elizabeth Betty Taylor
1778–
Hannah Taylor
1780–

Sources (4)

  • James Taylor, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • James Talor, "England, Lancashire, Parish Registers 1538-1910"
  • James Taylor, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (4)

World Events (7)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 27

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.

1815

Age 41

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

1825 · Museum of Lancashire

Age 51

The Museum of Lancashire is located in the former courthouse of Preston in Lancashire, England. The building was designed by Thomas Rickman. Some the exhibits include Lancashire through the years, at work, at play, goes to war, and law and order. All depict different times and events in Lancashire county. The museum closed in 2015 and is now only opened for scheduled appointments.

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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