Ellender Taylor

16 May 1819–16 December 1878 (Age 59)
Shelby, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of Ellender

When Ellender Taylor was born on 16 May 1819, in Shelby, Kentucky, United States, her father, William T Taylor, was 48 and her mother, Sarah Worrell, was 39. She married Greenberry W. Watts on 13 September 1841, in Shelby, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Harrisonville, Shelby, Kentucky, United States in 1870. She died on 16 December 1878, in Waddy, Shelby, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 59.

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Family Time Line

Greenberry W. Watts
Ellender Taylor
Marriage: 13 September 1841
W. W. Watts
about 1841–
Nancy Jane Watts
Richard W. Watts
Susan Mary Watts
Pauline Watts
John W. Watts
Sarah E. Watts

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 September 1841Shelby, Kentucky, United States
  • Children


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    +5 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1820 · Making States Equal
    Age 1
    The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
    Age 6
    Historical Boundaries 1825: Shelby, Kentucky, United States
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 17
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    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 (10)

    • Ellender Watts in household of G W Watts, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Ellender Taylor, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
    • Ellen Taylor in entry for Sarah Elizabeth Watts, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1965"

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