Edward Taylor

17 April 1853–
Hart, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of Edward

When Edward Taylor was born on 17 April 1853, in Hart, Kentucky, United States, his father, Abraham James Taylor, was 40 and his mother, Nancy Alexander, was 28. He lived in Horse Cave, Hart, Kentucky, United States in 1880.

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Family Time Line

Abraham James Taylor
1812–1875
Nancy Alexander
1824–1906
Sarah Agnes Taylor
1841–
Dorinda Eleanor Taylor
1843–
Frances Joanna Taylor
1847–1915
James A Taylor
1851–1942
Greenwood A Taylor
1851–1911
Edward Taylor
1853–
Uriah G. Taylor
1854–
Mary Elizabeth Taylor
1855–
Martha Saline "Mattie" Taylor
1857–
George W. Taylor
1858–
Carrie L. Taylor
1860–1886
Nannie Loretta Taylor
1863–1917
Abraham J Taylor
1865–
Ann M Taylor
1869–1923

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1861
Age 8
Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.
1863
Age 10
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1886
Age 33
Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

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.

Possible Related Names

Tayloe
Schneider
Tayler
Tailor

Sources (2)

  • Gillam U Taylor in household of Nancy Taylor, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Taylor, "Kentucky Births and Christenings, 1839-1960"

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