Caswell Cunningham Taylor

12 September 1845–18 June 1922 (Age 76)
Carter, Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of Caswell Cunningham

When Caswell Cunningham Taylor was born on 12 September 1845, in Carter, Tennessee, United States, his father, Caswell Cunningham Taylor, was 50 and his mother, Nancy Duncan, was 51. He married Frances T Williams on 21 November 1857, in Carter, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Civil District 5, Carter, Tennessee, United States in 1910 and Milligan College, Carter, Tennessee, United States in 1920. He died on 18 June 1922, in Carter, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Carter, Tennessee, United States.

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Caswell Cunningham Taylor
Frances T Williams
Marriage: 21 November 1857
Lucinda N Taylor
Margaret Ella Taylor
George Caswell Taylor
Frank Andrew Taylor

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  • Marriage
    21 November 1857Carter, Tennessee, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 1
    Tennessee was known as the Volunteer State because during the Mexican War the government asked Tennessee for 3,000 volunteer soldiers and 30,000 joined.
    1866 · The First Civil Rights Act
    Age 21
    The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

    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 (22)

    • Cal C Taylor, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Roswell C Taylor, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
    • C C Taylor in entry for Frank Andrew Taylor, "Tennessee Deaths, 1914-1966"

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