William Taylor

7 May 1779–24 September 1836 (Age 57)
Charlton, Charlton, Saratoga, New York, United States

The Life Summary of William

When William Taylor was born on 7 May 1779, in Charlton, Charlton, Saratoga, New York, United States, his father, John Taylor, was 29 and his mother, Chloe Cox, was 26. He married Lucy Harger in 1806. They were the parents of at least 11 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 24 September 1836, in his hometown, at the age of 57, and was buried in Charlton, Charlton, Saratoga, New York, United States.

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William Taylor
Lucy Harger
Marriage: 1806
James Edwin Taylor
Sarah Sophia Taylor
William Lorenzo Taylor
Eber Leander Taylor
John William Taylor
Ann Eliza Taylor
Sarah Sophia Taylor
Elisha Taylor
Samuel H Taylor
Samuel W Taylor
David Taylor
Richard Taylor
Josiah Taylor
Lydia Lucy Jane Taylor
Joseph Elliot Taylor

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    World Events (8)

    1781 · The First Constitution
    Age 2
    Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
    1783 · A Free America
    Age 4
    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.
    1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York
    Age 18
    Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.

    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 (24)

    • William Taylor in entry for Joseph Elliot Taylor, "New York Births and Christenings, 1640-1962"
    • William Taylor in entry for Joseph E. Taylor, "Michigan Deaths, 1867-1897"
    • Wm Taylor, "Find A Grave Index"

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