James H Taylor

23 April 1838–26 May 1905 (Age 67)
Alabama, United States

The Life Summary of James H

When James H Taylor was born on 23 April 1838, in Alabama, United States, his father, Hackney Taylor, was 27 and his mother, Milly McElroy, was 30. He married Precilla Smitherman on 22 November 1865, in Bibb, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Bibb, Alabama, United States for about 10 years and Gadsden, Etowah, Alabama, United States in 1880. He died on 26 May 1905, in Bienville, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Liberty Hill, Bienville, Louisiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

James H Taylor
1838–1905
Precilla Smitherman
1847–1924
Marriage: 22 November 1865
Leonora Taylor
1868–1880
Oscar Jesse Taylor
1869–1954
Weldon H. Taylor
1870–1905
William Crawford Taylor
1872–1966
Mary Lucy Taylor
1874–1963

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 November 1865Bibb, Alabama, United States
  • Children

    (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (10)

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    World Events (8)

    1846
    Age 8
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1849 · Capitol Building Destroyed by Fire
    Age 11
    The capitol building in Montgomery was destroyed by fire on December 14, 1849, the 30th anniversary of the state.
    1861 · Alabama Secedes From Union
    Age 23
    Alabama became the fourth state to secede from the Union during the Civil War on January 11, 1861. Several days later, they joined the Confederate States of America. Montgomery, Alabama, became the capital for the Confederate States of America.

    Name Meaning

    English and Scottish: occupational name for a tailor, from Old French tailleur (Late Latin taliator, from taliare ‘to cut’). The surname is extremely common in Britain and Ireland, and its numbers have been swelled by its adoption as an Americanized form of the numerous equivalent European names, most of which are also very common among Ashkenazic Jews, for example Schneider , Szabó , and Portnov .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Schneider
    Szabó
    Portnov
    Tailor
    Tayler
    Tayloe
    Thayer

    Sources (13)

    • James H Tailor in household of Hackney Tailor, "United States Census, 1850"
    • James H Taylor, "United States Census, 1880"
    • James Taylor in household of Hackney Taylor, "United States Census, 1860"

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