James Taylor

23 October 1748–
Loxhore, Devon, England, United Kingdom

The Life of James

When James Taylor was christened on 23 October 1748, in Loxhore, Devon, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Taylor, was 36 and his mother, Ann Treby, was 27.

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Family Time Line

John Taylor
1712–
Ann Treby
1721–
William Taylor
1738–
Nathaniel Taylor
1745–1789
John Taylor
1740–
James Taylor
1748–

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World Events (3)

1801 · The Act of Union

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1815

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

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.

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