Amanda Isabel Presley

11 March 1813–29 January 1889 (Age 75)
Oswego, Oswego, New York, United States

The Life of Amanda Isabel

When Amanda Isabel Presley was born on 11 March 1813, in Oswego, Oswego, New York, United States, her father, Mathew William Presley, was 38 and her mother, Abiar Tifft, was 33. She married Jeremiah M Taylor about 1835, in New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Ohio, United States in 1870 and Liberty, Wood, Ohio, United States in 1880. She died on 29 January 1889, in Tontogany, Wood, Ohio, United States, at the age of 75.

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Family Time Line

Jeremiah M Taylor
1811–1890
Amanda Isabel Presley
1813–1889
Marriage: about 1835
Sylvester Taylor
1834–1875
Martha Taylor
1836–1869
Hiram Taylor
1842–1861
Lydia Abia Taylor
1844–1894
Tryphena Taylor
1847–1900
Edwin Zachariah Taylor
1849–1893
Lemay Isabell Taylor
1852–1916
Amanda Lucy Taylor
1852–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1835
New York, United States
children

(8)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(15)

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World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 6

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 14

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 23

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Priestley .2 Americanized form of German Pressler .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Amanda I Tayler in household of Jerimiah Tayler, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Amanda Taylor in household of Jeremiah Taylor, "New York State Census, 1865"
  • Amada Taylor in household of Jeremiah Taylor, "United States Census, 1850"

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