William Taylor Maynard

Brief Life History of William Taylor

When William Taylor Maynard was born in November 1844, in Pond Creek, Pike, Kentucky, United States, his father, Alvis Maynard Sr, was 36 and his mother, Harrietta A Taylor, was 36. He married Victoria Williamson on 11 August 1867, in Pikeville, Pike, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Magisterial District 6, Pike, Kentucky, United States in 1900 and Goody, Pike, Kentucky, United States in 1920. He died on 7 January 1920, in Pike, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Pond Creek, Pike, Kentucky, United States.

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William Taylor Maynard
Victoria Williamson
Marriage: 11 August 1867
Alvis Maynard
Emily D Maynard
Benjamin Maynard
Infant Maynard
George Scott Maynard
James Bertrand Maynard
George Washington Maynard
Jane Maynard
Anna Maynard
Ida Maynard
Ora Maynard
May Maynard

Sources (34)

  • Wm Mainard in household of Alvis Mainard, "United States Census, 1850"
  • William T. Maynard, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • William T Maynard, "Find A Grave Index"

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Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin) and French: from the Middle English and Old French personal name Mainard (from ancient Germanic Maganhard, Meginard, from magin- ‘power, might’ + hard- ‘brave, hardy’). Compare Mainard .

Altered form of French Ménard (see Menard ), a cognate of 1 above.

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

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