Elizabeth Taylor

from 1725 to 1730–before 1777 (Age 52)
Cumberland, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Taylor was born from 1725 to 1730, in Cumberland, New Jersey, United States, her father, John Taylor Sr., was 34 and her mother, Sarah Hoff, was 25. She died before 1777, in New Jersey, United States, at the age of 51.

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Dnk Robbins
1725–
Elizabeth Taylor
1725–1777

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1696–1779Male

    Sarah Hoff

    Female1705–1779Female

siblings

(5)

World Events (3)

1775

Age 50

"During the six-year Revolutionary war, more of the fights took place in New Jersey than any other colony. Over 296 engagements between opposing forces were recorded. One of the largest conflicts of the entire war took place between Morristown and Middlebrook, referred to as the ""Ten Crucial Days"" and remembered by the famous phrase ""the times that try men's souls"". The revolution won some of their most desperately needed victories during this time."
1776

Age 51

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · The Declaration to the King

Age 51

"""At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""

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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  • New Jersey Abstract of Wills 1670-1817

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