George Edward Taylor

Brief Life History of George Edward

When George Edward Taylor was born on 22 December 1859, in South Carolina, United States, his father, Robert Taylor, was 26 and his mother, Nancy C. Dickerd, was 22. He married Anna Caroline Granger on 14 February 1879. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States in 1920 and Woodruff, Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States in 1930. He died on 22 January 1936, at the age of 76, and was buried in Woodruff, Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Edward Taylor
1859–1936
Anna Caroline Granger
1861–1938
Marriage: 14 February 1879
Mary DeLillian Taylor
1883–1966
Ed Taylor
Jack Taylor
Henry Baxter Taylor
1884–1953
Cora Lee Taylor
1886–1967
Robert Edwin Taylor
1889–1944
George Thomas Taylor
1891–1952
Tessie Victoria Taylor
1893–1987
Roy Taylor
1895–1899
Clyde Backman Taylor Sr.
1899–1976
Annie Ruth Taylor
1902–1963
Paul Andrew Taylor
1906–1978

Sources (17)

  • Geo E Taylor, "United States Census, 1860"
  • George W. Taylor, "South Carolina Deaths, 1915-1965"
  • George E Taylor, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

World Events (8)

1860

In 1860, South Carolina quit the United States because its citizens were in favor of slavery and President Lincoln was not. The Civil War started a year later.

1863

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and Irish: occupational name for a tailor, from Anglo-Norman French, Middle English taillour ‘tailor’ (Old French tailleor, tailleur; Late Latin taliator, from taliare ‘to cut’). The surname is extremely common in Britain and Ireland. In North America, it has absorbed equivalents from other languages, many of which are also common among Ashkenazic Jews, for example German Schneider and Hungarian Szabo . It is also very common among African Americans.

In some cases also an Americanized form of French Terrien ‘owner of a farmland’ or of its altered forms, such as Therrien and Terrian .

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

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