Mary Goodloe Somerville

1806–1858 (Age 52)
Virginia, United States

The Life of Mary Goodloe

When Mary Goodloe Somerville was born in 1806, in Virginia, United States, her father, John Somerville, was 26 and her mother, Frances Anderson Taylor, was 20. She married George T. Taylor on 25 April 1825, in Mecklenburg, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 1 April 1858, in Tipton, Tipton, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 52, and was buried in Mason, Tipton, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

George T. Taylor
Mary Goodloe Somerville
Marriage: 25 April 1825
Frances Anderson Taylor
William Henry Taylor
James William Taylor

Spouse and Children

25 April 1825
Mecklenburg, Virginia, United States



    William Henry Taylor


    James William Taylor


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 2

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1812 · Monumental Church Built

Age 6

The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 14

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish (of Norman origin): habitational name, probably from Graveron Sémerville in Nord, named with the Germanic personal name Sigimar ( see Siemer ) + Old French ville ‘settlement’.2 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Somacháin ( see Summers ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary G Taylor in household of George T Taylor, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Mary Goodroe Somervill, "Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1771-1943"
  • Mary Goodroe Somervill, "Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1771-1943"

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