Henry Augustine Tayloe

27 March 1836–19 December 1908 (Age 72)
Virginia, United States

The Life of Henry Augustine

When Henry Augustine Tayloe was born on 27 March 1836, in Virginia, United States, his father, William Henry Tayloe, was 37 and his mother, Henrietta Ogle, was 36. He married Courtenay Norton Chinn on 30 October 1860, in Prince William, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Marshall Magisterial District, Richmond, Virginia, United States for about 20 years. He died on 19 December 1908, in Mount Airy, Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States, at the age of 72.

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Henry Augustine Tayloe
Courtenay Norton Chinn
Marriage: 30 October 1860
Henrietta Ogle Tayloe
Benjamin Tasker Tayloe
Sophy Tayloe
Mary Sarah K. "Sallie" Tayloe
William Henry Tayloe
Courtney Norton Tayloe
Estelle Tayloe
Henry Gwynne Tayloe
Elizabeth Woodville Tayloe
Edward Bladen Tayloe
Louise Plater Tayloe
Beverley Tucker Tayloe

Spouse and Children

30 October 1860
Prince William, Virginia, United States


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World Events (8)

1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

Age 8

In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.

Age 10

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1861 · The Battle of Manassas

Age 25

The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 

Name Meaning

Possibly a variant of English Taylor .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Henry A Taylor, "United States Census, 1900"
  • H A Taylor, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Henry A Tayloe in entry for Elizabeth Woodville Tayloe, "Virginia, Death Certificates, 1912-1987"

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