Edward Allan Douglas Taylor

Male2 November 1911–29 August 1969

Brief Life History of Edward Allan Douglas

When Edward Allan Douglas Taylor was born on 2 November 1911, in Dalby, Queensland, Australia, his father, Edward Arthur Taylor, was 34 and his mother, Ida May Smith, was 22. He died on 29 August 1969, in Queensland, Australia, at the age of 57, and was buried in Queensland, Australia.

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Edward Allan Douglas Taylor
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Sources (3)

  • Edward Allan Douglas Taylor, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Edward Allan Douglas Taylor, "Australia Cemetery Inscriptions, 1802-2005"
  • Edward Allan Douglas Taylor, "Australia, Queensland Cemetery Records, 1802-1990"

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World Events (8)


Age 3

August: Australia becomes involved in World War One as Britain is preparing to declare war on Germany.


Age 7

Australian troops sent to fight in South African War.


Age 28

Australia joins Britain in declaration of war on Germany.

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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