Susannah Taylor

Brief Life History of Susannah

When Susannah Taylor was born in 1696, in Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Abraham Taylor I, was 40 and her mother, Mary Whittaker, was 35. She married Lt John Troup on 9 September 1732, in Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 1 son.

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Lt John Troup
Susannah Taylor
Marriage: 9 September 1732
Jacob E Troup

Sources (2)

  • Susanah Taylor, "Massachusetts, Marriages, 1695-1910"
  • Susanah Taylor, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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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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