Mary Jane Taylor

Brief Life History of Mary Jane

When Mary Jane Taylor was born on 7 April 1867, in Georgia, United States, her father, John Thomas Taylor, was 37 and her mother, Juliet Reid, was 29. She married Robert Dixon Maddox on 7 December 1887, in Monroe, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She lived in Macon, Georgia, United States in 1924 and Bubanza, Burundi in 1955. She died on 6 October 1955, in Bibb, Georgia, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Forsyth, Monroe, Georgia, United States.

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Robert Dixon Maddox
Mary Jane Taylor
Marriage: 7 December 1887
Will Maddox
Julian Reid Maddux
Edgar Taylor Maddux

Sources (10)

  • M J Maddux in household of R D Maddux, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Marnie or Mamie Taylor, "Georgia, County Marriages, 1785-1950"
  • Mamie T Maddux, "Georgia Death Index, 1933-1998"

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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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