Joseph Hyrum Taylor

16 March 1852–10 May 1920 (Age 68)
Bristol, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Joseph Hyrum

When Joseph Hyrum Taylor was born on 16 March 1852, in Bristol, England, United Kingdom, his father, Stephen King Taylor, was 43 and his mother, Adelia Caroline Rogers, was 42. He married Alice Lee about 1874, in United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Milton, Morgan, Utah, United States in 1900 and Morgan, Utah, United States in 1910. He died on 10 May 1920, in Porterville, Morgan, Utah, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Porterville Cemetery, Porterville, Morgan, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Hyrum Taylor
Alice Lee
Marriage: about 1874
Stephen Joseph Hyrum Lee Taylor
Mary Jane Taylor

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  • Marriage
    about 1874United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    On May 30, 1854, the Kansas-Nebraska Act was passed. It allowed people in the territories of Kansas and Nebraska to decide whether or not they wanted to allow slavery within their borders. This Act repealed the Missouri Compromise of 1820.
    Age 11
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 18
    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    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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    Sources (23)

    • Joseph H. Taylor in entry for Hubert H. Taylor, "Massachusetts Births, 1841-1915"
    • Joseph Taylor in household of Stephen Taylor, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Joseph H Taylor in entry for Mary Jane Taylor Kilbourn, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"

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