George Roy Taylor

30 March 1877–11 December 1922 (Age 45)
Keeler, Van Buren, Michigan, United States

The Life Summary of George Roy

When George Roy Taylor was born on 30 March 1877, in Keeler, Van Buren, Michigan, United States, his father, John Finley Taylor, was 31 and his mother, Jennie Adella "Della" Bly, was 22. He married Clara Dottie Clark on 24 December 1898, in Paw Paw, Van Buren, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Denver, Colorado, United States in 1910. He died on 11 December 1922, in Colorado, United States, at the age of 45, and was buried in Prospect Hill Cemetery, Paw Paw, Van Buren, Michigan, United States.

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George Roy Taylor
Clara Dottie Clark
Marriage: 24 December 1898
Janice F. Taylor
Glen Ward Taylor

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 December 1898Paw Paw, Van Buren, Michigan, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 4
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
    1881 · Denver becomes State Capitol
    Age 4
    On Nov 8 1881, Denver becomes the state capitol, due to an economic boom the city experienced in the 1880s.
    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 13
    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    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 (21)

    • Dore Taylor in entry for Taylor, "Michigan, County Births, 1867-1917"
    • G Roy Taylor, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Geo Roy Taylor in entry for Robert Emmett Coakley and Janice Taylor Ehnstrom, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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