James Taylor

1727–
Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of James

When James Taylor was christened on 2 April 1727, in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, John Taylor, was 27 and his mother, Isabell Jack, was 33.

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Family Time Line

John Taylor
1699–
Isabell Jack
1694–
William Taylor
1724–
James Taylor
1727–

Parents & Siblings

  • Male1699–Male

  • Isabell Jack

    Female1694–Female

siblings

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World Events (3)

1802 · John Playfair publishes summary of James Hutton's theories of geology.

In 1802, John Playfair published the Illustrations of the Huttonian Theory of the Earth. His influence was by James Hutton’s knowledge of the earth’s geology.
1815

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: occupational name for a tailor, from Old French tailleur (Late Latin taliator, from taliare ‘to cut’). The surname is extremely common in Britain and Ireland, and its numbers have been swelled by its adoption as an Americanized form of the numerous equivalent European names, most of which are also very common among Ashkenazic Jews, for example Schneider , Szabó , and Portnov .

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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