Doris Doriah Taber

2 January 1808–4 October 1891 (Age 83)
Scipio, Cayuga, New York, United States

The Life of Doris Doriah

When Doris Doriah Taber was born on 2 January 1808, in Scipio, Cayuga, New York, United States, her father, Wing Taber, was 25 and her mother, Mehitable Bowker, was 20. She married Jacob Sharp before 1829. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 4 October 1891, in Moravia, Moravia, Cayuga, New York, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Indian Mound Cemetery, Moravia, Moravia, Cayuga, New York, United States.

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Jacob Sharp
Doris Doriah Taber
Marriage: before 1829
George Sharp

Spouse and Children

before 1829


    George Sharp


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World Events (8)


Age 4

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 19

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 22

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant spelling of Tabor .2 Polish: altered form of the Germanic personal name Dagobert ( see Tabbert 2).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Dorris D Taber in household of Wing Taber, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Doris D Taber in household of Wing Taber, "New York, State Census, 1855"
  • Doris D Taber, "New York, State Death Index, 1880-1956"

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