Virgil S. Taylor

1839–1861 (Age 22)
Patrick, Virginia, United States

The Life of Virgil S.

When Virgil S. Taylor was born on 26 February 1839, in Patrick, Virginia, United States, his father, Anderson LaFayette Taylor, was 34 and his mother, Nancy Canaday, was 30. He lived in Warren, Tennessee, United States in 1850. He died on 28 July 1861, in Trousdale, Warren, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 22, and was buried in Fountain Springs Cemetery, Trousdale, Warren, Tennessee, United States.

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Anderson LaFayette Taylor
Nancy Canaday
Creed Taylor
William Taylor .
Anderson LaFayette Taylor Jr.
Virgil S. Taylor
Mariah Jane Taylor .
Ellen V Taylor
Martha Jane Taylor
James D. Taylor
Caldonia Ann Taylor
Mary Elizabeth Taylor
Jefferson Lafayette Taylor

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World Events (4)

1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

Age 5

In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.

Age 7

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1847 · Hollywood Cemetery Established

Age 8

Hollywood Cemetery was established in 1847 in Richmond Virginia. This is where Presidents James Monroe and John Tyler are buried. During the Civil War it became the largest military interments and a large section dedicated to military burials. Jefferson Davis a well known Confederate is also buried here. Many other notable people are also buried here.

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.

Sources (3)

  • Virgile S Taylor in household of Anderson Taylor, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Virgil S Taylor, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Find-a-Grave

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