John Burns Gaylor

14 September 1864–1 December 1951 (Age 87)
Princeton, Mercer, New Jersey, United States

The Life Summary of John Burns

When John Burns Gaylor was born on 14 September 1864, in Princeton, Mercer, New Jersey, United States, his father, Sidney A Gaylor, was 20 and his mother, Harriet Kitchell, was 20. He married Lumina C Trout on 15 October 1890, in Octavia, Butler, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He lived in Election District 13, Sheridan, Wyoming, United States in 1920 and Thermopolis, Hot Springs, Wyoming, United States in 1930. He died on 1 December 1951, at the age of 87, and was buried in Thermopolis, Hot Springs, Wyoming, United States.

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John Burns Gaylor
Lumina C Trout
Marriage: 15 October 1890
Leora Gaylor
Arlene Gaylor
Esther Geraldine Gaylor

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World Events (8)

Age 1
Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
Age 15
Thomas Edison had been seeking to create a more practical and affordable version of the lightbulb, primarily for home use. Edison had attempted several different materials, including platinum and other metals, before ultimately deciding on a carbon filament. On October 21, 1879, Edison finally carried out the first successful test of this new light bulb in Menlo Park, New Jersey.
Age 24
Historical Boundaries - 1888: Sheridan, Wyoming Territory, United States; 1890: Sheridan, Wyoming, United States

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Gaillard , associated in particular with the Huguenots.

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

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  • John B Gaylor, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John B Gaylor, "United States Census, 1910"
  • John B Gaylor, "United States Census, 1920"

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