Hoyt Kimsey Taylor

1937–1992 (Age 55)
Chattanooga, Hamilton, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Hoyt Kimsey

When Hoyt Kimsey Taylor was born on 6 June 1937, in Chattanooga, Hamilton, Tennessee, United States, his father, Hoyt Kimsey Taylor, was 48 and his mother, Margaret Josephine "Maggie" Bell, was 39. He lived in Civil District 1, Hamilton, Tennessee, United States in 1940. He died on 19 October 1992, at the age of 55.

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Hoyt Kimsey Taylor
Margaret Josephine "Maggie" Bell
Hoyt Kimsey Taylor

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World Events (8)


Age 4

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1942 · Atomic Energy Plant at Oak Ridge

Age 5

The atomic energy plant that was built in Oak RIdge, Tennessee. The land was acquired secretly by the government in order to help with the Manhattan Project. The Uranium for the project was housed in the facility.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 18

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

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 (1)

  • Kimsey Taylor in household of Hoyt Taylor, "United States Census, 1940"

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