Oscar Edward Taylor

Brief Life History of Oscar Edward

When Oscar Edward Taylor was born on 30 May 1872, in Midway, Woodford, Kentucky, United States, his father, Oscar F Taylor, was 34 and his mother, Cordelia E Suggett, was 30. He married Daisy Bell Sebree on 7 December 1893, in Hamilton, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Jeffersonville Township, Clark, Indiana, United States in 1906 and Jefferson, Kentucky, United States in 1920. He died on 26 March 1936, in Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Millersburg Cemetery, Millersburg, Bourbon, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Oscar Edward Taylor
1872–1936
Mary Eleanor or Minnie Burns
1884–1951
Marriage: 4 August 1906
Melvin Johnson Taylor
1914–1955
Cordelia May Taylor
1927–2011

Sources (15)

  • Oscar E Taylor, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John George Hossfeld, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2019"
  • Oscar E. Taylor, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1967"

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and Irish: occupational name for a tailor, from Anglo-Norman French, Middle English taillour ‘tailor’ (Old French tailleor, tailleur; Late Latin taliator, from taliare ‘to cut’). The surname is extremely common in Britain and Ireland. In North America, it has absorbed equivalents from other languages, many of which are also common among Ashkenazic Jews, for example German Schneider and Hungarian Szabo . It is also very common among African Americans.

In some cases also an Americanized form of French Terrien ‘owner of a farmland’ or of its altered forms, such as Therrien and Terrian .

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

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