Alexander Brand Taylor

1796–1869 (Age 73)
Inveresk, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Alexander Brand

Alexander Brand Taylor was born about 1796, in Inveresk, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom. He married Agness Adams on 27 September 1852, in Saint Cuthberts, Edinburgh, Edinburghshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died in 1869, at the age of 73.

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Alexander Brand Taylor
1796–1869
Agness Adams
1798–1811
Marriage: 27 September 1852
Taylor
1857–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
27 September 1852
Saint Cuthberts, Edinburgh, Edinburghshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
children

(1)

    Female1857–Female

World Events (8)

1802 · John Playfair publishes summary of James Hutton's theories of geology.

Age 6

In 1802, John Playfair published the Illustrations of the Huttonian Theory of the Earth. His influence was by James Hutton’s knowledge of the earth’s geology.
1815

Age 19

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1817 · Dryburgh Abbey Bridge

Age 21

Dryburgh Abbey Bridge was a cable-stayed footbridge that connected the villages of Dryburgh and St. Boswells, across the River Tweed. Before its construction, A ferry crossing service had existed here for centuries. It was originally 79 meters long and was undergoing a period of rapid growth in popularity. The Bridge was completed on August 1 but a few months later it collapsed. Very shortly after the collapse, another bridge was built further downstream. A new bridge, which still stands today, was constructed after the first World War.

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 .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Alexander Brand Taylor, "Scotland, Marriages, 1561-1910"
  • Alexander Brand Taylor in entry for Taylor, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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