Linnie Ree Taylor

28 January 1911–20 October 2007 (Age 96)
Bentonia, Yazoo, Mississippi, United States

The Life of Linnie Ree

When Linnie Ree Taylor was born on 28 January 1911, in Bentonia, Yazoo, Mississippi, United States, her father, John Hilery Taylor, was 33 and her mother, Mary Maloy Foster, was 27. She lived in Mechanicsburg, Yazoo, Mississippi, United States in 1920 and Benton, Yazoo, Mississippi, United States in 1930. She died on 20 October 2007, in Austin, Travis, Texas, United States, at the age of 96, and was buried in Red Chute, Bossier, Louisiana, United States.

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Joseph Miles Harper Jr
Linnie Ree Taylor

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    John Hilery Taylor





    Leonard Taylor


    Ella Mae Taylor


    Wallace William Taylor


    Lonnie Ray Taylor



World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 1

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1914 · Steamboat Service Established with New York

Age 3

Satilla was the first Deepwater Steamship to arrive at the port of Houston. This accomplishment successfully established a steamboat service between Houston and New York City.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 26

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

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 (3)

  • Linnie Taylor in household of Wallace W Taylor, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Linnie Taylor in household of John Taylor, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Linnie Ree Harper, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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