William P Taylor

1841–1924 (Age 83)
Monroe Township, Delaware, Indiana, United States

The Life of William P

When William P Taylor was born in 1841, in Monroe Township, Delaware, Indiana, United States, his father, Henry Harrison Taylor, was 38 and his mother, Abigail Gibson, was 39. He married Nancy Lasley on 21 October 1865. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Center Township, Delaware, Indiana, United States in 1870 and Mount Pleasant Township, Delaware, Indiana, United States in 1880. He died on 4 March 1924, in Muncie, Center Township, Delaware, Indiana, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Muncie, Center Township, Delaware, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

William P Taylor
1841–1924
Nancy Lasley
1846–1902
Marriage: 21 October 1865
James Allison Taylor
1868–1929
Rosetta Taylor
1871–1945
Louis H Taylor
1876–
John E. Taylor
1879–
Alta Geneva Taylor
1887–1924

Spouse and Children

    Male1841–1924Male

    Nancy Lasley

    Female1846–1902Female

MARRIAGE
21 October 1865
children

(5)

    James Allison Taylor

    Male1868–1929Male

    Female1871–1945Female

    Louis H Taylor

    Male1876–Male

    John E. Taylor

    Male1879–Male

    Alta Geneva Taylor

    Female1887–1924Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1841 · Indiana Nears Bankruptcy

Age 0

The State of Indiana was near bankruptcy in 1841 due to the inability to repay interest incurred for the Massive Internal Improvement Act. The state liquidated much of its public works. Many of the projects were handed over to the state’s creditors as a way to reduce debt. Only two of the eight proposed infrastructure projects were completed by the creditors.
1846

Age 5

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1863

Age 22

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

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)

  • William Taylor, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Wm Taylor, "United States Census, 1880"
  • William Taylor in household of Henry Taylor, "United States Census, 1850"

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