Hattie Jane Taylor

2 September 1856–26 February 1945 (Age 88)
Bowbridge, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Hattie Jane

When Hattie Jane Taylor was born on 2 September 1856, in Bowbridge, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom, her father, George Taylor, was 26 and her mother, Louisa Gwyther, was 29. She married William Thomas Higginson on 10 February 1873, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Hatch, Caribou, Idaho, United States in 1930 and Hatch Election Precinct, Bannock, Idaho, United States in 1940. She died on 26 February 1945, in Soda Springs, Caribou, Idaho, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Chesterfield, Caribou, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Thomas Higginson
Hattie Jane Taylor
Marriage: 10 February 1873
Thomas Henry Higginson
George Taylor Higginson
Orson Pratt Higginson
David H. Higginson
Louisa Gwyther Higginson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 February 1873Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 7
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    Age 8
    Historical Boundaries 1864: Oneida, Idaho Territory, United States 1885: Bingham, Idaho Territory, United States 1890: Bingham, Idaho, United States 1893: Bannock, Idaho, United States 1919: Caribou, Idaho, United States
    Age 24
    Historic Boundaries 1880: Oneida, Idaho Territory, United States 1885: Bingham, Idaho Territory, United States 1890: Bingham, Idaho, United States 1893: Bannock, Idaho, United States 1948: Caribou, Idaho, United States

    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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    Story Highlight


    HATTIE JANE TAYLOR HIGGINSON compiled by her granddaughter Hattie Jane Johnson The facts here in were taken from histories written by grandmother and made available to me by her daughter Louisa, by …

    Sources (31)

    • Hattie J in household of William T, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Son's Marriage Record: Hattie Taylor in entry for George Taylor Higginson and Charlotte Tolman Mecham, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Harriet J Taylor in household of George Taylor, "United States Census, 1860"

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