Thomas Taylor

26 July 1826–8 November 1900 (Age 74)
Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Thomas

When Thomas Taylor was born on 26 July 1826, in Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Samuel Taylor, was 36 and his mother, Sarah Whitehead, was 35. He married Elizabeth Romney on 12 June 1852, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Everton, Lancashire, England in 1881 and Cedar City, Iron, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 8 November 1900, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Taylor
Elizabeth Romney
Marriage: 12 June 1852
Sarah Elizabeth Taylor
Jane Agnes Taylor
Thomas Romney Taylor
Eliza Romney Taylor
Rosalie Romney Taylor
William Thomas Taylor
Annie Belle Romney Taylor
Lillian Taylor
Miles Romney Taylor
Samuel Joseph Romney Taylor
Minnie Maud Taylor
Walter James Taylor

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 June 1852Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 4
    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
    1842 · Mines and Collieries Act of 1842
    Age 16
    The Parliment of the United Kingdom passed the Mines and Collieries Act of 1842, mostly commonly known as the Mines Act of 1842. This act made it so that nobody under the age of ten could work in the mines and also females in general could not be employed.
    Age 20
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    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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    George Halliday's LDS Mission to Bristol, South, Wiltshire, Lands End, England and Dublin and Belfast, Ireland Conferences from 1860-1864

    [Notes on LDS Missions that George Halliday presided over in England and Ireland, 1860-1864.] [Prior to leaving on an LDS Mission to England in 1860, Elder George Halliday spoke during an LDS General …

    Sources (67)

    • Thomas Taylor in entry for Sarah Elizabeth Cutler, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Thos Taylor in household of Saml Taylor, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • Thomas in entry for Alexander H Cushman and Elizabeth A. Taylor, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"

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