George Taylor

6 April 1830–29 November 1911 (Age 81)
Caudle Green, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of George

When George Taylor was born on 6 April 1830, in Caudle Green, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Edward Taylor, was 30 and his mother, Ann Jackson Nichols, was 25. He married Louisa Gwyther on 19 October 1853, in Caudle Green, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He immigrated to Utah, United States in 1862 and lived in Painswick, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom in 1861 and Utah, Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 29 November 1911, in Goshen, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Goshen Cemetery, Goshen, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Taylor
Louisa Gwyther
Marriage: 19 October 1853
Emma Louisa Taylor
Hattie Jane Taylor
George Milo Taylor
Lucy Palmer Taylor
Alice Ann Gwyther Taylor

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 October 1853Caudle Green, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1832 · The Black Hawk War
    Age 2
    Convinced that a group of Native American tribes were hostile, The United States formed a frontier militia to stop them in their tracks. Even though Black Hawk was hoping to avoid bloodshed while trying to resettle on tribal land, U.S. officials opened fire on the Native Americans. Black Hawk then responded to this confrontation by successfully attacking the militia at the Battle of Stillman's Run and then left northward. After a few months the militia caught up with Black Hawk and his men and defeated them at the Battle of Wisconsin Heights. While being weakened by hunger, injuries and desertion, Black Hawk and the rest of the many native survivors retreated towards the Mississippi. Unfortunately, Black Hawk and other leaders were later captured when they surrendered to the US forces and were then imprisoned for a year.
    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor
    Age 3
    The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 24
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

    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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    History of George Taylor and Louisa Gwyther

    History of George Taylor and Louisa Gwyther {Copied in March 1969 by Grace T. Wilcox (1895-1972) from records of her mother Lucy Palmer Taylor (1863-1946) being a history of Lucy's parents G …

    Sources (85)

    • George Taylor, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
    • George Taylor in entry for Joshua Holden Cook and Emma L Jenkins, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • George Taylor in entry for George Milo Taylor, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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