Margaret Taylor

16 October 1840–12 February 1914 (Age 73)
Ashton in Makerfield, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Margaret

When Margaret Taylor was born on 16 October 1840, in Ashton in Makerfield, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Nathan Taylor, was 27 and her mother, Mary Ann Johnson, was 25. She married Samuel Shaw on 13 May 1860, in Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 5 daughters. She immigrated to Utah, United States in 1864 and lived in Ashton Under Lyne, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1861 and Nephi Election Precinct, Juab, Utah, United States in 1900. She died on 12 February 1914, in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Vine Bluff Cemetery, Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Shaw
Margaret Taylor
Marriage: 13 May 1860
Mary Ann Shaw
Emma Shaw
Edwin Shaw
Edward Shaw
Samuel Shaw
Joseph H Shaw
Margaret Taylor Shaw
James Shaw
Nathan Shaw
Sarah F Shaw
Richard Aaron Shaw
Alfred Isaac Shaw
Amy Elva Shaw
Louis Taylor Shaw

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 May 1860Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1842 · Mines and Collieries Act of 1842
    Age 2
    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 3
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    Age 23
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    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

    History of Samuel Shaw and Margaret Taylor Shaw

    Life Sketch - Samuel and Margaret Shaw Contributed By: mbeanpeck · 16 November 2014 · History of Samuel and Margaret Taylor Shaw By Elva S. Davis (granddaughter) In Ashton, in the County of Lancash …

    Sources (33)

    • Margret Taylor in household of Nathan Taylor, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • Mary Taylor in entry for Francis D Clift and Amy E Bowers, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Margaret Taylor in entry for Lewis Taylor Shaw, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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