Charlotte Whitehead Taylor

17 March 1817–16 May 1887 (Age 70)
Delph, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Charlotte Whitehead

When Charlotte Whitehead Taylor was born on 17 March 1817, in Delph, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Robert Taylor, was 24 and her mother, Mary Whitehead, was 24. She married John Marcroft on 13 April 1835, in Middleton, Lancashire, England. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Middleton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1841. She died on 16 May 1887, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Marcroft
Charlotte Whitehead Taylor
Marriage: 13 April 1835
William Marcroft
James Marcroft
Sarah Marcroft
John Marcroft Jr.
Robert Marcroft
Joseph Marcroft
Thomas Marcroft
Benjamin Marcroft
Mary Ellen Marcroft
Hyrum Taylor Marcroft

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 April 1835Middleton, Lancashire, England
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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 2
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    1821 · New Ouse Bridge Completed
    Age 4
    The original Ouse Bridge collapsed in 1154 under the weight of a crowd that was on it. In 1367, after the bridge had been replaced with stone and became the site of the first public toilets. In 1564-1565 the bridge was finally done being repaired. In 1810 and 1818 the bridge was dismantled to make way for a new Ouse Bridge design and completed in 1821.
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 19
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    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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    Biographical Notation Obtained at L.D.S Church Genealogical Center

    Charlotta Taylor was an illegitimate child. Her father was Robert Taylor, an already married man with a family. Mary Whitehead's father took the baby, Charlotta, over to Robert Taylor's home and tol …

    Sources (27)

    • Charlotte Marcroft in household of John Marcroft, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Charlotta Taylor in entry for Hyrum Taylor Marcroft, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Charlotte Marcroft in household of John Marcroft, "England and Wales Census, 1841"

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