Elizabeth Taylor

4 September 1819–31 July 1909 (Age 89)
Hale, Westmorland, England

The Life Summary of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Taylor was born on 4 September 1819, in Hale, Westmorland, England, her father, James Taylor, was 36 and her mother, Agnes Taylor, was 32. She married William Arrowsmith on 29 January 1839, in Carthage, Hancock, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 31 July 1909, in Cottonwood, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Holladay Memorial Park, Holladay, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Boyes
Elizabeth Taylor
Marriage: 18 July 1847
James Boyes
Agnes Boyes
Mary Elizabeth Boyes
Edward Boyes
Elizabeth Boyes
Sarah Leonora Boyes
Rachel Boyes
Ann Taylor Boyes
George Boyes Jr.
Joseph Boyes

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 July 1847Platte Township, Taylor, Iowa, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1820 · Making States Equal
    Age 1
    The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
    1820 · Making Land more affordable
    Age 1
    "The United States law requiring full payment at the time of purchase and registration of any land. to help encourage sales and make land more affordable, Congress reduced the minimum price of dollar per acre and the minimum size that could be purchased. Most of this land for sale was located on the frontier which was then ""The West"". This Act was good for many Americans, but it was also over used by wealthy investors."
    Age 27
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 241254;2007: 532882; 2010: 751209)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


    LIFE STORY OF ELIZABETH BOYES ANDRUS (Written by Lavina Leone Andrus Taylor, a daughter) (From The Andrus Recorder, Vol. XIII, June 1977, pp. 13-15) Elizabeth B …

    Sources (58)

    • Elizabeth Bow in household of George Bow, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Elizabeth Taylor, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
    • Elizabeth Taylor in entry for Sarah Lenora Boyes Taylor, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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