George Edward Grove Taylor

5 June 1810–6 August 1874 (Age 64)
Harefield, Middlesex, England

The Life Summary of George Edward Grove

When George Edward Grove Taylor was born on 5 June 1810, in Harefield, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom, his father, Joseph Taylor, was 27 and his mother, Mary Martha Grove, was 24. He married Ann Wicks on 21 September 1830, in Clewer, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Islington, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom in 1861. He died on 6 August 1874, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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George Edward Grove Taylor
Jane Baxter
Marriage: 1851
George Grove Taylor
Mary Grove Taylor
Edward Taylor
Jane Taylor

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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
    Age 5
    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
    1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State
    Age 17
    During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.

    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 Edward Grove Taylor

    George Edward Grove Taylor was born 5 June 1810, at Harefield, Middlesex, England. His father, Joseph Taylor, was christened 31 July 1778 at Kettering, Northampton, England. Joseph's parents were He …

    Sources (37)

    • George Edwd Grove, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
    • Geo E G in entry for Mary Taylor, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • George Edward Taylor, "England Marriages, 1538–1973" to Ann Wicks (1830)

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