Samuel Taylor

30 May 1790–12 October 1868 (Age 78)
Royton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Samuel

When Samuel Taylor was born on 30 May 1790, in Royton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Mellor, was 26 and his mother, Ann Taylor, was 27. He married Sarah Whitehead on 29 November 1812, in Oldham, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Oldham, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years. He died on 12 October 1868, in Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Lehi City Cemetery, Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Samuel Taylor
Sarah Whitehead
Marriage: 29 November 1812
John Taylor
Sarah Ann Taylor
John Taylor
James Whitehead Taylor
Jane Taylor
Samuel Taylor
Mary Anne Taylor
Ellen Taylor
Jonathan Taylor
Thomas Taylor
James Taylor
William Whitehead Taylor
Sarah Taylor

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  • Marriage
    29 November 1812Oldham, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
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    1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York
    Age 7
    Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.
    Age 22
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

    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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    Jane Hartley information "Dear Cousins, These two women have been a brick wall for many years. I decided to check everything we knew about them to see if I could find a clue that would provide …

    Sources (52)

    • Saml Taylor, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • Samuel Taylor in entry for John Taylor, "Pennsylvania, Philadelphia City Death Certificates, 1803-1915"
    • Samuel Taylor, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

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