Edward Taylor

29 September 1828–18 July 1896 (Age 67)
City of London, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Edward

When Edward Taylor was born on 29 September 1828, in City of London, England, United Kingdom, his father, Edward Ebenezer Taylor, was 24 and his mother, Mary Ann Tarrant, was 28. He married Sarah Turner on 30 December 1850, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1850. His occupation is listed as newspaper man in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. He died on 18 July 1896, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edward Taylor
1828–1896
Sarah Turner
1831–1928
Marriage: 30 December 1850
Sarah Ann Taylor
1852–1890
Mary Ellen Turner Taylor
1854–1909
Alma Taylor
1855–1856
Elizabeth Amelia Taylor
1857–1858
Eva Charlotte Turner Taylor
1859–1893
Edward William Taylor
1861–1862
Alfred Henry Taylor
1866–1943
Alice Ida Turner Taylor
1868–1952
Ezra Turner Taylor
1871–1872

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 December 1850Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

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    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 2
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    1831 · Old London Bridge Opens
    Age 3
    The popular childhood rhyme "London Bridge is Falling Down" refers to the infamous overpass above the Thames River. By the 19th century the bridge had started to fall apart.
    1846
    Age 18
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Tayloe
    Schneider
    Tayler
    Tailor

    Story Highlight

    SKETCH OF THE LIFE OF SARAH TURNER TAYLOR - a Utah Pioneer of 1849

    Prepared by her daughter, Alice Ida Taylor Jones, June 3, 1929 Camp, , Salt Lake City Sarah Taylor, daughter of William Turner and Ann Kinder, was born in Warwickshire, England. She lived i …

    Sources (42)

    • Edward Taylor, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Edward Taylor in entry for Alfred H Taylor and Frances K Thomassen, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • unknown in entry for Mary E. James, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"

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