John Ammon Taylor

18 February 1845–19 February 1921 (Age 76)
Georgetown, Grayson, Texas, United States

The Life Summary of John Ammon

When John Ammon Taylor was born on 18 February 1845, in Georgetown, Grayson, Texas, United States, his father, John Taylor, was 32 and his mother, Eleanor Burkett, was 29. He married Maren Johanne Poulsdatter on 24 November 1868, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Plain City, Weber, Utah, United States in 1880. He died on 19 February 1921, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Plain City Cemetery, Plain City, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Ammon Taylor
Maren Johanne Poulsdatter
Marriage: 24 November 1868
John Henry Taylor
William Milton Taylor
George Francis Taylor
Hannah Eliza Taylor
Charles Ezra Taylor
Hyrum Albert Taylor
Ether Green Taylor
Parley Paul Taylor
Lester Grant Taylor
Elmer Arlen Taylor

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 November 1868Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 1
    Historical Boundaries: 1846: Grayson, Texas, United States
    Age 20
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    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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    Excerpts from the Vernal Express

    Excerpts from the Vernal Express Newspaper of Vernal, Uintah County, Utah From August 1991 to August 1992, Larry and our family lived in Rangely, Colorado which was only 50 miles from Vernal, Utah. …

    Sources (40)

    • John A Taylor, "United States Census, 1880"
    • John A in entry for William Taylor and Ada Rose Taylor, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • John A. Taylor Hannah in entry for William Taylor, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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