James Thomas Taylor

28 June 1844–3 January 1931 (Age 86)
West End, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of James Thomas

When James Thomas Taylor was born on 28 June 1844, in West End, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, George Taylor, was 21 and his mother, Mary Ann Loader, was 21. He married Clara Louisa Cottle on 12 October 1866, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in St Mary's Church, Portsea, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom in 1861 and Almo, Cassia, Idaho, United States in 1910. He died on 3 January 1931, in Boise, Ada, Idaho, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Almo, Cassia, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Thomas Taylor
Clara Louisa Cottle
Marriage: 12 October 1866
James Thomas Taylor Jr.
George John Taylor
Harry Taylor
Edward Taylor
Herman Helsman Taylor
Edith Louise Taylor
Clara Ruth Taylor

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 October 1866Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 19
    Historical Boundaries 1863: Idaho, Washington Territory, United States 1863: Boise, Washington Territory, United States 1863: Boise, Idaho Territory, United States 1864: Ada, Idaho Territory, United States 1890: Ada, Idaho, United States Notes:
    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.
    Age 23
    This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

    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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    Story Highlight

    Taylor, James Thomas; 1844 - 1931

    excerpt from a newspaper obituary. Rancher, stockman, former president, Almo Water Co; road overseer, Almo Road District; trustee, Cove School District.

    Sources (16)

    • James Taylor in household of George Taylor, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • James E Taylor in entry for Harry Taylor, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • James J Taylor in household of George Taylor, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

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