Henry Edgar Taylor

26 December 1849–22 June 1928 (Age 78)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Henry Edgar

When Henry Edgar Taylor was born on 26 December 1849, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, John Taylor, was 41 and his mother, Mary Ann Oakley, was 23. He married Harriet Althea Weaver on 11 July 1878, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 22 June 1928, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Edgar Taylor
Harriet Althea Weaver
Marriage: 11 July 1878
Ida May Taylor
Lawrence Taylor
Henry Edgar Taylor Jr.
Mary Ann Taylor
Ernest Weaver Taylor

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 July 1878Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 14
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
    Age 14
    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 21
    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    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

    Oakley Mary Ann Taylor

    Life of Mary Ann Oakley Taylor Written in 1937 by her Granddaughter, Margurite Whitaker Chipman On the shore of the Atlantic Ocean at Flat Lands, Long Island, New York stood a comfortable home, the …

    Sources (22)

    • Henry E Taylor in household of Mary Ann Taylor, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Henry Edgar Taylor in entry for Henry Edgar Taylor, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Henry E Taylor, "United States Census, 1920"

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