Mary Polly Grinnell

18 December 1881–2 March 1965 (Age 83)
Evesham, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary Polly

When Mary Polly Grinnell was born on 18 December 1881, in Evesham, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Enoch Grinnell, was 30 and her mother, Sarah Palmer, was 33. She married George Henry Taylor on 4 April 1904, in Eltham, London, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Fulham, London, England, United Kingdom in 1911 and San Gabriel Judicial Township, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940. She died on 2 March 1965, in Arcadia, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Whittier, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Henry Taylor
Mary Polly Grinnell
Marriage: 4 April 1904
Violet Mary Taylor
Florence May Taylor
Elsie Muriel Taylor
Leonard Alfred Taylor
George Grinnell Taylor

Spouse and Children

4 April 1904
Eltham, London, England, United Kingdom


Parents and Siblings



+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1888 · The Whitehall Mystery

Age 7

The Whitehall Mystery has some ties to Jack the Ripper, the victim was female and had been dismembered. The arms were found first; the headless torso to which they belonged was found a month later. The rest of the body was never discovered and the mystery was never solved.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 22

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Greenhill 1.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mary Grinnell Taylor in household of George Henry Taylor, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Polly Grimall in household of Enoch Grimall, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Mary Taylor in household of George H Taylor, "United States Census, 1940"

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