William W. Taylor

1868–1979
Mount Vernon, Jefferson, Illinois, United States

The Life of William W.

When William W. Taylor was born about 1868, in Mount Vernon, Jefferson, Illinois, United States, his father, Albion F. Taylor, was 36 and his mother, Elmira Adelia Hicks, was 34. He died before 1979, at the age of 110.

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Family Time Line

Albion F. Taylor
1832–1906
Elmira Adelia Hicks
1834–1918
Stephen G H Taylor
1859–1919
William W. Taylor
1868–1979
Mary Nellie Taylor
1866–

Parents & Siblings

  • Albion F. Taylor

    Male1832–1906Male

  • Elmira Adelia Hicks

    Female1834–1918Female

siblings

(3)

  • Stephen G H Taylor

    Male1859–1919Male

  • Mary Nellie Taylor

    Female1866–Female

  • Male1868–1979Male

World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 0

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
1871

Age 3

In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 30

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: occupational name for a tailor, from Old French tailleur (Late Latin taliator, from taliare ‘to cut’). The surname is extremely common in Britain and Ireland, and its numbers have been swelled by its adoption as an Americanized form of the numerous equivalent European names, most of which are also very common among Ashkenazic Jews, for example Schneider , Szabó , and Portnov .

Possible Related Names

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

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