James Albert Taylor

25 November 1858–7 November 1915 (Age 56)
Lepreau, Charlotte, New Brunswick, Canada

The Life Summary of James Albert

When James Albert Taylor was born on 25 November 1858, in Lepreau, Charlotte, New Brunswick, Canada, his father, William Taylor, was 24 and his mother, Margaret Smith, was 27. He married Cecelia Jane Hazelwood on 18 June 1890, in New Brunswick, Canada. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 7 November 1915, in Marysville, Fredericton, York, New Brunswick, Canada, at the age of 56, and was buried in Alexander Gibson Memorial Cemetery, Fredericton, York, New Brunswick, Canada.

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James Albert Taylor
Cecelia Jane Hazelwood
Marriage: 18 June 1890
Bessie Viola Taylor
William Frederick Taylor
Vera Mary Taylor
Florence Elizabeth Taylor
Ethel Margaret Taylor
Samuel Alexander Taylor

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 June 1890New Brunswick, Canada
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    World Events (4)

    1867 · British North America Act
    Age 9
    The British North America Act or Constitution Act of 1867 caused three British colonies, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Canada to be united as one under the name Canada. Until this point New Brunswick had been the British crown colony.
    Age 11
    1880 · Legislature in Fredericton Destoryed by Fire
    Age 22
    On February 25, 1880, the legislature building in Frederiction was destroyed by fire. The builiding was completely made of wood meaning that there was nothing left of it. The chair that the speaker used and a marble top table were all that remained.

    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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    Sources (40)

    • James Taylor in entry for Taylor, "Canada, New Brunswick County Register of Births, 1801-1920"
    • James Taylor in household of Thomas John Taylor, "Canada Census, 1881"
    • James Taylor in entry for Charles Drew and Bessie Taylor, "New Brunswick Provincial Marriages 1789-1950"

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