Edward Reed Taylor

1873–1955 (Age 81)
Berks, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Edward Reed

When Edward Reed Taylor was born on 20 August 1873, in Berks, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, William M Taylor, was 27 and his mother, Clara C Good, was 29. He married Laura May Eberly on 25 August 1903, in Womelsdorf, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died on 14 February 1955, in his hometown, at the age of 81.

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Edward Reed Taylor
Laura May Eberly
Marriage: 25 August 1903
Anna C Taylor

Spouse & Children

25 August 1903
Womelsdorf, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States


  • Anna C Taylor


Parents & Siblings

  • William M Taylor


  • Clara C Good




World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 4

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 23

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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.

Sources (3)

  • Reed E Taylor, "United States Census, 1940"
  • E Reed Taylor, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Edward R Taylor, "United States Census, 1920"

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