John Taylor

26 June 1791–18 June 1853 (Age 61)
Holsworthy, Devon, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John

When John Taylor was born on 26 June 1791, in Holsworthy, Devon, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Taylor, was 40 and his mother, Elizabeth Treble, was 33. He married Ann Courtice on 10 May 1814, in Holsworthy, Devon, England, United Kingdom. He died on 18 June 1853, in Holsworthy, Devon, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 61.

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Family Time Line

John Taylor
1791–1853
Elizabeth Brimacombe
1802–1881
Marriage: 1842
George Taylor
1844–1919
Maria Taylor
1847–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1842
Holsworthy, Devon, England, United Kingdom
children

(2)

    George Taylor

    Male1844–1919Male

    Female1847–Female

Parents and Siblings

    William Taylor

    Male1750–1828Male

    Female1757–1830Female

siblings

(13)

    Mary Taylor

    Female1775–1845Female

    Elizabeth Taylor

    Female1781–1866Female

    John Taylor

    Male1783–1783Male

    Susannah Taylor

    Female1784–1852Female

    Ann Taylor

    Female1786–Female

+8 More Children

World Events (6)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 10

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 17

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.
1815

Age 24

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

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 .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John Taylor, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • John Taylor, "England, Devon Bishop's Transcripts, 1558-1887"
  • John Taylor, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"

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