James Taylor

1717–
Ireland

The Life of James

When James Taylor was born about 1717, in Ireland, his father, William Nathaniel Taylor, was 37 and his mother, Ruth Janet Paul, was 34. He died in United States.

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Family Time Line

William Nathaniel Taylor
1680–1740
Ruth Janet Paul
1683–1732
Mathew Taylor
1704–
James Taylor
1705–1784
Isabella Taylor
1707–
George Taylor
1711–1792
James Taylor
1717–
George Taylor
1719–
Thomas Taylor
1720–
Isaac Nathanel Taylor
1710–1781
Robert Taylor
1712–1760
John Taylor
1715–1719
John Taylor
1718–1778
Judge James Taylor
1725–1780

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1776

Age 59

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · The Declaration to the King

Age 59

"""At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 64

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

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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