Virgil Stephen Taylor

1870–1956 (Age 86)
Hancock, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Virgil Stephen

When Virgil Stephen Taylor was born on 22 October 1870, in Hancock, Kentucky, United States, his father, Moses Lewis Taylor, was 31 and his mother, Mary Ann Wallace, was 30. He married Druscilla Cook on 21 January 1894, in Pottawatomie, Oklahoma, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Waverly, Morgan, Illinois, United States in 1880 and Tiger Township, Creek, Oklahoma, United States in 1920. He died on 26 December 1956, in Cushing, Payne, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Bristow Township, Creek, Oklahoma, United States.

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Family Time Line

Virgil Stephen Taylor
1870–1956
Druscilla Cook
1870–1959
Marriage: 21 January 1894
Mary Pearl Taylor
1894–1972
Mary Pearl Taylor
Monroe Elmer Taylor
1896–1974
Stella Ellen Taylor
1900–1984
Verna Oklahoma Taylor
1903–1978
Leonard Alvis Taylor
1905–1995
James Albert Taylor
1908–1987
Lester O Taylor
1910–1958
Delia Opal Taylor
1912–1979

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
21 January 1894
Pottawatomie, Oklahoma, United States
children

(9)

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Parents & Siblings

  • Moses Lewis Taylor

    Male1839–1879Male

  • Mary Ann Wallace

    Female1840–1926Female

siblings

(9)

  • William Benjamin Taylor

    Male1860–1940Male

  • Calvin Taylor

    Male1862–Male

  • John E. Taylor

    Male1864–Male

  • Charles A. Taylor

    Male1866–1923Male

  • Male1869–1951Male

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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1892 · The Radio is invented

Age 22

Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 26

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)

  • V S Taylor, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Virgil S Taylor in household of Polly A Taylor, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Virgil S Tailor, "United States Census, 1920"

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