Nora Ethel O'Neil

24 April 1893–15 March 1981 (Age 87)
Maine, United States

The Life of Nora Ethel

When Nora Ethel O'Neil was born on 24 April 1893, in Maine, United States, her father, Harry A O'Neil, was 20 and her mother, Almira E Knox, was 22. She married Gardner Getchell Taylor on 8 May 1914, in Dover, Strafford, New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Fairfield, Somerset, Maine, United States for about 40 years. She died on 15 March 1981, in Waterville, Kennebec, Maine, United States, at the age of 87.

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Family Time Line

Gardner Getchell Taylor
1883–1939
Nora Ethel O'Neil
1893–1981
Marriage: 8 May 1914
Ethel A Taylor
1912–2001
Ernest Leroy Taylor
1917–2006
Raymond Stevens Taylor
1918–2002
Harry Neil Taylor
1920–1992
Ila Taylor
1928–2011
Russell W Taylor
1934–2004

Spouse and Children

    Gardner Getchell Taylor

    Male1883–1939Male

    Female1893–1981Female

MARRIAGE
8 May 1914
Dover, Strafford, New Hampshire, United States
children

(6)

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Parents and Siblings

    Harry A O'Neil

    Male1872–1950Male

    Almira E Knox

    Female1871–1930Female

siblings

(2)

    Female1893–1981Female

    Ora Edna O'Neil

    Female1894–1957Female

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

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.
1898 · Sinking of USS Maine

Age 5

During the Cuban War for Independence, the USS Maine had been sent to Havana to look out for the interests of the United States. On February 15, 1898, at approximately 21:40, an explosion on USS Maine was caused by roughly 5 long tons of powder. The front of the ship was demolished and the remains quickly sunk to the bottom of the ocean. 260 men lost their lives in the explosion itself, with at least six more dying afterwards from related injuries. The event kicked off an atmosphere of contention that would eventually lead to the Spanish-American War.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 23

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

Ua Neill, from ua, grandson; Neill, genitive of Niall, Neill. Descendant of Neill

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Sources (3)

  • Nora Taylor, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Nora E Taylor in household of Gardner G Taylor, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Nora E Oneil in household of Thomas Oneil, "United States Census, 1900"

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