Roger Pendleton Taylor

21 May 1933–12 April 2015 (Age 81)
Normal, McLean, Illinois, United States

The Life of Roger Pendleton

When Roger Pendleton Taylor was born on 21 May 1933, in Normal, McLean, Illinois, United States, his father, Albert Berry Taylor, was 50 and his mother, Lucile Janet Harrison, was 37. He married Sherrillyn Ann Martin on 9 August 1958, in Bloomington, McLean, Illinois, United States. He died on 12 April 2015, in Fairbury, Indian Grove Township, Livingston, Illinois, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Park Hill Cemetery, Bloomington City Township, McLean, Illinois, United States.

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Roger Pendleton Taylor
Sherrillyn Ann Martin
Marriage: 9 August 1958

Spouse and Children

9 August 1958
Bloomington, McLean, Illinois, United States

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World Events (8)

1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 2

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Age 9

On December 2, 1942, Enrico Fermi and a small band of scientists and engineers demonstrated that a simple construction of graphite bricks and uranium lumps could produce controlled heat. The space chosen for the first nuclear fission reactor was a squash court under the football stadium at the University of Chicago.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 22

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

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 .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Roger Taylor in household of Albert Taylor, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Roger Taylor in entry for Janet Taylor Gasser, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Roger P. Taylor, "Find A Grave Index"

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