Mary Taylor

1753–
Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary

When Mary Taylor was born on 11 March 1753, in Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Gen. William Charles Howe Taylor, was 22 and her mother, Charlotte Ann MacDonald, was 23. She married John Squire V on 27 May 1771, in Coventry, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 8 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Mary Taylor
1753–
John Squire V
1748–1817
Marriage: 27 May 1771
Mary Squires
1775–
Ann Squires
1777–1778
Faith Squires
1784–
James Squires
1790–1829
William Squires
1780–1851
Elizabeth Squire
1782–
Thomas Squires
1786–1860
Elizabeth Squires
1792–1796
Martha Squire
1793–
Charlotte Squires
1794–1844
ELIZABETH SQUIRES
1797–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
27 May 1771
Coventry, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(11)

+6 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Gen. William Charles Howe Taylor

    Male1730–1788Male

  • Charlotte Ann MacDonald

    Female1730–1816Female

siblings

(6)

  • Female1753–Female

  • Henry Taylor

    Male1755–Male

  • Female1755–1841Female

  • Ann Taylor

    Female1757–Female

  • Charles Taylor

    Male1757–Male

+1 More Child

World Events (7)

1754 · Seven Years' War

Age 1

The Seven Years' War began as a North American conflict then stretched between England and France. England, along with allies, battled France in America, India, and Europe, making it arguably the first global war. The conflict ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris in 1763 and England was victorious. The Seven Years' war ultimately led to discontent in the colonies and the American Revolution.
1770 · Boston Tea Party

Age 17

Thousands of British troops were sent to Boston to enforce Britain's tax laws. Taxes were repealed on all imports to the American Colonies except tea. Americans, disguised as Native Americans, dumped chests of tea imported by the East India Company into the Boston Harbor in protest. This escalated tensions between the American Colonies and the British government.
1787 · English Convicts Sail to Australia

Age 34

The first fleet of convicts sailed from England to Australia on May 13, 1787. By 1868, over 150,000 felons had been exiled to New South Wales, Van Diemen's Land, and Western Australia.

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)

  • Mary Squire in entry for Martha Squire, "England, Dorset, Parish Registers, 1538-2001"
  • Mary Squires in entry for Charlotte Squires, "England, Warwickshire, Parish Registers, 1535-1963"
  • Mary Squires in entry for Charlotte Squires, "England, Warwickshire, Parish Registers, 1535-1963"

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