Francis Earl Woodbury Taylor

Brief Life History of Francis Earl

When Francis Earl Woodbury Taylor was born on 15 July 1932, in Bangor, Penobscot, Maine, United States, his father, Francis Earle Woodbury, was 24 and his mother, Dorothy Mae Clark, was 20. He married Fern Lavaughn Miller on 26 March 1953, in Baldwin City, Douglas, Kansas, United States. He died on 10 April 2000, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 67.

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Francis Earl Woodbury Taylor
Fern Lavaughn Miller
Marriage: 26 March 1953

Sources (6)

  • Francis Woodbury in household of Dorothy Woodbury, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Francis E Taylor, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • Francis Earl Taylor in entry for Dorothy Mae Taylor, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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1933 · Lone Cedar Tree Monument

The Lone Cedar Tree is a historical monument located near downtown Salt Lake City and was the location of the only tree growing in the valley in 1847, when early pioneers arrived in the valley. The Daughters of Utah Pioneers erected the monument to honor the Mormon heritage and history of Salt Lake City.

1935 · The FBI is Established

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.


United States military forces play a leading role against North Korean and Chinese troops in Korean War.

Name Meaning

English (Somerset and Devon): habitational name from Woodbury in Devon, named from Old English wudu ‘wood’ + byrig, dative of burg ‘fortress’, or from either of two places called Woodborough, in Nottinghamshire and Wiltshire. The Nottinghamshire placename has the same origin as Woodbury in Devon. Woodborough in Wiltshire is named with the same first element + Old English beorg ‘hill’.

History: John Woodbury emigrated from Somerset, England, to Gloucester, MA, in 1623.

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

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