Rachel C Taylor

1892–1982 (Age 90)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Rachel C

When Rachel C Taylor was born in 1892, in Tennessee, United States, her father, Benjamin T. Taylor, was 45 and her mother, Glatha Or Glaphinia Mildred Smith, was 45. She married Ira Osro Hight on 5 September 1914, in Wilson, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons. She lived in Civil District 18, Wilson, Tennessee, United States for about 30 years. She died in 1982, at the age of 90, and was buried in Williams Cemetery, Wilson, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Rachel C Taylor
1892–1982
Ira Osro Hight
1893–1969
Marriage: 5 September 1914
Hilton Thomas Hight
1915–1969
Clarence Ira Hight
1918–1999
Clarence I Hight
1918–
Elbert Garland Hight
1924–2009
Joseph Earl Hight
1927–2005

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
5 September 1914
Wilson, Tennessee, United States
children

(5)

  • Male1915–1969Male

  • Clarence Ira Hight

    Male1918–1999Male

  • Clarence I Hight

    Male1918–Male

  • Elbert Garland Hight

    Male1924–2009Male

  • Joseph Earl Hight

    Male1927–2005Male

Parents & Siblings

  • Benjamin T. Taylor

    Male1847–1927Male

  • Glatha Or Glaphinia Mildred Smith

    Female1847–1898Female

siblings

(7)

  • Thomas Taylor

    Male1879–Male

  • Jacob Winfred Taylor

    Male1882–1940Male

  • Male1885–1951Male

  • John C Taylor

    Male1887–1961Male

  • Rachell Taylor

    Female1890–Female

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

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 · War with the Spanish

Age 6

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 24

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

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)

  • Rachel Taylor in household of Ezekel Taylor, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Rachel Hight in household of Ira O Hight, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Rachel Hight in household of Ira Hight, "United States Census, 1920"

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