John Taylor

7 December 1812–7 February 1896 (Age 83)
Richardsville, Warren, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of John

When John Taylor was born on 7 December 1812, in Richardsville, Warren, Kentucky, United States, his father, William Taylor, was 25 and his mother, Elizabeth Patrick, was 18. He married Eleanor Burkett on 3 April 1834, in Liberty, Clay, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 7 daughters. He immigrated to Utah, United States in 1854 and lived in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States in 1860 and Madison, Montana, United States in 1870. He died on 7 February 1896, in Plain City, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Taylor
Eleanor Burkett
Marriage: 3 April 1834
Eleanor Taylor
Alma K Taylor
Teancum Taylor
Eleanor Taylor
Joseph Moroni Taylor
Sarah Elizabeth Taylor
Mary Eleanor Taylor
John Ammon Taylor
Hiram Taylor
Eliza Jane Taylor
Lucinda Minerva Taylor
William C Taylor
James Henry Taylor
Amanda Rosine Taylor

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  • Marriage
    3 April 1834Liberty, Clay, Missouri, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1818 · Jackson Purchase
    Age 6
    The western part of Kentucky purchased by Andrew Jackson from the Chickasaw Indians in 1818. It became known as the Jackson Purchase. This included land that wasn't originally part of Kentucky when it became a state.
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 7
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 24
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    Name Meaning

    English, Scottish, and Irish: occupational name for a tailor, from Anglo-Norman French, Middle English taillour ‘tailor’ (Old French tailleor, tailleur; Late Latin taliator, from taliare ‘to cut’). The surname is extremely common in Britain and Ireland. In North America, it has absorbed equivalents from other languages, many of which are also common among Ashkenazic Jews, for example German Schneider and Hungarian Szabo . It is also very common among African Americans.In some cases also an Americanized form of French Terrien ‘owner of a farmland’ or of its altered forms, such as Therrien and Terrian .

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

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    Elizabeth Patrick Taylor

    ELIZABETH PATRICK TAYLOR Elizabeth Patrick Taylor was born in the State of Virginia on December 9, 1793, a daughter of John Patrick and Elizabeth Kendrick. She was of Irish descent and is thoug …

    Sources (47)

    • John Taylor, "United States Census, 1870"
    • John Taylor in entry for Alma Taylor, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964" (1910)
    • Jno Taylor, "United States Census, 1860"

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