Homer McBride Taylor

1874–1950 (Age 75)
Frenchtown, Hunterdon, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Homer McBride

When Homer McBride Taylor was born on 10 April 1874, in Frenchtown, Hunterdon, New Jersey, United States, his father, Whitfield J. Taylor, was 41 and his mother, Sarah Elizabeth Apgar, was 32. He married Virginia Goarcke on 30 March 1898, in Vienna, Warren, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Mount Bethel, Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880 and Hackettstown, Warren, New Jersey, United States for about 30 years. He died in 1950, at the age of 76.

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Homer McBride Taylor
Virginia Goarcke
Marriage: 30 March 1898
Laura E Taylor
Helena M. Taylor

Spouse & Children

30 March 1898
Vienna, Warren, New Jersey, United States


  • Female1899–1994Female

  • Helena M. Taylor


Parents & Siblings

  • Whitfield J. Taylor


  • Sarah Elizabeth Apgar




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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 3

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.

Age 20

Mary Philbrook was the first woman in New Jersey to become a lawyer. She had applied for admission to the New Jersey Bar in 1894, but was rejected because the New Jersey Court stated that women were not vested with any right to be attorneys. Mary lobbied with the Jersey City Woman's Club for an update to the law, which was passed in 1895 and allowed women to become lawyers. Mary Philbrook was the first woman to be admitted after the law change.

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)

  • Homer Taylor, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Homer M Taylor, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Homer Taylor, "United States Census, 1940"

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