Homer Paul Taylor

1928–2004 (Age 76)
Hazlehurst, Jeff Davis, Georgia, United States

The Life of Homer Paul

When Homer Paul Taylor was born on 1 March 1928, in Hazlehurst, Jeff Davis, Georgia, United States, his father, Homer Drew Taylor, was 37 and his mother, Ada Lee Reynolds, was 35. He lived in Jeff Davis, Georgia, United States in 1935 and District 1563, Appling, Georgia, United States in 1940. He died on 19 May 2004, at the age of 76, and was buried in Ellijay, Gilmer, Georgia, United States.

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Homer Paul Taylor
Evelyn Paulk

Spouse & Children

  • Male1928–2004Male

  • Evelyn Paulk


Parents & Siblings

  • Male1890–1974Male

  • Ada Lee Reynolds




  • Male1914–1981Male

  • Male1916–2001Male

  • Irma Claire Taylor


  • Elna Marsh Taylor


  • Alma Lee Taylor


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World Events (8)


Age 1

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1942 · Germans Sink Ships Near St. Simons Island

Age 14

Lights from homes along the coast of St. Simons Island provided a clear view of the SS Oklahoma for German U-boat Captain Reinhard Hardegen on April 8, 1942. A German torpedo was fired at the SS Oklahoma shortly after midnight. An hour later, a second torpedo was fired at the oil tanker Esso Baton Rouge. Both ships sunk and the attacks left 22 seamen dead. After the incident, residents of the Golden Isles panicked over concern of a German Invasion of the coast and were stringently observant of a nighttime blackout.  
1948 · The Beginning of the Cold War

Age 20

The Berlin Blockade was the first major crises of the Cold War. The Soviet Union blocked all access to the sectors of Berlin under Western control and offered to drop the blockade if the newly introduced Deutsche Mark was removed from West Berlin. The Berlin Blockade showed the different ideological and economic visions for postwar Europe. Even though there wasn't any fire fight during the cold war, many of these skirmishes arose and almost caused nuclear war on multiple occasions.

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)

  • Paul Taylor in household of Homer Taylor, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Paul Taylor in household of H D Taylor, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Paul Taylor in entry for Irma Taylor Blanton, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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