Virgil R Taylor

1919–2011 (Age 92)
Calhoun, Henry, Missouri, United States

The Life of Virgil R

When Virgil R Taylor was born on 23 May 1919, in Calhoun, Henry, Missouri, United States, his father, Logan C Taylor, was 22 and his mother, Mary Christina Johnson, was 22. He lived in Springfield Township, Henry, Missouri, United States in 1920 and Tebo Township, Henry, Missouri, United States in 1930. He died on 9 May 2011, in Vacaville, Solano, California, United States, at the age of 91.

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Family Time Line

Logan C Taylor
1896–1993
Mary Christina Johnson
1897–1987
Virgil R Taylor
1919–2011

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World Events (8)

1920

Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1931 · The Bagnell Dam and Lake of the Ozarks

Age 12

The Bagnell Dam on the Osage River was completed in 1931. The dam was built to generate hydroelectric power to the Osage Power Plant. The building of the dam created Lake of the Ozarks, one of the largest man-made lakes in the world, and over 1,000 miles of shoreline.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 25

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

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)

  • Virgil R Tayler in household of Maud S Johnson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Virgil R Taylor in household of Maude S Johnson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Virgil R Taylor, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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