William Wallace Taylor

1898–1962 (Age 64)
Mississippi, United States

The Life of William Wallace

When William Wallace Taylor was born on 14 February 1898, in Mississippi, United States, his father, William Julius Taylor, was 33 and his mother, Roxie Anna Wallace, was 27. He married Annie Berdell Sanderson on 27 September 1925, in Jones, Mississippi, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters. He lived in Laurel, Jones, Mississippi, United States in 1920 and Beat 2, Jones, Mississippi, United States for about 10 years. He died on 25 February 1962, at the age of 64, and was buried in Taylor Cemetery, Jones, Mississippi, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Wallace Taylor
1898–1962
Annie Berdell Sanderson
1907–1992
Marriage: 27 September 1925
Knoxie Jones Taylor
1926–
Berdelle Taylor
1927–
Noris Jones Taylor
1927–
Beartrice Taylor
1930–1935
Neva Jean Taylor
1934–
Eva Gay Taylor
1938–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
27 September 1925
Jones, Mississippi, United States
children

(6)

  • Knoxie Jones Taylor

    Female1926–Female

  • Berdelle Taylor

    Female1927–Female

  • Noris Jones Taylor

    Male1927–Male

  • Beartrice Taylor

    Female1930–1935Female

  • Neva Jean Taylor

    Female1934–Female

+1 More Child

Parents & Siblings

  • William Julius Taylor

    Male1864–1927Male

  • Female1870–1945Female

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1907 · Boll Weevil Destroys Most the Cotton Crop

Age 9

When the boll weevil threatened most the Mississippi Delta, it put the state’s cotton crop in peril. By the time the boll weevil reached Mississippi it had already destroyed four million bales of cotton. This added up to $238 million at the time or about 6 billion in present day. The boll weevil depends on cotton for every stage of its life.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 18

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)

  • Wallice Taylor in household of W Julius Taylor, "United States Census, 1910"
  • William W Taylor in household of William J Taylor, "United States Census, 1920"
  • William W Taylor, "United States Census, 1930"

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