When Edwin Alfred Taylor was born on 9 February 1853, in Kentucky, United States, his father, Edwin Alfred Taylor, was 43 and his mother, Esther Gaston Ferguson, was 37. He married Roseline A. Bellamy on 6 November 1872, in Butler, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Magisterial District 5 Auburn, Logan, Kentucky, United States in 1900 and Auburn, Logan, Kentucky, United States in 1910. He died on 11 October 1917, in Logan, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Auburn, Logan, Kentucky, United States.
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 .