Elizabeth Mary Collier

9 May 1836–19 May 1913 (Age 77)
Macclesfield, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Elizabeth Mary

When Elizabeth Mary Collier was born on 9 May 1836, in Macclesfield, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, James Sawyer Collier, was 33 and her mother, Sarah Goodfellow, was 33. She married Joseph Taylor on 15 July 1855, in Prestbury, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Prestbury, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom in 1841 and Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 19 May 1913, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Taylor
Elizabeth Mary Collier
Marriage: 15 July 1855
James Henry Taylor
Elizabeth Mary Taylor
Joseph Ezra Taylor
Sarah Jane Taylor
Lucy Taylor
Marion Taylor
Julia Grace Taylor
George William Taylor
Annie Margaret Taylor
William Goodfellow Taylor
David Josiah Taylor
Clara Taylor
Israel Taylor
Florence Maude Taylor

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 July 1855Prestbury, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    Age 7
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 18
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
    Age 27
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English: from Middle English colier, in most parts of the country ‘maker or seller of charcoal’, but in some areas (such as Bolton le Moors and Wigan, Lancashire) where coal measures were near the surface, ‘miner or seller of coal’ (in the modern sense, ‘fossil fuel’). The name was taken to Ireland from England and was first recorded there in 1305. In Petty's ‘census’ of 1659, it was recorded as a principal surname in Meath.English: occupational name from Middle English coilour, coliour, culliour, Old French coileor, coillour ‘tax collector’. Surnames with this origin seem to have died out in Britain.French (northern): from collier ‘collar’, a metonymic occupational name for a maker of collars.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Biography of Joseph Taylor

    Joseph Taylor was born on March 15, 1833 in Lostockgralan, Chestershire, England. His parents were William and Nancy Anne Postles Taylor. His father, William, had been apprenticed as a boy to a tail …

    Sources (36)

    • Elizabeth Collier in household of James Collier, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • Elizabeth Collier in entry for Florence M Cain, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"
    • Elizabeth Taylor in household of Joseph Taylor, "United States Census, 1870"

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