James Leroy Taylor

31 March 1879–30 March 1951 (Age 71)
Olivett, Belmont, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of James Leroy

When James Leroy Taylor was born on 31 March 1879, in Olivett, Belmont, Ohio, United States, his father, James Lafayette "Lafe" Taylor, was 29 and his mother, Rachel Frances Smith, was 23. He married Carrie Emily Bowen on 7 November 1901, in Belmont, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He lived in Tuscarawas Township, Stark, Ohio, United States in 1920 and Canton Township, Stark, Ohio, United States in 1930. He died on 30 March 1951, in North Industry, Stark, Ohio, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Massillon City Cemetery, Massillon, Stark, Ohio, United States.

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James Leroy Taylor
Carrie Emily Bowen
Marriage: 7 November 1901
James Edward Taylor
Elsie Estella Taylor
Frances Beatrice Taylor
Mildred Lucille Taylor
Lola Hilda Taylor

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  • Marriage
    7 November 1901Belmont, Ohio, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 2
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
    1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act
    Age 3
    A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
    1898 · War with the Spanish
    Age 19
    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 241254;2007: 532882; 2010: 751209)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 .

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

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    Sources (19)

    • Taylor, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
    • James L Taylor, "United States Census, 1930"
    • James Leroy Taylor, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016"

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