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Descendants of James Taylor (unknown birth & death dates;
married 23 or 25, 1821) and Ann Peter (unknown birth & death dates)

Three generation Taylor
genealogy in
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Taylor surname in the United Kingdom in 1881 and 1998.

First (Pre-Immigrant) Generation


1. James Taylor. Born in Scotland. Died in Scotland.

    Two dates in IGI for marriage:   25 Feb 1821, Monifieth, Angus, Scotland, and 23 Feb 1821, Inverarity and Methy, Angus, Scotland.

    There may have been more children than the three sons listed below.   Sons John and William settled in Harvey Settlement, NB.   Grandson David (son of James Taylor and Ann Grant) also went to New Brunswick.

    From the Saint Croix Courier (St. Stephen, NB), 12 Sep 1878:   "Red Granite for Scotland--A handsome Red Granite tablet has been shipped this week from Mr. Rudge's stone work, in this place, by John Taylor, Esq., of Harvey Station, for a family monument in Inverarity, Scotland.   We have seen this tablet which is from the St. George quarries.   It is pronounced by experts to be as good a specimen of the products of our quarries as has yet been turned out as far as the quality of the stone is concerned, and we may add the workmanship."

    He married Ann Peter, 25 Feb 1821 in Monifieth, Angus, Scotland. Born in Scotland. Died in Scotland.

    They had the following children:

  2   i.   James Taylor

  3   ii.   John Taylor

  4   iii.   William Taylor