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William Taylor (1772 - 1860)

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William Taylor
Born in Clayach, Par. of Bower, Caithness, Scotlandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married in Halkirk, Caithness, Scotlandmap
Husband of — married in Halkirk, CAI, SCTmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Sibster, Halkirk, Caithness, Scotlandmap
Profile last modified | Created 18 Oct 2011
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Date: 22 OCT 1772
Place: Bower, CAI, SCT
Notes: Born Oct 15th & bapd 22 Oct 1772: William TAYLOR in Clayach had by his espoused wife Isobel FINLAYSON a child baptized & named William as witnesses William Brims in Clayach & (??Alex Bain in Dun??) [1]


Date: 10 Feb 1860
Place: Sibster, Halkirk, CAI
Notes: William T., Farmer, married, 1860, February Tenth 5h 0m PM Sibster, Male, 86 years, s/o William TAYLOR, farmer, dec. and Isabella TAYLOR, maiden name Finlayson, dec. Of Old age and natural decay, no medical attendant. Buried Halkirk churchyard, certified by Francis Sutherland gravedigger. Inf. Donald TAYLOR, son, present at death. Registered Feb 16th Halkirk.[2]


Place: Halkirk, CAI, SCT


Reference: 4255


  1. Source ##635 Birth 15th Bap. 22nd Oct 1772 William s/o William TAYLOR (in Clayach) & Isobel FINLAYSON, transcribed L McIntosh 1994
  2. Source #S56 Dth cert. 10 Feb 1860 William TAYLOR, aged 86, s/o Wiliam TAYLOR & Isabella FINLAYSON, Sibster, Halkirk, CAI
  • Source S56 BDM certificates 1855+ from ScotlandsPeople
  • Source S635 Parish Register for Bower, Caithness, Scotland
  • WikiTree profile Taylor-6724 created through the import of HENDERSONLornaAncestorsPlus1Desc4WikiTree.ged on Oct 18, 2011 by L Henderson. See the Changes page for the details of edits by L and others.

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