A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Taylorstown.
This page contains four sections:
How Far From Taylorstown to ...
We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers, Almanacs & Directories that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Taylorstown to various places of note, such as the White House.
With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Taylorstown and extending to:
Communities Also Named Taylorstown ...
While the name Taylorstown is unique within Pennsylvania, we know of one more community in the United States.
Communities Outside of Pennsylvania
Distance: About 160 miles [257.5 km] to the East Southeast.
Curious and Interesting Names Near Taylorstown ...
As we travel, we always see a community with a name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.
Notable Births & Deaths ...
This is a new section for us and we are still collecting data.
Below is our list of notable people who were born, died or were buried in the area surrounding Taylorstown. Please note that while we are collecting data on an ongoing basis, it's a big task and it's unlikely that our list will ever be more than a sample.
Billy Barty (Born as William John Bertanzetti)
Actor. He was born in Millsboro (Pennsylvania) on Saturday October 25, 1924 and died in Glendale (California) on Saturday December 23, 2000 at an age of 76. He was buried at Glendale Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Los Angeles County, California) [Map].
Jesse Cail 'Crab' Burkett
Major League Baseball. He was born in Wheeling (West Virginia) on Friday December 4, 1868 and died in Worcester (Massachusetts) on Wednesday May 27, 1953 at an age of 84.
Caitlin Clarke (Born as Katherine Anne Clarke)
Actress, instructor. She was born in Pittsburgh (Pennsylvania) on Saturday May 3, 1952 and died in Sewickley (Pennsylvania) on Thursday September 9, 2004 at an age of 52. She was buried at Sewickley Cemetery (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania) [Map].
Professional football. He was born in Brentwood (Pennsylvania) on Wednesday August 26, 1931 and died in Dunedin (Florida) on Monday May 2, 2011 at an age of 79. He was buried at Ft. Lincoln Cemetery (Prince George's County, Maryland) [Map].
Actress. She was born in Wheeling (West Virginia) on Monday September 2, 1861 and died in Pelham Manor (New York) on Tueday October 31, 1944 at an age of 83. She was buried at Ferncliff Cemetery (Westchester County, New York) [Map].
Gene 'Augie' Freese
Major League Baseball. He was born in Wheeling (West Virginia) on Monday January 8, 1934 and died in Metairie (Louisiana) on Tueday June 18, 2013 at an age of 79. He was buried at Metairie Cemetery (Orleans Parish, Louisiana) [Map].
Gary Michael Jeter
Professional football. He was born in Weirton (West Virginia) on Monday January 24, 1955 and died in Plainsboro (New Jersey) on Wednesday March 9, 2016 at an age of 61.
William Holmes McGuffey
Author, educator. He was born in Claysville (Pennsylvania) on Tueday September 23, 1800 and died in Charlottesville (Virginia) on Sunday May 4, 1873 at an age of 72.
Musician. He was born in Martins Ferry (Ohio) on Saturday January 14, 1928 and died in New York (New York) on Friday April 20, 2012 at an age of 84. He was buried at Ferncliff Cemetery (Westchester County, New York) [Map].
Thomas Joseph 'Tom' Needham
Major League Baseball. He was born in Dublin (Ireland) [Map] on Thursday April 17, 1879 and died in Steubenville (Ohio) on Tueday December 14, 1926 at an age of 47. He was buried at Mt. Calvary Cemetery (Jefferson County, Ohio) [Map].
Opera singer. She was born in Wheeling (West Virginia) on Friday July 17, 1914 and died on Wednesday October 3, 1990 at an age of 76. She was buried at Greenwood Cemetery (Ohio County, West Virginia) [Map].
Olive Thomas (Born as Olivia Duffy)
Actress. She was born in Charleroi (Pennsylvania) on Saturday October 20, 1894 and died in Neuilly-sur-Marne (France) [Map] on Friday September 10, 1920 at an age of 25. She was buried at Woodlawn Cemetery (Bronx County, New York) [Map].
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 22 Apr 2019