Friday, November 11, 2011

Surname Tait

The Tait's. I really do not know very much about this line; not nearly as much as some of the other lines in my family and it's driving me crazy! I've done countless hours of research on them and could really use some help. 

This is what I have:

My Great Great Grandma:
Evelyn F. Tait (Doucett)
Parents: Albert Tait and Martha J. Roper
Born: Apr 11, 1886
IN: Boston, Ma
Died: Oct 12 ,1963
IN: Malden, MA
Buried: Forest Dale Cemetary, Malden Ma
Married: Elsmore Guy Doucett on Dec. 27, 1911 in Boston, MA (They later Divorced)
1. Marguerite Evelyn Doucett (b.Sep 12 1915 in MA)(D.Mar 22 2002 in Homewood, IL)
2.Winnifred M. Doucett (Died of TB in MA)

Parents: William Tait (Needs Confirmation) and Rachel Briggs (Needs Confirmation)
Albert Tait
Born: Sep 25, 1853
IN: Thame, Oxfordshire, England
Died: Aug 21 1903
IN: Mass.
Married: Martha J. Roper in April of 1881
Profession: Clerk of Dry goods in 1900

1.Arthur Stanley Tait (b.Sep 7 1883 in Boston, MA) (D.Aug 27 1910 in Boston, MA)
Occupation: Printer
Place of death:  Boston Cullis Consumptives Home 65 Sarratoga St.
Cause of death: Pulmonary TB suffered for 3 yrs and 7mnths
Buried at: Everett "Woodlawn" Cemetery in MA

2. Evelyn F. Tait (Doucett) (above)


William Tait (needs confirmation)
Born: 1796
In: Scotland
Died: 1854
Married: Rachel Briggs
1.Mary Eliza Tait( b. 1830 in Newmarket, Cambridgeshire, England)
2.Emily Jane Tait(b. 1838 in Newmarket, Cambridgeshire, England) (married Thomas John Gibbard)
3.William Edmund Tait(b. 1841 in  Newmarket, Cambridgeshire, England)
4.Julia Selina Tait (b.1846 in  Newmarket, Cambridgeshire, England)
5.ALBERT TAIT (shown above)

This is all I really know about the Tait's so if you have any information or corrections it would help me out greatly! Please leave a comment below or email me at

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