John Perry Talkington

29 November 1842–7 March 1916 (Age 73)
Washington, Arkansas, United States

The Life Summary of John Perry

When John Perry Talkington was born on 29 November 1842, in Washington, Arkansas, United States, his father, Isaac Walton Talkington, was 20 and his mother, Mary A. T. Eshom Eschom, was 20. He married Katherine Hortensia Pearce on 12 December 1869, in Upshur, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Justice Precinct 2, Collin, Texas, United States in 1880 and Justice Precinct 5, Hopkins, Texas, United States for about 10 years. He died on 7 March 1916, in Hopkins, Texas, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Nelta Cemetery, Nelta, Hopkins, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Perry Talkington
1842–1916
Katherine Hortensia Pearce
1850–1924
Marriage: 12 December 1869
Jessie Aurelia Talkington
1872–1942
Arthur McQuinty Talkington
1874–1935
Mary Katherine Talkington
1876–1954
Thomas Walton Talkington
1879–1970
Fannie Talkington
1880–1911
Philo M. Talkington
1883–1886
Antho Texanna Talkington
1883–1936
May L. Talkington
1887–1892

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 December 1869Upshur, Texas, United States
  • Children

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1844 · German Immigration to Texas
    Age 2
    Over 7,000 German immigrants arrived in Texas. Some of these new arrivals died in epidemics; those that survived ended up living in cities such as San Antonio, Galveston, and Houston. Other German settlers went to the Texas Hill Country and formed the western portion of the German Belt, where new towns were founded: New Braunfels and Fredericksburg.
    1846
    Age 4
    Historical Boundaries: 1846: Collin, Texas, United States
    1862 · Battle of Pea Ridge
    Age 20
    By the time the Battle of Pea Ridge happened the Union forces had pushed Confederates through Missouri and Arkansas. This battle was important in securing Missouri for the Union and opening Arkansas for the Union.

    Name Meaning

    English (Lancashire): variant of Torkington, a habitational name from Torkington in Greater Manchester (formerly in Cheshire). The placename may derive from an Old English personal name Turec + Old English connective -ing- + tūn ‘farmstead, estate’. This form of the surname is rare in Britain and Ireland.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Tarkington
    Turkington

    Sources (11)

    • John Talkington, "United States Census, 1900"
    • John Talkington in entry for A M Talkington, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"
    • John P Talkington, "United States Census, 1910"

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