Stephen Robert Talkington

20 August 1849–28 April 1912 (Age 62)
Arkansas, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Stephen Robert

When Stephen Robert Talkington was born on 20 August 1849, in Arkansas, Arkansas, United States, his father, Isaac Walton Talkington, was 27 and his mother, Mary A. T. Eshom Eschom, was 27. He married Theodocia Ernestine Waggoner on 1 November 1877, in Fannin, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Texas, United States in 1870 and Justice Precinct 2, San Saba, Texas, United States in 1880. He died on 28 April 1912, in Ardmore, Carter, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Mill Creek Post Office, Johnston, Oklahoma, United States.

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Stephen Robert Talkington
Theodocia Ernestine Waggoner
Marriage: 1 November 1877
Kate Talkington
Guss Talkington
Steve Robert Talkington
Samuel Talkington
Spencer Talkington

Spouse and Children

1 November 1877
Fannin, Texas, United States


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    Steve Robert Talkington


    Samuel Talkington


    Spencer Talkington


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World Events (8)

1850 · Compromise of 1850

Age 1

The United States Congress passed a package of five separate bills in an attempt to decrease tensions between the slave states and free states. The compromise itself was received gratefully, but both sides disapproved of certain components contained in the laws. Texas was impacted in several ways; mainly, the state surrendered its claim to New Mexico (and other claims north of 36°30′) but retained the Texas Panhandle. The federal government also took over the public debt for Texas.

Age 12

Arkansas supplied an estimated 50,000 men to the Confederate Army andabout 15,000 to the Union Army.
1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 17

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Torkington in Greater Manchester (formerly in Cheshire), named in Old English as ‘settlement (tūn) associated with Turec’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • S R Talkington, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Stephen R Talkington, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Stephen Talkington in household of Isaac W Talkington, "United States Census, 1860"

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