Elizabeth Caroline Talkington

FemaleApril 1849–11 October 1913

Brief Life History of Elizabeth Caroline

When Elizabeth Caroline Talkington was born in April 1849, in Washington, Arkansas, United States, her father, Allen Acock Talkington, was 39 and her mother, Elizabeth Nichols, was 39. She married James Valentine Sutton on 31 March 1869, in Anna, Collin, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Orange, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1880 and Orange Judicial Township, Orange, California, United States in 1900. She died on 11 October 1913, in Santa Ana, Orange, California, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Fairhaven Memorial Park, Santa Ana, Orange, California, United States.

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James Valentine Sutton
Elizabeth Caroline Talkington
Marriage: 31 March 1869
Alice Celeste Sutton
Sadie Bell Sutton
Victor William Sutton
Herbert W. Sutton
Walter Allen Sutton

Sources (14)

  • Elizabeth Sutton in household of James B Sutton, "United States Census, 1910"
  • E C Talkington, "Texas, County Marriage Index, 1837-1977"
  • Elizabeth Sutton in household of James V Sutton, "United States Census, 1900"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    31 March 1869Anna, Collin, Texas, United States
  • Children (5)

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    Siblings (8)

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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 (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.

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