Nancy Emeline Tolbert

Female15 August 1865–23 November 1908

Brief Life History of Nancy Emeline

When Nancy Emeline Tolbert was born on 15 August 1865, in Lavaca, Texas, United States, her father, Levi Amos Tolbert, was 38 and her mother, Nancy Elizabeth McCord, was 38. She married Benjamin Madison Falks on 16 July 1882, in Lavaca, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 23 November 1908, in Gonzales, Texas, United States, at the age of 43, and was buried in Gonzales, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Madison Falks
1855–1938
Nancy Emeline Tolbert
1865–1908
Marriage: 16 July 1882
Jesse Colombus Falks
1883–1955
Levi Almos Falks
1885–1900
Steenie Melissa Falks
1887–1969
Bart Falks
1890–1973
Ruth Ann Falks
1894–1968
Benjamin Allen Falks
1897–1971
James Madison Falks
1900–1938
Ed Newby Falks
1904–1977

Sources (22)

  • Emeline Tolbert in household of Levi Tolbert, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Nancy Emeline Tolbert - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Nancy Emeline Tolbert
  • Emeline Tolbert, "Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1965"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 July 1882Lavaca, Texas, United States
  • Children (8)

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    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (8)

    1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

    Age 1

    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.

    1870 · Texas Is Restored to the Union

    Age 5

    Congress restored Texas to the Union on March 30, 1870, despite not yet meeting all of the requirements established for re-admittance.

    1881 · Construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway

    Age 16

    Grenville M. Dodge oversaw the construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway. Work began at Hodge Junction, and eventually extended to the New Mexico border by 1888. Service began on April 1, 1888, with trains travelling between Fort Worth and Denver.

    Name Meaning

    English (Lancashire; of Norman origin): variant of Talbert . This form of the surname is rare in Britain and Ireland.

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

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