Nancy Elizabeth Talley

1836–1900 (Age 64)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Nancy Elizabeth

When Nancy Elizabeth Talley was born in 1836, in Tennessee, United States, her father, Robertson Perry Talley, was 23 and her mother, Lucinda A Stanfield, was 25. She married James Sabert Morrison on 4 September 1866, in Lewisburg, Conway, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Locust Grove Township, Stone, Arkansas, United States in 1880 and Farris Township, Stone, Arkansas, United States in 1900. She died about 1900, at the age of 64, and was buried in Blue Mountain Township, Logan, Arkansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Nancy Elizabeth Talley
James Sabert Morrison
Marriage: 4 September 1866
Francis Wayne Morrison
Russell Perry Morrison
Lucinda Caroline Morrison
Zellie Octava Morrison

Spouse & Children

4 September 1866
Lewisburg, Conway, Arkansas, United States


Parents & Siblings



World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 0

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Age 10

Tennessee was known as the Volunteer State because during the Mexican War the government asked Tennessee for 3,000 volunteer soldiers and 30,000 joined.
1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 26

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Taithligh ‘descendant of Taithleach’, a byname or personal name meaning ‘peaceable’.2 Possibly an altered spelling of German Tallig, from a short form of a Germanic personal name similar to Dietrich .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Nancy E Morrison in household of James Morrison, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Elizabeth Tally in household of R Tally, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Nancy Talley in household of Robertson Talley, "United States Census, 1850"

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