Talitha Catherine Scott

8 March 1862–17 November 1890 (Age 28)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Talitha Catherine

When Talitha Catherine Scott was born on 8 March 1862, in Tennessee, United States, her father, William Carrol Scott, was 46 and her mother, Savel Lavina Jones, was 34. She lived in Henderson, Tennessee, United States in 1870. She died on 17 November 1890, in Tennessee, United States, at the age of 28.

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William Carrol Scott
Savel Lavina Jones
James Henderson Scott
John Thomas Scott
Mary Jane Scott
Margaret Annie Scott
Nancy Emeline Scott
Benjamin Ransom Scott
Sarah Luvenia "Sallie" Scott
Talitha Catherine Scott
Felix Henry Scott
William Troy Scott

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World Events (8)


Age 1

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1865 · Sultana Tragedy

Age 3

In April of 1865, the steamboat the Sultana exploded. The Civil War had been over for awhile so this was considered the worst maritime disaster in US history. Compared to the Titanic where 1,512 people were killed, 1,8000 soldiers were killed on the Sultana. Confederate soldiers that weeks earlier had been fighting with Union soldiers were now fighting to save their lives.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 8

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

1 English: ethnic name for someone with Scottish connections.2 Scottish and Irish: ethnic name for a Gaelic speaker.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lilitha C Scott in household of William C Scott, "United States Census, 1870"
  • R C Scott in household of William Scott, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Lelitha C Scott in the 1870 United States Federal Census

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