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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Family Time Line

William Carrol Scott
1816–1899
Savel Lavina Jones
1827–1917
James Henderson Scott
1845–1940
John Thomas Scott
1847–1847
Mary Jane Scott
1849–1925
Margaret Annie Scott
1851–1892
Nancy Emeline Scott
1853–1918
Benjamin Ransom Scott
1857–1861
Sarah Luvenia "Sallie" Scott
1859–1959
Talitha Catherine Scott
1862–1890
Felix Henry Scott
1865–1941
William Troy Scott
1868–1964

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World Events (8)

1863

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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