Birdie T Tallent

6 December 1876–13 November 1962 (Age 85)
Springfield, Greene, Missouri, United States

The Life of Birdie T

When Birdie T Tallent was born on 6 December 1876, in Springfield, Greene, Missouri, United States, her father, Thomas L Tallent, was 43 and her mother, Sarah Malinda Lavina Eaves, was 34. She married Oscar Jasper Kortkamp on 12 June 1892, in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 13 November 1962, in Murphysboro Township, Jackson, Illinois, United States, at the age of 85.

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Oscar Jasper Kortkamp
Birdie T Tallent
Marriage: 12 June 1892
Viola Mary Kortkamp
Pearl Catherine Kortkamp
William Kortkamp
Oscar Major Ted Kortkamp

Spouse and Children

12 June 1892
St. Louis, Missouri, United States


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1877 · The First Workers Strike

Age 1

The country was in great economic distress in mid-1877, which caused many workers of the Railroad to come together and began the first national strike in the United States. Crowds gathered in Chicago in extreme number to be a part of the strike which was later named the Great Railroad Strike. Shortly after the strike began, the battle was fought between the authorities and many of the strikers. The conflict escalated to violence and quickly each side turned bloody.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 24

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Talland in Cornwall, which is thought to be named as ‘hill-brow church site’, from Cornish tal + lann.

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

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Sources (1)

  • Burdy T Tallent in entry for Oscar J Kortkamp, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"

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