Robert Lee Talley

27 May 1896–November 1962 (Age 66)
Oklahoma, United States

The Life of Robert Lee

When Robert Lee Talley was born on 27 May 1896, in Oklahoma, United States, his father, Robertson Perry Tally, was 41 and his mother, Mary Lavina Powell, was 32. He married Lela or Ella Mae King about 1922, in Oklahoma, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Council Grove Twp, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States in 1930 and Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States in 1940. He died in November 1962, in Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Indiahoma, Comanche, Oklahoma, United States.

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Robert Lee Talley
Lela or Ella Mae King
Marriage: about 1922
Virginia L Talley
Robert Lee Talley Jr.

Spouse and Children

about 1922
Oklahoma, United States


    Virginia L Talley


    Robert Lee Talley Jr.


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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Age 11

Oklahoma is the 46th state.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 20

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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 .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Robt E Lee Talley in household of L M St Clair, "United States Census, 1910"
  • B L Talley, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Robert L Talley, "United States Census, 1940"

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