Talitha Jane Heffelfinger

15 March 1857–4 February 1923 (Age 65)
Virginia, United States

The Life of Talitha Jane

When Talitha Jane Heffelfinger was born on 15 March 1857, in Virginia, United States, her father, Jacob Heffelfinger, was 23 and her mother, Parthenia, was 23. She married Andrew Jackson Harris on 5 February 1875, in Henry, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Ridgeway, Henry, Virginia, United States in 1910. She died on 4 February 1923, in Henry, Virginia, United States, at the age of 65.

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Family Time Line

Andrew Jackson Harris
1841–1919
Talitha Jane Heffelfinger
1857–1923
Marriage: 5 February 1875
Daisy Harris
1876–
Roxie Eleanor Harris
1877–1934
Robert Lee Harris
1878–
William Ballard Harris, Sr.
1879–1972
Jesse Ben Harris
1881–1961
Luther Jackson Harris
1883–1961
Ruth A. Harris
1889–
Telitha R Harris
1892–
Jacob Raymond Harris
1894–1953
Daisy Mae Harris
1898–1966

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
5 February 1875
Henry, Virginia, United States
children

(10)

    Daisy Harris

    Female1876–Female

    Roxie Eleanor Harris

    Female1877–1934Female

    Robert Lee Harris

    Male1878–Male

    Male1879–1972Male

    Male1881–1961Male

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Jacob Heffelfinger

    Male1834–1900Male

    Parthenia

    Female1834–1880Female

siblings

(8)

    Female1857–1923Female

    Jane Hefflefinger

    Female1857–Female

    William W. Heffelfinger

    Male1860–1901Male

    William Hefflefinger

    Male1860–Male

    Peyton Hughes Heffinger

    Male1866–Male

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1861 · The Battle of Manassas

Age 4

The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 
1863

Age 6

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 18

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Swiss German: Americanized spelling of the habitational name Häfelfinger, for someone from a small place called Häfelfingen or Häfelfing.

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

Sources (3)

  • Teletha J Harris in household of Andrew J Harris, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Martha H Harris in entry for Luther Jackson Harris, "Virginia, Death Certificates, 1912-1987"
  • Telitha Heffinger in entry for Jacob Raymond Harris, "Virginia, Death Certificates, 1912-1987"

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