Dessie V. Talbott

1894–1985 (Age 91)

The Life of Dessie V.

When Dessie V. Talbott was born on 16 December 1894, her father, John Oliver Talbott, was 34 and her mother, Susan Bell, was 36. She lived in Logan Township, Fountain, Indiana, United States for about 20 years and Lebanon, Boone, Indiana, United States in 1940. She died on 20 December 1985, at the age of 91, and was buried in Wabash Township, Tippecanoe, Indiana, United States.

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John Oliver Talbott
Susan Bell
Zora O. Talbott
James Ray Talbott
Naomia Bell Talbott
Dessie V. Talbott

Parents & Siblings

  • John Oliver Talbott


  • Susan Bell




World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 12

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 24

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

Variant of Talbot .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Dessie V Talbott in household of Susan Talbott, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Dessie V Talbott, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Dessie Talbott in household of Oliver Talbott, "United States Census, 1910"

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