Nancy Geneva Talley

1876–1958 (Age 81)
Russellville, Hamblen, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Nancy Geneva

When Nancy Geneva Talley was born on 21 February 1876, in Russellville, Hamblen, Tennessee, United States, her father, Caleb Woodson Talley, was 29 and her mother, Lucinda Elizabeth McFarland, was 26. She married Benjamin LaFayette Glover Sr. on 5 January 1892. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Elk Point, Union, South Dakota, United States in 1910 and Galena Township, Dixon, Nebraska, United States for about 10 years. She died in 1958, at the age of 82, and was buried in Martinsburg, Dixon, Nebraska, United States.

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Nancy Geneva Talley
Benjamin LaFayette Glover Sr.
Marriage: 5 January 1892
Jesse Harlan Glover
Icea Geneva Glover
Ivy Beatrice Glover
Leland William Glover
Nioma Glover
Ruth L Glover
Benjamin Lafayette Glover
Ann Marie Glover

Spouse & Children

5 January 1892


+4 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Caleb Woodson Talley


  • Lucinda Elizabeth McFarland




  • William McKendry Talley


  • Mary Cordelia Belle Talley


  • Female1873–1948Female

  • Female1876–1958Female

  • Charles Oliver Talley


+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic

Age 2

When a man that had escaped a quarantined steamboat with yellow fever went to a restaurant he infected Kate Bionda the owner. This was the start of the yellow fever epidemic in Memphis, Tennessee. By the end of the epidemic 5,200 of the residence would die.
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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 22

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.

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 .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Genevie Glover in household of Be* Glover, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Geneva Glover in household of Benjaman Glover, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Geneva Glover in household of Ben L Glover, "United States Census, 1940"

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