Nancy Elizabeth Talley

1853–1932 (Age 79)
Jackson Township, Keokuk, Iowa, United States

The Life of Nancy Elizabeth

When Nancy Elizabeth Talley was born on 8 February 1853, in Jackson Township, Keokuk, Iowa, United States, her father, Zachariah Wilson Talley, was 24 and her mother, Martha Elizabeth Bowman, was 18. She married John Carl Hendryx on 17 December 1882, in Keokuk, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Tonkawa Township, Caddo, Oklahoma, United States in 1910. She died on 17 December 1932, in Anadarko, Caddo, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Anadarko, Caddo, Oklahoma, United States.

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Nancy Elizabeth Talley
John Carl Hendryx
Marriage: 17 December 1882
John C Hendryx

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17 December 1882
Keokuk, Iowa, United States


  • John C Hendryx


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World Events (8)

1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines

Age 4

The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.

Age 10

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

Age 22

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

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)

  • Nancy E Talley in household of M E Talley, "United States Census, 1860"
  • N E Hendrix in household of J C Hendrix, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Nance E Hendryx in household of John C Hendryx, "United States Census, 1900"

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