Talitha Alice Heard

25 March 1843–29 December 1918 (Age 75)
Perry, Alabama, United States

The Life of Talitha Alice

When Talitha Alice Heard was born on 25 March 1843, in Perry, Alabama, United States, her father, Ephraim Quarles Heard, was 32 and her mother, Elizabeth Kilgore, was 25. She married William Ledgerwood on 14 November 1873, in Perry, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Election Precinct 10 Heards, Perry, Alabama, United States in 1870 and Myrtle Creek, Douglas, Oregon, United States for about 30 years. She died on 29 December 1918, in Bandon, Coos, Oregon, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Myrtle Creek, Douglas, Oregon, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Ledgerwood
1833–1900
Talitha Alice Heard
1843–1918
Marriage: 14 November 1873
George Thomas Ledgerwood
1875–1931
William H Ledgerwood
1876–1877
Eliza Ida Ledgerwood
1879–1881
Joseph Mercer Ledgerwood
1881–1958

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
14 November 1873
Perry, Alabama, United States
children

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Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1846

Age 3

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1851

Age 8

Historical Boundaries - 1851: Benton, Oregon Territory, United States; 1851: Oregon Territory, United States; 1852: Douglas, Oregon Territory, United States; 1859: Douglas, Oregon, United States
1863

Age 20

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

English (chiefly southwest): occupational name for a tender of animals, normally a cowherd or shepherd, from Middle English herde (Old English hi(e)rde).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Tobitha Heard in household of Ephram Heard, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Telitha Heard in household of Ephraim Heard, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Telitha A Ledgerwood in household of William Ledgerwood, "United States Census, 1900"

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