Robert A Taliaferro

7 March 1836–27 June 1871 (Age 35)
Hopkins, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Robert A

When Robert A Taliaferro was born on 7 March 1836, in Hopkins, Kentucky, United States, his father, Marshall H. Taliaferro, was 28 and his mother, Martha M. Morton, was 24. He married Athalia J Morton on 28 January 1862, in Hopkins, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 27 June 1871, in Hopkins, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 35, and was buried in Mortons Gap, Hopkins, Kentucky, United States.

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Robert A Taliaferro
Mary Ann Elizabeth Shaw
Marriage: 14 November 1867
Sally Mae Taliaferro
Ella Catherine Taliaferro

Spouse and Children

14 November 1867
Hopkins, Kentucky, United States


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World Events (6)


Age 10

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1850 · 8th Most Populated State

Age 14

According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.

Age 25

Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.

Name Meaning

Altered spelling of Tagliaferro .

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

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Sources (3)

  • R A Taliaferro in household of J C Taliaferro, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Robert A Taliaferro, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Robert A Taliaferre, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

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