Nancy Mary Rebecca Talley

1846–1917 (Age 71)
Savannah, Hardin, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Nancy Mary Rebecca

When Nancy Mary Rebecca Talley was born on 14 October 1846, in Savannah, Hardin, Tennessee, United States, her father, William Madison Talley, was 29 and her mother, Susan Ann Clay Blount, was 28. She married Robert James Golding on 18 December 1863, in Des Arc, Prairie, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in White River Township, Prairie, Arkansas, United States in 1860 and Graham, Arizona, United States in 1910. She died on 5 November 1917, in Safford, Graham, Arizona, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Graham, Graham, Arizona, United States.

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Family Time Line

Nancy Mary Rebecca Talley
Robert James Golding
Marriage: 18 December 1863
Susan Elizabeth Golding
John Madison Golding
James Robert Benjamin Golding
Mary Idora Rowena Golding
Irene Juetta Golding

Spouse & Children

18 December 1863
Des Arc, Prairie, Arkansas, United States


Parents & Siblings



  • George Robert Johnson Talley


  • John Henry Talley


  • Female1846–1917Female

  • Talley


  • William Madison Talley


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World Events (8)


Age 15

Arkansas supplied an estimated 50,000 men to the Confederate Army andabout 15,000 to the Union Army.
1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 16

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

Age 19

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

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)

  • Mary Tally in household of W M Tally, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Nancy M B Tally in household of Wm M Tally, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Mary R Spafford, "United States Census, 1910"

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