Lewis Bailey Talley

26 July 1868–6 September 1915 (Age 47)
Rock Mills, Randolph, Alabama, United States

The Life of Lewis Bailey

When Lewis Bailey Talley was born on 26 July 1868, in Rock Mills, Randolph, Alabama, United States, his father, Thomas Didimus Talley, was 46 and his mother, Martha Ann Barnes, was 37. He married Effie Florence Driskell on 28 May 1893, in Hamilton, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Justice Precinct 3, Hamilton, Texas, United States in 1910. He died on 6 September 1915, in Hamilton, Texas, United States, at the age of 47, and was buried in Fairy, Hamilton, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lewis Bailey Talley
Effie Florence Driskell
Marriage: 28 May 1893
Euin Artie Talley
Arthur Lee Talley
Odas Melvin Talley
Alice Vera Talley
Bernice Talley
Stella Talley
Vivian Talley

Spouse and Children

28 May 1893
Hamilton, Texas, United States


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings



    Warren Littleton Talley


    Jefferson E Talley


    Missy Talley



    Johnny Talley


+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1870 · Texas Is Restored to the Union

Age 2

Congress restored Texas to the Union on March 30, 1870, despite not yet meeting all of the requirements established for re-admittance.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 2

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1881 · Construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway

Age 13

Grenville M. Dodge oversaw the construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway. Work began at Hodge Junction, and eventually extended to the New Mexico border by 1888. Service began on April 1, 1888, with trains travelling between Fort Worth and Denver.

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 .

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

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Sources (3)

  • L B Lally, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Louis B Tally in household of T D Tally, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Louis B Talley in household of T D Talley, "United States Census, 1880"

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