Vellar Mae "Vellar" Talley

4 September 1926–21 February 1975 (Age 48)
Kossuth, Alcorn, Mississippi, United States

The Life Summary of Vellar Mae "Vellar"

When Vellar Mae "Vellar" Talley was born on 4 September 1926, in Kossuth, Alcorn, Mississippi, United States, her father, Luther Franklin Talley, was 29 and her mother, Nolie Settlemires, was 25. She died on 21 February 1975, in Mississippi, United States, at the age of 48, and was buried in Shiloh Presbyterian Cemetery, Corinth, Alcorn, Mississippi, United States.

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World Events (8)

Age 1
Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1939 · First Oil Well in Mississippi Located in Yazoo County
Age 13
Fredric F. Mellen was a geologist that was surveyed a clay and minerals project. While doing this he instead struck oil and started the oil industry in Mississippi.
1940 · The Lock and Dam System is Completed
Age 14
A lock and dam system is a system that allows boats to go from one water level to another either up or down and the boats continue going through each until they get to the end. There are 29 on the Mississippi River.

Name Meaning

English: probably a variant of Tolley .English (of Norman origin): habitational name from one or more of the places in northern France named Tailly (Somme, Ardennes). It is uncertain that this surname survived into modern times.Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Taithligh ‘descendant of Taithleach’, a byname or personal name meaning ‘peaceable’. This surname is now very rare in Ireland.

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

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  • Vela Tally in household of Luther Tally, "United States Census, 1930"

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