Nancy Elizabeth Talley

1843–1941 (Age 97)
Wayne, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Nancy Elizabeth

When Nancy Elizabeth Talley was born on 22 July 1843, in Wayne, Tennessee, United States, her father, James H Grief Talley, was 35 and her mother, Elizabeth Martin, was 33. She married Thomas D Martin in 1871, in Baxter, Drew, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Whiteville Township, Baxter, Arkansas, United States in 1860 and Independence, Baxter, Arkansas, United States in 1880. She died on 1 January 1941, in Porum, Muskogee, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 97, and was buried in Coleman Cemetery, Muskogee, Oklahoma, United States.

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Nancy Elizabeth Talley
Thomas D Martin
Marriage: 1871
Nancy Elizabeth Martin
Janie Belle Martin
Elvira Martin
Clayton L Martin
B Clayton Martin
Alva James Martin
Cora Bell Martin
William Thomas Martin
Mary Susan Martin

Spouse & Children

Baxter, Drew, Arkansas, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 3

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

Age 3

Tennessee was known as the Volunteer State because during the Mexican War the government asked Tennessee for 3,000 volunteer soldiers and 30,000 joined.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 27

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.

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)

  • Nancy E Tally, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Nancy Tally in household of Greef Tally, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Nancy E Martin in household of Thomas Martin, "United States Census, 1880"

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