Jasper Aaron Tallent

1 January 1876–31 July 1940 (Age 64)
Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of Jasper Aaron

When Jasper Aaron Tallent was born on 1 January 1876, in Tennessee, United States, his father, William M Tallent, was 27 and his mother, Sarah Todd, was 18. He married Amanda Louie "Luie" Waller on 15 October 1894, in Fannin Land District, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Kaufman, Texas, United States in 1940 and Justice Precinct 4, Kaufman, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 31 July 1940, in Wills Point, Van Zandt, Texas, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Locust Grove Cemetery, Hiram, Kaufman, Texas, United States.

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Jasper Aaron Tallent
Amanda Louie "Luie" Waller
Marriage: 15 October 1894
Ebbie Eva Tallant
Earnest T. Tallant
Thomas William Tallent
Earnest Tallent
Vada Tallent
Bennet Aaron Tallant
Viola Gertrude Tallent
Angles Tallent
Jasper Frank Tallent

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  • Marriage
    15 October 1894Fannin Land District, Texas, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.
    Age 0
    The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
    1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic
    Age 2
    When a man that had escaped a quarantined steamboat with yellow fever went to a restaurant he infected Kate Bionda the owner. This was the start of the yellow fever epidemic in Memphis, Tennessee. By the end of the epidemic 5,200 of the residence would die.
    1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company
    Age 18
    Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.

    Name Meaning

    English:variant of Tallon + excrescent -t.habitational name from Talland (Cornwall). The placename denotes ‘church site on the hill-brow’, from Middle Cornish tal ‘brow, front, end’ + lann ‘enclosed cemetery, church’.

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

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    Sources (30)

    • Jasper Tallent in entry for Tallent, "Texas Birth Certificates, 1903-1935"
    • Aron J Tallent, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Jasper Tallent, "Texas, County Marriage Index, 1837-1977"

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