Nathan Talley

South Carolina, United States

The Life of Nathan

When Nathan Talley was born about 1808, in South Carolina, United States, his father, William Talley, was 20 and his mother, Elizabeth Bussey, was 19. He married Permelia Hill on 29 March 1835, in Wilcox, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died before 1864, at the age of 55.

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Nathan Talley
Permelia Hill
Marriage: 29 March 1835
Mary A Tulley

Spouse & Children

  • Male1808–1864Male

  • Permelia Hill


29 March 1835
Wilcox, Alabama, United States


  • Mary A Tulley


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+6 More Children

World Events (7)


Age 0

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1822 · Slave Rebellion

Age 14

"On June 16, 1822, Denmark Vesey a free and self-educated African American leads a slave rebellion called ""the rising."" The interesting thing about this rebellion is that it does not really happen. The only thing the judges have to go on is the testimony of people that witness it."
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 17

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

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 (2)

  • Nathan Talley, "Alabama Marriages, 1816-1957"
  • Nathan Talley, "Alabama, Marriages, 1816-1957"

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