Nancy Mariah Talley

Savannah, Hardin, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Nancy Mariah

When Nancy Mariah Talley was born in July 1868, in Savannah, Hardin, Tennessee, United States, her father, Pleasant Talley, was 29 and her mother, Adeline Lucinda Seaton, was 27. She married James William Brown on 18 March 1889, in Hardin, Tennessee, United States. She lived in Hardin, Tennessee, United States in 1880 and Election Precinct 11 Cloverdale, Lauderdale, Alabama, United States in 1900.

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Nancy Mariah Talley
James William Brown
Marriage: 18 March 1889

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18 March 1889
Hardin, Tennessee, United States

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World Events (8)

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.
1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic

Age 10

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.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 32

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

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 M Brown in household of James W Brown, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Nancy M Talley in household of Pleasant Talley, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Nancy M Tally in household of Pleasant Tally, "United States Census, 1880"

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