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1853-1908
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1853-1908
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eng
Summary
Letters, 1853-1908, of the Taliaferro family of Conecuh County, Alabama, consisting of: correspondence, 1853, to and from Dr. Robert H. Taliaferro (ca. 1820-1853) at Montvale Springs, Tennessee and his wife Elizabeth M. Perryman Taliaferro (b. ca. 1829), Charles Taliaferro (b. 1833), Susan M. Taliaferro (b. ca. 1800), Hanson Lee (b. ca. 1815), and Julius G[?] and concerning Robert H. Taliaferro's journey to the springs, his efforts to regain his health, his plantation and crops, and social, personal, and family news; correspondence, 1853-1865, from Charles T. Taliaferro to Elizabeth Taliaferro informing her of the death of her husband Robert H. Taliaferro, Charles' attendence at medical schools in New Orleans, Louisiana, Atlanta, Georgia, and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, his description of Washington D.C., his return to Conecuh County to practice medicine, his service during the Civil War, an account of the first battle of Manassas (Bull Run), his return to Conecuh County and medical practice, his efforts to settle Robert H. Taliaferro's estate, Elizabeth Taliaferro's removal from Conecuh County, and social and family news; letter, 20 August 1866, from Charles Taliaferro to Alexander Perryman (b. ca. 1807) stating that he hasn't heard from Perryman's daughter Elizabeth Taliaferro in a while; letter, 13 December 1859, from William D. Perryman (ca. 1836-1863) to his sister Elizabeth Taliaferro stating that one of her slaves has run away; letters, 1860 and 1866, from Sallie Mc[?] and Nannie [?] containing social news; and letter, 15 June 1908, from Gilchrist Robert Boulware of Conecuh County to Elizabeth M. Taliaferro Smith reminiscing about Brooklyn, Conecuh County, Alabama, and her wedding to her first husband Robert H. Taliaferro
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Born in Virginia, Robert H. Taliaferro (ca. 1830-1853) and Charles T. Taliaferro (b. 1833) were the sons of William T. Taliaferro (d. ca. 1840) and Susan M. Taliaferro (b. ca. 1800). The family later moved to Alabama, where Robert H. Taliaferro, a physician, married Elizabeth M. Perryman (b. ca. 1829), daughter of Alexander Perryman (b. ca. 1807). They lived in Brooklyn, Conecuh County, Alabama. Taliaferro died 23 August 1853 at Montvale Springs, Tennessee, where he had gone in an effort to improve his health. Some time in the 1850s, Elizabeth Perryman Taliaferro moved to Enterprise, Mississippi, and later married Benjamin B. Smith. Robert Taliaferro's brother Charles T. Taliaferro studied medicine in New Orleans, Louisiana, Atlanta, Georgia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Richmond, Virginia. He returned to Conecuh County to practice medicine. Charles T. Taliaferro married Mary Ashley 12 January 1866 and they had four children.
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110
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Smith, O. S.
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000491098
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photocopies.
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  • pages and 3
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