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Amanda Belle Long Talkington
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Birth: Jan. 18, 1876
Sebastian County
Arkansas, USA
Death: Jul. 24, 1954
Spokane County
Washington, USA

Her father was George Washington Long and her mother, Deborah "Debbie" Janettie (Phillips) Long.

It was a very memorable experience when they moved to Washington Territory. About 1883 Belle traveled with her parents in a covered wagon pulled by a team of two horses. They were delayed 3 months at Soda Springs, Caribou County, Idaho, when her father came down with "mountain fever" and was very ill. Then a team of their horses died. With no money left, a kind man in Idaho sold her dad a team of mules to be paid for when he had recovered financially.

They homesteaded in Bluestem, Lincoln Co., WA. Here Belle attended the Lower Lords Valley School.

She married Thomas Edward Talkington on Christmas Day, 25 December 1894 Moscow, Lincoln County, WA. Their home was a one room cabin in what was called the Lord's Valley.

1900 they are enumerated at Moscow, WA where he is farming.

She moved into the town of Harrington, WA when her husband died.

She was a member of the Baptist Church; the Magnolia Rebekah Lodge; and Harrington Woman's Club.

She had a heart attack and died in the Spokane Sacred Heart Hospital. Her headstone is near this beautiful Talkington Monument.

They had 9 children:
Wayne Talkington
Lloyd W. "Shorty" Talkington
Opal M. Talkington Morgan
Delbert Talkington
Lois Talkington Burke
Roy Eugene Talkington
Doris Talkington Phillips
Evelyn Talkington Coombs
Norman "Buster" Talkington

Family links: 
  George Washington Long (1832 - 1903)
  Deborah Janettie Phillips Long (1843 - 1919)
  Thomas Edward Talkington (1864 - 1919)
  Wayne Luther Talkington (1895 - 1977)*
  Lloyd Wallace Talkington (1897 - 1960)*
  Opal Marion Talkington Morgan (1899 - 1966)*
  Delbert Perry Talkington (1901 - 1989)*
  Roy Eugene Talkington (1904 - 1970)*
  Evelyn Merna Talkington Coombs (1909 - 1955)*
  Norman Edward Talkington (1911 - 1960)*
  Ella Dorothy Long (1872 - 1916)*
  Charlotte Rebecca Long Shaw (1873 - 1949)*
  Amanda Belle Long Talkington (1876 - 1954)
  Francis Lee Long (1878 - 1947)*
  Mason Thomas Long (1880 - 1968)*
*Calculated relationship
Hillcrest Cemetery
Lincoln County
Washington, USA
Maintained by: Barb OD
Originally Created by: Donna Lyle Alumbaugh
Record added: Jun 06, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 53332541
Amanda Belle <i>Long</i> Talkington
Added by: Donna Lyle Alumbaugh
Amanda Belle <i>Long</i> Talkington
Added by: Donna Lyle Alumbaugh
Amanda Belle <i>Long</i> Talkington
Added by: Donna Lyle Alumbaugh
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- Camille Phelps
 Added: Apr. 22, 2015
THANKS Donna for giving me a headstart on this family.
- N. Dale Talkington
 Added: May. 20, 2011

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