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Sally Lyons Taliaferro
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Birth: Jan. 4, 1828
Death: Oct. 18, 1899

Wife of Gen. Williams Booth Taliaferro
Daughter of James Lyons & Henningham Watkins

Taliaferro, Sally Lyons, Diary, 1859-1864..Library of Virginia.. Accession 24311. 177 leaves.

Typescript..Diary, 1859-1864, of Sally Lyons Taliaferro (1828-1899) of Gloucester County, Virginia, detailing her life at "Dunham Massie", her home in Gloucester County, including family and social life, gardening, housekeeping and the weather. Diary contains accounts kept by Taliaferro and family, including clothing for slaves. It provides a detailed account of how the Civil War affected Gloucester County, primarily occupation by the Union army and slaves leaving their masters for the Union lines. Taliaferro also records several war time trips to her father's home, "Laburnum" in Richmond, Virginia. Diary also includes two anecdotes concerning Taliaferro's silver and her confrontation with the Union raiding Party.

Added by deegraver, Jan. 8, 2013 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  William Booth Taliaferro (1822 - 1898)*
 
 Children:
  Leah Seddon Taliaferro (1854 - 1931)*
  James Lyons Taliaferro (1855 - 1928)*
  Warner Throckmorton Langbourne Taliaferro (1856 - 1941)*
  Frances Booth Taliaferro (1858 - 1867)*
  George Wythe Booth Taliaferro (1860 - 1931)*
  Mary Henningham Lyons Taliaferro Sanders (1868 - 1958)*
  William Churchill Lyons Taliaferro (1871 - 1946)*
  Edward Carrington Stanard Taliaferro (1874 - 1932)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Ware Episcopal Church Cemetery
Gloucester
Gloucester County
Virginia, USA
 
Created by: Kenneth Williams
Record added: Sep 03, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7832011
Sally <i>Lyons</i> Taliaferro
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Sally <i>Lyons</i> Taliaferro
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Sally <i>Lyons</i> Taliaferro
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