Dr Dyer Findley Talley

Dr Dyer Findley Talley

Birth
Woodlawn, Jefferson County, Alabama, USA
Death 8 Jan 1947 (aged 81)
Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama, USA
Burial Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama, USA
Plot block 15
Memorial ID 186840759 · View Source
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Biography donated by findagave member, GENEALOGYLOVE

TALLEY, DYER FINDLEY, physician, associate professor medical college, member State board of medical examiners, was born December 5, 1865, at Woodlawn, Jefferson County; son of Nicholas Davis and Mary Ann Matilda (Hawkins) Talley, the former a native of Truss- ville, Jefferson County, who lived at Woodlawn, Jonesboro, and Birmingham; grandson of Nicholas and Elizabeth (Hunt) Talley, who lived at Trussville, and of David and Polly Ann Hawkins, who owned and lived at Hawkins.
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Additional info I found to be able to add his grave.
Dyer married on 17 October 1917 to Elizabeth Byrd.

Alabama Deaths, 1908-1974
Dyer Findley Talley
death: 8 January 1947 Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama
father: Nicholas Davis Talley
mother: Mary Hawkins
spouse: Elizabeth Fitzhugh Byrd

Entry in the Birmingham Library: Alabama Episcopal Church Registries
Name: Talley, Dr. Dyer F.
Birth Place:
Entry Type: Burial/ 1-10-1947
Parish: Cathedral Church of the Advent (Birmingham, Jefferson County)
Minister: John C. Turner
Notes: Last Residence: Birmingham, Alabama, age 81, Place of Interment: Elmwood Cemetery, Bham, AL

His wife, Elizabeth Fitzhugh Byrd, remains a mytery. No info has been found on her, other than the marriage above.
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Also found for Dr. Talley:

Dr. Talley graduated from the medical department of Tulane University in New Orleans, LA with the class of 1892. Before graduating from Tulane he spent 2 years at Charity Hospital, New Orleans as an ambulance surgeon. He did post graduate work in London in 1899.

In 1914 he attended medical clinics in 7 different European nations and was in Vienna when Archduke Ferdinand was assassinated. Dr. Talley witnessed the funeral procession.

From 1892 he practiced medicine in Birmingham, going into partnership with Dr. G. C. Chapman until Dr. Chapman was killed in the 1901 cyclone. He then went into partnership with Dr. W. P. McAdory. Dr. McAdory left in 1909 and Dr. Talley continued on his own at what was called "Talley's Private Infirmary".

Excerpted from: Daniel Decatur Moore (1922) Men of the South: A Work for the Newspaper Reference Library. Southern Biographical Association. p. 46
Contributor: Dawna Westbrook (47076696)


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  • Created by: Robin Knowles Miner
  • Added: 23 Jan 2018
  • Find a Grave Memorial 186840759
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dr Dyer Findley Talley (5 Dec 1865–8 Jan 1947), Find a Grave Memorial no. 186840759, citing Elmwood Cemetery, Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama, USA ; Maintained by Robin Knowles Miner (contributor 47614397) .