Photograph - E. K. (Edward Kavanaugh) Taliaferro. Notes written on back of photograph mention his longstanding membership (66 years) in the Highland Methodist Church.
Photograph - Rev. Thomas F. Taliaferro. Notes written on back of photograph identify him as a Methodist minister and as the son of William Richard Taylor Taliaferro and Harriet McGrew and the half brother of Edward Kavanaugh Taliaferro.
Photographs of "Mt. Pleasant", the Taliaferro family home in Fort Thomas, Kentucky.
Mt. Pleasant. "Built 1830 by William Richard Taylor Taliaferro. Land grant of 1000 acres from government to a Mr. Muse and bought from him or his heirs by Washington Berry. At Mr. Berry's death his daughter Alice Berry Taliaferro (wife and first cousin) inherited about 150 acres. W.R.T. (assumed to be William Richard Taylor) Taliaferro bought another heir out, another 150 acres. Slaves were used to clear the ground and the wood was hauled to a lumber mill to build the home."
Photograph - black and white photograph - unidentified man and unidentified woman in wedding attire. The year 1927 is embossed in the lower right hand corner.
Folder of photographs and photographic negatives of unidentified subjects.
TM - "A History of the Taliaferro Family" - n.d., however newspaper articles photocopied and included as part of this item have dates as late as 1970. 24 Pages of text and genealogical information plus one page bibliography, 8 pages of appendix, 12 pages of "Supplementary Section including Some Biographical Account".
Miscellaneous notes on Taliaferro genealogy. 11 photocopied pages.
Magazine article. Photocopied pages.: Wagner, Anthony & F. S. Andrus. (1964, January). "The Origin of the Family of Taliaferro". (pp. 23 - 25). The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography.
Photocopied pages from Minnesota Historic Sites Pamphlet Series, publications of the Minnesota Historical Society. Multiple copies of 3 pages concerning Lawrence Taliaferro, Indian agent at Fort Snelling, Minnesota from 1819 to 1839.
Photocopied pages 2 from Time magazine dated March 3, 1961. Within letter to the editor is explanation of the origin of the name Taliaferro.
Printout from the Web of 8 pages concerning Taliaferro family. No source information included.
June 24, 1943 - TLS - 1 sheet, 1 page. From Chas. Waugh Reynolds, MD of Covington, Ky. to Mr. E. K. Taliaferro. Letter concerns the death of Estella Lee Gordon, sister of E.K. Taliaferro and some genealogical data on Taliaferro family.
April 14, 1861 - ALS - 1 sheet, 2 pages. From J.R. Taliaferro to his father. Transcription included in file. Letter contains the author's opinions about Secession and the prospect of Missouri's leaving the Union. The letter makes reference to the "Black Republicans" which seems to allude to the Republican Party in general, rather than a particular type of Republican.
Envelope - addressed to Wm. R. Taliaferro, Dayton Ky. Stamp and upper right portion of envelope has been cut away. Date: June 18, n.y. Assumed to be after 1847, as first U.S. postage stamp appeared in 1847.
March 1923 - ALS - 3 sheets, 6 pages. From Ernie (believed to be Ernestine Taliaferro) to her sister (Cassandra Taliaferro or Louise Taliaferro) written from Amite [?], La. (Louisiana). The main topic of the letter is the author's numerous suitors. Shows particular social mores of the time.
Sept. 23, 1924 - TN - 1 sheet, 1 page family newsletter titled "The Kentucky Bulletin". Listed as Issue 2, Vol. 1. Concerns Taliaferro family, mostly in humorous vein. Editor is CT (believed to be Cassandra Taliaferro).
Christmas card and envelope - From H. S. Weigel, Jr. to Ernestine Taliaferro. Postmarked New Orleans, December 23, 1925.
July 14, 1932 - ANS - From Brig. General John Taliaferro Thompson to Mr. & Mrs. Edward K. Taliaferro on stationary from The Army and Navy Club, Washington. Envelope included.
January 19, 1934 - 1 sheet, 1 page. Telegram - From Brent Spence (U.S. Congressman) to Cassandra Taliaferro. Concerns tickets available at the House Office Building. Note sticker at top of telegram promoting Valentine Telegrams as "The new way to tell the old, old story".
Large envelope without contents from Brig. General John Taliaferro Thompson to Lt. Col. Lucien Helm Taliaferro. Postmarked June 14, 1939. $0.10 Special Delivery stamp and $0.15 stamp intact.
Correspondence related to a family in Germany requesting financial assistance shortly after World War II has begun in Europe.
Assorted letters - handwritten
ALS - 1 sheet, 1 page - Third page of handwritten letter from Dick (William Richard Taliaferro). Written about May 15, n.y. (probably 1943 as it is on full size paper and not V Mail indicate that he is probably still in the U.S.) Letter most likely to father, brother or sister as asks, "How is mother feeling?" Includes small black and white photograph of himself glued to the page.
May 17, 1943 - TLS - 2 sheets, 2 page - From Frank (Sandy) Stanton on Columbia Broadcasting System, Inc. stationary to Dick. Dick is believed to be William Richard Taliaferro as letter opens with congratulations for promotion to Sergeant. A possible Taliaferro relative, Wyndham Southgate, is mentioned in letter as being aboard a U.S. Navy ship.
June 18, 1943 - 1 sheet, 1 page. Special Orders Number 83 - Headquarters, 604th Engineer Camouflage Battalion, Camp Campbell, Kentucky. List of promotions including Sgt. William R. Taliaferro to rank of Staff Sergeant.
July 15, 1944 - ANS - V-Mail and original V-Mail envelope - 1 sheet, 1 page. From Dick (William Richard Taliaferro) to Mrs. E.K. Taliaferro. Sent from England. File includes transcription.
ALS - Oversized sheet - approx 12 in x 17 in - 1 sheet, 2 pages. From Dick (William Richard Taliaferro) to Mother and Dad (Mr. & Mrs. E.K. Taliaferro) - dated Easter Sunday (no year but believed to be 1944 or 1945). A pencil drawing of Dick is drawn on the upper left corner of first page, signed by O. Breda or O'Breda.
Correspondence concerning foundling child left on Taliaferro's doorstep in 1870's
Assorted items related to rationing during World War II (1941 - 1945). Includes personal information on ration stamp recipient (height, weight, eye color, hair color, age)
Card - n.d. (assumed to be 1942-1945). Ft. Thomas [KY] Citizens Now in Military Service - for W. R. (William Richard) Taliaferro. Gives Serial Number, Branch of Service, Service Address and Home Address.
Photograph - black and white - believed to be William Richard Taliaferro and unidentified G.I. in front of fountain. Stamped on back "Passed for Personal Use Only" with date of November 10, 1944.
February 25, 1946 - TLS - 1 sheet, 1 page. To Honorable Brent Spence (U.S. Congressman and Taliaferro cousin), referred to herein as "Cousin Brent" from no signature, but most likely from Ernestine Taliaferro, Louise Taliaferro or William Richard Taliaferro as letter mentions "my sister Cassandra" and her first husband Thornton Sinclair. Letter concerns Thornton Sinclair, apparently awaiting trial in the American Prison Camp in Germany. Mr. Sinclair, after divorcing Cassandra Taliaferro, married a German woman and moved to Germany prior to World War II. The letter requests Congressman Spence's help in seeing that Sinclair receives an early and fair trial. The document appears to be a draft, as there is no signature.
ANS - 2 sheets, 2 pages - From J.L. Donnally to Miss Ernie (Ernestine) Taliaferro. Postmarked October 20, 1969. Concerns auto accident.
Document of five pages concerning the estate of Lydia A. Lyons, incompetent, for which Ernestine Taliaferro is listed as executrix. Material dated from 1959 to 1964.
November 6, 1976 - Roughdraft of the will of Ernestine Taliaferro. Handwritten, on both sides, bequest to various persons including her sister Cassandra and brother Richard. The paper is blue and approximately 8 ½ inches by 8 inches. The paper is a printed flyer entitled "Important Information about Swine and Victoria Influenza (Flu) Vaccine (Bibalent)".
Obituary clipped from unknown newspaper for Mrs. Laura E. Collier. Date of death given as August 9, 1883. Obituary states Mrs. Collier was the sister of the Rev. T. F. (Thomas F.) Taliaferro (note his photograph in Box 1 Folder 2 of this collection). Obituary also states that she was born December 1853.
Wedding announcement. Reads:
Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Crider
Announce the marriage of their daughter
Lieut. Lucien Helm Taliaferro
Saturday, July twenty-sixth, nineteen hundred and thirteen
Manila, Philippine Islands
Bank Checks and loan agreement
Bank passbook - Citizens Bank & Trust Co. of Newport, Kentucky. "In Account with Stellus food Ernestine Taliaferro Duplicate." Entries only on first two pages. All dates 1922.
Address labels - Address:
1810 N. Ft. Thomas
Fort Thomas, KY.
Provided by Disabled American Veterans. Also included is stamped (4 x $0.02 stamps) envelope for making a donation.
Theatre programs for Cincinnati theatres
Clippings and obituaries from unknown newspaper - n.d.
Deeds - Sales of real property as part of the settlement of the estate of W.R. Taliaferro. All deeds are for sale of all or part of interest in real property in estate to E. K. (Edward Kavanaugh) Taliaferro
Easement granted to telephone company for North Fort Thomas Avenue property. Dated September 28, 1962.
Large format descendant chart for Descendants of James Taylor I (16?? - 1698). Prepared by Alice Taylor Hoffman of Fort Thomas, Kentucky. Dated January 1, 1980. Edward Kavanaugh Taliaferro and his offspring are included on this chart.
September 15, 1845 - ALS - 2 sheets, 4 pages to Taylor Thornton, Esquire in Bowlin [sp] Green, Caroline County, Virginia from James Taylor at Newport, Kentucky. Letter is mostly concerned with land and land purchases including what appears to be a search for the heirs of a number of veterans who had warrant or bounty land for which the correspondents have an interest.
Will of Richard Southgate, Esq. - 14 sheets, 14 pages including covers. Thermal fax and preservation photocopy of published will. Probated July 27, 1857. N.B. Shaler and Jacob Hawthorne, Executors.
ALS - Dated Monday morning February, n.y. assume second half 19th century - 1 sheet, 4 pages. To Ade Southgate from her mother A. (Adeliza) Southgate in Covington, Kentucky. Note: Additional correspondence from Adeliza Southgate is in folders 121 and 122 of this collection.
Letters - To Adaliza [sp.] Southgate in Covington, Kentucky from Y.[?]H. Keen (her brother) in Castroville, California. Kavanaugh) Taliaferro
Letters - To William Wright Southgate, Esq. in Covington, Kentucky from Coleman Rogers.
Single partial page - handwritten - concerns receipts from executors of the personal estate of Richard Southgate, deceased. Executors: A.B. Shuler and Jacob Huiostrom [?]. First entry: November 19, 1877. Second entry: June 30, 1878.
Contract for legal services. Handwritten partial sheet. John S [?] Stephens hires Wm. Wright Southgate, attorney to represent him in suit against Edward Harriz [?]. Dated October 8, 1819.
Correspondence related to the legal practice of William Wright Southgate
July 10, 1833 - Deed - handwritten document - 1 sheet, 4 pages (2 written). Addressed on back. Sale of land by WilliamWright Southgate and Adeliza Southgate to James Luman.
January 9, 1860 - Mortgage Deed - 1 sheet, 4 pages (2 written) preprinted document with handwritten information entered into blank lines. Sale of land by Wright Southgate to Joseph Wolson.
September 18, 1947 - Obituary - photocopy of obituary of Dr. Frank H. Southgate. Handwritten note on page give source as Kentucky Times Star and date.
June 17, 1902 - Commencement Program - Covington High School. Graduating class includes Harry Hinde Southgate.
June 10, 1900 - High School Report Card - single sheet preprinted document. Name of school and name of pupil do not appear on card. The name of the mother, Mrs. E. W. Southgate is given with a reference to "The following is the report of your son." Possibly for Harry Hinde Southgate at Covington High School.
Miscellaneous papers related to the Southgate family
February 26, 1856 - Warrantee Deed, fragments - 2 partial pages, 1 blank. From James M. McArthur to B. F. Hill(s). Note: B. F. Hills believed to be father or possibly grandfather of Mrs. E.K. Taliaferro (nee Florence Hills).
Miscellaneous tax related documents for B. F. Hills (believed to be the father or possibly grandfather of Mrs. E.K. Taliaferro (nee Florence Hills).
January 31, 1863 - DS - Receipt - 1 partial page. Payment received from B. F. Hills for settlement of foreclosure.
February 23, 1858 - DS - Deed - 1 sheet, 2 pages. Sold from John Cooper to his daughter, Elizabeth Hills and her husband Benjamin F. Hills.
Page fragments - most likely pages from family Bible. Page concerns Family Records: Births - Surname: Cooper. Dates 1777 - 1819.
Page remnants - most likely pages from family Bible. Page concerns Family Records: Deaths - Surname: Cooper. Dates on visible portion of page are 1843 and 1844.
August 20, 1833 - DS - Indenture for land. 1 sheet , 4 pages - handwritten. Described on back. Sale from Edmon T. Berry to John Cooper. Note that John Taliaferro was the Clerk of County Court who registered the endenture.
Pages from the Bringhurst Family genealogy - 5 faxed pages and preservation photocopy of the same. Source is a book, but no bibliographical information is included.