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JAMES B. TALLEY, farmer, was born June 18, 1846, in Todd County, Ky., where he has always resided. His father, Dr. Zachariah Talley, was a native of Sumner County, Tenn., where he was born in 1817, and grew to manhood, after which he removed to Todd County, Ky., where he died in 1849. He was the son of Zachariah, Sr., a Virginian. Subject’s mother was Mary J., daughter of James Beazley, of Told County. To her and husband were born two sons: James B., and Zachariah, Jr. James B. was married October 30, 1867, to Miss Nannie C., daughter of C. N. Webb, of this county, and to them have been born: Zachariah B., Annie B., Ada V., Cordie N., Bettie D. and Mary J. Mr. Talley is a farmer by profession, owning 250 acres of good land in a fine state of cultivation. He is a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church, and in politics affiliates with the Democratic party.

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