Talitha - Introduction and Contents

T a l i t h a

by her daughter

Ethel Radford Machen Chavis ã1969

Reprinted by Charlotte Curlee Ramsey

with permission of Jeri Sammons Beitel

September 1998


Cast of Characters

Talitha's parents: John Sammons and Winnie Ann Lynch Sammons

Talitha's siblings: Nancy Susan Sammons, Martha Jane Elizabeth Sammons, Polly Gilbert Sammons, John Louis Sammons

Talitha's brothers-in-law: William 'Wash England, Jason C. Hill

Talitha's husbands: Stephen C. 'Steve Davis, Robert R. 'Bob Radford

With: Aunt Mandy, Uncle Teb, Levi Dorman, Uncle Harry and Aunt Sara, Grandma Berry


Talitha Ann Sammons

Chapter One

Chapter Two

Chapter Three

Chapter Four

Chapter Five

Chapter Six

Chapter Seven

Chapter Eight

Chapter Nine

Chapter Ten

Chapter Eleven

Chapter Twelve

Chapter Thirteen

Chapter Fourteen

Chapter Fifteen

Chapter Sixteen

Chapter Seventeen

Chapter Eighteen

Chapter Nineteen

Chapter Twenty

Chapter Twenty-One

Chapter Twenty-Two

Chapter Twenty-Three

History of Talitha's Family

When Jeri Sammons Beitel sent me a copy of this book, about her great-aunt, Talitha, I was enchanted. I thought it was a wonderful story, and it needed to be shared, so I asked if I could place it on my page, and with permission, here it is, transcribed as in the original manuscript. I hope you enjoy it as much as I have. ...CR 

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