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Subject: Re: [DNA] Surname Tolliver
Date: Wed, 22 Jun 2005 03:03:01 +0000
Ok, what is behavioral plasticity?
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> Just a further comment on the Taliaferro surname.
> There is a Taliaferro County in Georgia. The pronunciation seems to be
> split - Taliaferro versus Tolliver.
> I had a high school classmate in nearby Richmond Co. and her surname was
> spelled Taliaferro. However, she and her brother pronounced it "Tolliver."
> Lots of behavioral plasticity is evident with the treatment of this surname.
> Dale E. Reddick
> >In a message dated 6/21/2005 7:01:31 PM Pacific Daylight Time,
> > writes:
> >Are you aware that TOLLIVER in many parts of the south is a distorted
> >form of the Italian name TALIAFERRO? The first Taliaferro of whom I am
> >aware was in colonial Virginia; he was an Italian Protestant.
> >Mary Jo Neyer
> >As further info re Taliaferro, etc., the family immigrated to America from
> >England where it was existing in the 1500s. My interest in it only comes from
> >a Taliaferro-Wingfield marriage ca. 1690. One Martha Wingfield died in
> >Boston, MA, ca 1709 where she made her will, and named her daughter Sarah (?)
> >Taliaferro in Virginia. There were also Taliaferro grandchildren of Martha
> >Virginia. Martha had with her at the time of her death a large fortune in
> >One Taliaferro family website is at http://www.taliaferro.net/genealogy/
> >Lee Preston, President, Wingfield Family Society
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