1857 – Abby Louise Smith Tallmadge Died

On this date Abby Louise Smith Tallmadge died in Empire, Fond du Lac County. She was born between 1803 and 1804 in Lithgow, Duchess County, New York. She on November 27, 1822 in Lithgow, New York. Abby Tallmadge gave birth to nine children, all of whom were born in New York. Nathaniel Tallmadge was appointed Territorial Governor of Wisconsin in September, 1844 and served until May, 1845. The Tallmadges made their home in Empire, Fond du Lac. Abby Louise Smith Tallmadge died at the age of 53. She is buried in Rienzi Cemetery in Fond du Lac. [Source: by Nancy G. Williams, p.17]