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Talbert, Horace

(born: 1853  -  died: 1910) 

Horace Talbert, an AME minister, was born in Louisville, KY, the son of Jane E. Dory Talbert and William Talbert. He was the husband of Sarah F. Black, born 1859 in Washington, D. C., and they had 14 children. Talbert was assigned to a number of churches in Kentucky and in other states. He edited and managed the African Watchman; served as secretary and financial officer of Wilberforce University, beginning in 1897; and was part owner of Talbert Specialty Company, a mail order house. He was the author of The Sons of Allen [available online at Documenting the American South]. For more see Who's Who of the Colored Race, 1915The Autobiography of William Sanders Scarborough: an American journey from slavery to scholarship by W. S. Scarborough, p. 361; and Rev. Horace Talbert in The Encyclopaedia of the African Methodist Episcopal Church compiled by Bishop R. R. Wright.

  See photo image of Horace Talbert at the "Documenting the American South" website.

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NKAA Source: African watchman (periodical)
NKAA Source: Who's who of the colored race : a general biographical dictionary of men and women of African descent, v.1 (1915)
NKAA Source: The autobiography of William Sanders Scarborough : an American journey from slavery to scholarship
NKAA Source: Encyclopaedia of the African Methodist Episcopal Church, containing principally the biographies of the men and women, both ministers and laymen, whose labors ...

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“Talbert, Horace,” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed August 18, 2017, http://nkaa.uky.edu/nkaa/items/show/278.

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