Mary Elizabeth Anna Teets1,2,3

F, b. 21 March 1875, d. 8 January 1938
Relationship2nd great-granddaughter of Henry Teets
ChartsHenry Teets, b. b1760 Indented Descendant Chart
     Mary Elizabeth Anna Teets was born on 21 March 1875 in Selbysport, Garrett, Maryland.1,3 She was the daughter of Ami (Emmi/Ammi) Teats and Mary Jane Frazee.4 Mary Elizabeth Anna Teets married James Franklin "Frank" Gaskill, son of William Franklin Gaskill and Mary Ellen Derry, on 6 October 1889 in Silvasport, Maryland.4,5 Mary Elizabeth Anna Teets died on 8 January 1938 in Uniontown, Fayette, Pennsylvania, at age 62.1,2 She was buried on 12 January 1938 in Uniontown, Fayette, Pennsylvania.1,2
Last Edited1 Dec 2017
Father*Ami (Emmi/Ammi) Teats4 b. 22 May 1844, d. 13 Oct 1913
Mother*Mary Jane Frazee4 b. c 1856, d. b 1910

Children of Mary Elizabeth Anna Teets and James Franklin "Frank" Gaskill

Citations

  1. [S2] Death Certificate, Elizabeth A. Gaskill, born Mar 21, 1875 in Selbyport, Maryland, age 62, housewife, d/o Amzie? Teets (Maryland) and Mary Frazie (Maryland), died January 9, 1938 in Uniontown Hospital, Uniontown, Fayette County, Pennsylvania. Buried January 12, 1938 in Park Place Cemetery, Fayette County, Pennsylvania.
  2. [S707] Find-a-Grave, http://www.findagrave.com, Elizabeth Anna Teets Gaskill
    Birth: Mar. 21, 1875
    Selbysport
    Garrett County
    Maryland, USA

    Death: Jan. 8, 1938
    Uniontown
    Fayette County
    Pennsylvania, USA

    Inscription:
    Age 62 y

    Burial:
    Park Place Cemetery
    Uniontown
    Fayette County
    Pennsylvania, USA

    Created by: Rebekah Billings
    Record added: Apr 10, 2014
    Find A Grave Memorial# 127756488.
  3. [S690] Census: 1880 Garrett, Maryland, Ami Teals
    in the 1880 United States Federal Census

    Name: Ami Teals
    [Ami Teats]
    Age: 36
    Birth Date: Abt 1844
    Birthplace: West Virginia
    Home in 1880: Selbysport, Garrett, Maryland, USA
    Dwelling Number: 20
    Race: White
    Gender: Male
    Relation to Head of House:Self (Head)
    Marital Status: Married
    Spouse's Name: Mary Jane Teals
    Father's Birthplace: West Virginia
    Mother's Birthplace: West Virginia
    Occupation: Farmer

    Household Members: Name Age
    Ami Teals 36
    Mary Jane Teals 44
    Mary E. A. Teals 5
    James Frank Teals 4
    John E. Frazer 74
    William Miller 9
    Nira Miller 9/12
    Mamie Miller 1

    Source Citation
    Year: 1880; Census Place: Selbysport, Garrett, Maryland; Roll: 509; Family History Film: 1254509; Page: 284D; Enumeration District: 095.
  4. [S223] RootsWeb: Whittington Family Tree, James Whittington, 6/29/2004, http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi
  5. [S224] Ancestry.com: Dobbs, Augier, Phyllis Gaskill, 7/25/2001, http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi

James Franklin "Frank" Teets1,2

M, b. 19 July 1875, d. 14 March 1954
Relationship2nd great-grandson of Henry Teets
ChartsHenry Teets, b. b1760 Indented Descendant Chart
     James Franklin "Frank" Teets was born on 19 July 1875 in Friendsville, Garrett, Maryland.4,5,6,7,1 He was the son of Ami (Emmi/Ammi) Teats and Mary Jane Frazee.3 James Franklin "Frank" Teets was born in 1878.8 He married Lillie May Bennett, daughter of Joshua G. Bennett and Susan Sisler, on 28 August 1898 in Preston, West Virginia.9,1,6 James Franklin "Frank" Teets died on 14 March 1954 in Evans Manor, Fayette, Pennsylvania, at age 78.10,3 He was buried after 14 March 1954 in Smithfield, Fayette, Pennsylvania.10
Last Edited1 Dec 2017
Father*Ami (Emmi/Ammi) Teats3 b. 22 May 1844, d. 13 Oct 1913
Mother*Mary Jane Frazee3 b. c 1856, d. b 1910

Children of James Franklin "Frank" Teets and Lillie May Bennett

     James Franklin "Frank" Teets was also known as James Franklin Teats.3,11,7,6 He registered for the WWI Draft on on 12 September 1918 in Oakland, Garrett, Maryland.4

Citations

  1. [S276] Census: 1930 Fayette, Pennsylvania, North Union, Connellsville, District 63, April 7, 1930, HH#249-269
    Teets, Frank, 53, first marriage at 23, MD VA MD
    wife Lily M., 43, first marriage at 16, WV VA WV
    son David L., 26, MD MD WV
    son Andrew J., 15, , MD MD WV.
  2. [S224] Ancestry.com: Dobbs, Augier, Phyllis Gaskill, 7/25/2001, http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi, Phyliss Gaskill, 8/25/2001:
    Name: David Lucian TEETS
    Sex: M
    Birth: in Uniontown, Fayette Co., Pennsyllvania
    Father: James Franklin TEETS b: 19 JUL 1877 in Friendsville, Garrett, Maryland
    Mother: Lillie May BENNETT b: 5 AUG 1881 in Terra Alta, Preston, West Virginia.
  3. [S223] RootsWeb: Whittington Family Tree, James Whittington, 6/29/2004, http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi
  4. [S422] Ancestry.com: WWI Civilian Draft Registrations, Name: Frank Teets
    City: Not Stated
    County: Garrett
    State: Maryland
    Birth Date: 19 Jul 1875
    Race: White
    Roll: 1684372
    DraftBoard: 0
    [note: miner for Taylor-Offut coal company, wife's name Lilly M.].
  5. [S690] Census: 1880 Garrett, Maryland, Ami Teals
    in the 1880 United States Federal Census

    Name: Ami Teals
    [Ami Teats]
    Age: 36
    Birth Date: Abt 1844
    Birthplace: West Virginia
    Home in 1880: Selbysport, Garrett, Maryland, USA
    Dwelling Number: 20
    Race: White
    Gender: Male
    Relation to Head of House:Self (Head)
    Marital Status: Married
    Spouse's Name: Mary Jane Teals
    Father's Birthplace: West Virginia
    Mother's Birthplace: West Virginia
    Occupation: Farmer

    Household Members: Name Age
    Ami Teals 36
    Mary Jane Teals 44
    Mary E. A. Teals 5
    James Frank Teals 4
    John E. Frazer 74
    William Miller 9
    Nira Miller 9/12
    Mamie Miller 1

    Source Citation
    Year: 1880; Census Place: Selbysport, Garrett, Maryland; Roll: 509; Family History Film: 1254509; Page: 284D; Enumeration District: 095.
  6. [S466] Census: 1910 Garrett, Maryland, District 14, District 100, May 10, 1910, HH#203-204
    Teats, Frank, 30, married once for 13 years, MD MD MD
    wife Lilly, 28, married once for 13 years, WV unk unk
    son Perry, 12, MD MD WV
    son Lucian, 6, MD MD WV
    daughter Marchia, 3, WV MD WV
    father Ami, 64, widowed, MD VA VA.
  7. [S510] Census: 1920 Garrett, Maryland, West Oakland, District 117, February 24, 1920 and March 2-3, 1920, HH#29-30
    Teats, Frank, 45, MD MD MD
    wife Lillie M., 29, WV VA VA
    son David L., 16, MD MD WV
    daughter Margie M., 12, WV MD WV
    son Andrew J., 5, MD WV WV.
  8. [S95] Tombstone:, Mt. Moriah Baptist Cemetery, Smithfield, Fayette County, Pennsylvania
    Teets, James F. 1878-1954
    Teets, Lillie M. 1881-1962.
  9. [S606] Marriage Records: WV, Division of Culture and History, August 28, 1898 at the bride's parents in Preston County, West Virginia by E. C. Woodruff
    Teets, James F., 21, b. Maryland, resides Maryland
    Bennett, Lillie May, 16, b. Preston County, West Virginia, resides Preston County, West Virginia
    (note on record: J. G. Bennett, appeared in person and gave consent to marriage).
  10. [S95] Tombstone:, Mt. Moriah Baptist Cemetery, Smithfield, Fayette County, Pennsylvania
    Teets, James F. 1878-1954.
  11. [S518] Shirley Meyers Friend-Drent, Librarian of Friend Family Association of Friendsville, Maryland Genealogical Library, email to John Teets, Descendants of Johannes Tiets, 8/15/2005. Descendants attached to email.
  12. [S224] Ancestry.com: Dobbs, Augier, Phyllis Gaskill, 7/25/2001, http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi

Lillie May Bennett1,2

F, b. 5 August 1881, d. 9 August 1962
ChartsHenry Teets, b. b1760 Indented Descendant Chart
     Lillie May Bennett was born on 5 August 1881 in Terra Alta, Preston, West Virginia.4,5,6 She was the daughter of Joshua G. Bennett and Susan Sisler.3 Lillie May Bennett married James Franklin "Frank" Teets, son of Ami (Emmi/Ammi) Teats and Mary Jane Frazee, on 28 August 1898 in Preston, West Virginia.7,8,5 Lillie May Bennett died on 9 August 1962 in Evans Manor, Fayette, Pennsylvania, at age 81.4 She was buried after 9 August 1962 in Smithfield, Fayette, Pennsylvania.4
Last Edited1 Dec 2017
Father*Joshua G. Bennett3
Mother*Susan Sisler3

Children of Lillie May Bennett and James Franklin "Frank" Teets

     Lillie May Bennett was also known as Lily M. Teets.8

Citations

  1. [S223] RootsWeb: Whittington Family Tree, James Whittington, 6/29/2004, http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi
  2. [S224] Ancestry.com: Dobbs, Augier, Phyllis Gaskill, 7/25/2001, http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi, Phyliss Gaskill, 8/25/2001:
    Name: David Lucian TEETS
    Sex: M
    Birth: in Uniontown, Fayette Co., Pennsyllvania
    Father: James Franklin TEETS b: 19 JUL 1877 in Friendsville, Garrett, Maryland
    Mother: Lillie May BENNETT b: 5 AUG 1881 in Terra Alta, Preston, West Virginia.
  3. [S224] Ancestry.com: Dobbs, Augier, Phyllis Gaskill, 7/25/2001, http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi
  4. [S95] Tombstone:, Mt. Moriah Baptist Cemetery, Smithfield, Fayette County, Pennsylvania
    Teets, Lillie M. 1881-1962.
  5. [S466] Census: 1910 Garrett, Maryland, District 14, District 100, May 10, 1910, HH#203-204
    Teats, Frank, 30, married once for 13 years, MD MD MD
    wife Lilly, 28, married once for 13 years, WV unk unk
    son Perry, 12, MD MD WV
    son Lucian, 6, MD MD WV
    daughter Marchia, 3, WV MD WV
    father Ami, 64, widowed, MD VA VA.
  6. [S510] Census: 1920 Garrett, Maryland, West Oakland, District 117, February 24, 1920 and March 2-3, 1920, HH#29-30
    Teats, Frank, 45, MD MD MD
    wife Lillie M., 29, WV VA VA
    son David L., 16, MD MD WV
    daughter Margie M., 12, WV MD WV
    son Andrew J., 5, MD WV WV.
  7. [S606] Marriage Records: WV, Division of Culture and History, August 28, 1898 at the bride's parents in Preston County, West Virginia by E. C. Woodruff
    Teets, James F., 21, b. Maryland, resides Maryland
    Bennett, Lillie May, 16, b. Preston County, West Virginia, resides Preston County, West Virginia
    (note on record: J. G. Bennett, appeared in person and gave consent to marriage).
  8. [S276] Census: 1930 Fayette, Pennsylvania, North Union, Connellsville, District 63, April 7, 1930, HH#249-269
    Teets, Frank, 53, first marriage at 23, MD VA MD
    wife Lily M., 43, first marriage at 16, WV VA WV
    son David L., 26, MD MD WV
    son Andrew J., 15, , MD MD WV.

Martha Alma Teats1

F, b. 3 October 1880, d. 14 August 1944
Relationship2nd great-granddaughter of Henry Teets
ChartsHenry Teets, b. b1760 Indented Descendant Chart
     Martha Alma Teats married Thomas Alex Gaskill, son of William Franklin Gaskill and Mary Ellen Derry, in Garrett, Maryland.1 Martha Alma Teats was born on 3 October 1880 in Friendsville, Garrett, Maryland.1 She was the daughter of Ami (Emmi/Ammi) Teats and Mary Jane Frazee.1 Martha Alma Teats died on 14 August 1944 in Uniontown, Fayette, Pennsylvania, at age 63.2 She was buried on 17 August 1944 in Fayette, Pennsylvania.2
Last Edited1 Dec 2017
Father*Ami (Emmi/Ammi) Teats1 b. 22 May 1844, d. 13 Oct 1913
Mother*Mary Jane Frazee1 b. c 1856, d. b 1910

Citations

  1. [S223] RootsWeb: Whittington Family Tree, James Whittington, 6/29/2004, http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi
  2. [S3065] Death Records: Pennsylvania Death Certificates, 1906-1963, Martha Jane Gaskill, born October 3, 1879 in Maryland, age 64y 10m 11d, w/o Alex Gaskill, d/o Ami Teets (unknown) and Mary Fra), died August 14, 1944 in Uniontown Hospital, Uniontown, Fayette County, Pennsylvania. Informant Elzie Gaskill [daughter]. Buried August 17, 1944 in Sylvan Heights Cemetery.
  3. [S224] Ancestry.com: Dobbs, Augier, Phyllis Gaskill, 7/25/2001, http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi

Thomas Alex Gaskill1

M, b. 15 September 1886, d. 20 December 1959
ChartsHenry Teets, b. b1760 Indented Descendant Chart
     Thomas Alex Gaskill married Martha Alma Teats, daughter of Ami (Emmi/Ammi) Teats and Mary Jane Frazee, in Garrett, Maryland.1 Thomas Alex Gaskill was born on 15 September 1886 in Georges Township, Fayette, Pennsylvania.1,3 He was the son of William Franklin Gaskill and Mary Ellen Derry.2 Thomas Alex Gaskill died on 20 December 1959 in Uniontown, Fayette, Pennsylvania, at age 73.3
Last Edited23 Aug 2007
Father*William Franklin Gaskill2 b. c 1836
Mother*Mary Ellen Derry2 b. c 1841

Citations

  1. [S223] RootsWeb: Whittington Family Tree, James Whittington, 6/29/2004, http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi
  2. [S224] Ancestry.com: Dobbs, Augier, Phyllis Gaskill, 7/25/2001, http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi
  3. [S600] Carol A. Skaggs, email to John Teets, Merry Christmas - EARLY (ha), November 23, 2005. Attachment, Descendants of Johannes Teets FOR JOHN.doc.

Sarah M. Thomas1

F, b. February 1869, d. 1938
ChartsHenry Teets, b. b1760 Indented Descendant Chart
     Sarah M. Thomas was born in 1867.3 She was born in February 1869 in West Virginia.4,5,6,7 She was the daughter of Jacob Thomas and Nancy Lambert.2 Sarah M. Thomas married John A. Teets, son of Lewis Teets and Nancy Fearer, circa 1884.5 Sarah M. Thomas died in 1938.8 She was buried in 1938 in Salem (at Brandonville), Preston, West Virginia.8,3
Last Edited21 Jan 2013
Father*Jacob Thomas2 b. c 1828, d. 18 Oct 1921
Mother*Nancy Lambert2 b. c 1837

Children of Sarah M. Thomas and John A. Teets

Citations

  1. [S223] RootsWeb: Whittington Family Tree, James Whittington, 6/29/2004, http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi
  2. [S248] Census: 1880 Preston, West Virginia, Grant, June 7, 1880, HH#88-88
    Thomas, Jacob, 52, farming, WV WV WV
    wife Nancy, 43, keeping house, WV WV WV
    son Hohn M., 20, WV WV WV
    son Daniel, 17, WV WV WV
    daughter Lucinda, 14, WV WV WV
    daughter Sarah M., 12, WV WV WV
    daughter Matilda, 10, WV WV WV
    daughter Mary, 9, WV WV WV
    son Freeman, 5, WV WV WV
    daughter Lida, 3, WV WV WV.
  3. [S590] Book: "In Remembrance", Vol II, Tombstone Readings of Preston County, West Virginia, Janice Cale Sisler, 1997, Thomas at Salem, Grant District, located off County Route 26/7 near the North Preston Farmer's Club Community Building in the Salem Community, Brandonville, WV. Noted Sept 1995 by Ben & Janice Cale Sisler. p. 229, Teets, Sarah M., 1867 - nc, w/o John A. Teets.
  4. [S248] Census: 1880 Preston, West Virginia, Grant, June 7, 1880, HH#88-88
    Thomas, Jacob, 52, farming, WV WV WV
    wife Nancy, 43, keeping house, WV WV WV
    son John M., 20, WV WV WV
    son Daniel, 17, WV WV WV
    daughter Lucinda, 14, WV WV WV
    daughter Sarah M., 12, WV WV WV
    daughter Matilda, 10, WV WV WV
    daughter Mary, 9, WV WV WV
    son Freeman, 5, WV WV WV
    daughter Lida, 3, WV WV WV.
  5. [S251] Census: 1900 Fayette, Pennsylvania, Wharton, District 73, June 20, 1900, HH#170-172
    Teets, John A., May 1859, 41, married 16 years, WV WV WV
    wife Sarah M., Feb 1869, 31, married 16 years, 4 children, 4 living, WV WV WV
    daughter Hester A., May 1885, 15, WV WV WV
    daughter Martha E., Apr 1887, 13, PA WV WV
    daughter Minnie B., Nov 1892, 7, PA WV WV
    daughter Edna M., Jun 1899, 11/12, PA WV WV.
  6. [S628] Census: 1910 Fayette, Pennsylvania, Wharton Twp, District 91, April 18, 1910, HH#16-17
    Teets, John A., 50, married 26 years, WV WV WV
    wife Sarah M., 42, married 26 years, 4 children, 4 living, WV WV MD
    daughter Minnie B., 18, PA WV WV
    daughter Edna M., 10, PA WV WV.
  7. [S323] Census: 1920 Fayette, Pennsylvania, Wharton, District 117, January 26-27, 1920, HH#88-94
    Teets, John A., 61, WV WV WV
    wife Sarah M., 52, WV WV MD
    daughter Edna M., 20, PA WV WV.
  8. [S563] Obit: Sarah M. Teets, Mrs. Sara M. Teets - 1938

    Mrs. Sara M. Teets, aged 70, widow of John A. Teets, died at 2 o'clock Monday afternoon at the home of a daughter, Mrs. E. S. Caton, 183 Coolspring street, after a lingering illness. She was a devout member of the Church of the Brethren, and a well-known local resident.

    Surviving are the following daughters: Mrs. Joseph Niner, Terra Alta, W. Va.; Mrs. Albert Nabors, and Mrs. E. S. Caton, both of Uniontown, and Mrs. Edna Caton, of Huntington, W. Va. She also leaves two brothers, Daniel and Freeman Thomas, of Brandonville, W.Va., 15 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

    The body was removed from the Ferguson Funeral Home to the Caton residence this morning.

    Short funeral services will be held in the home at 1 o'clock Wednesday afternoon, with additional rites to follow at 2:30 in the Brethren church at Salem, W. Va., in charge of the Rev. C. C. Sollenberger. Burial will be in the Thomas, W. Va. Cemetery.
    (10 January 1938 Herald).

Minnie Blanche Teets1

F, b. 5 November 1891, d. 19 October 1977
Relationship2nd great-granddaughter of Henry Teets
ChartsHenry Teets, b. b1760 Indented Descendant Chart
     Minnie Blanche Teets was born on 5 November 1891 in Gibbons Glade, Pennsylvania.2 She was the daughter of John A. Teets and Sarah M. Thomas.1 Minnie Blanche Teets was born on 15 November 1891 in Gibbons Glade, Pennsylvania.3,4 She was born in November 1892 in Pennsylvania.5,4 She married Elmer Samuel Caton, son of Jacob J. Caton and Elizabeth Rishell, circa 12 March 1914.2,6,1 Minnie Blanche Teets died on 19 October 1977 in Uniontown, Pennsylvania, at age 85.1
Last Edited26 Apr 2012
Father*John A. Teets1 b. 18 May 1858, d. 18 Oct 1921
Mother*Sarah M. Thomas1 b. Feb 1869, d. 1938

Child of Minnie Blanche Teets and Elmer Samuel Caton

Citations

  1. [S223] RootsWeb: Whittington Family Tree, James Whittington, 6/29/2004, http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi
  2. [S1202] WorldConnect: Post-em, Database: :3253310
    Individual: I4791
    Link: http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi
    Name: Jane Curci
    Email: e-mail address
    URL:
    URL title:
    Note: http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi
    ID: I18227385
    Name: Elmer Samuel CATON
    Given Name: Elmer Samuel
    Surname: Caton
    Sex: M
    Birth: 2/9/1886 in Maysville, WV
    Death: 10/4/1971 in Uniontown, PA
    Occupation: Roofer
    Note: was a roofer by trade
    Father: Jacob J. CATON b: abt 1847 in Maysville, WV
    Mother: Elizabeth RISHEL b: abt 1851 in Grant County, Preston. WV
    Marriage 1 Minnie Blanche TEETS b: 11/5/1891 in Gibbons Glade, PA
    Married: 3/12/1914[?]
    Children
    Thelma G. CATON b: 2/10/1917 in Uniontown, PA.
  3. [S595] Book: Relatively Speaking, "The Teets Family", Carol A. Skaggs, July 2002 (.doc file from Paul Scott Teets, Jr., 10/17/2005), #252. John A. Teets.
  4. [S628] Census: 1910 Fayette, Pennsylvania, Wharton Twp, District 91, April 18, 1910, HH#16-17
    Teets, John A., 50, married 26 years, WV WV WV
    wife Sarah M., 42, married 26 years, 4 children, 4 living, WV WV MD
    daughter Minnie B., 18, PA WV WV
    daughter Edna M., 10, PA WV WV.
  5. [S251] Census: 1900 Fayette, Pennsylvania, Wharton, District 73, June 20, 1900, HH#170-172
    Teets, John A., May 1859, 41, married 16 years, WV WV WV
    wife Sarah M., Feb 1869, 31, married 16 years, 4 children, 4 living, WV WV WV
    daughter Hester A., May 1885, 15, WV WV WV
    daughter Martha E., Apr 1887, 13, PA WV WV
    daughter Minnie B., Nov 1892, 7, PA WV WV
    daughter Edna M., Jun 1899, 11/12, PA WV WV.
  6. [S563] Obit: Sarah M. Teets, Mrs. Sara M. Teets - 1938

    Mrs. Sara M. Teets, aged 70, widow of John A. Teets, died at 2 o'clock Monday afternoon at the home of a daughter, Mrs. E. S. Caton, 183 Coolspring street, after a lingering illness. She was a devout member of the Church of the Brethren, and a well-known local resident.

    Surviving are the following daughters: Mrs. Joseph Niner, Terra Alta, W. Va.; Mrs. Albert Nabors, and Mrs. E. S. Caton, both of Uniontown, and Mrs. Edna Caton, of Huntington, W. Va. She also leaves two brothers, Daniel and Freeman Thomas, of Brandonville, W.Va., 15 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

    The body was removed from the Ferguson Funeral Home to the Caton residence this morning.

    Short funeral services will be held in the home at 1 o'clock Wednesday afternoon, with additional rites to follow at 2:30 in the Brethren church at Salem, W. Va., in charge of the Rev. C. C. Sollenberger. Burial will be in the Thomas, W. Va. Cemetery.
    (10 January 1938 Herald).

Lillie Belle Friend1

F, b. 9 October 1872, d. 13 February 1940
Relationship2nd great-granddaughter of Henry Teets
ChartsHenry Teets, b. b1760 Indented Descendant Chart (#1)
Henry Teets, b. b1760 Indented Descendant Chart (#2)
Lillie Belle Friend Teets
Lillie Belle Friend Teets
     Lillie Belle Friend was born on 9 October 1872 in Altamont, Maryland.3,4,5,6,7,8,1 She was the daughter of Thomas Collins Friend and Martha Ann "Maddie" Teets.2 Lillie Belle Friend married John Cleophas Teets, son of Harrison Teets and Florence Ellen Guthrie, on 30 August 1891 in Preston, West Virginia.9 Lillie Belle Friend died on 13 February 1940 in Terra Alta, Preston, West Virginia, at age 67.1,8,3 She was buried after 13 February 1940 in Terra Alta, Preston, West Virginia.1,10,3
Last Edited26 Apr 2012
Father*Thomas Collins Friend2 b. 23 May 1846, d. 27 Apr 1916
Mother*Martha Ann "Maddie" Teets2 b. 30 Sep 1853, d. 3 May 1930

Children of Lillie Belle Friend and John Cleophas Teets

     Lillie Belle opened a millinary shop where she made and designed hats. It was located on Washington Street in Terra Alta, and then later at the corner of Washington and Main Street in Terra Alta. It was said that she would travel to the big city of Pittsburgh, make notes of the new hat patterns and make them for her customers.

When she died, it was said that she had very long red hair.11

Citations

  1. [S223] RootsWeb: Whittington Family Tree, James Whittington, 6/29/2004, http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi
  2. [S518] Shirley Meyers Friend-Drent, Librarian of Friend Family Association of Friendsville, Maryland Genealogical Library, email to John Teets, Descendants of Johannes Tiets, 8/15/2005. Descendants attached to email.
  3. [S590] Book: "In Remembrance", Vol II, Tombstone Readings of Preston County, West Virginia, Janice Cale Sisler, 1997, Terra Alta Cemetery, Portland District, located on a hill at the western edge of the town along Rt. 7, owned and maintained by the city of Terra Alta. It is local tradition that William B. Crane was the first to be buried here, March 14, 1873. Listing by Ben, Janice and Anita Sisler.
    p. 219, Teets, Lillie B., 1870 - 1940, with John C., Claude, Ernest.
  4. [S506] Census: 1900 Garrett, Maryland, Friendsville and Selbysport, District 38, June 26, 1900, HH#318-323
    Teats, John C., Sep 1872, 24, married 8 years, WV WV WV
    wife Lily B., Oct 1872, 24, married 8 years, 4 children, 2 living, MD MD VA
    son John L., Apr 1896, 4, MD WV MD
    son Lessie R., May 1899,1 MD WV MD.
  5. [S178] Census: 1910 Preston, West Virginia, Portland, District 107, May 3, 1910, HH#279-287
    Teets, Lily B., 37, widowed, 8 children, 6 living, MD MD WV
    son John L., 13, MD WV MD
    son Russell L., 10, MD WV MD
    son Merrill C., 8, MD WV MD
    son Ernest V., 6, WV WV MD
    daughter Edna Maud, 3, WV WV MD
    son Frederick E., 1, WV WV MD.
  6. [S301] Census: 1920 Preston, West Virginia, Portland, District 139, January 9, 1920, HH#202-216
    Teets, Lillie B., 47, widowed, MD MD MD
    son Earnest, 15, WV MD MD
    daughter Edna M., 13, WV MD MD
    son Fred E., 11, MD MD MD
    servant Richel, Pearl, 18, MD WV WV.
  7. [S293] Census: 1930 Preston, West Virginia, Terra Alta, District 14, April 9-10, 1930, HH#147-154
    Teets, Lillie B., 57, widowed, MD MD WV
    son Fred, 21, WV WV MD
    mother Friend, Martha, 77, widowed, WV WV WV
    niece, Pauliene, 16, WV WV WV.
  8. [S529] John Taylor Martin, email to John Teets, Re: Teets Family..., 8/21/2005.
  9. [S606] Marriage Records: WV, Division of Culture and History, August 30, 1891 at the M. E. Church in Cranesville, Preston County, West Virginia by Jahu Rexroad
    Teets, John C., 20, b. Preston County, West Virginia, resides Preston County, West Virginia
    Friend, Lillie B., 19, b. Preston County, West Virginia, resides Preston County, West Virginia.
  10. [S95] Tombstone:, Terra Alta Cemetery
    Lillie B. Teets 1872 - 1940.
  11. [S541] Lisa Teets (Lisa Gae Wagner Teets), snail mail package to John Teets, 9/14/2005. Package included:
    - Descendants of Johannes George Teets
    - many assorted pages of notes and letters from John L. Teets.

Martha Florence "Mattie" Teets1

F, b. 3 September 1892, d. 15 September 1892
Relationship3rd great-granddaughter of Henry Teets
ChartsHenry Teets, b. b1760 Indented Descendant Chart
     Martha Florence "Mattie" Teets was born on 3 September 1892 in Fairchance (Uniontown), Pennsylvania.1 She was the daughter of John Cleophas Teets and Lillie Belle Friend.1 Martha Florence "Mattie" Teets died on 15 September 1892 in Fairchance (Uniontown), Pennsylvania.1
Last Edited15 Sep 2005
Father*John Cleophas Teets1 b. 12 Sep 1872, d. 23 May 1909
Mother*Lillie Belle Friend1 b. 9 Oct 1872, d. 13 Feb 1940

Citations

  1. [S223] RootsWeb: Whittington Family Tree, James Whittington, 6/29/2004, http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi