Orval Dewey Teets1,2

M, b. 15 July 1898, d. 21 February 1982
Relationship2nd great-grandson of Henry Teets
ChartsHenry Teets, b. b1760 Indented Descendant Chart (#1)
Henry Teets, b. b1760 Indented Descendant Chart (#2)
     Orval Dewey Teets was born on 15 July 1898 in Dority, Preston, West Virginia.3,4,2,5,6,7,8,9,10 He was the son of Harrison Greely Teets and Mary Magdalene "Mollie" Harned.1 Orval Dewey Teets married Freda May DeBerry, daughter of Ernest Carl DeBerry and Ethel Gertrude Teets, on 3 September 1923 in Oakland, Garrett, Maryland.11,12 Orval Dewey Teets died on 21 February 1982 in Terra Alta, Preston, West Virginia, at age 83.11,4,6,5 He was buried after 21 February 1982 in Terra Alta, Preston, West Virginia.6,5
Last Edited28 Mar 2009
Father*Harrison Greely Teets1 b. 2 Jul 1872, d. 24 Jan 1959
Mother*Mary Magdalene "Mollie" Harned1 b. 23 Jul 1868, d. 3 Mar 1959

Children of Orval Dewey Teets and Freda May DeBerry

     Orval Dewey Teets was also known as Orville Teets.3 Orval Dewey Teets was also known as Dewey Orval Teets.6,12 He registered for the WWI Draft on on 12 September 1918 in Preston, West Virginia.2

Citations

  1. [S178] Census: 1910 Preston, West Virginia, Portland, District 106, June 5, 1900, HH#60-62
    [next door to Michael Teets, Sr]
    Teets, Harrison G., July 1873, 26, married 6 years, WV WV PA
    wife Molly M., July 1868, 31, married 6 years, 3 children, 3 living, WV WV WV
    daughter Nitia M., Nov 1894, 5, WV WV WV
    son Porter R., Sept 1896, 4, WV WV WV
    son Orval D., July 1898, 1, WV WV WV.
  2. [S351] Ancestry.com: World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, Name: Orval Dewey Teets
    City: Not Stated
    County: Preston
    State: West Virginia
    Birth Date: 15 Jul 1898
    Race: White
    Roll: 1992959
    DraftBoard: 0.
  3. [S536] Birth Records: WV, Division of Culture and History, Line 17, Orville Teets, born July 15, 1898 in Dority, Preston County, West Virginia, s/o H. G. Teets and Mollie Teets.
  4. [S27] Ancestry.com: Social Security Death Index, Name: Dewey Teets
    SSN: 232-24-1004
    Last Residence: 26764 Terra Alta, Preston, West Virginia, United States of America
    Born: 15 Jul 1898
    Last Benefit: 26764 Terra Alta, Preston, West Virginia, United States of America
    Died: Feb 1982
    State (Year) SSN issued: North Carolina or West Virginia (Before 1951 ).
  5. [S95] Tombstone:, Terra Alta Cemetery, Terra Alta, Preston County, West Virginia
    Dewey Orval Teets, b. July 15, 1898, d. Feb 21, 1982
    Freda May Teets, b. Nov 14, 1902, d. May 7, 2003.
  6. [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, Dewey Orval, Jul 15, 1898 - Feb 21, 1982, h/o Freda May.
  7. [S260] Census: 1900 Preston, West Virginia, Portland, District 106, June 5, 1900, HH#60-62
    [next door to Michael Teets, Sr]
    Teets, Harrison G., July 1873, 26, married 6 years, WV WV PA
    wife Molly M., July 1868, 31, married 6 years, 3 children, 3 living, WV WV WV
    daughter Nitia M., Nov 1894, 5, WV WV WV
    son Porter R., Sept 1896, 4, WV WV WV
    son Orval D., July 1898, 1, WV WV WV.
  8. [S178] Census: 1910 Preston, West Virginia, District 107, April 26, 1910, HH#202-209
    Greely G. Teets, 27, married 16 years, WV blank blank
    wife Mollie M., 41, married 16 years, 4 children, 4 living, WV WV WV
    daughter Nitia M., 15, WV WV WV
    son Porter R., 13, WV WV WV
    son Orval D., 11, WV WV WV
    daughter Edith B., 4, WV WV WV.
  9. [S301] Census: 1920 Preston, West Virginia, Portland, District 137, January 14-15, 1920, HH#7-7
    Teets, H. Greely, 37, WV WV WV
    wife Mollie, 39, WV WV WV
    daughter Edith, 14, WV WV WV
    son Orval, 21, WV WV WV.
  10. [S293] Census: 1930 Preston, West Virginia, Portland, District 15, April 17, 1930, HH#147-142
    Teets, Orval D., 36, age at first marriage 25, WV WV WV
    wife Freda M., 29, age at first marriage 19, WV WV WV
    son Edward C., 5, WV WV WV
    daughter Eleanor J., 1 ?/12, WV WV WV.
  11. [S518] Shirley Meyers Friend-Drent, Librarian of Friend Family Association of Friendsville, Maryland Genealogical Library, email to John Teets, Teets, 9/7/2005.
  12. [S600] Carol A. Skaggs, email to John Teets, Merry Christmas - EARLY (ha), November 23, 2005. Attachment, Descendants of Johannes Teets FOR JOHN.doc.

Parley Shaffer1

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ChartsHenry Teets, b. b1760 Indented Descendant Chart
     Parley Shaffer married an unknown person in 1886.1
Last Edited19 May 2017

Child of Parley Shaffer and Pansy Maude Teets

Citations

  1. [S518] Shirley Meyers Friend-Drent, Librarian of Friend Family Association of Friendsville, Maryland Genealogical Library, email to John Teets, Teets, 9/7/2005.

Luther Teets Shaffer

M, b. circa 1912
Relationship4th great-grandson of Henry Teets
ChartsHenry Teets, b. b1760 Indented Descendant Chart
     Luther Teets Shaffer was born circa 1912.1 He is the son of Parley Calvin Shaffer and Pansy Maude Teets.
Last Edited19 May 2017
Father*Parley Calvin Shaffer b. 23 Apr 1886, d. 1969
Mother*Pansy Maude Teets b. 7 Jul 1891, d. May 1982

Citations

  1. [S323] Census: 1920 Fayette, Pennsylvania, Parley Shaffer
     in the 1920 United States Federal Census

    Name: Parley Shaffer
    [Perley Shaffer] 
    [Berley Shaffer] 
    Age: 32
    Birth Year: abt 1888
    Birthplace: West Virginia
    Home in 1920: Fairchance, Fayette, Pennsylvania
    Street: New Ryle Road
    House Number: 243
    Race: White
    Gender: Male
    Relation to Head of House: Head
    Marital Status: Married
    Spouse's Name: Pawsly Shaffer
    Father's Birthplace: West Virginia
    Mother's Birthplace: West Virginia
    Able to Speak English: Yes
    Occupation: Car Repairer
    Industry: Shop
    Employment Field: Wage or Salary
    Home Owned or Rented: Rent
    Able to Read: Yes
    Able to Write: Yes

    Household Members:
    Name Age
    Parley Shaffer 32
    Pawsly Shaffer 29
    Luther Shaffer 8
    Homer Shaffer 6
    Marian Shaffer 3

    Source Citation
    Year: 1920; Census Place: Fairchance, Fayette, Pennsylvania; Roll: T625_1568; Page: 10A; Enumeration District: 31; Image: 911

    Source Information
    Ancestry.com. 1920 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010. Images reproduced by FamilySearch.
    Original data: Fourteenth Census of the United States, 1920. (NARA microfilm publication T625, 2076 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Washington, D.C. For details on the contents of the film numbers, visit the following NARA web page: NARA. Note: Enumeration Districts 819-839 are on roll 323 (Chicago City).

Homer Ray Shaffer

M, b. 9 April 1914, d. 31 January 1995
Relationship4th great-grandson of Henry Teets
ChartsHenry Teets, b. b1760 Indented Descendant Chart
     Homer Ray Shaffer married Thelma Vance.1 Homer Ray Shaffer was born on 9 April 1914 in Terra Alta, Preston, West Virginia.2 He was the son of Parley Calvin Shaffer and Pansy Maude Teets. Homer Ray Shaffer died on 31 January 1995 at age 80.2
Last Edited19 May 2017
Father*Parley Calvin Shaffer b. 23 Apr 1886, d. 1969
Mother*Pansy Maude Teets b. 7 Jul 1891, d. May 1982

Family: Homer Ray Shaffer and Thelma Vance

Citations

  1. [S518] Shirley Meyers Friend-Drent, Librarian of Friend Family Association of Friendsville, Maryland Genealogical Library, email to John Teets, Teets, 9/7/2005.
  2. [S27] Ancestry.com: Social Security Death Index, Homer Ray Shaffer
     in the U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007

    Name: Homer Ray Shaffer
    [Homer R Shaffer] 
    SSN: 194011374
    Gender: Male
    Race: White
    Birth Date: 9 Apr 1914
    Birth Place: Terra Alta, West Virginia
    Death Date: 31 Jan 1995
    Father: Parley C Shaffer
    Mother: Pansy Teets
    Type of Claim: Original SSN.
    Notes:
    Dec 1936: Name listed as HOMER RAY SHAFFER; 16 Feb 1995: Name listed as HOMER R SHAFFER

    Source Information
    Ancestry.com. U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015.

Thelma Vance1

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ChartsHenry Teets, b. b1760 Indented Descendant Chart
     Thelma Vance married Homer Ray Shaffer, son of Parley Calvin Shaffer and Pansy Maude Teets.1
Last Edited26 Apr 2012

Family: Thelma Vance and Homer Ray Shaffer

Citations

  1. [S518] Shirley Meyers Friend-Drent, Librarian of Friend Family Association of Friendsville, Maryland Genealogical Library, email to John Teets, Teets, 9/7/2005.

Marian Lucille Shaffer1

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Relationship4th great-granddaughter of Henry Teets
ChartsHenry Teets, b. b1760 Indented Descendant Chart
     Marian Lucille Shaffer is the daughter of Parley Shaffer and Pansy Maude Teets.1 Marian Lucille Shaffer married George Bortz Jr.1
Last Edited19 May 2017
Father*Parley Shaffer1
Mother*Pansy Maude Teets b. 7 Jul 1891, d. May 1982

Family: Marian Lucille Shaffer and George Bortz Jr.

Citations

  1. [S518] Shirley Meyers Friend-Drent, Librarian of Friend Family Association of Friendsville, Maryland Genealogical Library, email to John Teets, Teets, 9/7/2005.

George Bortz Jr.1

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ChartsHenry Teets, b. b1760 Indented Descendant Chart
     George Bortz Jr. married Marian Lucille Shaffer, daughter of Parley Shaffer and Pansy Maude Teets.1
Last Edited7 Sep 2005

Family: George Bortz Jr. and Marian Lucille Shaffer

Citations

  1. [S518] Shirley Meyers Friend-Drent, Librarian of Friend Family Association of Friendsville, Maryland Genealogical Library, email to John Teets, Teets, 9/7/2005.

Chester Hooper1

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ChartsHenry Teets, b. b1760 Indented Descendant Chart
     Chester Hooper married Betty Meryle Teets, daughter of William Martin Teets and Deliliah "Lila" Hicks.1
Last Edited7 Sep 2005

Family: Chester Hooper and Betty Meryle Teets

Citations

  1. [S518] Shirley Meyers Friend-Drent, Librarian of Friend Family Association of Friendsville, Maryland Genealogical Library, email to John Teets, Teets, 9/7/2005.

Kermit Hooper1

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ChartsHenry Teets, b. b1760 Indented Descendant Chart
     Kermit Hooper married Geraldine Ruth Teets, daughter of William Martin Teets and Deliliah "Lila" Hicks.1
Last Edited7 Sep 2005

Family: Kermit Hooper and Geraldine Ruth Teets

Citations

  1. [S518] Shirley Meyers Friend-Drent, Librarian of Friend Family Association of Friendsville, Maryland Genealogical Library, email to John Teets, Teets, 9/7/2005.

Laura Davis1

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ChartsHenry Teets, b. b1760 Indented Descendant Chart
     Laura Davis married James Milton Teets, son of William Martin Teets and Deliliah "Lila" Hicks.1
Last Edited26 Apr 2012

Family: Laura Davis and James Milton Teets

Citations

  1. [S518] Shirley Meyers Friend-Drent, Librarian of Friend Family Association of Friendsville, Maryland Genealogical Library, email to John Teets, Teets, 9/7/2005.