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Henry George Teel
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Birth: Aug. 4, 1849
Schuyler County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jun. 8, 1930
Schuyler County
Illinois, USA

MARRIAGE - Groom: Henry G. Teel, 31, Rushville (parents: Henry P. Teel and Martha Matthews), Bride: Miss Belle {Isabelle} Logsdon, 24, Bushnell (parents: S. Logsdon and Molly Mobbly), married 18 Jan. 1882, Bushnell.

SOURCE: MCDONOUGH COUNTY, ILLINOIS, MARRIAGES 1881-1889; Vol. Vol./Page: 22; License #1228.
OBIT: Funeral Services Held Wednesday For Henry G. Teel Henry G. Teel, a lifelong resident of this locality, passed away Sunday at the Culbertson hospital, where he had been a patient for the past week. Funeral services were held Wednesday at 2:30 at his late home, Rev. Alexander McFeran officiating. Interment was in Rushville Cemetery. The following tribute was read at the funeral services: Henry George Teel was born August 4, 1849 and departed this life June 8, 1930, his age being 81 years, 10 months and 4 days. Mr. Teel was a member of one of the most prominent pioneer families of Schuyler county, a consin, Dr. B. V. Teel, assisting in platting the original town of Rushville. John Teel, the founder of the family in America, settled in New Jersey in colonial days. He was a personal friend of Thomas Jefferson and served as Captain in the Revolutionary War. His son, John Teel, was in the regular army for 5 years and served in the war of 1812. Henry P. Teel, the next in line of descent, moved to Penn., and from there immigrated to Schuyler County in 1833. In 1845 he purchased a tract of land where he built a log cabin. His wife, Martha Ann was of Scotch, Irish descent. Her father James Matthews, was born on board a sailing vessel on which his parents were migrating to America. Nine children were born to Henry P. and Martha Ann Teel, Henry G. being their 8th. Most of his life on the home farm N. E. of Rushville. Henry acquired his education in the Rushville schools and later attended school at Mt. Vernon, Mo. In 1882 he was united in marriage to Miss Isabelle Logsdon of Bushnell, Ill. They established their home on his farm adjoining his fathers land and continued to reside until 1900 when Mr. Teel purchased the home farm residing there until 1923 when he removed to Rushville where he was living at the time of his death. He is survived by his widow, his son, Charles Teel, 1 granddaughter, Virginia Teel and two grandsons, Donald and Robert Teel. Henry Teel was upright and honest in all his dealings. They adopted a son Charles H. Teel, whom they reared as their own, giving him the love and devotion of real parents. Mr. Teel was an honored member of Friendship Lodge No. 24 I.O.O.F. and just recently was awarded the 50 year Veteran's Jewel. Of his brothers and sisters he is survived by William G. Teel of Columbus, Kans., Mrs. Alice Carty of Gravitt, Ark., and Cass Teel of Palmyra, Mo. Those who preceded him in death were Josephine Teel, Clara Ann Teel, Mrs. Huldah Wood, James and John Teel.

SOURCE: The Rushville Times, June 11, 1930.
BURIAL - TEEL, Henry G.: August 4, 1849 - June 8, 1930, THE RUSHVILLE TIMES, May 6, 1931. Interments for previous 12 months - June 11, Henry Teel, 80.

SOURCE: BURIALS IN THE RUSHVILLE CITY CEMETERY SCHUYLER COUNTY, ILLINOIS, Volume II, 1926-1950; Schuyler County Historical Museum, Rushville IL., 1988, page 17, 90.
RESIDENCE-SPOUSE-CHILD - Teel, Henry (Isabel Logsdon) Ch *Charles; "Maple Lake Farm" Rushville R4 Rushville Sec. 16 O220a (1849) Schuyler Tel. Rushville.

PARENTS-SIBLINGS - Obituary of Martha A. Teel mentions son Henry G. Teel, who lives north of Rushville.

SOURCE: The Rushville Times, August 10, 1899.
FATHER-SIBLINGS - Obituary of James A. Teel mentions surviving brother Henry G. Teel of Rushville.

SOURCE: The Schuyler Citizen, October, 26, 1902.
SISTER - Obituary of Mrs. Huldah Wood mentions brother Henry G. Teel.

SOURCE: The Rushville Times, April 14, 1921.
BROTHER IN LAW-SISTER - Obituary of Chas. Carty mentions widow Alice Teel-Burgess, sister of the late H. G. Teel.

SOURCE: The Rushville Times, February 5, 1936.
SPOUSE-CHILD - Obituary of Mrs. Isabelle Teel mentions predeceased husband Henry G. Teel, who died June 8, 1930.

SOURCE: The Rushville Times, January 3, 1946.
SPOUSE-SON - Obituary of Charles H. Teel mentions parents Henry G. and Isabelle Teel.

SOURCE: The Rushville Times, November 29, 1979.
1850 U.S. Census:
Rushville Twp., Schuyler Co., IL; NOTE: George H. Teel, age 10/12 mos., birthplace IL, with Henry Teel, father.
1860 U.S. Census:
Rushville Twp., Schuyler Co., IL; NOTE: George H. Teel, age 11, birthplace IL, with Henry Teel, father.
BIRTH-DEATH-MARRIAGE-SPOUSE-PARENTS - Henry George Teel, b: 4 Aug 1849 Schuyler Co., IL - d: 8 Jun 1930 - married 18 Jan 1882 Bushnell IL, to Isabell Logsdon.

SOURCE: Teel Family File; Schuyler County Historical Museum, Rushville, IL.
Family links: 
  Henry Patterson Teel (1801 - 1878)
  Martha Ann Mathews Teel (1811 - 1899)
  Isabel Logsdon Teel (1859 - 1946)*
  Charles H. Teel (1888 - 1979)*
  Clara Ann Teel (1840 - 1841)*
  John Thomas Teel (1842 - 1895)*
  William Dallas Teel (1842 - 1937)*
  Amanda Alice Teel Carty (1846 - 1939)*
  Henry George Teel (1849 - 1930)
*Calculated relationship
Rushville City Cemetery
Schuyler County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Robert Kuhmann
Record added: May 22, 2011
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Henry George Teel
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