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Bernard Alvin Tefertiller (#46957770)
 member for 9 years, 10 months, 19 days
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Bio Photo Presently, January 2008, I live in New York City, where I have lived since 1955, and for the past 40 years have lived at the same address on West 82nd, a half block from Central Park, and block from the American Museum of Natural History.

When I retired in 1990 from UNA/USA, where I worked for 23 years, I wondered what next! Music
was and still is very important to me, but who wants to hear a 65 year old singer/actor perform.

I decided to learn more about my ancestry, which at that time I knew practically nothing other than my immediate family. I purchased a "Town & County Chrysler", grabbed my camera, and took off looking for relatives of which I found many more than I expected. Visiting with them was really great and I recorded much information. I also found that cemeteries held a world of information. I loved this new adventure.

I was born May 25, 1925 on a farm in Erie, Neosho
County, Kansas. My father had to hitch up the horse and buggy to go for the Doctor. The Doctor came in his own buggy from Galesburg a few miles away. And would you believe, he only charged $25. Oh well, those were the "good Old Days". From Erie we moved to Dade County, Missouri in the Cousin City Community, which was on Route 2, Greenfield, Missouri, where my Brother Gene and I when to the Mt. Zion grade school, and then to Dadeville High School in Dadeville, MO were we graduated in 1943.

From there we went into service, Gene into the Infantry and I into the Army Air Corp. After being discharged, i went to live in Watsonville, CA. where my parents were living and I went Hartnell College in Salinas, CA., and from there to San Jose State University where I graduated in 1955.

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T Rea
Thank you!
Thank you for the info you have created here for the Teffertiller relatives. My dearest friend in the world is a Teffertiller, and I started putting together a family tree for her. Your info & photos are so helpful & she is happy to see all of it. Take care! TerriAnn Rea
Added by T Rea on Jul 23, 2017 11:00 AM
Howard William Baker #25778838
I have sent an update to Howard's memorial page. He died in El Dorado Springs at the hospital. He also died on the 3 not the 31 according to the death certificate.

Added by Tess on May 16, 2017 5:27 PM
Baxter B. Fite III
Debord & Tefertiller families
Bernard, I am searching for information about Erma Belle (Debord) Tefertiller, her father Allen L. Debord and her grandfather, Henry Debord. Especially Allen and Henry. I am also searching for the burial site of Henry. If you can help me, I would enjoy hearing from you. Sincerely, Baxter
Added by Baxter B. Fite III on Mar 03, 2015 3:12 AM
J. D. McConnell
Susan Tefertiller
Please add Susan's mother 139422071 to Susan's memorial. Thanks.
Added by J. D. McConnell on Dec 11, 2014 2:43 PM
RoxAnna Foudray
Bernard, thanks for all the great references and photos. You have done an awesome job!
Added by RoxAnna Foudray on Sep 29, 2014 12:13 PM
Nichole Shelton Adams Rowland
# 25566103 F. Anderson Fox
Hi Bernard,
In doing my research it led me to your findagrave memorial #25566103 for F. Anderson Fox. I love it when people add as much info on here as they can. But I found an 1880 census with his 2nd wife Caroline showing 3 children you listed as "their" children were his step children that she had.

1880 Sac, Dade, Missouri
Anderson Fox 67
Caroline Fox 47
Casbin Fox 22
Henry Fox 16
Martha L. Fox 4
John C. White 19 stepson
Charles D. White 16 stepson
Cora E. White 12 stepdaughter

My father's family came to Mo in the 1860's and then most settled in Dade Co, MO after that. So it seems I have kin married into most of Dade Co, MO in some form or fashion. My biggest surnames would be Asbell, Blankenship, Dickinson and Shelton.

Thanks so much for all you have done on the memorials.
Nichole Shelton Rowland
Added by Nichole Shelton Adams Row... on Jul 30, 2014 9:22 PM
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Hello from the south.
Added by angel6903 on Oct 22, 2013 7:36 AM
Danny Driesel
William McConnell
This is an duplicate 28522222 Jul 25 2008
form one made Jan 19 2006 13065212
Please delete this
Added by Danny Driesel on Aug 10, 2013 6:26 PM
P Jones
Dale M Russell
I appreciate the link to his parents. You are always so helpful and prompt, many thanks for all you do for Dade County history!
Added by P Jones on Jul 30, 2013 6:59 PM
Betty Judy
Josiah and Mahulda Smith Langford
Dear Mr Tefertiller,
Thank you for all the photos and information that you have supplied for many of us on the Langford folks.
This is a gift that will keep giving generation after generation. SO much would have been lost if it had not been for your work and unselfish sharing.
My Grandmother Sarah May Redman Morrow was the sister of John Lyon Langford's 2nd wife, Laura Ida Redman 1892-1970). MORROW Family Tree.
Much of your information and photos are used by me and others. I give you the credit for all of this.
Added by Betty Judy on May 05, 2013 10:59 AM
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