Joseph Oswin “Joe” Teagarden

Joseph Oswin “Joe” Teagarden

Birth
Trinity County, Texas, USA
Death 6 Sep 1954 (aged 93)
Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA
Burial Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA
Plot Section T, Block N, Lot 14
Memorial ID 26745568 · View Source
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Son of Oswin Teagarden and Mehitable Baker. Husband of Corrie (OswinBirdsong) Teagarden. Father of Carl, Daisey, Joseph, James, Rose, Victor, Violet, Pansy, Corrie, William, Robin and Lotus Teagarden.
Born just a few days before the start of the Civil War.
He spent his entire life in Texas and was the family historian until his death.
He managed the Opera House in Greenville, Texas and ran the local bank in that area.

After the birth of his forth child, he moved the family to Dallas and continued working in the banking industry.
He was devoted to his wife and family and left a wonderful written history of his life that he called "A Life of an Ordanary Man".
The death of his infant son, Victor had a profound effect on his life. He would write and often talk about that loss for over 60 years.
Corrie and Joe had a deep and lasting love that would see them though many stuggles in their lives. Joe traveled extensively for his work and would write long and longing letters to Corrie. Those letters survive to this day.

He is remmebered by his grandchildren with great affection, having been discribed as a "real gentleman".



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  • Created by: Sharon
  • Added: 10 May 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 26745568
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Joseph Oswin “Joe” Teagarden (6 Apr 1861–6 Sep 1954), Find A Grave Memorial no. 26745568, citing Restland Memorial Park, Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Sharon (contributor 47003932) .