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Henry Patterson Teel

  • Birth 17 Jan 1801 Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 31 Mar 1878 Rushville, Schuyler County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial Rushville, Schuyler County, Illinois, USA
  • Memorial ID 53793058

Born: 17-Jan-1801, Allegheny Co., PA.
Father: John Teel
Mother: Hulda Haines
Died: 31-Mar-1878, Rushville Twp., Schuyler Co., IL.
Buried: 02-Apr-1878, Rushville City Cemetery, Rushville, Schuyler Co., IL.
Married: 01-Jun-1830, Washington Co., PA.
Spouse: Martha Ann Mathews
Born: 05-Nov-1811, Wilmington, Newcastle Co., DE.
Father: James Mathews
Died: 07-Aug-1899, Rushville, Schuyler Co., IL.
Buried: Rushville City Cemetery, Rushville, Schuyler Co., IL.
i. Huldah Ann Teel
Born: 12-Jan-1832, Washington Co., PA.
Died: 13- Apr-1921, Augusta, Hancock Co., IL.
Married: 30-Nov-1848, Schuyler Co., IL.
Spouse: William Wood

ii. Sarah Josephine Teel
Born: Apr-1838
Died: 01-May-1841
Buried: Rushville City Cemetery, Rushville, Schuyler Co., IL.

iii. Clara Ann Teel
Born: 1840
Died: 05-Apr-1841
Buried: Rushville City Cemetery, Rushville, Schuyler Co., IL.

iv. John Thomas Teel
Born: 28-Nov-1841, Washington Co., PA. / or 23-Nov-1842, Schuyler Co., IL.
Baptised: 04-Apr-1842, Cross Roads Presbyterian Church, Florence, Washington Co., PA.
Died: 03-Oct-1895, Nevada, Vernon Co., MO.
Buried: Rushville City Cemetery, Rushville, Schuyler Co., IL.
Married: 13-Dec-1871, Schuyler Co., IL.
Spouse: Mary Frances Scott

v. Amanda Alice Teel
Born: abt. 1844 in Rushville, Schuyler Co., IL.
Died: 1939, Gravette, Benton Co., AR.
M1: Russell Ingraham
M2: [Name?] Burgess
M3: 26-Feb-1899, Rushville, Schuyler Co., IL.
Spouse 3: Charles H. Carty

vi. William D. Teel
Born: abt. 1846, Schuyler Co., IL.
Married: 06-Dec-1871, Beardstown, Cass Co., IL.
Spouse: Anna Goodrich

vii. Henry George Teel
Born: 04-Aug-1849, Schuyler Co., IL.
Died: 08-Jun-1930, Rushville, Schuyler Co., IL.
Buried: 11-Jun-1930, Rushville City Cemetery, Rushville, Schuyler Co., IL.
Married: 18-Jan-1882, Bushnell, McDonough Co., IL.
Spouse: Isabel Logsdon

viii. Ewing Cass Teel
Born: 06-Apr-1852, Rushville Twp., Schuyler Co., IL.
Died: 20-Mar-1932, Palmyra, Marion Co., MO.
Buried: 22-Mar-1932, Rushville City Cemetery, Rushville, Schuyler Co., IL.
Married: 15-Apr-1881
Spouse: Mary Elizabeth "Mollie" Smith
DEATH: Registered April 12, 1878, Name: Henry P. Teel, age: 77 years 2 months 14 days, occupation: farmer, died: Mch. 31, 1878, 9 p.m., married, birthplace: Pennsylvania, resident of state: 48 years, place of death: at his residence in Rushville Tp., cause of death: cancer of the stomach, complication: Goiter on the neck, duration of complication: 40 years, duration of disease: 6 months, place of burial: Rushville Cemetery, date of burial: April 2, 1878, undertakers: John Seeley, Rushville, physician: R. M. Barnes, Ray, Illinois.

SOURCE: Register of Deaths; Schuyler County Courthouse, Rushville, IL., Book 1, page 4, #47.
OBIT: The Rushville Times, April 5, 1878 -DIED- March 31, 1878, of cancer of the stomach at this residence, 4 miles northeast of Rushville. Mr. Henry P. Teel; aged 77 years, 2 months and 14 days. The deceased was born in Allegheny county, Pennsylvania on the 17th day of January 1801, and was married June 1st 1830 to Miss Martha A. Mathews, who survives to mourn the loss of him who has been a loving companion of early half a century. Mr Teel moved from Pennsylvania to Gurnsey county, Ohio in September in 1834 thence to Schuyler (Rushville) in 1835. From this place he went with his family to Fort Madison, Iowa in September 1837, where he resided just one year when he returned to Schuyler county, whereto he has lived ever since. In 1839 he resided on the farm now owned by Byron Crandall just north of town. In 1847 he bought the farm where his family now resides. Mr. Teel was a man of sterling integrity and was respected by all who knew him. By his death the community have lost a good citizen, and the bereaved family an affectionate husband, and kind and indulgent father. His funeral took place on Tuesday, attended by the members of the I O O F of which he was an honored member, and a large concourse of citizens.
BURIAL: Henry P. Teel - Died Mar. 31, 1878 in his 77th Year.

SOURCE: headstone inscription; Rushville City Cemetery, Rushville, IL.
PROBATE: Henry P. Teel, Will dated Jan. 31, 1878, Pr. April 20, 1878, Sons James and John, Execs. Wife Martha Ann; sons George H., Ewing C.; daughters Huldy Ann Woods, Amanda Ingraham, Wit: Simon Doyle, Eugene J. Scott.

SOURCE: Record of Wills, Book A, 1868-1887, page 82.
SPOUSE-HISTORY: Obituary of Martha A. Teel mentions spouse Henry P. Teel.

SOURCE: The Rushville Times, August 10, 1899.
CHILDREN: Obituary of James A. Teel mentions father Henry P. Teel.

SOURCE: The Schuyler Citizen, October, 26, 1902.
SPOUSE-CHILDREN: Obituary of Henry G. Teel mentions parents Henry P. Teel and Martha Ann Matthews.

SOURCE: The Rushville Times, June 11, 1930.
SON: Obituary of Ewing Cass Teel mentions parents Mr. & Mrs. Henry Teel.

SOURCE: The Rushville Times, March 23, 1932.
GENEALOGY: Mrs. Anna Bertholf Bottorff, born Huntsville, Illinois, wife of William Roy Bottorff.

SOURCE: Daughters of the American Revolution, Lineage Books; Vol. 16, page 248, DAR ID#155786.
1. James Nelson Bertholf (b.1857) m.1881 Isadora Wood (b.1857)
2. William Wood (1824-1910) m.1848 Huldah Ann Teel (b.1832)
3. Henry Patterson Teel (1808-78) m.1829 Martha Ann Matthews (1811-99)
4. John Teel (b.1780) m. Hulda Haines
5. John Teel m 1st (1752-1835) received pension 1775-76 as private and sargeant Pennsylvania troops, b. New Jersey, d. Hanover, Pennsylvania.
1850 U.S. Census:
Rushville Twp., Schuyler Co., IL; NOTE: Henry Teel, age 41, carpenter, $2000 in real estate, birthplace PA.
1860 U.S. Census:
Rushville Twp., Schuyler Co., IL; NOTE: Henry Teel, age 52, birthplace PA.
BIRTH-DEATH-BURIAL-MARRIAGE-SPOUSE-PARENTS-CHILDREN: Henry P. Teel, b: 17 Jan 1801 Allegheny Co., PA (or NJ) - d: 1 Apr 1878 Rushville, Schuyler Co., IL (tombstone has 31 Mar 1878) - bur: Rushville City Cemetery - married: 1 Jun 18-- Washington Co., PA to Martha Ann Mathews - parents: John Teel and Hulda Haines.

SOURCE: Teel Family File; Schuyler County Historical Museum, Rushville, IL.
GENEALOGY-BIRTH-DEATH-SPOUSE-CHILDREN-HISTORY: Henry P. Teel, was born in New Jersey ... Henry P. Teel was a millwright by trade, and followed this vocation in Pennsylvania until 1833, when he came to Illinois, accompanied by his wife and two children; the trip was made via the Ohio, Mississippi and Illinois rivers to Erie, and thence by team to Rushville; here he lived two years, and then removed to the Territory of Iowa, locating at Fort Madison, where he lived one year; he then came back to Schuyler county, and resumed work at his trade. He saved his money, and in 1845 he purchased a tract of school land on section 16, Rushville township; in connection with his trade he superintended the cultivation of this land, and resided on the farm until his death, which occurred March 21, 1878. He married Martha Ann Mathews...Henry P. Teel and wife reared a family of seven children: James A. the subject of this notice, Huldah A., John T., William, Alice, Henry and Cass. The parents are members of the Presbyterian Church; Mr. Teel affiliates with the Democratic party.

GENEALOGY-SPOUSE-HISTORY: Henry P. Teel was a native of New Jersey, and it was his energy and courage that shifted the family fortunes to Pennsylvania, where he engaged in farming in Washington County and whence he finally pushed still further westward to the outpost of civilization in Schuyler County in 1833. Two years later he removed to the Territory of Iowa, and after a year spent at Fort Madison, returned to Schuyler County, in 1845, locating on Section 16, Rushville Township, where Calvin Hobart had erected the first cabin in the county. Henry P. Teel married Martha Ann Mathews.


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  • Added: 17 Jun 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 53793058
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Henry Patterson Teel (17 Jan 1801–31 Mar 1878), Find A Grave Memorial no. 53793058, citing Rushville City Cemetery, Rushville, Schuyler County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Robert Kuhmann (contributor 46567652) .