Ora Bess Teter

14 August 1889–10 September 1957 (Age 68)
Belington, Barbour, West Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Ora Bess

When Ora Bess Teter was born on 14 August 1889, in Belington, Barbour, West Virginia, United States, her father, Thomas Benton Teter, was 37 and her mother, Mary Sophia Durrett, was 34. She married John Ellis McCollam on 15 August 1910, in Belington, Barbour, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Barker Twp, Barbour, West Virginia, United States in 1920 and Barker District, Barbour, West Virginia, United States in 1940. She died on 10 September 1957, at the age of 68, and was buried in Belington, Barbour, West Virginia, United States.

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John Ellis McCollam
Ora Bess Teter
Marriage: 15 August 1910
Mary McCollam
Virginia Ruth McCollam

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 August 1910Belington, Barbour, West Virginia, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 1
    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
    1890 · Woman's Suffrage
    Age 1
    An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
    1907 · Not for profit elections
    Age 18
    The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of German Dieter or Deter . Compare Teters and Tetter .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (14)

    • Ora Bess Teter, "West Virginia Births, 1853-1930"
    • Bess Mccollan in household of John E Mccollan, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Ora Bessie Teter, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"

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