Ora Bess Teter

Brief Life History 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 Elizabeth McCollam
Virginia Ruth McCollam

Sources (16)

  • Ora B McCollam, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Ora Bess Teter, "West Virginia Births and Christenings, 1853-1928"
  • Ora Bessie Teter, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

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

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

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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