Clifford Clayton Teachout

Brief Life History of Clifford Clayton

When Clifford Clayton Teachout was born on 4 December 1894, in Coleta, Whiteside, Illinois, United States, his father, Morton Augustas Teachout, was 32 and his mother, Rebecca Jane Stanley, was 30. He married Beulah Alvera Halstead on 29 May 1917, in Spencer, Clay, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Medary, Brookings, South Dakota, United States in 1920 and Storm Lake, Buena Vista, Iowa, United States for about 10 years. He died on 12 March 1951, in Lakeside, Buena Vista, Iowa, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Buena Vista Memorial Park Cemetery, Storm Lake, Buena Vista, Iowa, United States.

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Clifford Clayton Teachout
1894–1951
Beulah Alvera Halstead
1898–1945
Marriage: 29 May 1917
Stanley Williams Teachout
1918–2004
Donald Clair Teachout
1921–1988

Sources (13)

  • Clifford Teachout, "South Dakota, State Census, 1925"
  • Clifford C Teachout, "Iowa Marriages, 1809-1992"
  • Clifford Clayton Teachout, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

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Name Meaning

Americanized form of Dutch Tietsoort, unexplained. The surname Tietsoort is no longer found in the Netherlands. Compare Tietsort and Titsworth .

History: A family of this name from Schenectady, NY, moved to Port Jervis, NY, on the Delaware River after the massacre during Leisler's Rebellion of Schenectady in 1690.

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

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