John Marion Tetherow

16 May 1838–27 May 1925 (Age 87)
Clay, Missouri, United States

The Life of John Marion

When John Marion Tetherow was born on 16 May 1838, in Clay, Missouri, United States, his father, David Atchison Tetherow, was 33 and his mother, Ruth Southward, was 25. He married Martha Jane Pugh on 4 March 1869, in Linn, Oregon, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Orleans, Linn, Oregon, United States in 1870 and Lancaster, Lane, Oregon, United States in 1880. He died on 27 May 1925, in Waterville, Douglas, Washington, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Waterville, Douglas, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Marion Tetherow
Martha Jane Pugh
Marriage: 4 March 1869
Annie Tetherow
William Miles Tetherow
Omer Ranson Tetherow
Elva Tetherow
Clyde E Tetherow
Effie May Tetherow

Spouse and Children

4 March 1869
Linn, Oregon, United States


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings



    Mary Ann Tetherow


    Joseph W. Tetherow


    George Washington Tetherow


    Edda Elizabeth Tetherow



+3 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 8

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1850 · ""

Age 12

Historical Boundaries - 1850: Linn, Oregon Territory, United States; 1859: Linn, Oregon, United States

Age 25

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

Presumably an altered form of German Dotterer ( see Tedrow ). Compare Tutterow .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John Fetherough in household of John G Wilson, "United States Census, 1850"
  • John Tetherow, "United States Census, 1870"
  • John Tetherow in household of John Weir, "United States Census, 1900"

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