William Harrison Teem

12 March 1890–26 March 1969 (Age 79)
Macon, North Carolina, United States

The Life of William Harrison

When William Harrison Teem was born on 12 March 1890, in Macon, North Carolina, United States, his father, John Absolum Teem, was 27 and his mother, Lydia Josefine Keener, was 32. He married Lula Jane Crisp on 20 October 1910, in Macon, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Ellijay Township, Macon, North Carolina, United States in 1900 and Ellijay, Macon, North Carolina, United States in 1920. He died on 26 March 1969, in Franklin, Macon, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Franklin, Macon, North Carolina, United States.

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William Harrison Teem
Lula Jane Crisp
Marriage: 20 October 1910
Blanche Elizabeth Teem
Herman William Teems
Eugenia May Teem
George Warren Teem
Ruby Parazittie Teem
John Earl Teem

Spouse and Children

20 October 1910
Macon, North Carolina, United States



    Herman William Teems


    Eugenia May Teem


    George Warren Teem



+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    John Absolum Teem


    Lydia Josefine Keener




World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

Age 7

In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 22

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Dutch and German Thiem , possibly of Thieme and also of German Diehm or Diem .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • William Teem, "United States Census, 1920"
  • William H Teems in household of John Teems, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Will Teem, "United States Census, 1940"

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