Noel Otis Teller

15 November 1919–26 September 1985 (Age 65)
Yoakum, Lavaca, Texas, United States

The Life of Noel Otis

When Noel Otis Teller was born on 15 November 1919, in Yoakum, Lavaca, Texas, United States, his father, Noel Jessie Teller, was 26 and his mother, Lela Mae Falks, was 23. He died on 26 September 1985, in Houston, Harris, Texas, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Texas, United States.

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Noel Jessie Teller
Lela Mae Falks
Ruth Noriene Teller
Noel Otis Teller

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World Events (8)


Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 10

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 18

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name from Old French telier ‘weaver’, ‘linen-weaver’.2 German: variant of Tell 2 and 3.3 Dutch: occupational name for a teller, a marketplace official.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Noel Jesse Teller, "Texas Birth Certificates, 1903-1935"
  • Noel Teeler, "Texas Death Index, 1903-2000"
  • Noel Teeler, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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