William Nelson Teall

Brief Life History of William Nelson

When William Nelson Teall was born on 12 June 1821, in New York, United States, his father, Harry A Teall, was 32 and his mother, Hiley Hooper, was 27. He married Mary Ann Kinney on 25 December 1845, in New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Warsaw, Warsaw, Wyoming, New York, United States in 1860 and Jackson, Jackson, Michigan, United States in 1870. He registered for military service in 1887. He died on 1 June 1899, in Bay City, Bay, Michigan, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Green Ridge Cemetery, Bay City, Bay, Michigan, United States.

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William Nelson Teall
1821–1899
Mary Ann Kinney
1828–1860
Marriage: 25 December 1845
Lovica Teall
1843–
Mary Louisa Teall
1855–1918
Henry Nelson Teall
1846–1906
William E Teall
1848–1922
Edward M Teall
1852–1922
Charlie Teall
1855–1855

Sources (20)

  • William W Teal, "United States Census, 1870"
  • William W., "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"
  • William N Teall, "Michigan, Grand Army of the Republic Membership Records, 1876-1945"

World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.

1846

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

Name Meaning

English (mainly West Yorkshire): variant of Teal .

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

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