Alfred M. Teller

New York, United States

The Life of Alfred M.

When Alfred M. Teller was born about 1829, in New York, United States, his father, James Teller, was 29 and his mother, Elizabeth De Veaux, was 25. He had at least 3 sons and 1 daughter with Hannah Terwillger. He lived in Mamakating, Sullivan, New York, United States for about 20 years.

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Alfred M. Teller
Hannah Terwillger
Henry Teller
Myron Terwilliger Teller
Effie Teller
Benjamin Terwilliger Teller

Spouse & Children



  • Henry Teller


  • Myron Terwilliger Teller


  • Effie Teller


  • Benjamin Terwilliger Teller


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World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 1

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1830 · The Oregon Trail

Age 1

Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.

Age 34

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

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.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Alfred M Taller, "New York State Census, 1875"
  • Alfred Teller, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Alfred M Teller, "United States Census, 1870"

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