Ezra J. Teets

22 March 1874–23 July 1953 (Age 79)
Barbour, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Ezra J.

When Ezra J. Teets was born on 22 March 1874, in Barbour, West Virginia, United States, his father, William Teets, was 29 and his mother, Catherine F Stevens, was 25. He married Lilly Bell Shingler on 27 February 1898, in Braxton, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died on 23 July 1953, in Owings, Harrison, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Montrose, Randolph, West Virginia, United States.

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Ezra J. Teets
Cora Bell Price
Marriage: 1904
Clara E Teets
Lillie C Teets
Charlie P. Teets
Walter William Teets
Raymond Earl Teets
John Edger Teets
Nola Mae Teets
Roy Baxter Teets
Joseph F. Teets
Ezra J Jimmy Teets

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Tucker, West Virginia, United States


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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

Age 1

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 22

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.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Dietz or Diez .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ezra Teets in household of Wm Teets, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Ezra J Teets, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ezra J Teets, "United States Census, 1920"

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