Frederick D. Teller

1821–1875 (Age 54)
New York, United States

The Life of Frederick D.

When Frederick D. Teller was born on 5 March 1821, in New York, United States, his father, James Teller, was 21 and his mother, Elizabeth De Veaux, was 17. He married Esther Quick on 4 July 1842. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 3 December 1875, in Ellenville, Wawarsing, Ulster, New York, United States, at the age of 54, and was buried in Ellenville, Wawarsing, Ulster, New York, United States.

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Frederick D. Teller
Esther Quick
Marriage: 4 July 1842
Elizabeth M. Teller
James Teller
Mary Esther Teller
George W. Teller
Zuleilsa Ann Teller
John L. Teller
Frederick Teller

Spouse & Children

4 July 1842


  • Elizabeth M. Teller


  • James Teller


  • Mary Esther Teller


  • George W. Teller


  • Zuleilsa Ann Teller


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World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 4

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

Age 6

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.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 15

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

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 (2)

  • Frederick D Teller, "Find A Grave Index"
  • The Merwin Family in North America, 1978 Additions and Correstions

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