Willet Teller

1837–1912 (Age 74)
Wawarsing, Wawarsing, Ulster, New York, United States

The Life of Willet

When Willet Teller was born on 11 September 1837, in Wawarsing, Wawarsing, Ulster, New York, United States, his father, James Teller, was 37 and his mother, Elizabeth De Veaux, was 33. He married Catherine A. Cornelius on 28 September 1856, in Harlem, Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Port Jervis, Orange, New York, United States in 1910. He died on 21 June 1912, in Ellenville, Wawarsing, Ulster, New York, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Fantinekill Cemetery, Ellenville, Wawarsing, Ulster, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Willet Teller
1837–1912
Catherine A. Cornelius
1840–1879
Marriage: 28 September 1856
Charles A. C. Teller
1857–1859
Mattie E. Teller
1860–
Emory E. Teller
1864–
Ellington G. Teller
1866–
Mary M. Teller
1868–1870
Katie A. Teller
1871–
Herbert Cornelius Teller
1872–1938
Alonzo G. Teller
1875–

Spouse & Children

  • Male1837–1912Male

  • Catherine A. Cornelius

    Female1840–1879Female

MARRIAGE
28 September 1856
Harlem, Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States
children

(8)

  • Charles A. C. Teller

    Male1857–1859Male

  • Mattie E. Teller

    Female1860–Female

  • Emory E. Teller

    Male1864–Male

  • Ellington G. Teller

    Male1866–Male

  • Mary M. Teller

    Female1868–1870Female

+3 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (7)

1846

Age 9

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1863

Age 26

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 26

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

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)

  • Willet Teller in household of James Teller, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Willett Teller, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Willitt Teller, "United States Census, 1860"

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