Lena Alice Gustin

2 December 1894–August 1980 (Age 85)
Lebanon, Laclede, Missouri, United States

The Life of Lena Alice

When Lena Alice Gustin was born on 2 December 1894, in Lebanon, Laclede, Missouri, United States, her father, Grafton Baker Gustin, was 37 and her mother, Naomi Ellen Coffman, was 27. She married Dudley Haskel Teeter on 16 August 1913, in Commerce, Ottawa, Oklahoma, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Galena Township, Jasper, Missouri, United States in 1900 and Garden Township, Cherokee, Kansas, United States in 1910. She died in August 1980, in Commerce, Ottawa, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Miami, Ottawa, Oklahoma, United States.

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Dudley Haskel Teeter
Lena Alice Gustin
Marriage: 16 August 1913
Eva Ethyel Teeter
Leona Nadine Teeter

Spouse and Children

    Dudley Haskel Teeter



16 August 1913
Commerce, Ottawa, Oklahoma, United States


    Eva Ethyel Teeter


    Leona Nadine Teeter


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

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.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 10

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.

Age 23

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

1 German and French: reduced form of Augustin .2 Slovenian (Guštin): reduced form of the personal name Avguštin ( see Augustin ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lena Gustin in household of Grant B Gustin, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lena A Gustin in household of Grafton Gustin, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Lena Teeters in entry for Nadeen Teeters, "Oklahoma, School Records, 1895-1936"

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