George Amasa Teachout

Brief Life History of George Amasa

When George Amasa Teachout was born on 19 May 1874, in Davison, Genesee, Michigan, United States, his father, Wellington Teachout, was 32 and his mother, Martha McNiel, was 26. He died on 17 August 1877, in Genesee, Michigan, United States, at the age of 3.

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Wellington Teachout
Martha McNiel
Charles M Teachout
Sarah Jane Teachout
Jacob Teachout
George Amasa Teachout
Oliver Hayes Teachout

Sources (3)

  • Amasa Teachout, "Michigan, County Births, 1867-1917"
  • Amasa Teachout, "Michigan Births, 1867-1902"
  • Amasa Teachout, "Michigan, Births and Christenings, 1775-1995"

World Events (4)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

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

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.

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of Dutch Tietsoort, unexplained. The surname Tietsoort is no longer found in the Netherlands. Compare Tietsort and Titsworth .

History: A family of this name from Schenectady, NY, moved to Port Jervis, NY, on the Delaware River after the massacre during Leisler's Rebellion of Schenectady in 1690.

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

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