Henry Alanson Teeples

Brief Life History of Henry Alanson

When Henry Alanson Teeples was born on 11 November 1843, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States, his father, George Bentley Teeples, was 40 and his mother, Huldah Clarinda Colby, was 31. He married Hannah Colby on 15 December 1868, in Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Holden, Millard, Utah, United States in 1868 and Burrville, Sevier, Utah, United States in 1887. His occupation is listed as dairy farm on fish lake in Koosharem, Sevier, Utah, United States. He died on 4 December 1904, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Goshen Cemetery, Goshen, Bingham, Idaho, United States.

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Henry Alanson Teeples
Hannah Colby
Marriage: 15 December 1868
Ransford Henry Teeples
Nephi Teeples
Jacob Edwin Teeples
George Ammon Teeples
Hannah Loretta Teeples
Benjamin Teeples
Margaret Ada Teeples
Willis Teeples
Huldah Jane Teeples
Louisa Teeples
Augusta Ellen Teeples

Sources (101)

  • Henry Teaples in household of Geo Teaples, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Henry Alanson Teeples - Published information: birth-name: Henry Luke Teeples
  • Henry Alanson Teeples, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1845 · Oh My Father

"In October 1845, the newspaper Times and Seasons published a poem written by Eliza R. Snow entitled ""My Father in Heaven."" It has become the well known hymn, ""Oh My Father."" The song is only one in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints hymnbook that referrs to a Heavenly Mother."


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

1861 · Simple life to Soldiers

Illinois contributed 250,000 soldiers to the Union Army, ranking it fourth in terms of the total men fighting for a single state. Troops mainly fought in the Western side of the Appalachian Mountains, but a few regiments played important roles in the East side. Several thousand Illinoisians died during the war. No major battles were fought in the state, although several towns became sites for important supply depots and navy yards. Not everyone in the state supported the war and there were calls for secession in Southern Illinois several residents. However, the movement for secession soon died after the proposal was blocked.

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Variant of Teeple .

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

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My Life History by Augusta Ellen Teeples

1966 Augusta Ellen Teeples Fullmer. I was born April 5, 1892 at Burville Sevier Co. Utah. I was baptized by Henry Burr. My Father's name. My Mother's name. My Brothers and Sisters. Ransford Henry Te …

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