Posted By:Mary Hitchcock
Subject:Re: 1860 Fed.Cen.Johnson Co.Scott twp Wm.Teneyck
Post Date:January 17, 2003 at 08:10:02
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"William P. Ten Eick, Scott township, postoffice, Iowa City; is a son of Matthew Ten Eick and was born in Montgomery Co. OH May 26, 1833. He settled with his parents in Johnson Co. July 9, 1839. His occupation is farming. He was married October 20, 1858, to Miss Margaret Hunter a native of OH; she was born July 20, 1844. They have a family of nine children, five of whom are still living; Charlotte, Frank, Eddie, Matthew and Joseph; those dead are: Rubin, Mary, Maggie and Jossie. He is the owner of 177 acres of land all under cultivation in section 16, Scott township."
"Mathew Ten Eick, was born in Monmouth Co. NJ August 12, 1805. He was a farmer by occupation and the owner of 298 acres of land, all under cultivation. At the age of ten years his parents moved to Montgomery Co., OH where he received a common school education. He was married to Salome Cole, dau. of John and Hannah Cole, June 19, 1832. Mrs. Ten Eick is of German and Irish ancestry. They had ten children, eight of whom are living; their names are: Wm. P., Tunis C., Mary H., Auslom, John F., Cornelia, Matthew; Tilly S. and Salome are deceased. Mr. Ten Eick built the first house that was ever built in Iowa City in July, 1839. Their Daughter, Mary was the first child born in Iowa City." History of Johnson Co. IA 1836-1882, p.937.