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Re: Wives of Tennessee McTeers
Posted by: Irene McTeer Hunt (ID *****5423) Date: May 27, 2009 at 14:41:40
In Reply to: Wives of Tennessee McTeers by Julie of 279

In the book, The McTeer - Mateer Families of Cumberland County PA by Frances Davis McTeer, pg 83, I found the following information. Hope it helps you.

James Robert McTeer b 1796-1798, d at Morganton TN 8 Nov 1869, married 1st in Blount Co, TN 18 Dec 1863 Ellen Conner, b TN abt 1802, d abt 1863.
James m 2nd in Blount Co, 24 Dec 1865, Esther Mary Beatty, b abt 1833 living in Morganton on 24 May 1878.

On pg 54: James McTeer b PA abt 1763 d Blount Co TN 1825. Married Martha Ferguson b 1770 -1780, (liv Blount Co), on 29 Sep 1795, prob died bef 1 Apr 1842.
Story: "Martha Ferguson McTeer had many experiences with the Indians.She saw her younger brother scalped and another brother vowed vengeance of the chief, Slim Tom, and in later years killed him". Children, all b in Blount Co, TN:
1. James Robert b.c. 1796
2. John Montgomery b.c. 1798
3. Elizabeth, liv 25 Jul 1825, poss m William Thompson in Blount Co, 8 Oct 1829.
4. William, d before 25 Jul 1825
5. Nancy, u/m, liv in Cass Co GA in 1860, a school teacher "aged 40 yrs".
6. Henry Ferguson b.c. 1815.

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