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TEAS, Francis Marion & William Samuel
Posted by: Jaime Teas Dilger Date: May 14, 2001 at 18:29:18
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Looking for info on my gggrandfather, Francis Marion Teas, M.D. and his brother William Samuel Teas. Here is what I know:

WILLIAM SAMUEL TEAS
First Generation
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1. William Samuel Teas. Born Sep 1869 in Humphreys Co., TN. Son of Robert Teas and Amanda Bryan Died 26 Nov 1928 in Denison, TX.
Buried in Fairview Cemetery, Denison, TX (1 1/2 mi NW of city). Occupation Grocer.

1900 Arkansas Census; Craighead Co., Buffalo Township:
vol 8, ed 13, sheet 5, line 72: lists Teas, Sam W., wife Lora, and daughter Effie C. born 1/1900 in
Arkansas.

1911 Denison City Directory: address: 201 W. Munson, listed employer F. G. Coleman (retail grocer)

1913 Denison City Directory: address: 201 E. Texas

1915 Denison City Directory: Teas & Mills, Grocers (Wm. S. Teas & Homer H. Mills) 1111 S. Houston
Ave.

1917 Denison City Directory: residence 104 E. Monterey

He married Lora E. Stone, in Elmo, Arkansas. Born Aug 1877 in Arkansas. Died 17 Aug 1944 in Denison,
TX. Buried in Fairview Cemetery, Denison, TX.
They had the following children:

              i.       Effie Clifton Teas; Born 1 Jan 1900 in Arkansas. Died 11 Dec 1928 in Denison,
TX. Buried in Fairview Cemetery, Denison, TX.

                     1917 Denison City Directory: Teas, Effie - student - 104 E. Monterey
                     
              ii.       Myrtle Teas; Born 1903.
              iii.       Hazel Teas; Born 1904.
              iv.       Lola Teas; Born 1906. Died 4 Mar 1968 in Sherman, Grayson Co., Texas. Buried
in Cedarlawn Cemetery, Sherman, Grayson Co., TX.

                     She married Chester Lee Casteel. Born 7 Mar 1906. Died 21 Dec 1993. Buried
in Fairview Cemetery, Denison, TX (Grayson Co.)32.

       2       v.       Thelma E. Teas (Twin)
       3       vi.       Velma Teas (Twin)
              vii.       Gladys Teas; Born About 1915.
              viii.       Sammie Lee Teas; Born About 1918.


Second Generation
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2. Thelma E. Teas. Born 19 Feb 1910. Died 13 Dec 1996. Buried in Fairview Cemetery, Denison,
Grayson Co., TX.

twin of Velma Teas

She married W. A. Milburn. Born 31 May 1907. Died 17 Jun 1981. Buried in Fairview Cemetery,
Denison, Grayson Co., TX.
They had the following children:

              i.       Wanda Lou Milburn; Born 7 Mar 1930 in Grayson Co., Texas.
              ii.       William Milburn; Born 10 Sep 1932 in Grayson Co., Texas.

3. Velma Teas. Born 1910.

twin of Thelma Teas

She married A. T. Bain.
They had the following children:

              i.       Betty Joyce Bain; Born 17 May 1929 in Grayson Co., Texas.


Reference Note 32
He has a plot next to Lola Teas Casteel in Cedarlawn Cemetery, Sherman, Grayson Co., TX,
but is not buried there. After Lola died, Chester married again to Ruby Inez Casteel on
12/22/1973. He is buried in Fairview Cemetery in Denison where there is also a plot for
Ruby.


FRANCIS MARION TEAS
First Generation
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1. Francis Marion Teas M.D. Born 15 Jun 1867 in Bakerville, Tennessee. Son of Robert Teas and Amanda Bryan. Died 31 Oct 1922 in Denison,
Texas. Buried 1 Nov 1922 in Fairview Cemetery, Grayson Co., (Denison) TX (1 1/2 mi NW). Occupation
Physician (type of practice: allopath). Education Vanderbilt Univ., School of Medicine, Nashville, TN
189518.

Graduated from Nashville Medical College, University of Tennessee, Tuesday, February 25, 1890

Texas 1900 Census Grayson County City of Denison vol 48 ed 95 sheet 4 line 71 or 79?

Was a physician to the Native Americans in Oklahoma Indian Territory

Denison Telephone Directory Spring 1919:
"412-R1 Teas, Dr. F. M. Office Security Bldg.
412-R2 Teas, Dr. F. M. res 1213 W. Walker St."

Cause of death: kidney problem? diabetes?

He married Ora Jeanette Ellis, daughter of James Madison Ellis & Nancy Blackwood Stroud, 8 May
1898. Born 5 Aug 1877 in Independence Co., Arkansas. Died 6 Nov 1963 in Dayton, Ohio. Buried 11
Nov 1963 in Fairview Cemetery, Grayson Co., Texas (Denison).

They had the following children:

       2       i.       Bryan Stroud Teas
              ii.       Francis Marion Teas; Born 11 Aug 1901 in Denison, TX. Died 23 Oct 1906 in
Denison, TX. Buried in Fairview Cemetery, Grayson Co., TX Denison, TX.

                     cause of death: ate poisonous berries?
                     
       3       iii.       Florence Wylma Jeanette Teas
       4       iv.       Merwyn Ellis "Doc" Teas


Second Generation
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2. Bryan Stroud Teas. Born 1 May 1899 in Denison, TX. Died 19 Dec 1951 in Houston, TX. Buried 20
Dec 1951 in Forest Park Westheimer, Houston, TX7. Occupation Optometrist. Education Nashville
Medical College?. Religion St. Paul's Methodist Church, Houston, TX.

1917 Denison City Directory: Teas, Bryan - 1213 W. Walker

Co-owner w/ his brother Merwyn: Houston Optical

He married Stella Betty Hook, daughter of James Henry Hook & Chloe Potter, 28 Nov 1923 in Southern
Methodist Church of Dallas, TX. Born 20 Nov 1897 in Galveston, TX. Died 31 Mar 1961 in Houston, TX.
Buried 3 Apr 1961 in Forest Park Westheimer, Houston, TX7 . Religion Trinity Episcopal Church.

They had the following children:

       5       i.       James Bryan Teas

3. Florence Wylma Jeanette Teas. Born 19 Oct 1904 in Denison, Texas,. Died 8 Apr 1972 in Dallas,
Texas (actually lived in Richardson),.

She married Charles Holmes Gooding, 29 Oct 1921 in eloped to Oklahoma,. Born 13 Mar 1901 in
Colbert, Panola Co., Chickasaw Nation, Indian Territory13. Died 17 Apr 1976 in Richardson, Dallas Co.,
Texas.
They had the following children:

       6       i.       Francis Marion ("Frank" or "Mezzie") Gooding
              ii.       Ina Jeanette Gooding; Born 11 Oct 1934 in Galveston Co., Texas.
                     
              iii.       Charles Holmes "Judy" Gooding Jr.; Born 17 Aug 1922 in Denison, Grayson Co.,
TX.

                     He married Ecrah Lou Mings, 12 Dec 1942.


4. Merwyn Ellis "Doc" Teas. Born 18 Sep 1909 in Denison, TX. Died 18 Oct 1981 in Houston, TX.
Occupation Optometrist.

Co-owner of Houston Optical w/ brother Bryan (til Bryan's death)

He married Mabel "Babe" Telschow, daughter of Gustave "Gus" Fredrick (G.F.) Telschow & Ruth Adella
Christensen, 29 Aug 1930. Born 22 Aug 1912. Died 9 Aug 1999 in Houston, TX.

They had the following children:

       7       i.       Merwyn Eugene "Gene" Teas
       8       ii.       Francis Marion "Bubby" Teas


Reference Note 7
Originally buried at Forest Park Lawndale (Houston). Upon the wishes of son, James Bryan
Teas, was re-interred (after James' death) at Westheimer location.

Reference Note 13
Now Oklahoma

Reference Note 18
Centreville High School in TN
Internship/Residency: Texas 1904

Thanks!

Jaime Teas Dilger
Jaimed1211@aol.com


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