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John LeTellier, Albemarle County, Virginia
Posted by: Beverly Watson (ID *****3682) Date: August 15, 2011 at 09:30:06
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John Letellier and Marietta Wingo were married on 25 March 1835 in Albermarle County, Virginia. Marriage reported in the Religious Herald dated 4/3/1834. John Letellier was born in 1810.

Note: Their son, Capt. John Henry LeTellier, who is detailed below was a very interesting and accomplished individual. There are pictures and more information regarding him at

Marietta Wingo was born before 1815 in Virginia. Died about 1860 in Charlottesville, Albemarle County, Virginia. She was the daughter of William Wingo and Frances Bosher of King William County, Virginia. On March 13, 1833 the court of Henrico County, (Virginia) appointed James Bosher guardian for William Wingo & Charles Wingo & Marietta Wingo, orphans of Francis (Bosher) Wingo, deceased. [B/C Papers, 1834-36]

1840 Albermarle County VA Census: Fredericksville Twp, Roll 549, pg. 121, line 3.
Sullivan & Letellier, Males: 1 = under 5, 1 = 10-15, 2 = 10-15, 2 = 30-40, 3 slaves,
Females: 2 = under 5, 2 = 30-40, total = 15, 7 working in manufacturing and trade.

1850 Albemarle County VA Census: 656, 656, Charlottesville, Roll M432_932, pg. 202.
LeTellier, John L. 40 W M coach maker $3,000 VA, Marcetta 30 W F VA, L. F. 14 W F VA, Ann M. 12 W F attended school VA, William B. 10 W M attended school VA, John 8 W M attended school VA, Joseph 6 W M VA, Robert 4 W M VA, Virginius 1 W M VA and
Franklin, Edwin 22 W M VA and
Seal, Morgan 22 W M VA and
Eastham, James 17 W M VA and
Preddy, Thomas 15 W M VA and
9 slaves

1860 Albemarle County VA Census: 47, 49, Fredericksville Parish, Albemarle, Virginia; Roll: M653_1331; Page 361.
(Incorrectly transcribed as "Gatelliet" in
Jno Latellier, 50 M Master Carriage Maker $6,000 $4,000 VA,
Nannie Latellier, 21 F VA
Wm. B. Latellier, 20 M App Coach Maker
John H. Latellier, 18 M
Joseph C Latellier, 14 M
Kate R. Latellier, 8 F
M. H. Latellier, 6 F
E. S. Burleigh, 32 M, Jour C Maker

Marietta Wingo and John Letellier had the following children:

1. Letitia Frances Letellier was born in 1836 in Virginia and died 1869 in Fluvanna County, Virginia. Married to Joseph W. Woolling on 16 Nov 1859 in Albemarle County, VA.

2. Ann “Nannie “Letellier was born in 1838 in Virginia and died after 1860 in Virginia.

3. William Booker Letellier was born in 1840 in Albemarle County, Virginia. Died 11 Aug 1863 in Chester, Pennsylvania. Married Mary S. “Mollie” Martin on 13 Feb 1861 in Albemarle County, Virginia.

1861 - Lieutenant, Co. A 19th Infantry Regiment Virginia CSA
1 Jul 1863 - Wounded at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
8 Jul 1863 - Admitted to Hospital
11 Jul 1863 - Died in U.S. General Hospital in Chester, Pennsylvania of Emphysema
Aug 1863 - Burial in Philadelphia National Cemetery

Child of William Booker Letellier and Mary S. Martin:

i. William W. LeTellier, born 19 Sep 1862 and died on 18 Jun 1944 in Albemarle County, Virginia. Married 1st Ida Bell David on 7 Nov 1884 in Albemarle County, Virginia; married 2nd Lilly B. Hall in 1893.

4. John Henry Letellier was born in 28 Jan 1842 in Albemarle County, Virginia. Died 18 Jul 1913 in Sherman, Grayson County, Texas. Married before 1870 to Frances Patton Young born 2 Mar 1847 in Kentucky the daughter of Rev. James Young and Rebecca Patton. She died 10 Sep 1914 in Sherman, Grayson County, Texas.

i. Child of John Henry Letellier and Frances Patton Young:
Clifford LeTellier (daughter) born 13 Oct 1877 in Grayson, Texas and died 27 Apr 1954 in Waco, McLennan, Texas.

Texas Historical Marker placed at the grave of Capt. John Henry LeTellier (January 21, 1842 - July 18, 1913):
Born in Virginia. Educated at Bethany College in 1861. He joined Confederate Army, serving in Co. K, 24th VA, Inf. Fought in battles of Manassas, Williamsburg, Seven Pines, Gettysburg and others. Received several wounds, one serious (at Plymouth). Resumed teaching at end of war. Came to Texas and operated the Sherman Private School 1871 - 1913. A dynamic teacher and expert in math, he taught many persons who later rose to prominence.
Recorded - 1969

30 May 1861 - Enlisted at Lynchburg, Virginia as Sergeant in CSA, Capt, Co. K, 24th Regiment Virginia Infantry.
Promoted to Captain.

1870 Locustdale, Madison, Virginia; Roll: M593_1662; Page: 36A; 464, 472
William Burton, 54, M, W, Farm Hand, VA
Catherine Burton, 35, F, W, Keeps House, VA
Edward W. Burton, 4, M, W, VA
John L. Burton, 3, M, W, VA
John H. Letellier, 28, M, W, Teacher, VA
F. Patton Letellier, 20, F, W, KY

1880 Sherman, Grayson, Texas; Roll: 1306; Family History Film: 1255306; Page: 86C
South Walnut Street, 116, 122
(Name incorrectly transcribed as Le Tillies by
John LeTellier, W, M, 38, School Teacher, VA, VA, VA
Patton LeTellier, W, F, 23, Wife, KY, TN, KY
Clifford LeTellier, W, F, 2, daughter, TX, VA, KY
Emily Douglass, M, F, 26, servant, MO, MO, MO
James Douglass, M, M, 5, TX, MO, MO
Mary Douglass, M, F, 3, TX, MO, MO
Emma Boone, M, F, 20, TX, AR, AR

1900 Sherman Ward 4, Grayson, Texas; Roll: T623_1639; Page: 9A; Enumeration District: 90
South Walnut Street, 532, 171, 191
John Letellier, Head, W, M, Jan 1842, 58, M, 29, Virginia, Virginia, Virginia, School Teacher,
Frans P. Letellier, Wife, W, F, Mar 1855, 45, M, 29, 2, 1, Kentucky, Tennessee, Kentucky
Clifford L. Letellier, Daughter, W, F, Oct 1877, 22, S, Texas, Virginia, Kentucky, School Teacher
Vida H. Young, Sis-in-law, W, F, May 1852, 48, S, Alabama, Tennessee, Kentucky
Fannie Brown, servant, B, F, Feb 1871, 29, S, Texas, Mississippi, Unk
Ella Brown, servant, B, F, May 1894, 6, S, Texas, Texas, Texas

1910 Sherman Ward 4, Grayson, Texas; Roll: T624_1556; Page: 6A; Enumeration District: 0070
South Walnut Street, 552, 94, 116
J H Letellier, Head, M, W, 68, M1, 39, Virginia, Virginia, Virginia, Principal, Private School
Patton Letellier, Wife, F, W, 60, M1, 39, 1, 1, Kentucky, Tennessee, Kentucky
Clifford letellier, Daughter, F, W, 32, Texas, Virginia, Kentucky, Teacher, Private School

5. Joseph Carter Letellier was born in 1844 in Albemarle County, Virginia. Died 19 Apr 1865 in Petersburg, Virginia.

14 Mar 1862 - Enlisted at Orange County, VA Courthouse as a private in Co E 19th Virginia Infantry Regiment of CSA
1-4 July 1863 - Wounded and captured at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
10 Apr 1865 - Died at Fair Grounds Hospital, Petersburg, Virginia. Buried in the cemetery attached to the Fair Grounds Hospital

6. Robert Letellier was born in 1846 in Albemarle County, Virginia and died before 1860 in Albemarle County, Virginia.

7. Virginius Letellier was born in 1849 in Albemarle County, Virginia and died before 1860 in Albemarle County, Virginia.

8. Kate Robert LeTellier was born 25 Dec 1951 in Charlottesville, Albemarle, Virginia. Died on 10 Aug 1923 in Milam County, Texas. She was married to John T. Woody on 11 Jul 1877 in Grayson County, Texas.

Children of Kate Robert LeTellier and John T. Woody are:

i. John Samuel Woody, born on 17 Apr 1878 in Milam County, Texas and died 23 Sep 1948 in Harris County, Texas

ii. Minnie M Woody, born on 13 Jan 1880 in San Gabriel, Texas and died on 4 Mar 1918 in Milam County, Texas. Married on 28 May 1904 to Arthur Rhoadham Glasscock.

iii. Kate Latella Woody, born Jan 1885 in Texas, died 28 mar 1971 in Denton, Texas.

iv. Roy Sparkman Woody, born 18 Mar 1886 in Texas, died Jan 1974 in Houston, Harris County, Texas.

v. Viva Swaun Woods, born 6 Jun 1888 in Milam County, Texas and died 14 Feb 1974 in Milam County, Texas.

vi. William Brian Woody, born 10 Apr 1895 in Texas and died 20 Jan 1958 in Ballenger, Runnels, Texas.

9. Marietta Hebert LeTellier was born 3 Jan 1854 in Charlottesville, Albemarle County, Virginia. Died after 1930 in Tillman County, Oklahoma. She was married to John Lewis Buchanan on 15 Feb 1876 in Fannon County, Texas.

Note: There are numerous family trees listing a death date of 26 Jan 1936 in Wichita Falls, TX for Marietta LeTellier Buchanan, but the death certificate for Marietta Buchanan who died in Wichita Falls on that date names her father as Harrison McElroy and states that she was born in Marietta, OH. That is an incorrect date of death and does not pertain to Marietta LeTellier.

Children of Marietta Hebert LeTellier and John Lewis Buchanan:

i. Lewis LeTellier Buchanan, born 13 Dec 1877 in Texas and died 22 Mar 1936 in Galveston, Texas.

ii. Frank Ayres Buchanan, born June 1880 in Texas and died 1926 in Jefferson, Arkansas.

iii. Walton Bose Buchanan, born 14 Mar 1883 in Texas and died 27 Nov 1952 in Bedford County, Tennessee. Married Annie Mai McGrew on 19 Feb 1913 in Bedford County, Tennessee.

iv. Kate H. Buchanan, born 20 Nov 1884 in Bonham, Fannin County, Texas and died Sept 1975 in Frederick, Tillman County, Oklahoma. Married John A. Mathis in 1909.

v. Patton Buchanan, born 11 Jan 1888 in Texas and died 23 Mar 1950 in Piedmont, Almeda, California. Married in 1915 to Marie E. Carter, 1890-1974.

vi. John H. Buchanan, born Nov 1890 in Texas and died 6 Mar 1953 in Davidson County, Tennessee.

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