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Re: Help Needed-Looking for Mary Polly Teter/Teeter
Posted by: Ace Maupin (ID *****4165) Date: October 17, 2008 at 04:38:10
In Reply to: Re: Help Needed-Looking for Mary Polly Teter/Teeter by Dee Dee Bailey of 986

Dee this a followup to the followup so see both posts.
I show Samuel and George were a mixed race of German Irish from Limerick Ireland. They come from the brothers Jacob Samuel Benjamin George Teater also spelled Teeder Teder Tedder Tuder Tutor Tedtor Tettor Teeter Tettler. These brothers were German Irish that settled in Bladen NC Rowan CO parts of VA. They were a miltary people Methodist and higly educated.
The Detlors and Teskys came from Germany to Limerical Ireland 1690s brought in with Wesh Scotch to work on a Irish Lords plantation. They became sort of a mixed crew Black Germans Dutch mixed with the Black Irish there in Limerick. They built the Methodist church there as well.
Note below all the same people associated with george teater the Ingles Parris Peppers Havins Burks Ross Smeltzers Tottens all came from the same county in Southern Ireland.

Samuel Teater Teder Jacob Teater Teeder where the Clerks of the Edgcombe Court in the 1752 era they moved with others a George Teeder Teeter to Rowan Co by 1756

These are not the [Teter Hinkles] they were from Edgecombe NC and were still in Rowan co all the way to 1766 Joseph Teater George Teater Teeder Jacob Teeder Teater..

These brothers appear between 1730 to 1744 George Teater and Samuel may have been born in Ireland or NC They were German by the 1st Teters who arrived in Ireland 1690s but were mixed and Irish by Citizizenship Culture language and Heart. Here are few documnted records.
George and Jacob Teters Ireland Parliamentary Returns, Bundle 27 in Record Office, Dublin

Freeholders living at Ballyngarane, County Limerick

Registered July 1747
Altimes, Casper
Binner, Paul
Beear, Peter
Benner, John
Bredhour, Michael
Embury, John
Embury, Andrew
Her, John
Loas, Daniel
Laurence, Peter
Long, Philip
Lows, Nicholas
Mick, Fredrick
Ruckle, Bast.
Ruckle, Henry
Sinsion, Elais
Shoemaker, John
Usalbagh, Paul
Young, Nicholas

Reg. April 1755
Altime, Jacob
Altime, Casper
Bretours, Michael
Bigger, Peter
Becker, Adam
Dettler, John
Embury, David
Emberrior, Andrew
Gallavan, John
Heck, Paul
Heck, John
Imberior, John
Laurence, Andrew
Laurence, Peter
Long, Philip
Lohs, Philip
Mick, Frederick
Mick, Leonard
Ruckle, Philip
Ruckle, Henry
Ruckle, Daniel
Singeon, Elais
Shoemaker, John
Stork, Peter
Switzer, Peter
Smeltzer, Peter
Smelzer, Paul
Tettler, George
Urshelbaugh, Paul
Young, Andrew
Young, John

Jan. 1759
Gallivan, John

Feb. 1759
Althime, Jasper
Althime, Jacob
Bredhower, Michael
Becker, Peter
Becker, Adam
Heck, Paul
Heck, John
Heck, Jacob
Laurence, Peter
Laurence, Andrew
Legguire, Michael
Lohes, Philip
Mick, Leonard
Pope, Richard
Ruckle, Daniel
Ruckle, Daniel, jr
Ruckle, Henry
Smelser, Peter
Singeon, Elais
Switzer, Peter
Smelser, Paul
Smelzar, Philip
Shoemaker, John
Tetler, George
Tetler, John
Ushelbaugh, Paul
Young, John
Young, Andrew

Reg. March 1759
Mick, Frerick
Rose, John

Reg. April 1759
Embury, Philip
Embury, David
Embury, John

Reg. Jan 1761
Begger, Adam
Laurence, Sebastian
Ruckle, Henry
Ruckle, Sebastian
Rose, Nicholas
Rose, Paul
Riedy, James

Reg. July 1762
Rose, Andrew

Reg. Jan 1767
Rose, Andrew
Tettler, Jacob

Reg. In 1789-90
Singein, Philip--Parris 15:44, 15 October 2008 (EDT)

"ABSTRACTS OF WILLS OF AUGUSTA COUNTY VIRGINIA. > > AUGUSTA COUNTY COURT. > > WILL BOOK NO. 4. > > ... > > Page 125.--15th July, 1767. James Carty's estate appraised, by John Blackmore, Frederick Stern, Edmond O'Neal. Saml. Pepper, administrator..

This cannot be coincedence. Samuel Pepper was the brother in law of George Pearis. it could have been Samuel Pepper who arranged to have George Teetar purchase a tract from Frederick Starn.

SOME NOTES BY THE SMETLZERS. Paulser was one of the earliest adventurers on the waters of Crab Creek in present Montgomery Co., VA. He first appeared in 1754 when he purchased part of the Patton tract of 1,096 acres. (Note: Augusta Co. formed 1738-45 from Orange Co.) On 12 Jan 1754 Augusta Co., VA Paulser paid James Patton 5 shillings for one year indenture on 440 acres (Bk. 11 p.441)(land surveyed by Patton in 1748; rest of survey was sold in 1749 to Widow Elswick (Lydia wife of John)and Ebenezer Westcoat.)

On 13 Jan, 1754 Augusta Co., VA Paulser bought 440 acres from James Patton on Crab Creek (off of the New River) (Bk 6, p. 312) (Note: This land sold in 1787 by Paulser's son John--see below--by then land fell in Montgomery Co.)

In 1754-55, there were Indian raids in area of Paulser's land (see story of Mary Ingles captivity -- "Follow the River" and "Indian Raids and Massacres of SW Virginia by Addington and Hamilton).

Paulser had 189 acres surveyed on 5 Apr 1755 in Bedford Co., VA. (Survey Bk. 2, pg. 271)(Note: Bedford Co., VA formed 1753 from Albemarle & Lunenburg Cos. and is SE of where he lived) 1758 - 17 Feb., an appraisal of the estate of Col. James Patton (he was killed by Indians in 1753) indicated that Paulser "Melser" had owed money to estate for land purchased 17 Jan. 1754.

1759 - Augusta Co., VA "Palzer Smalzer" purchased 440 acres in Draper Tract part of a patent on Crab Creek A (same property as above).

1761 - Augusta Co., VA "Palzer Smelzer" vs. Frederick "Stem" of New River. The warrant was "kept off by force of arms". (Chronicles of the Scotch Irish Settlement in Virginia Records of Augusta Co., VA 1745-1800 by Lyman Chalkley) (Note: Frederick Stern was a neighbor who in 1750 surveyed and in 1755 was granted land at mouth of New River and Crab Creek. Stern sold his land in 1768 to George Teeter)

Here again this cannot be a coincedence but the Smeltzers were living back in Limerick Ireland with several George Tettlers.


Jacob Deller, smith, age 22, Lutheran, alone in the 4th party of Palatines at St. Catherine's, June 11, 1709. John Jacob Tattle listed on 07/13/1715 as a Palatine family in Ireland and on 09/29/1720 as head of a famil on the Southwell Estate, name listed as Tettler

Families of County Limerick, Ireland

Description: There are only a handful of books to help research families in Limerick and this one is the best produced to date. This book, 'Families of County Limerick, Ireland' was originally produced as part of the 32 volume 'Irish Families' series. It focuses exclusively on families found in County Limerick and includes families of all religions and backgrounds, including old Irish families and settler families from England, Scotland, Wales..... from the earliest times to the coming of the 20th century. It follows the master volume to the set, 'The Book of Irish Families, great & small" which contains information on families from all of Ireland. An outline of the history of the county as it relates to Irish families, and to Irish research, is included, along with an exhaustive enumeration of more than one thousand of Limerick families. It will be of great use to anyone researching families from Co. Limerick, Ireland.

The following families were specifically identified as families of County Limerick more anciently in that work. Mac Eneiry Mac Ineiridhe O' Billry or O' Billraidhe O' Cullane O'Cuillein or Collins O' Meehan O' Sheehan O'Mackessy or O'Maelmacasa Mulholland or O'Maelchalloin O' Flannery Mac Sheehy MacArthur O' Scanlan

O'Cleirhcinn or O' Clerkin

O' Donovan O'Kirwick or Kirby O'Muldoon (from Aughrim) O'Kinealy Gunning or O'Conuing O'Keely or O'Cadhla O'Malley or O'Maille O'Ceadfadha O'Hea or Hayes O' Casey O 'Dinan or O'Dinnahan O' Hallinan O'Morny

The foregoing families may be found in Limerick and surrounding areas today, and are given among the old Irish families of the kingdom of Thomand.'

In more modern times the following families are given as being the most numerous in the area: Ryan (91) O'Brien (78) Fitzgerald (58) Sullivan (50) Hayes (45) (likely from O'Hea) Walsh (45) Collins (40) O'Connell (39) Murphy (38) Moloney (38) O'Connor(37) Lynch(31) McNamara (31) O'Donnell (28) Ahern (25) Many more families are given with their historical notes, but the list is too long to give here.

Table of Contents: Barony Map of County Limerick Ortelius Map of Limerick 1576 Ancient Tribal Names Chart Keatings History (illus) Early Families Norman Invasion Family Locations in 1659 Palatine Settlements To The New World Seige Of Limerick City (illus.) Limerick Sheet Music (illus) Families of County Limerick, Ireland History and Locations Found.

Size: 6x9, hardbound, gold stamped @ 184 pages. Illustrated, map, Surname Index. Over 1000 families of Co. Limerick are included, from ancient times to the coming of the 20th century. A one of a kind source book!

ISBN:0940134314 Product ID: 4314

Surname Index includes: (names listed more than once are found more than once in this book)

Tettler Tettlor Paris Smeltzer Griffith Peppar Griffis.

This all should explain why George Teater was named as Scotch Irish. Its to much of a coincidence that several George Teters and Paul Smeltzers were living together in Limericak Ireland. All these familes of George Teater that lived in the South Irish Colony on the Crab Creek Tract Peppers Millers Smeltzers and Pearis Paris familes have one main thing in common they show to have come from limerick ireland.. There 2 George Teters and one Paul Smeltzer back in Limerick and several Jacob Teters. Since both Paul Smeltzer and George Teater were both connected to Frederick Starns by propery it demonstrates that they were from Ireland. This in theory shows the that a Teter mixed with one of Irish Scotch or Scotcch Irish families back in Limerick Ireland thus producing people like George Teater and Samuel Teater.. In 1709 several hundred Palatine families settled in Ireland. A > combination > of economic hardship caused by war and a severe winter led to the exodus. > Queen Anne received them in England and sent some to Ireland to the > estates > of sympathetic Protestant landlords. They established roots, mainly in the > Rathkeale area of County Limerick, Ireland, where about 1,200 of them > settled on the estate of Thomas Southwell. Other colonies were set up in > Old > Ross and Gorey, County Wexford and in Counties Cork and Dublin. Thought > the > Limerick Palatines spread out to other areas, particularly north Kerry and > Tipperary, Rathkeale remained an important focal point. > > At Killaheen the site of the old Wesleyan Chapel where the Palatines > worshipped may be seen today, also some of the old Palatine houses. A most > interesting item is an old Palatine well. It consists of a trench cut into > the ground deeper than the water table. The sides and the top are lined > with > stone and 18 stone steps lead down the clear cold water. Several such > wells > are to be found in the locality but some have been partly filled in for > safety purposes. > > At Courtmatrix, the earliest of the original colonies, the present > occupiers > of a house built in the Palatine style - long and low - which once longed > to > the Teskey family can be found with the interior which has been kept as > close to its original condition as a modern lifestyle will permit. Behind > the old Teskey home a carved stone cider press is still in position under > an > old tree, an interesting validation of the fact that the Palatines brought > stone-cutting and winemaking skills with them from Germany. > > The third of the parent colonies, Ballingrane, is the place where the most > famous Irish Palatines lived. Barbara Heck and Philip Embury were the > founders of Methodism in the USA, a denomination which now has a following > of several million. Barbara Heck's old home is (1996) occupied by the > family > of Walter Ruttle, a Palatine descendant and a member of the Irish Palatine > Association. Nearby can be found a pear tree under which John Wesley used > to > preach and a plaque marking the site of Philip Embury's home, long since > demolished. A visit to Embury and Heck memorial church contains a horn > blown > by the burgermeister or Palatine leader to summon general meetings in the > early days of the colony. > > Castle Matrix is the home of Thomas Southwell, the landlord who brought > the > Palatines to Limerick. This ancient Fitzgerald castle has been completely > restored and is occupied by the O'Driscoll family. > > Some of the German-speaking people that came to North America did not come > directly. Some Palatines spent time (from a few months to a few > generations) > in other countries, including Ireland. > > Palatine families living in the Rathkeale area circa 1720 included: > Altimes/Alton, Baker, Barkman/Bartman, Barraban, Benner, Bickerin, Bonus, > Bovenizer, Bowen, Bower, Bredhour, Brough, Cave, Cole, Cooke, Corneille, > Cripps, Cronsberry, Delmege, Doupe, Embury, Everett, Filme, Fitzelle, > Folker, Grouse, Guier, Hartwick, Heavenor, Heck, Hibler, Hifle, Hoffman, > Hoopf, Hoost, Laurence, Legear, Lodwick/Ludwig, Lowe, Lower, Lowes, Mick, > Miller, Modler, Neazor, Piper, Poff, Richardt, Rodenbecker, Ruttle, > Rynard, > Ryner, Schmidt/Smyth, Shallas, Sheafer, Shearman, Shimmel, Shire/Shier, > Shoemaker, Shoneweiss, Shouldice, Siebert, Singer, Smeltzer, > Sparlng/Sparling, St. John, Steevell, Steepe, Stork/Stark, Stroud, > Switzer, > Teskey, Tettler/Detlor, Ushelbaugh, Young and Zigler. > > Palatine families in the rest of Ireland circa 1720 included: > Altimus/Altimes, Ashbagh, Baker/Becker, Barklotine, Beever, Berg/Berge, > Berner/Bearney, Bisherne, Boller, Crouse, Crow/Crowe, Fock/Fought, > Fugenacht, Glazier/Gleasure, Golliday, Green, Hartwick/ Hartrick, Hess, > Hoffman, Holbach, Hornick/Horn, Jacobus/Jacob, Jekyll/Jeakle, Johan, > Kirkhover, Klein/Kline, Konig/Koning, Kough/Cooke, Lambert, Long, > Ludolf/Ludolt, Meyer/Myers, Miller, Nichburne, Paul, Poole, Rapple, > Real/Ruhl, Reessnagh/Rufenacht, Reuling, Rhinehart, Richardt/Richard, > Rosine/Rosen, Ross/Rose, Ryling, Schmidt/Smyth, Schultz/Sultz, Sheafer, > Snitzerling, Staler, Steeble, Stengel/Stingill, Strosser, Swartz, > Tyse/Twiss, Walter/Weiss, Wise, Wentz, Wolf, Writer/Rieter, and Young. > > There is an Irish Palatine Heritage Centre in Rathkeale, (near Limerick > and > Adare),Co. Limerick, with extensive displays of artifacts, photographs, > etc. > associated with the Palatine families.

The Teters of limerick Ireland were Methodits

In Ballygirrane ( Ballygarrane) their is a church known as " The Embury and Heck Memorial ". These families were instrumental in the foundation of the Methodist Episcopal Church in Nth. America. . The Bullock's horn is, on display in the church, was called the faithful to prayer in John Wesley's time.

Barbara was born in there in 1734. She married Paul Heck, whose home was on the site now occupied by the church. In June 1763, they emigrated from Limerick on the "Pery" , with Barbara's cousin, Philip Embury and his wife Margaret ( nee Swtitzer) . The house in which Philip was born is long gone, but a granite marks its site opposite Walter Ruttle's house at "Fairview".

( Source: " Limerick The Fair Land" Sean Spellissy ( now out of print ) NOTE Capt Samuel Teaters in laws the Doddridges were famous Frontier Preachers of this faith. George Teaters son Parris Teater was the Rev of Gunns chapel of this faith.

History of the Methodist Espiscopal Church in the United States of America. "we next find our missionaries on the waters of Cross Creek and Buffalo, kindly received by John and Philip Dodridge, and their old brother-in-law, Samuel Teeter. These all, with the greater part of their numerous families, fell into the ranks of Methodism; and Joseph, son of John Dodridge, became a traveling preacher - and the first raised up in the great valley - of considerable promise and success. [8] On the land of John Dodridge was built a little log meeting-house, which Dr. Joseph Dodridge insisted - the last conversation I had with him - was the first on this side of the mountains. The original Society here has had the place of its meeting transferred to Middletown, midway from Wellsburg or Steubenville to Washington; hence, going east on that road, a short distance before you reach Middletown, you leave on your right hand, within one mile, Dodridge's Meeting-house, and the sleeping dust of many of the first members of the Methodist Church in the head of the great valley. Before I leave this section, I must be permitted to say that the Dodridge and Teeter families, and the Society in their neighborhood - and I knew them well more than forty years ago - were a noble, free-hearted set of Christian people, who loved one another, and served God with humility of mind. We still have scores, yea, hundreds of their descendants with in the pale of Methodism. I am not sure that Cooper and Breeze ever got out any further toward the Ohio River; but if they did, it does not appear that they made any permanent stand. In those days there were perilous times; Indian depredations were quite common. Next I find these devoted servants of Christ raising the flag on Muddy Creek, where a Society was formed, and a meeting-house built, called Shepherd's Meeting-house. It was a small log building. Methodism still lives in that place, although those who first were brought under its influence, having served their generation, by the will of God, have fallen asleep.

Parris Teater was the Preacher of the Methodist Gunns Chapel most of his life. Gunns Chapel Cemetery Garrard County, Kentucky

Hwy 39 and Hwy 563 northeast of Lancaster Lat: 37° 44' 41"N 84° 31' 06"W

This is not a complete listing of burials! The records below were provided by contributors to Cemetery Records Online. Total records = 34.

Contributor's Index:

* [NP] Nancy Perry []

Blakeman, Rilda Murphy, b. 1859, d. Aug 3, 1887, w/o Louis, [NP]
Jarvis, Ida, b. Oct 1, 1870, d. illegible, [NP]
Jarvis, Oliver, b. Mar 6, 1873, d. Dec 27, 1897, s/o W.B., [NP]
Masters, Willie, b. Jan 16, 1888, d. Mar 28, 1949, [NP]
Teater, Addline, b. 1844, d. 1909, [NP]
Teater, Allen T., b. Mar 24, 1845, d. Jun 25, 1923, [NP]
Teater, Allen T., b. May 17, 1869, d. Dec 22, 1895, s/o Zack, [NP]
Teater, Attress, b. 1885, d. 1933, [NP]
Teater, B., b. Aug 8, 1897, d. Feb 12, 1899, [NP]
Teater, Bell, d, Oct 8, 1887, w/o Nelson H., [NP]
Teater, Charlie, b. Jun 13, 1884, d. 1884, s/o Zack, [NP]
Teater, Colecta, b. Nov 4, 1850, d. Dec 17, 1899, w/o Allen T., [NP]
Teater, Elizabeth Reynolds, b. May 1, 1838, d. Mar 11, 1911, w/o John N., [NP]
Teater, Emiline, b. 1817, d. Aug 14, 1898, [NP]
Teater, Ernest, b. Jan 2, 1899, d. Nov 13, 1967, [NP]
Teater, Henry, b. 1874, d. 1957, [NP]
Teater, Hobert , b. 1889, d. 1971, [NP]
Teater, Infant , b. Apr 11, 1897, d. Apr 11, 1897, child of G.F., [NP]
Teater, Infant, b. Feb 1, 1888, d. Feb 11, 1888, child of G.N., [NP]
Teater, Infant, b. Mar 28, 1903, d. Mar 28, 1903, child of H.W., [NP]
Teater, Infant, b. Sep 1, 1896, d. Sep 1, 1896, child of M., [NP]
Teater, Iva, b. 1877, d. 1956, [NP]
Teater, Jennie W., b. Oct 26, 1900, d. Jan 13, 1924, w/o William, [NP]
Teater, John N., b. Oct 7, 1839, d. Sep 28, 1919, [NP]
Teater, Kate, b. Mar 23, 1883, d. Mar, 18, 1907, d/o Zack, [NP]
Teater, Lela, b. Oct 5, 1898, d. May 7, 1899, [NP]
Teater, Lucile, b. Feb 12, 1906, d. Oct 11, 1913, [NP]
Teater, M. B., b. Aug 15, 1856, d. Apr 13, 1899, [NP]
Teater, Manford, b. May 1, 1886, d. Nov 11, 1886, s/o George, [NP]
Teater, Nelson H., b. Aug 10, 1810, d. May 27, 1888, [NP]
Teater, Permelia Wheeler, b. Feb 14, 1812, d. Nov 23, 1882, w/o Nelson H., [NP]
Teater, Rosa, b. Sep 7, 1845, d. Jul 2, 1907, w/o Zack, [NP]
Teater, Sallie B., b. 1873, d. 1897, [NP]
Teater, Zack T., b. Feb 11, 1847, d. Mar 1, 1892, [NP]--Parris 05:53, 16 October 2008 (EDT)

A except from the Will of George Pearis Parris the elder. Note why? was George Teater a Scotch Irish Presbyterian. George Teaters great grandparnets appear to be the Detlors Tettlers Teter ect. they may have intermixed with Irish Scotch or a combunaton of all sometme back at 1690s to early 1700 s in Limereck Irieland. These Teters were Methodists back in Ireland. So why was George Teater a Presbyterian? Amen Blessed by God. Imprimis, I give my body to the Earth from whence it was formed and order it to be buried at the- [Presbyterian meeting house]- in the county aforesaid in faith awaiting its Resurrection form thence at the last day. As for my burial, I desire I may decrease without pomp or state at the descretion of my executors hereafter named who I doubt not will attend with all requisite care and prudence as to my wishes. I will and positively order that all my lawful debts be paid and fully discharged. Then I give and bequeath to my Daughter Christian Neally one English Crown by reason I gave her a childs part already. Item I give and bequeath to my eldest son George Pearis one English Crown, Item I give my second son Richard Pearis that tract of land I bought of Peter Nelson whereon he now dwells to him, his heirs and assigns forever together with my best riding horse and my wearing apparel. Item I give and bequeath to my third and youngest son Robert Pearis that tract of patent land which I bought of William Hoge whereupon I now dwell for the use of him and his heirs forever, Item I give and bequeath to my dear and loving wife Sarah, one end of my dwelling house ever which end she thinks best to choose during her lifetime or widowhood and also I do order and allow her twenty bushels of wheat and twenty bushels of Indian corn to be paid to her year by year by my said son Robert Pearis during her life or widowhood together with one third part of all my movable estate not disposed of yet. All bonds and bills and book debts what so ever accepted the remainder whereof shall fall to my son Robert after all my debts be discharged. Item I do leave that tract of land which I bought of Richard Morgan in the care of my son Robert for the space of seven years ensuing the date hereof and at the expiration of seven years I order it be sold and the price thereof lett out on interest and principal sum together with the interest shall be paid to my grandson George Pearis’s oldest son called George at the age of twenty one years..

Note George Teater would have been been a Methodist but his marraige to Sarah Pearis whos family were Presbyterians invited George Teater to particiapte in his wifes church, Note his brother in law George Pearis the son of George Pearis is mentioned. Yet George Teater notes show so many with Robert Pearis the other brother. George Teater was also with Richard Pearis in the same Regiment French indian war. He also ran as Sgt the company of Natathaniel Gist who was the partner of Richard Pearis in the Cherokee Nations.

Once dna testing between George Teater and Samuel Teater males ,lines are compared with the Teters still living back in Limeirck Ireland the sientific evidence should bear all this out. Needed males from Samuels line and George lines to add into the Ireland DNA project..

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