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Andrew Teeple

Andrew Teeple
b. 23 March 1805, New York, to George and Anna (Brown) Teeple
d. 20 September 1882, Marshall Township, Louisa County, Iowa

m. 28 June 1827, Jefferson County, Ohio
Margaret Byers
b. or bapt. 4 September 1804, Erie County, Pennsylvania
d. 11 June 1893, Cairo, Iowa

Children with Margaret Byers:
• Anna (b. 1828) married (1) William Carpenter, (2) Norman Coon
• Eliza Jane (1830-1833)
• Martha (1832-1852) married Luther Carpenter
• Catherine (1834-1907) married Isaiah Hardin
• Harriet (b. 1836) married Joseph Stoops
• Sarah (1840-1928) married Samuel Coon
• Margaret (b. 1842) married George W. Brown
• Emiline (b. 1844) never married
• Mary Hiley (1846-1916) married James Mullen

Andrew bought land in 1838 in St. Mary’s Township, Adams County, Indiana. Sometime before the 1860 census they moved as they were in Pontiac Village, Livingston County, Illinois by then. After two of the daughters were married in Indiana, the whole family and sons-in-law moved on to Louisa County, Iowa, where Andrew remained.

Submitted by:
Ruth C. Eppler
Cheshine CT

James Hipsher

James Hipsher
b. 1 April 1849, Ohio, to Asrom and Mary (Myers) Hipsher
d. 15 April 1916, Benton Harbor, Berrien County, Michigan

m. 10 March 1868, Starke County, Indiana
Matilda Ellen Taylor
b. 2 April 1854, Van Wert County, Ohio
d. 14 March 1922, Niles, Berrien County, Michigan

Children with Matilda Ellen Taylor:
• Lottie M. married [–?–] Statler
• Lydia married [–?–] Palmer
• Mary Frances
• Ida Ellen married [–?–] Gowgill
• Irene married [–?–] Coon
• Alonzo
• Cleveland
• Charles W.
• Grace
• Alvin
• James A.
• Roscoe
• William

James came to Starke County, Indiana, in 1868 and lived in Oregon Township and Hamlet before emigrating in 1887 or 1888.

Matilda’s obituary also listed surviving children Mae Statler and Fred Hipsher. She was survived by 11 of 15 children.

Submitted by:
Cheryl Savage
Escanaba MI
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