The Mount Ayr Record-News, 1926
OBITUARY - GEORGE H. TEALE.
The following is the obituary of George H. TEALE, whose going takes away another of our
civil war veterans, and highly respected citizens. He died quite suddenly early Saturday
morning from hemorrhage of the throat. Mrs. TEALE was awakened by his slight coughing
but he assured her that nothing was wrong, however, in a short time she realized that
something was the matter and he passed away before summoned aid reached them.
H. TEALE was born in Milwaukee county, Wisconsin, February 19, 1846, and departed this life
November 20, 1926, at the age of 80 years, 9 months and one day. When he was an infant
his parents, Frederick and Diana C. TEALE, removed to Cuyahogo (sic) county, Ohio, and
in 1855 settle in Jo Davis county, Illinois, and there our subject grew to manhood. He
has cared for himself from the age of fourteen years, thus early in life, learning
lessons of industry and self reliance which have been a benefit to him in later years.
August 9, 1862, although but sixteen years of age, Mr. TEALE volunteered in defense of
the nation's honor, enlisting in Company E, 96th Illinois Infantry. His regiment was
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NOTE: George H. TEALE was interred at Maple Row Cemetery, Kellerton, Ringgold County,
Transcription and note by Sharon R. Becker, 2008
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