Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Garrett Teed.

Picture publish date 1918.
Push to enlarge.

Garrett Teed.

Birth: Jul. 18, 1858, Sidney, Delaware County, New York.
Death: Jun. 30, 1926, Delphos, Ottawa County, Kansas.

Wife: Orpha J. Geren Teed (1863 - 1947).

Children: Edward Raymond Teed (1884 - 1918), Earl Guy Teed (1886 - 1948).

Burial: Delphos Cemetery, Delphos, Ottawa County, Kansas.

Delphos Republican July 8, 1926 Garrett Teed was born July 18 in 1858 at Sidney, New York and departed this life Wednesday June 30, 1926 at his home in Delphos at the age of 67 years, 11 months and 12 days. Mr. Teed came to Kansas in 1877 and settled a short distance northwest of Delphos, and has resided continuously in this community ever since.

On February 26, 1882 he was married to Miss Orpha Geren. The fruit of this union was 3 children: Edward R., who departed this life eight years ago, Irl (Earl) G., of Delphos, and Mrs. Irene Colburn of Denver, Colorado. Mr. Teed was converted to Christ and united with the Methodist Episcopal Church in February 1906 and continued in the faith to the end.

He was well and favorably known throughout the entire community, and counted his friends by the number of his acquaintances, all of whom unite in extending heartfelt sympathy to the bereaved family. Memorial services were held at the Methodist Church here Friday, July 2nd, at 10 o'clock. The service was conducted by the pastor, Rev. L.E. Laybourn, the memorial sermon being preached by Rev. Geo. S. Smith. The body was interred in Delphos Cemetery, the Odd Fellows having the burial in full charge.

Authors note.  Mr. Teed came to Ottawa county in 1877.  He owned 239 acres of section 9 & 10, of Sheridan Township.  His post office address was Delphos, Kansas which was about a mile south-west of the farm.

No comments: