As a young man, he sometimes used the name John Teake. He served in the Civil War under the name of John Teake.
Private John Tellas served in the United States Civil War. Enlisted: Sep 18, 1861 Mustered out: Oct 27, 1864 Side: USA Regiment(s): Indiana 37th Volunteers
Enlisted on 10/20/1861 as a Private. On 10/20/1861 he mustered into "F" Co. IN 37th Infantry. He was mustered out on 10/27/1864 at Indianapolis, Indiana. He was captured 10/2/1863 by Wheeler's Cavalry at the Battle of Anderson Crossroads, Tennessee. He filed for a pension from the state of Indiana about 1885, application #445,036, certificate #241,705.
Occupation: working in a livery stable.
14 JUN 1880.
Dillsboro, Dearborn County, Indiana.
9 MAY 1910.
Clay Township, Dearborn County, Indiana.
Dillsboro, Dearborn, Indiana, United States.
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It may be possible to confirm family relationships with John by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line.
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