John Tellas
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John Thomas Tellas (1836 - 1913)

John Thomas Tellas aka Teake
Born in Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United Statesmap
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[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Dearborn, Indiana, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 28 Jun 2020 | Last significant change: 24 Jul 2020
17:49: Natalie (Durbin) Trott edited the Biography for John Thomas Tellas (1836-1913). [Thank Natalie for this]
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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

Military: 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.

Census: 9 MAY 1910. Clay Township, Dearborn County, Indiana.

Living: 1913 Dillsboro, Dearborn, Indiana, United States.


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