Evan L. Teague was born January 12, 1816 in North Carolina. He was the son of Isaac Teague, Jr. and Amy Rebecca Lawler. Eli married Mary White in 1801 in Tennessee. Mary was born July 28, 1819 in North CarolinaEvan and Mary had two sons, James Teague and Mittan Brown Teague.
Evan died on March 21, 1882 in Lexington, Henderson County, Tennessee and Mary died November 28, 1874. Both are buried in the Antioch Cemetery, Lexington, Henderson County, Tennessee.
"After the Civil War, The Southern Claims Commission (SCC) was created by an Act of Congress on March 3, 1871, to receive, examine, and consider claims submitted by Southern Unionist citizens. Claimants sought compensation for supplies that had been confiscated by or furnished to the Army of the United States during the Civil War." - National Archives
Evan filed a claim for $118 to be reimbursed for a mule and fodder. Claim #5561. Click on the file below to dowload and read the claim.
Census Records show the following for Evan and Mary:
1850 United States Federal Census Name:Evan Teague Gender:Male Age:34 Birth Year:abt 1816 Birthplace:North Carolina Home in 1850:District 17, Henderson, Tennessee, USA Occupation:Farmer Industry:Agriculture Real Estate:557 Line Number:37 Dwelling Number:65 Family Number:65 Household Members: NameAge Evan Teague34 Mary Teague31 James W Teague11 John J Teague7 Milton B Teague5 John Teague22
1860 United States Federal Census Name:Evan Teague Age:44 Birth Year:abt 1816 Gender:Male Birth Place:North Carolina Home in 1860:District 17, Henderson, Tennessee Post Office:Red Mound Dwelling Number:1649 Family Number:1729 Occupation:Farmer Real Estate Value:800 Personal Estate Value:600 Household Members: NameAge Evan Teague44 M E Teague41 J W Teague21 S J Teague17 M B Teague15 S F Anderson11 Hannah White68 L F White43 L C White38 O P White35
1880 United States Federal Census Name:E. L. Teague Age:64 Birth Date:Abt 1816 Birthplace:North Carolina Home in 1880:District 10, Henderson, Tennessee, USA Dwelling Number:104 Race:White Gender:Male Relation to Head of House:Self (Head) Marital status:Widower Father's Birthplace:North Carolina Mother's Birthplace:North Carolina Occupation:Laborer Months Not Employed:4 Household Members: NameAge E. L. Teague64