Richard Thomas Teague (December 20, 1878 - December 25, 1957)
Mittie Lann Starr (September 27, 1888 - December 16, 1968)
Richard Thomas Teague and Mittie Lann Starr
- Picture courtesy of Sherri Heitzmann
Richard was the 6th child of Charles Taylor and Elizabeth (Burkett) Teague and was born in Texas on December 20, 1878. Mittie was born in Pope County, Arkansas on September 27, 1888 along with her twin sister, Minnie to Joseph and Malvina (Yates) Starr. Mittie and Richard were married on October 4, 1905 in Comanche, Chickasaw Nation, Indian Territory.
Richard and Mittie both died in Duncan, Stephens County, Oklahoma. Richard on December 25, 1957 and Mittie on December 16, 1968.
A story was told how both Richard and Mittie, along with Lee (Richard's brother) and Minnie went to the First Church of the Nazarene in Duncan. Mittie and Minnie were both known to shout "Hallelujah" many times during the service, echoing one another.
Richard and Mittie's children:
1. Troy Lee Teague 2. Arthur Darrell Teague 3. Truman Patrick Teague 4. Cecil Warren Teague 5. Roscoe Debs Teague 6. Bethel Barney Teague 7. Orville Willard Teague 8. Gertrude Maxine Teague 9. Marie Belle Teague
R to L: Roscoe (Buck), Cecil, Truman, Orville (Pete; In front: Gertrude (Gerty) and Marie
- Courtesy of Sherri Heitzmann
World War I Registration Card
World War II Registration
Obituary "The Duncan Eagle" Newspaper Thursday, December 26, 1958
Obituary, "The Daily Oklahoman" Newspaper, Saturday, December 28, 1957
Duncan Municipal Cemetery, Duncan, Stephens County, Oklahoma