William was born in 1693 in Teggs Delight, Cecil County, Maryland. He was the son of Edward Teague and Susan. William married Isabella Loftin in 1714 in Baltimore, Cecil County, Maryland. Isabella was the daughter of William Loftin and Elizabeth Ives. Isabella was born on December 19, 1693, in Maryland. William and Elizabeth Loftin lived on Misquito Creek at a place called Spesutia Hundred, near the coast. William Loftin was born in Pennsylvania.
According to Peggy Teague Logan, the first Loftin ancestor was Leonard Loftin (Laughton). It is said the Loftins were from England and that they were intermarried with the Dutch, as they lived in the Netherlands “during the persecution.” They returned to England in the late 1500’s. Leonard “…came to America from Kent, England aboard the ship WEST on July 12, 1636. He, along with six other white men and two negroes, were to work a plantation located on the Charles River in Henrico County, VA, owned by Mrs. Elizabeth Parker.”
William and Isabella were members of the Old St. Mary Anne's Episcopal Church in the town of Northeast, Cecil County, Maryland. The records of this church, established in 1706, record the dates of birth of 5 of their 9 children.
The following are records of property either bought or sold by William Teague:
Between 1756 – 1757 ; Johnston County, NC Deeds -- William Teague from William Hines. William Teague from James Matthews
September 28, 1754; Colonial Land Grants of North Carolina: 400 acres in Johnston County on the north side of the Naughunty, joining the swamp side, Mr. Hall. Both sides of the main road and both sides of Beal's Branch.
March 17, 1756; 300 acres in Johnston County on the south side of the Neuse River, joining his own land and the east side of Reedy Branch near the main road.
January 01, 1761; Rowan County, North Carolina deeds from the Earl of Granville proved by John Frohock to William Teague for 310 acres
May 26, 1762; Deed of Gift to Joshua Teague from William Teague for all his goods, chattels, land and all his other substance. Proved by John Swain.
William’s Will is recorded in Will Book 4, Pages 35 & 45 of Stokes County, North Carolina. William died in 1775 in Rowan County, North Carolina. It is not known about the death of Isabella.
Children of William and Isabella:
Edward Teague, b. Abt. 1716
Moses Teague; b. 1718; d. August 1799; m. Elizabeth Loftin