Teeter Cemetery

700 N between 425 & 500 East - Galena Township

LaPorte County, Indiana


Updated October 18, 2006

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Contact: Donna Nelson at donnamnelson@comcast.net

Teeter Cemetery is located in Galena township, section 26, twp. 38N R2 W.
Donna Nelson is the Historian for this Cemetery and is currently reading and recording family information on the Teeter and associated families.
Donna may be reached at donnamnelson@comcast.net.

In 1874 Atlas Galena Township, LaPorte Co., Indiana, Teeter Cemetery sat on the 120 acres owned by H. Teeter.
Although the old cemetery has been ravaged by time and some amount of vandalism, stones vary in condition from totally impossible to read to pristeen
and easy to visually make out. Below is the burial list provided to me by Gloria Arndt. She and Donna are presenting this corrected burial listing for the WWW.
I (Deanna West) took the above photo on April 6, 2002 while looking over Teeter Cemetery.

Per the obituary of Caroline Fail Teeter, the cemetery came in to being as a new cemetery at the time of her death (December 9, 1880).
Caroline (Fail) Teeter's obit states that when her husband died in April 1878, the cemetery was not ready yet. So he was buried in the house-yard
and then was re-interred in the cemetery at the time of his death.

Row 1

Stone #1

TEETER

Large Stone

Added Information

Row 1

Stone #2

Hon. George Henry Teeter Son of Henry L. Teeter & Carolyn T. Fail Teeter

Born April 5, 1841.

Died April 23, 1925

Member of Ind. Legislature 1872

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Row 2

Stone #1

Infant son of Dr. H. T. & M. K. Grime

1903

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Row 2

Stone #2

Carrie, Dau. of Rev. D.A. & S.T. Grime Born Feb. 3, 1876 Died June 9, 1877

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Row 2

Stone #3

Kingsley, son of Rev. D. A. & S. T. Grime Born May 3, 1872 Died March 19, 1873

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Row 2

Stone #4

Infant Dau. of Rev. D.A. & S.T. Grime Born Mar. 28, 1870

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Row 2

Stone #5

Mary

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Row 2

Stone #6

East side of stone

Phillip F. Teeter Died Sept. 20, 1862 Aged 23Y 7 M & 24 D

He was a soldier in Co. D 48th Regt. Ind. Vol. & died of wounds received in the battle of Iuka, Miss. & is buried__________

He enlisted Feb. 17, 1862 Ė He was a flagholder in the Civil War.

Civil War Veterans Marker

Large family stone

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Stone #6

South side of stone

Mary A., Dau. of H. & C. Teeter Oct. 2, 1854 Aged 8 Y., 9 M, & 23 D.

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Row 2

Stone #7

West side of stone

Our Father and Mother Teeter

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Stone Carver:

CV. Inks, Ligonier, Ind.

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Stone #7

South side of stone

Henry Teeter Died April 30, 1879 Aged 66 Yís, 8 Mís, 4 Dís

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Stone #7

North side of stone

Caroline, wife of Henry Teeter Died Dec. 1, 1880 Aged

cont.

62 Yís, 5 Mís, 10 Dís

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Row 2

Stone #7 A.

C. Teeter

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Small stone by #7

Row 2

Stone #7 B.

H. Teeter

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Small stone by #7

Row 2

Stone #8

West side of stone

Children of E. J. & E. A. Teeter

At bottom of stone:

TEETER

Family children stone

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Stone #8

South side of stone

Infant Dau. Died Dec. 4, 1881:

Infant Dau. Died June 14, 1883: Aged 2 M., 7 D

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According to family this daughterís name was Caroline

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Stone #8

North side of stone

Infant son Died June 1, 1879

Infant Dau. Died Feb. 26, 1880

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Row 2

Stone #9

Died 1879

Small stone

near Family Childrenís stone

Row 2

Stone #10

Died 1880

Small stone

near Family Childrenís stone

Row 2

Stone #11

Died 1881

Small stone

near Family Childrenís stone

Row 2

Stone #12

Died 1883

Small stone

near Family Childrenís stone

Row 3

Stone #1

Mary K. wife of H. T. Grime M.D.

1873 - 1903

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Row 3

Stone #2

Henry T. Grime

1862 - 1930

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Row 3

Stone #3

Sarah T., His wife 1837 - 1925

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Row 3

Stone #4

Rev. Daniel A. Grime

1840 - 1909

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Row 3

Stone #5

GRIME

Large family stone

Decoration :

Bundle of wheat with a scythe

Obituaries for this cemetery

Grime, Daniel A. Rev. death in 1909 - Aged Minister Is Dead
Rev. D. A. Grime Succumbs to Typhoid Fever
Rev. Daniel A. Grime formerly a pastor of the Laporte circuit of the Methodist church, died at New Carlisle Thrusday night
of typhoid fever after an illness of two months. He was 68 years old and had been retired from active ministerial duties for a number of years.
He as marrid to Sarah Peters (this should be Teeter) of Rolling Prairie, by whom he had one son, Dr. Henry Grime who it will be recalled,
was recently judged insane and taken to the hospital at Longcliff. Mrs. Grime survives. Rev. Mr. Grime was a member
of the Terre Coupee Masonic lodge No. 204. The funeral service was held at 10 o'clock Sunday morning at the Methodist church at
New Carlisle and the burial took place at the New Carlisle cemetery.

Teeter, Caroline (Fail) - December 9, 1880, La Porte Herald Chronicle
Obituary - Caroline Fail was born in Marion Co., West Virginia, June 21, 1818. In 1828 she, with her parents, removed to Union Co., Ind.,
where they remained two years thence to LaPorte Co. where they settled permanently. She was married to Henry Teeter, Oct. 29, 1836.
Died on Wednesday morning, December 1, 1880. Mrs. Teeter was converted in 1840, and, with her husband, joined the Methodist Episcopal church,
of which she remained a faithful and devoted member till death. During the past six months she has been a great sufferer, but with remarkable patience and
fortitude who endured all, relying with firm assurance upon her Savior. When she neared the time of her decease, she, like the great apostle,
had a "desire to depart", and to be with Christ." She was the mother of seven children, five of whome remain to mourn her loss.
One of her sons, Hon. Geo. Teeter, was state representative from this county a few years since. He, with his sister Rosa, who remains at home,
attended, with great affection and kindness, upon their mother durning her entire illness. Mrs. Teeter was a devoted mother, and her children
"rise up and call her blessed." On Thursday afternoon, Dec 2nd, the funeral took place from the late family residence, in the midst of a large assembly of relatives
and neighbors, and her remains were laid to rest in the new family cemetery. On the same day, the remains of her husband, whose death occurred in April, 1878,
which were interred in the house-yard, awaiting the preparation of the new cemetery, were removed and they were laid side by side.

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