104. Russell Lowell6 Teegardin (Phebe Eliza5 Haughey, Timothy4, Robert3, Robert2, Robert1) (#3677) was born Steuben Co., Indiana 08 Jul 1894. Russell died 26 Jul 1968 Steuben Co., Indiana, at 74 years of age. His body was interred Jul 1968 Teegardin Cemetery.
He married Carrie Gertrude Burkhart Williams Co., Ohio, 15 Dec 1915. (Carrie Gertrude Burkhart is #3990.) Carrie was born Williams Co., Ohio 18 May 1894. Carrie was the daughter of Jacob Burkhart and Mary Hollinger. Carrie died 25 Jun 1980 Steuben Co., Indiana, at 86 years of age. Her body was interred Jul 1980 Teegardin Cemetery. From Susan Musser Minch:
Farmed near Montpelier, Ohio.
Obituary of Russell Lowell Teegardin. Steuben-Republican 31 Jul 1968, pg 6, Col 3 Russell T. Teegardin (the T is wrong), 74, of Hamilton, died late Friday the 26th, in the Cameron Memorial Hospital, where he had been a patient. Teegardin and wife, Carrie, had just purchased a home in Hamilton, and were in the process of moving at the time of his death. The couple had resided near Edon, Ohio.
Surviving besides his wife, are 2 sons, Herman and Ronald Dean of Rt. 2, Hamilton; a daughter, Mrs. Preston Moody, of Rt. 1 Fremont; a sister Mrs Maude Musser of Angola.
Funeral services were conducted at the Swift Funeral Home, Hamilton, at 2 pm Monday, July 29, with the Reverend Kenneth C. Thomas, Church of Christ, officiating. Internment following in the Teegardin Cemetery near Hamilton.
Per Evelyn Everitt Teegardin Sept 1995 Russell inherited the Jacob Teegardin farm on the cable line road in Steuben County. Russell and Carrie lived there while raising their children. Approximately 1945 they sold this place and moved near Edon, Ohio to be near Herman (their son) and his family. When Herman's family moved back to Steuben County (they had been renting a farm near Cooney) and purchased land on the Cable line Road, Russell and Carrie stayed in Williams County, Ohio.
Per Susan Musser Minch 1995 As a small girl, I can remember Russell and Carrie driving down the road to visit Herman and Evelyn. It seemed you could see them coming forever because Russell drove so slowly down the road in his little pink car. I remember Russell being at least 6 ft tall, and Carrie was maybe 5 ft tall. They were quite the contrast. I also remember the farm in Edon. They lived in a 1 story house surrounded by farm fields and Carrie's flowers. Carrie was 100% German and seemed to know the special recipes of the old German cooks. She was an excellent cook.
NEWSPAPER ARTICLE found in Carrie's Bible TEEGARDINS WED FIFTY YEARS Mr and Mrs Russell Teegardin will observe their Golden Wedding Anniversary at their home in rural Edon, Ohio on Wednesday, December 15. Russell Teegardin and Carrie Burkhart were united in marriage on December 15, 1915 at Edon, Ohio. The couple resided in Steuben County for many years before moving to their present home. They are the parents of three children, Herman and Ronald Teegardin both of Hamilton and Mrs. Evelyn Moody of Fremont. The couple also have eight grand children.
NEWSPAPER ARTICLE found in Carrie's Bible CARD OF THANKS We have felt greatly honored and happy in receiving many lovely cards and gifts in Remembrance of our golden wedding anniversary. Thanks to each and everyone. Mr and Mrs Russell Teegardin.
WEDDING INVITATION This is a hand written invitation on a 2 x 3 card in brown ink. "Mr and Mrs J.J. Burkhart request your presence at the marriage of their daughter Carrie Gertrude to Mr. Russell L. Teegardin at there home in Edon, Ohio Wednesday evening, Dec fifteenth nineteen hundred and fifteen at seven o'clock"
Russell Lowell Teegardin and Carrie Gertrude Burkhart had the following children:
+ 173 i. Herman Eugene7 Teegardin was born 09 Jan 1917.
+ 174 ii. Evelyn J. Teegardin (still alive).
+ 175 iii. Ronald Dean Teegardin (still alive).
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