Am looking for more info on
1) Joseph C. Teague, in 20 June 1831 ..."I, Joseph C.
Teague, native of the United States of the North was admitted by the Empressario Green DeWitt to colonize this state (Coahuila) and I am married and have 5 children including one son." Died when son, John Skelton Teague, was
6 yrs. old. (Joseph C. Teague born 1788, N.C. to Magness Teague. Does anyone have info. where this land is located?
2) Son, John Skelton Teague, b. 1834, Tx., married
mar. Telitha Ann Hallmark 27 March 1853 in Fayette.
They lived at Hallmark Community near Smithville, & later Bastrop, Tx. They lost two young sons during
the Civil War, while living out of Bastrop. He mustered at Camp Terry under Commanding Ofs. J.Z. Miller and was placed inCo. R.T.P. Allen's Regiment
#17, Texas Volunteers, Company B, Infantry. He servedin Jan. 1864, in Arkansas and Louisiana with his company, along with fellow soldier, A.J. Kirby. He applied for and received a Confed. Pension. He either is buried in
Houston or Crockett.
Would like to find out more about the Hallmarks and
Teagues of the area.
Telitha Ann Hallmark's dad may have been D.M. Hallmark, son of George William Hallmark and Sarah Calvert.
She probably had brother, John Hallmark, who later married
Susan Daniels on 27 March 1853 in Fayette Co., Tx. Other
possible brothers, Jasper Hallmark (who later married Amanda
Ringer on 10 June 1852 in Fayette Co., Tx.)J.J. Hallmark, who later married Elizabeth Harrison on 13 Aug. 1869 in Bastrop Co., Tx. Possible sisters, Sarena Hallmark who later
married Joseph H. Munger on 14 Sep. 1857 in Bastrop Co., Tx.
and M.A. Hallmark who later married John Wilson on 5 Feb 1869 Bastrop Co., Tx.
In the eastern-most portion of 1857 Bastrop County was
area called "Hallmark Prairie". I believe that this was
probably near what is Smithville. Telitha Ann Hallmark's
brother-in-law, W.J. Teague, helped set up the local Masonic
Please contact me if know anymore about Teague or Hallmark at firstname.lastname@example.org