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Thomas Scattergood Teas biography

 Collection — Folder: S1291
Identifier: S1291

Scope and Contents

This collection comprises biographical materials and a personal narrative from Thomas Scattergood Teas of Henry County, Indiana ranging from 1917 to 1941, regarding his family and early life.


  • 1917-1941


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.

Biographical Note

Thomas Scattergood Teas was born to Rachel and John Teas, immigrants from Ireland, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on November 28, 1794. He married Sarah C. Stratton. In 1850, they lived in Greensboro, Henry County, Indiana, with Sarah's mother, Eunice Dallas Stratton and their five children: Edward, John, Martha, Eunice, and Thomas. Teas was a skilled cabinet maker and mill wright. He died October 31, 1850 and was buried in Spiceland Friends Cemetery.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

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This collection is arranged chronologically.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2017/06/08 by Nikki Stoddard Schofield. EAD finding aid created 2017/06/08 by Nikki Stoddard Schofield. EAD finding aid revised 2017/06/26 by Brittany Kropf.
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

140 North Senate Avenue
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.