Floyd Preston Teague

b. 26 October 1886, d. 12 April 1950

Floyd Preston Teague, 1886-1950
  • Floyd Preston Teague was born on 26 October 1886 in Dolph (later Fairview), Grimes County, Texas.
  • John D. Teague and Mary Thomas Whitfield appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1900 in Grimes County, Texas, enumerated next to J. D.'s half-brother Joe Teague. Other members of the household included Floyd Preston Teague, Clem Boyd Teague, Carrie Teague, Agnes Teague and Dink Etta Teague.
  • Blanche Rogers appeared in the US federal census of 15 April 1910 in Grosbeck, Freestone County, Texas. Other members of the household included Floyd Preston Teague, Effie B. Robison, Pinkerton Ben Robison and Gussie Robison. Floyd is identified as a boarder, farming.
  • He was a farmer, according to the 1910 census.
  • A photographic portrait was made of Floyd as a young man.
  • He married Blanche Rogers on 1 January 1913, and they divorced sometime between 1920 and 1924.
  • Floyd Preston Teague and Blanche Rogers appeared in the US federal census of 1 January 1920 in Teague, Freestone County, Texas, at Cypress Street. Other members of the household included Norris F. Teague, Pinkerton Ben Robison and Gussie Robison.
  • He was employed as a clerk by the railroad, according to the 1920 census.
  • He married Trania Mae Cooper, daughter of George Lee Cooper and Callie Longhill, on 16 January 1924.
  • Floyd Preston Teague and Trania Mae Cooper appeared in the US federal census of 1 April 1930 in Chandler, Henderson County, Texas. Other members of the household included John D. Teague.
  • He was a highway laborer, according to the 1930 census.
  • The following appeared on 6 April 1939 in The Eagle: (Navasota, April 6) Funeral services for Jonathan D. Teague, 82, who died at his home in Richards, were held Tuesday by Rev. E. R. Brawner, pastor of the Richards Methodist Church. Burial was in the Fairview cemetery there. Born in Alabama, he had lived at Richards 54 years. He opened one of the first stores in that community. He is survived by his wife, two sons, C. B. of Houston and E. F. Teague of Montgomery; one daughter, Mrs. Dink Ward of Richards, and one brother, Joe Teague, of Slaton.
  • Floyd Preston Teague and Trania Mae Cooper appeared in the US federal census of 1 April 1940 in Montgomery, Montgomery County, Texas. Other members of the household included John D. Teague. The family was also living in Montgomery in 1935.
  • He was a farmer, according to the 1940 census.
  • Clem, Dink and Floyd Teague appear together in a photograph taken during the 1940s.
  • Floyd Preston Teague died on 12 April 1950 at age 63 in Fairfield, Freestone County, Texas, at Freestone Cooperative Hospital . His death was officially witnessed by John D. Teague.
  • His wife Trania Mae Cooper became a widow at his death.
  • He was buried at Fairfield Cemetery in Fairfield, Freestone County, Texas.
  • Last Edited: 13 Jun 2015

Family 1: Blanche Rogers b. circa June 1879

Family 2: Trania Mae Cooper b. 13 March 1892, d. 8 August 1973