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TEAGUE, Edward
LOFTIN, William
(Abt 1650-1704)
IVES, Elizabeth
(Abt 1650-1703)
TEAGUE, William
LOFTIN, Isabella
TEAGUE, Joshua


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GAUNT, Dorothy

TEAGUE, Joshua

  • Born: 1732, Cecil County, Maryland Colony
  • Marriage: GAUNT, Dorothy
  • Died: 12 May 1804, Laurens District, South Carolina, United States

bullet  Noted events in his life were:

1. Property, 4 Mar 1762, Rowan County, North Carolina Colony. Moses Teague of Rowan to Joshua Teague of Rowan 430 acres in Rowan adjacent Elijah Teague and crossing Abbots Creek, for 10 sterling. Witness: Abraham Teague (Rowan Deeds 4:742-4)

2. Property, 26 May 1762, Rowan County, North Carolina Colony. William Teague of Rowan to Joshua Teague, in consideration of Natural Love and Affection, goods and chattels, lands, all my other substance. Witness: Elijah Teague. (Rowan Deeds 4:754)

3. Property, 10 Apr 1764, Rowan County, North Carolina Colony. Joshua Teague of Rowan to George Clayton, for 30, 310 acres on N side of Cataba River, granted Wm Teague by Granville Jan 9 1761, from him by deed of Gift May 26 1762 to his beloved son, Joshua Teague. (Rowan Deeds 5:461-3)

4. Property, 15 Sep 1765, Rowan County, North Carolina Colony. Joshua Teague and wife Dorothy to Felix Motzinger for 19 120 acres on Abbotts Creek granted 1 May 1759. (Rowan Deeds 6:360-2)

5. Property, 10 Jul 1771, Laurens County, Ninety-Six District, South Carolina, United States. 1765 Went to NC with father around 1751 . He then began to dispose of NC property and purchased 250 acres on Bush Creek in Laurens County, SC on 10 Jul 1771.

6. Will, 12 May 1804, Laurens District, South Carolina, United States. 1769 Will of Joshua Teague, son of William Teague, dated 12 May 1804, on file at South Carolina Archives Department, Volume 1, Book C-1, pages 92-93. "In the Name of God, Amen, I Joshua Teague of the State of South Carolina and the Laurens District, being in perfect mind and memory, thanks be to God for his mercies, and knowing that it is appointed for all men once to die, do make and ordain this my last will and testament, disanulling and revoking all former wills and testaments. First I recommend my Soul to the Almighty God who gave it, and my body to be buried in a Christian burial at the discreation of my executors, believing that God will raise the same again. Next I desire that all my lawful debts be paid. I give and bequeath to my son Israel Teague, his heirs and assigns forever, all that certain tract of land containing two hundred acres more or less that I got rights for from John Lewis, except that part of said tract that I have made my son Elijah Teague rights for, that is to say the tract of land that I and said Israel Teague now have our plantation on. I give and bequeath unto my sons Elijah Teague and Israel Teague, their heirs and assigns forever, all the remaining part of my lands, being a part of a tract that I have rights for from William Caldwell, said land to be divided between said Elijah Teague as followeth ... [then specifies a dividing line based on stakes and trees, mentions land being next to Indian Creek. All land above the line goes to Elijah, all land below the line goes to Israel]...the remaining part of my estate shall be equally divided between my son Elijah Teague, and son Israel Teague, and son William Teague, and son Abner Teague, and daughter Isabel Mason, and son-in-law William Gray, and daughter Sophia Lyon, and son James Teague, and daughter Susanna, and daughter Mary McAdams.... [appoints Elijah, Abner, and Israel to be executors]."

7. Story. Joshua Teague (1732-1804) married Dorothy Gaunt, lived in Rowan Co NC, died in Laurens Co SC ("Marylanders to Carolina. Migration of Marylanders to North Carolina and South Carolina Prio to 1800", Henry C Peden, Jr, 1994)

8. Story. 1770 Joshua Teague, son of William and Isabella, b about 1732, d in Laurens Co, SC. Left a will dated 12 May 1804. Wife Dorothy. Wife is not mentioned in his will, so she is probably already dead.

9. Story. 1771 Joshua Teague must have been quite involved in the Regulator Movement in North Carolina because his name appeared on a list of outlaws of which six persons were executed. He found it necessary to seek the safety of new territory, and moved into South Carolina several months prior to the executions. He purchased land in Laurens County, SC, situated on Bush River. Joshua's brother, Elijah, had settled in Newberry Co, SC, several years earlier. It was on this land that he died, leaving a will dated 12 May 1804 naming ten of his children.

10. Story. Joshua Teague, son of William and Isabelle, b 1732 in Cecil Co, MD, d 12 May 1804 in Laurens Co, SC. Married Dorothy Gauntt (b ca 1729, d Sep 1803 in Laurens Co). (According to Teague Family Index on web at


Joshua married Dorothy GAUNT. (Dorothy GAUNT was born about 1729 and died in Sep 1803 in Laurens District, South Carolina, United States.)

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