Jan, Here is what i know of my Jacob teter of Bledsoe Co., TN.
According to 1850 Bledsoe TN Census Jacob was b. 1784 "MD" & his wife is Susannah b. 1787 VA.
Jacob apparently was living in VA when he md in abt 1802 to have his first child Isham b. abt 1803 VA.
1823- Jacob Teter of bledsoe Co., TN recieved 133 acres of land in Bledsoe County by John Mciver. Witness: Evander Mciver, David Gilbreath.
First child, Isham Teter b. 1803 VA md Sarah LNU b.abt 1807 NC. He died in White co., TN A possible son Isaac Teeters b. 1804/05 VA (who died in 1863 jackson Co., AL & had a son Isham jackson Teeters b. 1833 AL, but not proven) Elizabeth b. 1807 VA md Bedford Smith Nancy b. 1810 VA md James Swafford b. NC/SC? william b. 1814 TN md Elizabeth Whitlow
So sometime between 1810 & 1814 Jacob moved from VA into TN.
Sarah b. 1815 TN md Benjamin Hall b. TN Mary b.1820 TN md Moses Hollingsworth Rebecca b. 1821 TN md Edward Sparkman Jonathan b. 1822 TN md Elizabeth LNU Amanda b. 1825 TN md Gilbert Smith
Jacob died in bef Feb 1857 Bledsoe Co., TN according to Bledsoe Court Minutes