Re: Teague Family, High Point, NC
I think you might have incorrect information.Here is William King Teague's obituary:
PROMINENT MAN IS VICTIM OF STROKE AT HIS RESIDENCE
William K. Teague Was Great Builder of City During
His Active Career
William K. Teague, one of High Point’s oldest and most respected citizens died yesterday afternoon at the residence, North Main street, as a result of a stroke of paralysis.Funeral services will be conducted at the residence tomorrow after-noon at 3 o’clock.
Mr. Teague was the son of the late Joseph S. And Emily Idol Teague of Davidson county.He was born April 20, 1959, and spent the early years of his life in the county in which he was born.His father died when he was but four years of age.
During Mr. Teague’s active life, he was interested in the building of High Point.He came to this city 44 years ago and during this time became interested in the originating of a number of business establish-ments. He became interested in the manufacturing of flour and the Teague and Horney Milling com-pany was founded. A. B. Horney, who is now fire chief, was his partner. The mill at that time was located on what is now known as Steele street.
The business grew under the leadership of these two men and it was later incorporated at the High Point Milling company, and he was active with Mr. Horney with its operation for a number of years.
He later became interested in the manufacture of vaneer panels as well as being interested in the manufacture of flour and in both of these businesses he was considered a great success.
In March 1919, he suffered a severe stroke of paralysis and since that time has been confined to his home. His wife died March 16, of this year. They were married February 20, 1866.
He is survived by six sons, W. Carson of Richmond, Va.; Lester B., Homer C., J. Hunter, Lewis E., of High Point; J. Earl, of College Park, Texas, and two daughters, Mrs. W. P. Bodenhammer and Miss Gertrude Teague, of this city; a brother Charles M. Teague, and five grandchildren.