Teel, Robert

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Robert Teel was born in Westerlo at about 1831.[1], but lived most of his life in Greene County. He was a son of Abraham Teal and Hannah Gibbons who lived in Westerlo through the 1830’s.

Marriage & Children

He married Hannah, who was born in Coeymans at about 1840, a daughter of John and Hannah Sickles at about 1853 and had the following known children:

  • John Teal
  • Selestia Teal
  • Robert Teal

Military Service

Enlistment Date: 30 Aug 1864[2]
Enlistment Place: Albany,NY
Enlistment Rank: Private
State Served: New York
Regiment: 91st Infantry[2]
Company: Company I
Muster Out Date: 10 June 1865[2]
Muster Out Place: Near Washington, DC[2]
Additional Remarks: Enlisted at the age of 33 to serve 1 year[2]

Born in Westerlo, Age 23, Farmer, Blue eyes, Brown hair, Dark complexion, 5’9” tall. [1]

Sources Used: Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York


Robert died in 1908.[3] His wife, Hannah, died on March 15, 1899 and was buried at Grove Cemetery in Coeymans. Most of Robert's family, including his parents are buried at Grove Cemetery, but a marker for him has not been located.


Additional Research Notes

Additional Media


  1. 1.0 1.1 NY Civil War Muster Roll Abstracts, Ancestry.com Military databases
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York
  3. Civil War Pension Records @ Fold3.com