Born: 1801 Illinois
Flourished: 1835-1840 Sangamon County, Illinois
Teter lived in Sangamon County as early as 1835. He likely lived in the far northern part of the county at the time. That area was soon partitioned off to create Menard County, and a year later partitioned again to create Mason County. Teter was a farmer.
Illinois Public Domain Land Tract Sales, Mason County, 69:6, Illinois State Archives, Springfield, IL; U.S. Census Office, Sixth Census of the United States (1840), Menard County, IL, 311; The History of Menard and Mason Counties, Illinois (Chicago: O. L. Baskin, 1879), 419; U.S. Census Office, Seventh Census of the United States (1850), Mason County, IL, 169.