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Hugh Robert Teesdale is the son of Cressie Edna Lincoln and Hugh Thomas Teesdale. Robert, as he was known, was born 24 Mar 1916 near Colusa, Hancock, Illinois.

On 28 May 1938, he married Myrtle Irene Shepperd in Burlington, Des Moines, Iowa. She was born 17 Jun 1918 in Moline, Rock Island, Illinois. Irene, as she is known, is the daughter of William Shepperd and Myrtle Murray. She died 12 Feb 1993 at the age of 74 in Carthage, Hancock, Illinois and was buried at Myers Cemetery near Dallas City, Hancock, Illinois.

Children of Hugh Robert Teesdale and Myrtle Irene Shepperd:

  1. Robert Terrence Teesdale was born in 1941 in Illinois.
  2. Diane Marise Teesdale was born in 1947 in Illinois.


Irene's obituary (1993) mentions four grandchildren and three great-grandhchildren. We have no knowledge of most of these great-grandchildren.


Hugh Robert:  Birth from 1920 census (Dallas, Hancock, Illinois. p. 11).

Irene: Birth, Marriage, Death and Burial from her obituary in the Peoria Journal Star of 13 Feb 1993. Birth and Death corroborated by the Social Security Death Index (SSN 361-03-1297).

Census Listings

The individuals in this family appear in the following census listings.

  • Hugh Robert: 1920 Census. Dallas, Hancock, Illinois. Page 11.


We are actively seeking more information on the individuals listed here (and their descendants). If you have any additional information, photographs or documents to share: please e-mail me.
Daniel Edwards

Last Updated: Sunday, April 07, 2002.