Catharine Wunderlich Teter Shannon

History of Fulton County, Illinois; together with Sketches of its Cities, Villages and Townships, Educational, Religious, Civil, Military, and Political History; Portraits of Prominent Persons and Biographies of Representative Citizens. Chas. C. Chapman & Co., Peoria, Illinois, 1879, page 459, Astoria Township
  Mrs. Catharine Shannon, a resident of Astoria for 16 years, is a native of Virginia, where she was born May 14, 1829. Philip Wunderley, her father, was born in Penn., and in an early day moved to Virginia and there married. Early in life he learned the carpenter s trade, which he followed for many years of his life. He was married to Miss Elizabeth Hitz, who bore him 12 children. Catherine, the fourth child, grew up in Virginia and was married in 1851 to Noah Teter, a farmer. Two years later they moved into Schuyler Co., Ill., and in 1863 came to Astoria and purchased town property and for several years was a partner of Mr. J. W. Lutz in the hardware business. Shortly after he dissolved the partnership he was taken sick and died. In 1873 Mrs. Teter was united in marriage with J. W. Shannon, who laid out Shannon's Addition to Astoria. He died in the year above mentioned. He is a businessman and has accumulated considerable property.
  submitted by Carla Finley
  Note: records from researchers state her maiden name is Wunderlich ( alternet spelling Wunderlick) and her parents are John Phillip Wunderlich I and Elizabeth Lutz.

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