Captain Wyman Sawtelle Teel

b. 3 Aug 1890
d. 16 Aug 1967

Background

The Teels had a daughter, Mary.  Her profile is seen in the enlarged lobster picnic photo.

They lived in the house that is now the David Bunker residence.
They served food to the public.
Buried in the Stanley Cemetery.

 

click to enlarge

photo courtesy of Holly Hartley

Velma May (Stanley) Teel

b. 10 Feb 1891
d. 23 Jun 1971

Background

Velma was the daughter of Edward J. and Mary S. (Moore) Stanley.  She was the wife of Wyman Sawtelle Teel.  She was a schoolteacher on Great Cranberry Island.

She wrote several entries in the Book of Remembrance kept in the Congregational Church:

  about founding of the Ladies Aid
  about early town history
  about early church history

She is buried in the Stanley Cemetery.

 

Velma on a
lobster picnic

photo courtesy of
Holly Hartley

The Teel House

Background

The Teel house served meals to the public.  It was featured, along with the Hamor Tea House, in a Town brochure from the 50s.

Betty Hartley remembers that she and her parents ate at the Teel House.

 


photo courtesy of Omer & Annette Mountain


photo courtesy of Dot Towns

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