- Buried in Silver Spring Presbyterian Church Cemetery near Mechanicsburg.
The will of John McTeer, dated 10 September 1789, probated 9 June 1790, bequeathed to his wife Mary, one-third of the personal estate; to son James, the bed "he now has in Carlisle", bedding and 10 pounds; the remaining two-thirds of the personal estate to be divided equally between the seven youngest children: Samuel Huston, John, Andrew, Alice, Isabel, Mary and Ann. Executors: wife Mary McTeer, Samuel Huston McTeer and John McTeer. Witnesses: William McMeen, Robert McMeen, John Creigh.
The 1790 census of Allen Township, Cumberland Co., lists Mary McTeer as head of a household with four males over sixteen years and four females. On 4 February 1793 when a militia list was made for all male residents of Cumberland County between 18 and 45 years, three from this family were included, James, Samuel H. and John; Andrew was not quite old enough to be listed.
On 1 April 1795 Mary McTeer, Samuel Huston McTeer and John McTeer of Allen Township, "Gentlewoman and yeomen" conveyed to Michael Hurst of Refoo (Rapho) Township Lancaster County, Pennsylvania., for 1700 pounds "in gold or silver coin", two "contiguous" tracts totaling 137 acres 130 perches in Allen Township:
one piece of 100 acres granted by "patent" to James McTeer on 11 November 1760 and conveyed by Deed Poll of 8 December 1770 from James to his son John, bounded by lands of the late said James now of William McTeer and by land of Anthony McCue; the second piece of 37 acres 130 perches granted "patent" to John McTeer on 12 December 1770, bounded by James McTeer, Alexander Armstrong. John McTeer is now dead and by his will has empowered the present grantors, his Executors, to sell the property. Witnesses Henry Quigley, William Bryson, John Thompson. Acknowledged same date. Recorded 5 August 1795.
The will of Mary Mateer of Allen Township, written 11 January 1808, probated 6 April 1814, bequeathed to son James, the price of a suit of clothes; to daughter Isabella, furniture, wearing apparel, dresser, beds, kitchen furniture and cow; to daughter Mary Patterson, bedding; the principal assets of the estate were described as "several bonds or obligations conditioned and payable to me for my dower out of the real estate of my husband John Mateer deceased"; on these bonds her sons owed as follows: Samuel Huston, now deceased, 55 pounds 11 shillings 1 penny; John, now deceased, 122 pounds 4 shillings 6 pennies; Andrew, 222 pounds 1 shilling 2 pennies; these moneys were to be used to pay debts, funeral expenses, gravestone. Executor: son Andrew Mateer. Witnesses: Benjamin Anderson, William Mateer Jr.
"McTeer - Mateer Families of Cumberland County Pennsylvania", Frances Davis McTeer, 1975, p 31.
"History of the Huston Families and their Descendants", E. Rankin Huston, 1912, p 202, 227.