Surname: Terry

The Fall River Branch of the Earle Family

EARLE (Fall River family). The Fall River branch of the Earles, the family there to which this article is devoted (to some of the descendants of the late Slade Earle, of Somerset, Mass.), springs from the earlier Portsmouth (R.I.) – Swansea (Mass.) family, one of some two hundred and seventy and more years’ standing in the section named; especial attention being given to the late Hon. Lloyd Slade Earle, who was through a long lifetime one of the prominent business men and useful citizens of his adopted city, and his son, the late Andrew Brayton Earle. The former was a descendant in the eighth generation from Ralph Earle, the first American ancestor of the family, from whom his lineage is through William, Thomas, Oliver, Caleb, Weston and Slade Earle, which generations in detail and in the order given

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Ancestors of Charles W. Milliken of Barnstable, MA

CHARLES WARREN MILLIKEN, M. D., of Barnstable, Barnstable Co., Mass., engaged as a general practitioner of medicine, has high professional and social connections which have brought him a wide acquaintance. The Millikens, though not one of the oldest Colonial families, have become allied with the posterity of the most distinguished early settlers, and the Doctor traces his line back to many whose names are suggestive of the interesting and important events of the ancient history of this region. There follows in chronological order from the first known American ancestor the genealogical and family history of his branch of the Milliken family.

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Richard Dexter Genealogy, 1642-1904

Being a history of the descendants of Richard Dexter of Malden, Massachusetts, from the notes of John Haven Dexter and original researches. Richard Dexter, who was admitted an inhabitant of Boston (New England), Feb. 28, 1642, came from within ten miles of the town of Slane, Co. Meath, Ireland, and belonged to a branch of that family of Dexter who were descendants of Richard de Excester, the Lord Justice of Ireland. He, with his wife Bridget, and three or more children, fled to England from the great Irish Massacre of the Protestants which commenced Oct. 27, 1641. When Richard Dexter and family left England and by what vessel, we are unable to state, but he could not have remained there long, as we know he was living at Boston prior to Feb. 28, 1642.

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1923 Historical and Pictorial Directory of Angola Indiana

Luedders’ historical and pictorial city directory of Angola, Indiana for the year 1923, containing an historical compilation of items of local interest, a complete canvass of names in the city, which includes every member of the family, college students, families on rural lines, directory of officers of county, city, lodges, churches, societies, a directory of streets, and a classified business directory.

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1921 Farmers Directory of Audubon Iowa

Abbreviations: Sec., section; ac., acres; Wf., wife; ch., children; (), years in county; O., owner; H., renter.   Allexander, David. Wf. Clara; ch. Alice, Frank and Mable. Anita, R. 1. R. 160 ac., sec. 33. Isabell Duthie. Alt, Wm. Ch. Ruth, Raymond and Marie. P. O. Exira, R. 4. O. 50 ac., sec. 7; O. 275 ac., sec. 8 (8.) Anderson Bros. P. O. Adair, R. 3. R. 80 ac., sec. 12;O. 40 ac., sec. 1. (45.) Owners, G. A. Anderson and Andrew Anderson. Anderson., Chris. Wf. Alvilda; ch.Nels and Elsie. P. O. Exira, R. 4. O. 161.51 ac., sec....

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Claybank Cemetery Ozark Alabama

Margaret Claybank Cemetery is located about two miles from Ozark, Alabama on Ozark – Daleville Highway. This cemetery enumeration was performed in 1948 by Eustus Hayes and as such will provide details on headstones which may no longer be present in the cemetery. Lizzie E. Dowling June 25, 1853 – Oct 31, 1938. Wife of N. B. Dowling. N. B. Dowling Aug 15, 1853 – Mar 28, 1938. Hus of Lizzie E. Dowling. Leila Belle Dowling May 26, 1876 – Jan 14, 1933. Dau of S. L. & Sarah Jane Dowling. Samuel L. Dowling Nov 3, 1841 – Jan...

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General History of the Western Indian Tribes 1851-1870 – Indian Wars

Up to 1851, the immense uninhabited plains east of the Rocky Mountains were admitted to be Indian Territory, and numerous tribes roamed from Texas and Mexico to the Northern boundary of the United States. Then came the discovery of gold in California, drawing a tide of emigration across this wide reservation, and it became necessary, by treaty with the Indians, to secure a broad highway to the Pacific shore. By these treaties the Indians were restricted to certain limits, but with the privilege of ranging, for hunting purposes, over the belt thus re-reserved as a route of travel. The...

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Abstracts of Wills on File in the City of New York Surrogate’s Office 1660-1680

Abstracts of wills on file in the surrogate’s office city of New York 1660-1680. From May 1787 to the present, county surrogate’s courts have recorded probates. However, the court of probates and court of chancery handled estates of deceased persons who died in one county but who owned property in another. An 1823 law mandated that all probates come under the jurisdiction of the county surrogate’s courts. Each surrogate’s court has a comprehensive index to all probate records, including the unrecorded probate packets. Interestingly enough, there are wills existing and on record at the Surrogate’s Office in New York City for the time-span of 1660-1680. Genealogical extracts of these wills have been provided below.

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Will of Thomas Terry, Sr. – 1671

THOMAS TERRY, SR., Southold. “I, Thomas Terry, Sen., of Southold, being very sicke and weake.” Leaves to beloved wife (not named) fifteen bushels of corn yearly, during her life. Ten bushels to be paid by my son Daniel, and five by my son Thomas. Also household goods and four bushels of apples yearly. “And if my son Daniel marry, and they doe not like to live together, then my son Daniel shall build my wife a convenient house for her comfortable living” To daughter Elizabeth a cow when she marries or comes of age. Legacies to daughter Ruth and daughter Mary Reeve. To son Daniel “my house and accommodations within ye old bounds, and one half my land at Ackabache.” To son Thomas all my land at Cutchock, and one half my land at Ackabacke. Dated November 26, 1671. Witnesses, Barnabas Wyndes, Barnabas Horton, Thomas Hutchinson, Martha Hutchinson, John Elton. Proved at Court of Sessions, Southold, July 5, 1672. Letters of administration granted to son Daniel, October 15, 1672. LIBER 1-2, page...

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Biography of K. L. Terry

K. L. TERRY was born December 29, 1841, in Muhlenburg County, Ky. William A. and Elizabeth (Hay) Terry were his parents. The father was a native of Virginia, the mother of North Carolina. The father was a farmer; his death occurred in 1844, aged twenty-four years. The mother is still living at the age of sixty-six years; the parents were members of the Baptist Church. These parents had two children, K. L. and William B. The latter is a druggist in Princeton, Ky. K. L. began for himself at the age of twenty-six. Previously he had assisted his mother on a farm. He enlisted October 1, 1861, in Company K., Eleventh Kentucky Regiment, United States Infantry. He participated in the battles of Shiloh, Stone River, Rural Hill, and the 100-days battle or Atlanta campaign. His discharge dates December 17, 1864, having served three years two months and seventeen days. Ile was afflicted by being vaccinated by ” virus vaccine” and did but little army service after-ward, except keeping records and official duties as First Sergeant of the company. The effects of that ” doctored vaccine” are till carried by Mr. Terry and will be through life. On returning from the army he worked on the farm for his mother until 1867, since which time he has been doing for himself. Ile was elected Constable in Muhlenburg County, Ky., which...

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Biographical Sketch of Dr. R. J. Terry

R. J. Terry is an Indianian by birth, and first saw the light of day in, Franklin County, that State, on April 10th, 1832. His father, Ansel Terry, is a resident of this County; and his mother, whose maiden name was Elizabeth Foster, died in 1844. Our subject accompanied his parents in their removal from his native State to Daviess County, Missouri, in 1841, and was here reared to manhood upon his father’s farm and received his nonprofessional education. On August 5th, 1852, he married Miss Mary O. Hammond, daughter of John Hammond, of this county. Two children, now living, was the issue of this union; namely, George C., and Ruth A., now Mrs. Louis Ford. Mrs. Terry died February 16, 1864. R. J. Terry enlisted in the Missouri State Militia in 1861, and served two years as lieutenant under Colonel Hall. At the expiration of that time he enlisted in the Forty-third Missouri Volunteer Infantry and served as lieutenant and afterward as sergeant, until the close of the war. He received his honorable discharge at Benton Barracks, St. Louis, and returned to his home in this County. On the 21st of April, 1855, he was united in marriage to Miss Susan M: Hammond, sister of his first wife. By this union they have seven children; namely, John G., Martin S., Alva N., Mary F., Ella E., David N....

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Biographical Sketch of John Terry

John Terry was born in this county March 10, 1850. His parents moved to Grundy county when he was five years old, and there John was reared and educated. He began life as a farmer and has been engaged in farming and stock-dealing ever since. In the fall of 1874, he went to Texas and there engaged in stock-raising, remaining till the fall of 1878, when he returned to Missouri and settled in Daviess county, where he has ever since resided. He owns a good farm of 160 acres in Lincoln township which he has especially adapted to stock-raising and annually produces about eighty head of cattle which he ships or sells to other dealers. Mr. Terry was married, in Grundy county, November 19, 1871, to Miss Catharine E. Kackley, a native of Grundy county, born June 30, 1848. They are the parents of three children; named, respectively, Olive M., born October 22, 1872; Lillie M., born April 22, 1874; and Effie A., born in Texas, April 16,...

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Biographical Sketch of Carleton Lewis Terry

Terry, Carleton Lewis; coal business; born near Adrian, Mich., Aug. 23, 1872; son of James E. and Mary T. Maynard Terry; married, Steubenville, O., March 9, 1895, Alma Dell King; issue, one son, James Edwin, second, and one daughter, Katheryn Lois; entered the service of the Iowa Central R. R., and The Wheeling & Lake Erie R. R., at Pittsburgh, Pa., in 1891; came to Cleveland in July, 1893, and entered the Freight Traffic Dept. of The Cleveland, Lorain & Wheeling R. R., remaining until Jan. 1, 1901, when he was elected sec’y of The Allegheny Coal Co.; director The Commonwealth Steamship Co.; affiliated with the Masonic Order, being raised in Iris Lodge; member Chamber of...

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Terry, B.C. (Frances) Mrs. – Obituary

Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon Memorial Services For Mrs.Terry Mrs. B.C. (Frances) Terry of Lostine passed away at her home Monday morning, June 17, 1974. She had been in ill health. She was born on Dec. 15, 1896 in Green City, Mo., daughter of Michael and Elizabeth Rhoads. On Jan. 12, 1916 she was married at Eugene to B.C. Terry and the couple had lived in Wallowa County since 1917. They had recently moved to Lostine from a farm up South Fork. She was a member of the Stitch and Chatter Club. Survivors include her husband, B.C. Terry; three sons, Clifford of Elgin, Wallace of Ravalli, Mont., and Lawrence of Lostine; one daughter, Mrs. John (Rena) Freels, Enterprise; Two sisters, Mrs. Neal (Mary M.) Rouse, Green City, Mo., and Mrs. G.W. (Laura) Harlan, Flagstaff, Ariz.; one brother, Theodore Rhoads, of Kirksville, Mo.; and 14 grandchildren and 14, great-grandchildren. Memorial services were yesterday (Wednesday) at 2 p.m. at the Bollman Chapel with the Rev. Joe Jewett officiating. Jeanette Powers was organist and Clifford Collingsworth sang; “The Last Mile Of The Way” and “Nearer My God To Thee”. Honorary pallbearers were her many friends and casket bearers were: Lawrence Rowe, Oscar Shafer, William Cook, Lyle Cherry, Milo Sasser and Myrle Zollman. Vault internment was in the Enterprise Cemetery. Source: Wallowa County Chieftain, June 20, 1974, Page 5 Contributed by: Sue...

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Terry, John H. – Obituary

The death of John H. Terry, a former well known resident of this county occurred in Woodland, California, Thursday evening, April 19, 1906. Deceased was born in North Carolina 62 years ago and served as a confederate soldier in the civil war. He was well-known in this county, having resided here with his family for several years. He leaves a wife, five sons and three daughters to mourn his loss. Two of his sons resided in this city and left for Woodland on the evening of their father’s death. The telegraph message which they sent from Elgin stating that they were on their way never reached its destination and their father was laid to rest a few minutes before their arrival in Woodland. Elgin Recorder Friday April 27,...

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