Daisy Imogene Terry

Female20 March 1887–27 December 1939

Brief Life History of Daisy Imogene

When Daisy Imogene Terry was born on 20 March 1887, in Wright, Minnesota, United States, her father, Leonard William Terry, was 20 and her mother, Minnie Belle Carter, was 17. She married Howard Paul Staples on 22 December 1906, in Wright, Minnesota, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Willmar, Kandiyohi, Minnesota, United States in 1910 and Howard Lake, Wright, Minnesota, United States for about 10 years. She died on 27 December 1939, in Saint Peter, Nicollet, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 52, and was buried in Howard Lake, Wright, Minnesota, United States.

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Howard Paul Staples
Daisy Imogene Terry
Marriage: 22 December 1906
Marjorie Belle Staples

Sources (8)

  • Daisy Staples in household of Leonard Terry, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Daisy I Staples, "Minnesota Deaths, 1887-2001"
  • Terry in entry for Marjorie B. Gilmer, "Minnesota Death Index, 1908-2002"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 December 1906Wright, Minnesota, United States
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 3

    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    1893 · The Minnesota State Flag

    Age 6

    The Flag of Minnesota was adopted on August 2 and consists of scenes from the seal of Minnesota. The flag has been modified over the years to be easier to manufacture.

    1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

    Age 14

    President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

    Name Meaning

    English and Irish: from the Norman personal name T(h)erry (Old French Thierri), a short form of Theodoric, which is composed of the ancient Germanic elements theud ‘people, race’ + rīc ‘power(ful), rich’. Theodoric was the name of the Ostrogothic leader (c. 454–526) who invaded Italy in 488 and established his capital at Ravenna in 493. His name was sometimes taken as a derivative of Greek Theodōros (see Theodore ). An Anglo-Norman family of this name has been in County Cork, Ireland, since the 13th century.

    Irish: sometimes an Anglicized (‘translated’) form of Gaelic Mac Toirdhealbhaigh (see Turley ).

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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