Daisy Imogene Terry

20 March 1887–27 December 1939 (Age 52)
Wright, Minnesota, United States

The Life 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. 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.

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

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22 December 1906
Wright, Minnesota, United States


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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

1 English and Irish: from the common Norman personal name, T(h)erry (Old French Thierri), composed of the unattested Germanic element þeudo- ‘people’, ‘race’ + rīc ‘power’. 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 often taken as a derivative of Greek Theodōros ( see Theodore ). There was an Anglo-Norman family of this name in County Cork.2 Irish: Anglicized (‘translated’) form of Gaelic Mac Toirdhealbhaigh ( see Turley ).3 Southern French: occupational name for a potter, from Occitan terrin ‘earthenware vase’ (a diminutive of terre ‘earth’, Latin terra).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Daisy Staples in household of Leonard Terry, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Daisey Staples in household of Leonard Terrey, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Daisy I Terry in household of Lenard W Terry, "United States Census, 1900"

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