Sarah Terry

27 February 1783–7 April 1783
Cornwallis, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada

The Life of Sarah

When Sarah Terry was born on 27 February 1783, in Cornwallis, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada, her father, Pern Terry, was 34 and her mother, Sara Morton, was 28. She died on 7 April 1783, in her hometown, at the age of 0.

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Family Time Line

Pern Terry
1748–1827
Sara Morton
1755–1831
John Morton Terry
1765–1822
Mary Terry
1802–
Rachel Terry
1776–1860
Rebecca Terry
1777–
Pern Rawson Terry
1778–
Esther Terry
1779–
Elkanah M Terry
1781–
Sarah Terry
1783–1783
Sacharissa Terry
1783–1861
Paula Terry
1787–
Pern Rawson Terry
1792–1863
George William Terry
1796–1856
Ephraim Terry
1800–1893

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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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