Deborah Terry

11 June 1801–8 July 1859 (Age 58)
Terrytown, Terry Township, Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Deborah

When Deborah Terry was born on 11 June 1801, in Terrytown, Terry Township, Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Jonathan Terry, was 43 and her mother, Abigail Terry, was 44. She married Gilbert Chamberlain about 1823, in Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States. She lived in Asylum Township, Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States in 1850. She died on 8 July 1859, at the age of 58, and was buried in Asylum Township, Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Thomas Ingham
Deborah Terry
Marriage: 1845

Spouse and Children

Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States

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World Events (6)


Age 2

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital

Age 11

Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 18

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

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 (2)

  • Deborah Ingham in household of Thomas Ingham, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Deborah Terry Chamberlain, "Find A Grave Index"

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