Uriah Terry

about 1789–22 August 1823 (Age 34)
Terry Township, Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Uriah

When Uriah Terry was born about 1789, in Terry Township, Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Jonathan Terry, was 31 and his mother, Abigail Terry, was 32. He died on 22 August 1823, at the age of 34, and was buried in Terrytown, Terry Township, Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Jonathan Terry
Abigail Terry
Jonathan Terry
Uriah Terry
Abigail Terry
William Terry
Nathaniel Terry
Mary "Polly" Terry
Nathan G Terry
Ebenezer Terry
Hiram Terry
George Terry
Deborah Terry

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World Events (8)


Age 0

George Washington elected first president of United States.
1791 · Whiskey Rebellion Occurs

Age 2

The Whiskey Rebellion was a protest against taxes on whiskey by farmers and distillers. People were tarred and feathered. They attacked Bower Hill and headed towards Pittsburgh. The militia was sent in to try and stop it. It finally ended with a repeal of the tax.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 11

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

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)

  • Uriah Terry, Bradford. Dockets 1812–1882, Dockets 1812–1860, Probate Indexes 1812–1882
  • Uriah Terry, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Bradford county families - 1770-1900 - children and marriages

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