Oliver Terry

24 January 1764–24 April 1823 (Age 59)
Enfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States

The Life Summary of Oliver

When Oliver Terry was born on 24 January 1764, in Enfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, his father, Elijah Terry, was 27 and his mother, Sarah Parsons, was 25. He married Prudence Benton on 8 November 1795. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. He died on 24 April 1823, in Connecticut, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Old North Cemetery, Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

Oliver Terry
1764–1823
Prudence Benton
1775–1844
Marriage: 8 November 1795
Ann Eliza Benton
1796–1837
John Benton Terry
1798–1863
Hanna Maria Terry
1801–1853
Sally Terry
1803–1834
Charles Terry
1806–1827
Emeline Terry
1808–1893
Oliver R. Terry
1811–1836
Harriet Prudence Terry
1814–1878
SARAH TERRY
1815–1844
Julia B. Terry
1817–

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World Events (8)

1776
Age 12
Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · The Declaration to the King
Age 12
"""At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""
1781 · The First Constitution
Age 17
Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

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.

Possible Related Names

Theodore
Turley
Derrick
Tarry
Terris
Thierry
Tidrick
Torrey
Torry

Sources (8)

  • Oliver Terry, "Connecticut, Deaths, 1640-1955"
  • Oliver Terry, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"
  • Oliver Terry, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

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