Maj. Harvey Terry

9 December 1795–21 October 1857 (Age 61)
Enfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States

The Life Summary of Harvey

When Maj. Harvey Terry was born on 9 December 1795, in Enfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, his father, Solomon Terry, was 32 and his mother, Hannah Pease, was 25. He married Angeline Hall on 15 November 1827, in Enfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States. He died on 21 October 1857, in Connecticut, United States, at the age of 61.

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Family Time Line

Maj. Harvey Terry
1795–1857
Louisa Parsons
1808–1901
Marriage: 10 December 1829
Angeline Lousia Terry
1830–1840
Milton Graham Terry
1834–1880
Eliza Jane Terry
1839–1888
Sarah Amelia Terry
1849–1851

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World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
Age 5
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.
1802 · Brass is Discovered
Age 7
"In 1802, brass was identified in Waterbury, Connecticut. This gave the city the nickname ""The Brass City."" Brass dominated the city and helped to create the city. The motto of the city is Quid Aere Perennius, which means What is more lasting than brass? in Latin."
1812
Age 17
War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Name Meaning

(1997: 27333;2007: 62933; 2010: 87000)English and Irish: from the Norman personal name T(h)erry (Old French Thierri), a short form of Theodoric, which is composed of the ancient Germanic elements theud ‘people, race’ + rīc ‘power(ful), rich’. 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 sometimes taken as a derivative of Greek Theodōros (see Theodore ). An Anglo-Norman family of this name has been in County Cork, Ireland, since the 13th century.Irish: sometimes an Anglicized (‘translated’) form of Gaelic Mac Toirdhealbhaigh (see Turley ).

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

Possible Related Names

Terris
Tarry
Tyrie
Theodore
Thierry
Thilges
Tear
Tjarks

Sources (12)

  • Harvey Terry, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Harvey Terry, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Harvey Major in entry for Angeline Louisa Terry, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"

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