Maj. Harvey Terry

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

The Life 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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Maj. Harvey Terry
1795–1857
Angeline Hall
1805–1828
Marriage: 15 November 1827

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
15 November 1827
Enfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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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

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)

  • Harvey Terry, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Harvey Terry, "Connecticut, Charles R. Hale Collection, Vital Records, 1640-1955"
  • Harvey Terry Major, "Connecticut, Charles R. Hale Collection, Vital Records, 1640-1955"

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