Bartholomew Terry

13 May 1865–27 March 1937 (Age 71)
Scott, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Bartholomew

When Bartholomew Terry was born on 13 May 1865, in Scott, Tennessee, United States, his father, James Terry, was 47 and his mother, Mary Matilda Smith, was 42. He married Nancy Chambers on 26 July 1888, in Scott, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Civil District 4, Scott, Tennessee, United States in 1920 and Civil District 4, Claiborne, Tennessee, United States in 1930. He died on 27 March 1937, in Scott, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Litton Cemetery, Oneida, Scott, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Bartholomew Terry
1865–1937
Nancy Chambers
1869–1946
Marriage: 26 July 1888
Pleasant Winford Terry
1889–1979
Emily Terry
1891–1976
Ida Mae Terry
1895–1981
Gayson Terry
1897–1983
E C Terry
1899–
Sallie Terry
1899–1973
Francis Marion Terry
1902–1961
James Harrison Terry
1904–1983

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
26 July 1888
Scott, Tennessee, United States
children

(8)

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    James Terry

    Male1817–1903Male

    Mary Matilda Smith

    Female1823–1895Female

siblings

(11)

    Male1845–1868Male

    Lucinda Terry

    Female1849–Female

    John Terry

    Male1850–1925Male

    Nancy Jane Terry

    Female1852–1925Female

    Female1853–Female

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 1

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.
1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic

Age 13

When a man that had escaped a quarantined steamboat with yellow fever went to a restaurant he infected Kate Bionda the owner. This was the start of the yellow fever epidemic in Memphis, Tennessee. By the end of the epidemic 5,200 of the residence would die.
1886

Age 21

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

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

Sources (3)

  • Bart Tery, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Bart Terry, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Bart Terry, "United States Census, 1930"

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