Sadie Terry

17 August 1914–29 January 2003 (Age 88)
Iva, Anderson, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Sadie

When Sadie Terry was born on 17 August 1914, in Iva, Anderson, South Carolina, United States, her father, Richard Ervin Terry, was 25 and her mother, Carrie Elizabeth Bruce, was 21. She lived in Corner Township, Anderson, South Carolina, United States in 1920. She died on 29 January 2003, in Iva, Anderson, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 88.

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Haskell Z Loftis
1917–1958
Sadie Terry
1914–2003

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 2

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1916 · Anthony Crawford Lynched

Age 2

South Carolina native, father to 13 children, and a local farmer, Anthony Crawford, is lynched on October 21, 1916, in Abbeyville, South Carolina. The lynching is followed after Crawford has an arguement with a white storekeeper.
1941

Age 27

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

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)

  • Sadie Terry in household of Richard E Terry, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Sadie Terry in household of Richard E Terry, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mrs Sadie Loftis in entry for Mrs Carrie Bruce Iva Terry, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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