William H Terry

1864–
Calhoun, Mississippi, United States

The Life of William H

When William H Terry was born in 1864, in Calhoun, Mississippi, United States, his father, William C Terry, was 37 and his mother, Elizabeth Jane Parkerson, was 26. He lived in Beat 1, Calhoun, Mississippi, United States in 1880.

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Family Time Line

William C Terry
1827–1887
Elizabeth Jane Parkerson
1838–1922
Josephine Terry
1856–
James Terry
1859–
Albert Terry
1862–
William H Terry
1864–
Mary J Terry
1868–
Matthew Terry
1870–0014
George Q Terry
1870–1938
Emma Terry
1875–
Walter Terry
1877–1943
Robert Jackson Terry
1882–1946

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World Events (8)

1865

Age 1

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1877 · Mississippi State Board of Health is Created

Age 13

In 1877, the Mississippi State Board of Health was established to protect and advance health throughout the state. There are several different categories that fall under their watch such as disease, environment, injury, standard care, shots, keep records, and more.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 32

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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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  • Wm H Terry in household of Wm C Terry, "United States Census, 1880"

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