Magaline "Maggie" Terry

6 November 1877–3 October 1964 (Age 86)
North Carolina, United States

The Life of Magaline "Maggie"

When Magaline "Maggie" Terry was born on 6 November 1877, in North Carolina, United States, her father, George Richmond Terry, was 21 and her mother, Elizabeth "Betty" Mizelle, was 16. She married Samuel Bynum Whitehurst on 16 February 1896, in Beargrass Township, Martin, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Beaufort, Lons-le-Saunier, Jura, Franche-Comté, France in 1936 and Beaufort, North Carolina, United States in 1964. She died on 3 October 1964, in Leggetts Crossroads, Beaufort, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Whitehurst Cemetery, Aurora, Beaufort, North Carolina, United States.

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Samuel Bynum Whitehurst
Magaline "Maggie" Terry
Marriage: 16 February 1896
Anna Whitehurst
Charlie Mccoy Whitehurst
James Chester Whitehurst
Lula Whitehurst
Samuel Whitehurst
Jimmie Whitehurst
Ida Mae Whitehurst
Alma Whitehurst
Flossie Irene Whitehurst
Gladys Whitehurst

Spouse and Children

16 February 1896
Beargrass Township, Martin, North Carolina, United States


+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    George Richmond Terry


    Elizabeth "Betty" Mizelle




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World Events (8)

1886 · The Statue of Liberty

Age 9

The Statue of Liberty that is in France is identical to the one that sits in New York. The Statue was sent over from France. It symbolizes the alliance between the two countries. The French have nicknamed it the Laboulaye Lady
1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

Age 20

In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.

Age 23

Paris, France hosts Summer Olympic Games.

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)

  • Maggie Whitehurst in household of Samuel Whitehurst, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Maggie Whitehurst in household of Sam Whitehurst, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Maggie Tarry in household of George Tarry, "United States Census, 1880"

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