John Tarry

11 May 1735–8 July 1807 (Age 72)
Appleford, Berkshire, England

The Life Summary of John

When John Tarry was born on 11 May 1735, in Appleford, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Richard Tarry, was 35 and his mother, Christian Brooks, was 38. He married Elizabeth Honey on 8 November 1762, in Sunningwell, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He died on 8 July 1807, in Appleford, Berkshire, England, at the age of 72, and was buried in Appleford, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom.

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John Tarry
Elizabeth Honey
Marriage: 8 November 1762
James Tarry
John Tarry

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 November 1762Sunningwell, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom
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    World Events (6)

    1752 · Gregorian Calendar is Adopted
    Age 17
    Gregorian calendar was adopted in England in 1752. That year, Wednesday, September 2, 1752, was followed by Thursday, September 14th, 1752, which caused the country to skip ahead eleven days.
    1754 · Seven Years' War
    Age 19
    The Seven Years' War began as a North American conflict then stretched between England and France. England, along with allies, battled France in America, India, and Europe, making it arguably the first global war. The conflict ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris in 1763 and England was victorious. The Seven Years' war ultimately led to discontent in the colonies and the American Revolution.
    1770 · Boston Tea Party
    Age 35
    Thousands of British troops were sent to Boston to enforce Britain's tax laws. Taxes were repealed on all imports to the American Colonies except tea. Americans, disguised as Native Americans, dumped chests of tea imported by the East India Company into the Boston Harbor in protest. This escalated tensions between the American Colonies and the British government.

    Name Meaning

    English (Northamptonshire and Leicestershire; of Norman origin): variant of Terry 1.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (13)

    • John Tarry in entry for John Tarry, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • John Tarrey, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"
    • John Terry, "England, Berkshire, Parish Registers, 1515-1993"

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