Mary Emma Reid

7 June 1840–2 August 1918 (Age 78)
Golden Point, Adams, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Mary Emma

When Mary Emma Reid was born on 7 June 1840, in Golden Point, Adams, Illinois, United States, her father, John H. Reid, was 58 and her mother, Sarah Courter, was 33. She married Joshua Terry on 20 January 1857, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 8 daughters. She lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 2 August 1918, in Draper, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Draper, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joshua Terry
1825–1915
Mary Emma Reid
1840–1918
Marriage: 20 January 1857
William Johnson Terry
1856–1935
Mary Ann Terry
1858–1913
Joshua Parshall Terry
1860–1941
Sarah Ann Terry
1861–1940
Hunter Terry
1863–1945
Hannah Louisa Terry
1865–1947
Deborah Rosetta Terry
1867–1879
Emma Elizabeth Terry
1869–1948
Elisha Tarbox Terry
1871–1878
Joseph Hyrum Terry
1873–1878
Porter Moroni Terry
1875–1879
Valeria Prudence Terry
1877–1879
Dency Marilla Terry
1879–1879
Margery Ellen Terry
1880–1880
Redell Steven Terry
1882–1948

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 January 1857Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (15)

    +10 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1846
    Age 6
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized
    Age 8
    Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.
    1861 · Simple life to Soldiers
    Age 21
    Illinois contributed 250,000 soldiers to the Union Army, ranking it fourth in terms of the total men fighting for a single state. Troops mainly fought in the Western side of the Appalachian Mountains, but a few regiments played important roles in the East side. Several thousand Illinoisians died during the war. No major battles were fought in the state, although several towns became sites for important supply depots and navy yards. Not everyone in the state supported the war and there were calls for secession in Southern Illinois several residents. However, the movement for secession soon died after the proposal was blocked.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: variant of Reed , of which Reid is the common modern Scots spelling.History: Samuel Chester Reid (1783–1861), the sea captain who designed the stars and stripes form of the present the American flag, was born at Norwich, CT. His father, Lt. John Reid, a former British naval officer of a distinguished Glasgow family, had resigned his commission and joined the cause of the American Revolution.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Reed

    Story Highlight

    Personal History of Mary Emma Reid Terry

    The only date I can find for Mary's baptism is 1847 which would indicate she was only 7 years of age instead of 8 years old. In checking with some older people, they indicated that in "their" youth, …

    Sources (69)

    • Mary A Terry in household of Joshua Terry, "United States Census, 1870"
    • M E Reid in entry for Redell S Terry and Ruby Atwood, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Emma Reid in entry for Emma Terry Brown, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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