Lucy Jane Weston

1820–1923 (Age 102)
Simsbury, Hartford, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Lucy Jane

When Lucy Jane Weston was born on 25 November 1820, in Simsbury, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, her father, Loren Westen, was 28 and her mother, Rachel Lury Case, was 23. She married Charles Mills Terry in 1841, in Simsbury, Hartford, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Chauncey, Tippecanoe, Indiana, United States in 1880 and Wabash Township, Tippecanoe, Indiana, United States in 1910. She died on 4 January 1923, in Lafayette, Tippecanoe, Indiana, United States, at the age of 102, and was buried in Greenbush Cemetery, Lafayette, Tippecanoe, Indiana, United States.

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Lucy Jane Weston
Charles Mills Terry
Marriage: 1841
Charles Terry
Frank Terry
William Ernest Terry
Jennie Terry

Spouse & Children

Simsbury, Hartford, Connecticut, United States


  • Charles Terry


  • Frank Terry


  • Male1857–1949Male

  • Female1862–1954Female

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World Events (8)

1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land

Age 1

A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.
1825 · State Capital Moves to Indianapolis

Age 5

The state capital was moved from Corydon to Indianapolis on January 10, 1825.
1848 · Slavery is Abolished

Age 28

In 1840, the American Anti-Slavery Society split and slavery started being outlawed in the state. In Canterbury, Connecticut, Prudence Crandall started a school for young African American girls. The people got mad and Crandall was taken to court. The case was lost and that was the beginning of many other cases that would be lost, but it was also the start of having slavery abolished.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: habitational name from any of numerous places named Weston, from Old English west ‘west’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.2 English: variant of Whetstone .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Lucy J Terry in household of Charles Terry, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lucy J Terry in household of Charles Terry, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lucy J Terry in household of C M Terry, "United States Census, 1860"

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