Delillian Ann Terry

28 December 1931–24 March 2007 (Age 75)
Clifton Forge, Alleghany, Virginia, United States

The Life of Delillian Ann

When Delillian Ann Terry was born on 28 December 1931, in Clifton Forge, Alleghany, Virginia, United States, her father, Master Sergeant Brance Edward Terry, was 26 and her mother, Myrtle Lee Vest, was 23. She married Charles Richard Burger on 22 December 1950, in Alleghany, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died on 24 March 2007, in Low Moor, Alleghany, Virginia, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Alleghany Memorial Park, Low Moor, Alleghany, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Richard Burger
Delillian Ann Terry
Marriage: 22 December 1950
Sarah Lee Burger

Spouse and Children

    Charles Richard Burger



22 December 1950
Alleghany, Virginia, United States


    Sarah Lee Burger


Parents and Siblings



    Margaret Omelia Terry


    Leroy Edward Terry



    James Robert Terry


    Philip Kent Terry


World Events (8)


Age 1

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.
1941 · Pentagon is Built in Arlington

Age 10

The Pentagon was developed as the Department of Defense had outgrown the other buildings were it was previous located.The groundbreaking for the Pentagon was on September 11, 1941. When the Pentagon was being built, it was determined that it could be no taller than four stories high. Colonel Leslie R. Groves was the supervisor of the project, he would later become known for helping on the Manhattan Project.
1951 · The Twenty-Second Amendment

Age 20

Before the Twenty-second Amendment, the Presidency didn’t have a set number limit on how many times they could be elected or re-elected to the office of President of the United States. The Amendment sets that limit to two times, consecutively or not, and sets additional conditions for presidents who succeed to the unexpired terms of their predecessors.

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)

  • Mrs George Or Delillian Tucker in entry for Master Sergeant Brance Edward Terry, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Ann Terry Delillian in entry for Michael Lee Nicely and Regina Ann Burger, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"
  • Mrs Dellion Tucker in entry for Leroy Edward Terry, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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