Manville Terry

26 January 1905–13 August 1964 (Age 59)
Liberty Township, Barry, Missouri, United States

The Life of Manville

When Manville Terry was born on 26 January 1905, in Liberty Township, Barry, Missouri, United States, his father, Eli Cannon Terry, was 35 and his mother, Mary Ella Buchanan, was 23. He lived in Barry, Missouri, United States in 1935 and Genesee Township, Genesee, Michigan, United States in 1940. He died on 13 August 1964, at the age of 59, and was buried in Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Midland, Midland, Michigan, United States.

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Eli Cannon Terry
Mary Ella Buchanan
Manville Terry
Beryl Terry
Opal Nellie Terry
Raymond Terry
Mabel Velma Terry
Gerald Carter Terry

Parents and Siblings

    Eli Cannon Terry





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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1906 · Licencing Butchers

Age 1

A law that makes it a crime to misbrand meat being sold as food, and ensures that the meat is slaughtered and processed under sanitary conditions.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

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Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

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)

  • Manvill Terry, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Manville Terry in household of Eli Terry, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Manville Terry in household of Eli C Terry, "United States Census, 1910"

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