Joel Terry

23 May 1812–4 September 1891 (Age 79)
Palmyra, Ontario, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Joel

When Joel Terry was born on 23 May 1812, in Palmyra, Ontario, New York, United States, his father, Parshall Terry, III, was 33 and his mother, Hannah Terry, was 25. He married Maria Anderson on 20 January 1834, in Home Township, Algoma, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Rockville Election Precinct, Kane, Utah, United States in 1880. He died on 4 September 1891, in Uintah, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Uintah, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joel Terry
Roemma Garner
Marriage: 1861
Mary Terry
Amy Terry
Charles Terry
Maria Terry
Thomas Terry
Sarah Terry
Lyda Louvisa Terry
Marilla Jeanette Terry
Phillip Lafayette Terry
Joshua Terry
Albert Terry
Alice Elnora Terry
Anna Terry

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  • Marriage
    1861Uintah, Weber, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 7
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    Age 15
    Historical Boundaries: 1827: Hancock, Illinois, United States
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 24
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    Name Meaning

    English and Irish: from the Norman personal name T(h)erry (Old French Thierri), a short form of Theodoric, which is composed of the ancient Germanic elements theud ‘people, race’ + rīc ‘power(ful), rich’. 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 sometimes taken as a derivative of Greek Theodōros (see Theodore ). An Anglo-Norman family of this name has been in County Cork, Ireland, since the 13th century.Irish: sometimes an Anglicized (‘translated’) form of Gaelic Mac Toirdhealbhaigh (see Turley ).

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

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    Biography of Joel TERRY

    History of Terry Joel (Note in pencil: sent in by Amy Terry Hasley) Joel Terry son of Parshall Terry and Hannah Terry whose maiden name was also Terry, was born May 23rd 1812 at Palmyra New Y …

    Sources (107)

    • Joel Terry in entry for Amy Carter, "Montana, County Births and Deaths, 1840-2004"
    • John D Terry, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Joel Terry in entry for Jerry G. Carter and Amy Clapp, "Montana, County Marriages, 1865-1950"

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