John Henry H TERRY Henry C TERRY Owen TERRY Willie M TERRY Flora J TERRY Gertie TERRY Homer TERRY Phoebe J COLLINS Charlie Sylvester TERRY Orville William TERRY Victoria E MONK Unity A DOGGETT Mini tree diagram

James Levi David TERRY1,2,3,4,5

4th Jun 18631,2,3,4 - 31st Mar 19371

Life History

4th Jun 1863

Born in Lynnville, Giles, Tennessee.1,2,3,4

2nd Apr 1882

Married Phoebe J COLLINS in Giles County, Tennessee.5

Jan 1883

Birth of son Henry C TERRY in Giles County, Tennessee.3

May 1888

Birth of son Owen TERRY in Giles County, Tennessee.9,10,3

Sep 1890

Birth of daughter Willie M TERRY in Giles County, Tennessee.3

Jan 1893

Birth of daughter Flora J TERRY in Wise County, Texas.3

Apr 1896

Birth of daughter Gertie TERRY in Wise County, Texas

Mar 1900

Birth of son Homer TERRY in Wise County, Texas.3

16th Oct 1900

Death of Phoebe J COLLINS.11

about 1901

Married Victoria E MONK in Texas.4

30th Oct 1912

Birth of son Charlie Sylvester TERRY in Beckham County, Oklahoma.4,6

26th Oct 1916

Birth of son Orville William TERRY in Oklahoma.4,2,7,8,7

31st Mar 1937

Died in Beckham County, Oklahoma.1

Other facts


Buried in Buffalo Cemetery, Sayre, Beckham County, Oklahoma.1


  • The Tennessee marriage records tell us that James had three givennames, recording his name as James L D Terry.  Genealogies tell us hisfull name was James Levi David Terry.  Several genealogies and sourceshave his name as only James Levi Terry.

    Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002
    Marriage Bond Payment by James L D Terry and bondsman David T Roberts
    Belle Collins
    Spouse: James L D Terry
    Marriage 28 Mar 1882 Giles County

    Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002
    Giles County Marriage Book p 59
    Apr 2 1882
    James L D Terry
    to Belle Collins
    By Charles E Heringer (?unreadable), MG [Minister of the Gospel]

    From the 1900 census record, we can tell that ames and Phoebe moved toTexas between September 1890 and December 1892.

    1900 Federal Census, Wise County, Texas, 2 June, Voting Precinct 9,District 150, page 2B, Hse #23, Fam #24
    Terrey, James L Head W M  June 1863 36 Married 16 yrs TN TN TN FarmerRents
    Terrey, Phoebia J Wife W F Aug 1861 38 Married 16 yrs 7 children/6living TN TN TN
    Terrey, Henry C Son W M Apr Jan 1883 16 Single TN TN TN Farmer
    Terrey, Owen Son W M May 1888 12 Single TN TN TN Farmer
    Terrey, Willie M Dau W M Sept 1890 9 TN TN TN At School
    Terrey, Flora J Dau W M Jan 1893 7 TX TN TN At School
    Terrey, Gertie Dau W M Apr 1896 4 TX TN TN
    Terrey, Homer Son W M Mar 1900 2mos Single TX TN TN

    1920 Federal Census, Beckham County, Oklahoma, 20 January, Mayfield,Buffalo Township, page: 5B, District 2, Hse #90, Fam #95
    Terry, James L Head Owns M W 56 [b abt 1854] TN AL TN farmer
    Terry, Victoria E Wife F W 36 [b abt 1874] TX TX MO
    Terry, Curtie Dau F  W 12 OK TN TX
    Terry, Herbert Son M W 12 OK TN TX Laborer
    Terry, Charles S  Son M W 7 OK TN TX Laborer
    Terry, Orvil Son M W 3yrs2mos [b abt Nov 1916] OK TN TX
    Richardson, George W Grandson M W 8mos OK US TX

    1930 Federal Census, Beckham County, Oklahoma, 3 April, BuffaloTownship, District 2, page 9A, Hse #182, Fam #186
    Terry, J L Head M W 66 First married at age 19 [abt 47 yrs, or 1883]AR AR AR Farmer  [abt 1864]
    Terry, Victoria Wife F W 47 First married at age 18 [abt 29 yrs, or1901] AR AR AR Farm Help [abt 1883]
    Terry, Charlie Son M W 18 OK TN TX Farm Help [abt 1912]
    Terry, Orville Son M W 14 OK TN TX Farm Help [abt 1916]

    James Levi Terry
    Birth Jun. 4, 1863 Lynnville, Giles County, Tennessee
    Death Mar. 31, 1937 Beckham County, Oklahoma

    Parents John Henry H. Terry (1843 - 1924) & Unity A "Eunice" (Doggett)Terry

    Phoebia J Collins Terry (1861 - 1900)
    Victoria E Monk Terry (1883 - 1961)

    Children Frances Bethena Terry Bailey (1903 - 1939)

    Burial Buffalo Cemetery, Sayre, Beckham County, Oklahoma

    Maintained by Emma (Shrum) Butler Duke, Originally Created by SarahLocklin Taylor Sep 19, 2007
    --  Find A Grave Memorial #21662264,


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