James Daniel TERRY James Levi David TERRY Unity A DOGGETT Mary Margaret MURRAY Elizabeth Ann CARTER Mini tree diagram

John Henry H TERRY2,3,5,1,4

12th Aug 18432,3,1 - 13th Dec 19244

Life History

12th Aug 1843

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


Married Unity A DOGGETT.9

4th Jun 1863

Birth of son James Levi David TERRY in Lynnville, Giles, Tennessee.5,6,7,8


Death of Unity A DOGGETT in Giles County, Tennessee.9

19th Apr 1870

Married Mary Margaret MURRAY in Lynnville, Giles, Tennessee.3,10

5th Oct 1921

Death of Mary Margaret MURRAY in Alvord, Wise, Texas.10,11

13th Dec 1924

Died in Alvord, Wise, Texas.3,1

(most likely)

14th Dec 1924

Died in Wise County, Texas.4

(less likely)

after 13th Dec 1924

Buried in Alvord Cemetery, Alvord, Wise County, Texas.1


  • John's name on the Texas Death Index is John H H Terry.  The Indexreports his death date as 14 December 1924.  Other sources indicate hedied on 13 December 1924.

    Texas Death Index
    Deaths 1903-1940
    John H H Terry
    Wise County 14 Dec 1924
    No 40855

    Family Data Collection - Individual Records
    John H Terry
    Spouse: Mary Margaret
    Parents: James D Terry, Elizabeth Ester
    Birth 12 Aug 1843 Lynnville, Giles Co, TN
    Marriage 1862 Lynnville, Giles Co, TN
    Death 13 Dec 1924 Alvord, Wise Co, TX

    1900 Federal Census, Wise County, Texas, 1 June, Voting Precinct 5,District 137, page 1A, Hse #4, Fam #5
    Terry, J H Head W M  Aug 1843 56 Married 39 yrs TN VA VA Farmer Rents
    Terry, M M Wife W F Sep 1843 56 Married 39 yrs 6 children/5 living TNVA VA
    Terry, John Son W M Apr 1871 29 Single TN TN TN
    Polly, Anna Dau W M July 1873 26 Widow 3 children/3 living TN TN TN
    Williams, Irvie Grandson W M Jan 1888 12 Single TN TN TN
    Poly [sic], Tully Grandson W M Aug 1892 7 Single TX TN TN
    Poly [sic], Ina Granddau W F Apr 1894 6 Single TX TN TN

    The 1900 census indicates Anna Polly is a widow and apparently waswidowed twice.  Her oldest son is surnamed Williams, and the other twoare named Polly (spelled Poly here, in contrast to Anna's surname).
    John Henry H. Terry
    Birth Aug. 12, 1843 Giles County, Tennessee
    Death Dec. 13, 1924 Alvord, Wise County Texas

    Son of James Daniel & Elizabeth Ann Carter "Betsy" (Collie) Terry.John married #1 Unity A. "Eunice" Doggett - #2 Mary Margaret Murray.

    Civil War Pension appl states he enlisted as a private in Co. G, 55thTN Infantry on 25 Oct 1861 in Trenton, TN. He was captured at IslandNo. 10, Apr 8, 1862 and was exchanged near Vicksburg, Sept. 20, 1862.

    Unity A Doggett Terry (1847 - 1869)
    Mary Margaret Murray Terry (1843 - 1921)

    James Levi Terry (1863 - 1937)
    Ada Terry Norton (1866 - 1929)
    Una Jane Terry Greeson (1869 - 1934)
    John Richard Terry (1871 - 1950)

    Burial Alvord Cemetery, Alvord, ise County, Texas, Plot: 1S

    Maintained by Emma (Shrum) Butler Duke,
    Originally Created by WiseCountyTexas.info Nov 06, 2006
    --  Find A Grave Memorial #16498345,http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=16498345


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