James Levi David TERRY Henry C TERRY Owen TERRY Willie M TERRY Flora J TERRY Gertie TERRY Homer TERRY Mini tree diagram

Phoebe J COLLINS1,2,3

also known as Belle Terry

7th Aug 18611,2 - 16th Oct 19001

Life History

7th Aug 1861


2nd Apr 1882

Married James Levi David TERRY in Giles County, Tennessee.3

Jan 1883

Birth of son Henry C TERRY in Giles County, Tennessee.2

May 1888

Birth of son Owen TERRY in Giles County, Tennessee.4,5,2

Sep 1890

Birth of daughter Willie M TERRY in Giles County, Tennessee.2

Jan 1893

Birth of daughter Flora J TERRY in Wise County, Texas.2

Apr 1896

Birth of daughter Gertie TERRY in Wise County, Texas

Mar 1900

Birth of son Homer TERRY in Wise County, Texas.2

16th Oct 1900


after 16th Oct 1900

Buried in Pleasant Grove Cemetery #03, Chico, Wise County, Texas.1


  • A couple of genealogies spell here name the standard way as Pheobe.  Acouple of others have the speling Phoebia, found on the 1900 census.Her gravestone has simply Belle Terry and the dates of birth anddeath:  Aug. 7, 1861, Oct. 16, 1900.

    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 birth dates of the children in the 1900 census record, we cantell that James and Phoebe moved to Texas between September 1890 andDecember 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 Wife W F Aug 1861 38 Married 16 yrs 7 children/6living TN TN TN
    Terrey, Henry C Son W M 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

    Phoebia J "Belle" Collins Terry
    Birth Aug. 7, 1861
    Death Oct. 16, 1900
    Spouse James Levi Terry (1863 - 1937)
    Burial Pleasant Grove Cemetery #03, Chico, Wise County, Texas
    Created by Richard Hollis Oct 27, 2009
    --  Find A Grave Memorial #43595152,http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=43595152


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