Duncan Lewis TERRY Corra E TERRY Joseph William TERRY Thomas Lewis TERRY Lena Ethel TERRY Chester TERRY Lester TERRY James Milton TERRY Temperance TERRY Duncan Lee TERRY Leanora BLAND Primeraesposa DE ALFONSO Temperance Evalena TERRY Tabitha Ann BROWN Mini tree diagram

Alphonso Brown TERRY1,2,3,4,7,6

17th May 18871,2,3,4,5,6 - 10th Nov 19447,6

Life History

17th May 1887

Born in Goldthwaite, Brown, Texas.1,2,3,4,5,6

before 1920

Death of Primeraesposa DE ALFONSO in Coke County, Texas.1

about 1921

Married Leanora BLAND in Coke County, Texas

26th Aug 1921

Birth of daughter Lena Ethel TERRY in Tennyson, Coke, Texas.3,8,6

10th Apr 1923

Birth of son Chester TERRY in Orange, Orange, Texas.10,8

10th Apr 1923

Birth of son Lester TERRY in Orange County, Texas.11

26th Jul 1923

Death of son Chester TERRY in Coryell County, Texas.8,9

27th Jul 1923

Death of son Lester TERRY in Coryell County, Texas.9

21st Sep 1925

Birth of son James Milton TERRY in Coryell County, Texas.12,13,5

25th Jul 1934

Birth of son Temperance TERRY in Nolan County, Texas.4

12th Feb 1941

Birth of son Duncan Lee TERRY in Nolan County, Texas.11,14

10th Nov 1944

Died in Bronte, Coke, Texas.7,6

after 10th Nov 1944

Buried in Fairview Cemetery, Bronte, Coke County, Texas.6


Married Primeraesposa DE ALFONSO.1


  • Alphonso's WWI draft registration says he was born in Goldthwaite,Texas.

    "Goldthwaite (established 1885) is a small city located in MillsCounty in Central Texas. The population was 1,802 at the 2000 census.It is the county seat of Mills County, which is named for John T.Mills, a justice of the Supreme Court for the Third, Seventh, andEighth districts of the former Republic of Texas. Goldthwaite islocated in the western portion of the Texas Hill Country. Theelevation is 1,580 feet. Goldthwaite is situated at the intersectionsof U.S. Highways 84 and 183, Texas State Highway 16, and TexasFarm-to-Market Roads 572 and 574."
    --  "Goldthwaite, Texas" Wikipedia,http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Goldthwaite,_Texas

    World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
    Alphonso Brown Terry
    Residence Tennyson, Coke County, Texas, Farmer
    Born 17 May 1887 Goldthwaite [Brown County, now Mills County], Texas
    Married (no name stated)
    Medium Height, Stout Build, Gray Eyes, Light Hair
    Registered 8 June 1917, Coke County, Texas
    Signed A B Terry

    In the 1920 census, Alphonso is enumerated in the household of hisbrother Joseph William Terry in Coke County, Texas.  He is reported asa widower, but I have not found information about his marriage or hisfirst wife's name.  There were apparently no children from the firstmarriage.  I have not found any information about any children fromthis marriage.

    1920 Federal Census, Coke County, Texas, 8 March, Justice Precinct 4,District 20, page 6B, Hse #129, Fam #130
    Terry, Joseph W Head  Rents M W 40 TX GA TX Farm Laborer, Working Out
    Terry, Edna Wife F W 35 TX US US
    Terry, Thomas W Son M W 15 TX TX TX
    Terry, Alfonzo B Brother M W 32 Widower TX TX TX Farmer

    1930 Federal Census, Tom Green County, Texas, 2 April, San Angelo,District 1, page 12, 512 N Oakes St, Hse/Fam #12
    Terry, Alphonso B Head Owns $750 No Radio M W 33 Married at 33 TX GATX Mortar Man, Building Contractor
    Terry, Leanora Wife F W 28 Married at 18 TX TX TX
    Terry, Lena E Dau F W 8 TX TX TX
    Terry, James M Son M W 4yrs6mos TX TX TX

    0 Lewis Terry b 1770 SC b 1765 VA
    + Constance

    1 Joseph Lewis Terry b 12 Mar 1814 Pendleton SC d 23 Aug 1880 Milam CoTX
    + Dovinah Walker

    2 Duncan Lewis Terry b 29 Jun 1850 Murray Co GA d bef 1900
    + Tabitha Ann Brown

    3 Alfonso Brown (Jack) Terry b 17 May 1887 Mills Co TX d 08 Nov 1944Coke Co TX
    + Leanora Bland

    4 Tempie Terry b 25 Jul 1934 Nolan Co TX d 20 May 2003 Natrona Co WY
    + Robert Cavness

    Contact: Jacque Watkins jjwatkins AT aol.com
    --  World Families DNA,http://www.worldfamilies.net/surnames/terry/pats

    The Texas Birth Index record of his children's birth indicatesAlphonso and Leanora had moved to the east, where their daughter Lenawas born in Hill County in 1921 and their son in James Milton was bornin neighboring Coryell County in 1925.

    Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997
    Certificate Number #60830
    James Milton Terry
    Birth 21 Sep 1925 Coryell County

    Texas Death Index, 1903-2000
    Certificate #50554
    Alphonso Brown Terry
    Death 10 Nov 1944 Coke County

    A B "Jack" Terry
    Birth May 17, 1887 Goldthwaite, Mills County, Texas
    Death Nov. 8, 1944 Bronte, Coke County, Texas
    Spouse Leanora Bland Terry/Snyder (1903 - 1971)
    Lena Ethel Terry White (1921 - 1988)
    James Milton Terry (1925 - 1969)
    Tempie Terry Powell (1934 - 2003)
    Duncan Lee Terry (1941 - 1992)
    Burial Fairview Cemetery, Bronte, Coke County, Texas
    Created by Sandra Brookshire Behne Feb 04, 2012
    --  Find A Grave Memorial #84483841,http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=84483841


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