Duncan Lewis TERRY Corra E TERRY Thomas William TERRY Edna B YAZELL Thomas Lewis TERRY Alphonso Brown TERRY Temperance Evalena TERRY Tabitha Ann BROWN Mini tree diagram
Joseph William TERRY

Joseph William TERRY1,2,3,8,5,6,7

31st Oct 18791,2,3,4,5,6,7 - 22nd Jun 19395,6

Life History

31st Oct 1879

Born in Lampasas, Lampasas, Texas.1,2,3,4,5,6,7

about 1903

Married Edna B YAZELL in Texas

18th Jun 1903

Birth of son Thomas William TERRY in Lampasas, Lampasas, Texas.3,8,7,5

22nd Jun 1939

Died in Globe, Gila, Arizona.5,6

Carcinoma of Esophagus

25th Jun 1939

Buried in Globe Cemetery, Globe, Gila County, Arizona.5,6

Notes

  • In the 1880 census, Joseph's names are reversed, as Wm J.

    1880 Federal Census, Fannin County, Texas, 9 June, Precinct 6,District 9, page 17, Hse/Fam #149
    Terry, Duncan W M 30  Laborer GA SC GA
    Terry, Tabitha W F 22 Wife Keeping House TX TN TN
    Terry, Wm J  W M 7mos born Nov 1879 Son TX GA TX

    In 1910  Joseph was living in the east Texas county of Runnels,southeast of Dallas.

    1910 Federal Census, Runnels County, Texas, 28 April, Justice Precinct3, District 216, page 8B, Hse/Fam #141
    Terry, Joe Head M W 30 Married 8 years TX TX TXFarmer Rents
    Terry, Edna Wife F W 24 Married 8 years 1 child/1 living TX TX TX
    Terry, Thos W Son M W 7 Single TX TX TX

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    In the 1910 census I found another very similar famly that appear tobe related to his line, but I have not yet identified them  They areWill J Terry and his wife Gertrude in Angelina County, Texas.  Willand Gertrude have an 8 month old son named Thomas W.
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    In 1918 they were living in Fannin County, Texas.

    World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
    Joseph William Terry
    Residence Dodd City, Fannin County, Texas
    Birth Date 31 Oct 1879
    Farmer, Wife Mrs Edna Terry
    Tall, Slender, Blue Eyes, Brown Hair
    Registered 12 September 1918
    Signed with his mark

    Somtime within the next two years, Joseph and Edna moved to WestTexas.  In 1920, we find Joseph and his family in Coke County.  Hiswidowed brother Alphonso is living with him.

    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

    Notice that Joseph is enumerated as a 7-month old in the census 1880census in Fannin County, Texas.  But his death certificate reports hisplace of birth as Lampassas in Lampassas County. Fannin is innortheast Texas on the Red River.  His FAG memorial says he was bornin Lampassas County, in west central Texas.

    Joseph William Terry
    Birth Oct 31, 1879 Lampasas, Lampasas County, Texas
    Death Jun 22, 1939 Globe, Gila County, Arizona
    Parents  Tabitha A Brown Terry (1854 - 1935)
    Burial Globe Cemetery, Globe, Gila County, Arizona
    Created by Cece Mar 13, 2009
    --  Find A Grave Memorial #34756006,http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=34756006

Sources

  • 1. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
  • 2. 1880 Federal Census, Fannin County, Texas
    • 9 June, Precinct 6, District 9, page 17, Hse/Fam #149
  • 3. 1920 Federal Census, Coke County, Texas
    • 8 March, Justice Precinct 4, District 20, page 6B, Hse #129, Fam #130
  • 4. Terry Family Historian -- discussion
    • Location: http://www.terry-family-historian.com/guestlog.htm;
  • 5. Find a Grave Memorial Registry
  • 6. Arizona Death Certificates, 1870 - 1963
  • 7. 1910 Federal Census, Runnels County, Texas
    • 28 April, Justice Precinct 3, District 216, page 8B, Hse/Fam #141
  • 8. Terry Family Historian -- discussion
    • Location: http://www.terry-family-historian.com/guestlog.htm;
    • Jacque Watkins, 23 Jul 2003

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