She was born in TN to Stephen W. & Volumnia Adams Terry. She was the wife of John W. Black married 1870 when she was 16 and he was 25. He was born in Mississippi. She had children Nellie G. Terry Barnett b. 1875 - Texas; Aubrey C. Terry Blantz b. 1879 - Texas; William L. Terry b. 1882 - Texas.