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Seth Allen Terry
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Birth: Aug. 18, 1844
Monticello
Sullivan County
New York, USA
Death: Dec. 29, 1918
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA

REPUBLICAN WATCHMAN.
ESTABLISHED 1826.
MONTICELLO, NEW YORK, JANUARY 10, 1919

VETERAN TERRY HIT BY AUTO---DIES
VETERAN OF CIVIL WAR AND MEMBER OF 143RD REGT.
Eighteen Years Old When He Enlisted at Monticello in 1862.

Seth A. Terry, formerly of Monticello, died at the Emergency Hospital, Washington, DC on Dec. 30th, as the result of injuries that he had received on Dec. 10th. He had been to Towson, MD, in a case of law. John Ridout, Esq., for many years a personal friend was stricken with paralysis while he was there and Mr. Terry took him to the Baltimore hospital, where he remained until late in the afternoon, and where Mr. Ridout died during the afternoon. He returned to Washington in the evening and while boarding a car to go to his home was struck by and automobile, and died as stated above.

He was a native of Monticello where he was born Aug. 16, 1844, on the Terry farm, now owned by Byron Corgill, on the Liberty Road. When he was 18 years old he enlisted in Co. A. 143rd Regiment, New York Vlunteers, and served three years in the Civil War. He was a member of Gen. Sherman's command in the famous marchto the sea, and a member of Sargt. William B. McMillen's company.

After leaving the army he went to Washington, and on Jun 13, 1867, married Miss Maggie A. Riggles, daughter of Rev. John Riggles. She died in 1893 and in 1900 he married Miss Rose D. Waldsaur.

Mr. Terry joined the Methodist Episcopal Church in 1861, during the pastorate of Rev. Wm. M. Chipp, and carried his religion with him to his Washington home. He was one of the organizers and builders of the Grace ME Church and was Superintendent of the Grace Sunday School for 43 years.

There were three Terry brothers in the Civil War. They were Capt. John C. Terry, Seth Terry and Augustus Terry.
 
 
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 Parents:
  James Youngs Terry (1805 - 1849)
  Mary Ann Stoddard Terry (1811 - 1886)
 
 Spouses:
  Margaret Ann Riggles Terry (1843 - 1893)
  Rose M D Barghausen Terry (1863 - 1930)
 
 Children:
  George Ernest Terry (1868 - 1931)*
  Eva A Terry Mandler (1875 - 1924)*
 
 Siblings:
  Augustus Winters Terry (____ - 1928)*
  Cephas S Terry (1832 - 1898)*
  John Constantine Terry (1836 - 1921)*
  Charles Henry Terry (1838 - 1928)*
  James Y Terry (1840 - 1864)*
  Mary Frances Terry Allaire (1843 - 1937)*
  Seth Allen Terry (1844 - 1918)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Rock Creek Cemetery
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA
 
Created by: Lewis
Record added: Apr 30, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 36553708
Seth Allen Terry
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Seth Allen Terry
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