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 Edward Young Terral

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Edward Young Terral

  • Birth 13 Dec 1839 Jasper County, Mississippi, USA
  • Death 8 Jun 1910 Cameron County, Texas, USA
  • Burial Milam County, Texas, USA
  • Memorial ID 73771500

Edward Young was the son of James Stephens Terral Sr. and Alletha Heidelberg. E.Y. married his first wife, Adele Theona "Addie" Touchstone, on Feburary 15, 1863, in Milam County, Texas. Adele Theona "Addie" Touchstone was born July 8, 1844, in Jasper County, Mississippi. She died on June 19, 1879 in Maysfield, Milam, Texas.
Edward Young married his second wife, Elizabeth Davis in Feburary of 1880. Elizabeth died in March of 1881.
E.Y. married for a third time. His third wife's name was Sarah Ann Jennings. They married Feburary 23, 1888, in San Marcos, Texas. She was born November 27, 1849 in Pototoc County, Mississippi. She died on November 27, 1945, in Cameron, Milam County, Texas. Sarah Ann was the daughter of William Jennings and Melvina Humphreys.
Edward Young Terral was a Lieutenant with the Jasper Grays and a judge in Milam County, Texas. He served as a member of the Board of County Commissioners for eight years - from 1878 to 1886 - from Precinct No. 2.
Info submitted by Sally Terral.

Judge E.Y. Terral oversaw the construction of the Milam County Courthouse. His photo, along with other judges is on display there. In addition, some of his belongings are on display in the Milam County Museum and a pair of his chairs are in the law library.

OBITUARY:
Dallas Morning News. June 9, 1910. Judge E.Y. Terral Dead. Cameron, Tex., June 8. -- Judge E.Y. Terral died at his residence here last night after a protracted illness. He was about 70 years old and a native of Mississippi. He belonged to Company F, Sixteenthh Mississippi, and performed service in the Confederacy. He was a man of positive convictions and a Democrat of the old "Hickory Jackson" type. He served as County Commissioner several years, and was County Judge from 1886 to 1892. He had a brother who was a member of the Supreme Court of Mississippi at the time of his death. Funeral and burial were observed at the Slocomb graveyard, near town, this afternoon. Judge Terral was a member of the Primitive Baptist Church.



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  • Created by: Family Project
  • Added: 22 Jul 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 73771500
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Edward Young Terral (13 Dec 1839–8 Jun 1910), Find A Grave Memorial no. 73771500, citing Brewer-Slocomb Cemetery, Milam County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Family Project (contributor 47480503) .