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 Otis Terry

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Otis Terry

  • Birth 28 Feb 1796 Hardwick, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Death 31 Oct 1887 Fairview, Sanpete County, Utah, USA
  • Burial Fairview, Sanpete County, Utah, USA
  • Plot L1, 30, 5
  • Memorial ID 88074159

EXCERPT FROM SON'S BIO:
History of Pottawatomie County [Iowa], 1907, Volume I, p 1130-1132
Henry A. Terry ... was a son of Otis and Cynthia (Ruggles) Terry, who were natives of Worcester, Massachusetts, and of Irish and Scotch descent. They were reared in the state of their nativity and were married in 1816. The father generally followed the occupation of farming and was engaged in the raising of garden vegetables. Removing to New York, he lived at several places in that state and in 1836 became a resident of Oakland county, Michigan. The following year he removed to Livingston county, Michigan, where he followed farming until 1845, when he went to Knox county, Illinois. Two years later he established his home in Decatur county, Iowa, and in 1847 came to Pottawattamie county. Here he lived until about [1850]... when he went to Utah, where he died at the very venerable age of ninety-three years. His wife died in Decatur county, Iowa, in 1847 at the age of fifty-three years. They were members of the Church of the Latter Day Saints.

MARRIAGE:
6 Mar 1817 to Cynthia Ruggles (b. 26 Sep 1794, d 1847)
abt 1847/1950 to Phylinda Marsh Loveridge

CHILDREN:
Otis Lysander Terry 1818
Chalres Alphonzo Terry 1820
Henry Algernon Terry 1826
Orace Melvin Terry 1831
Edwin Deloss Terry 1833

PIONEER to UTAH:
Warren Foote Company (1850)
About 540 individuals and 104 wagons were in the company when it began its journey from the outfitting post at Kanesville, Iowa (present day Council Bluffs).
Departure: 17 June 1850
Arrival: 17-18, 26 September 1850

Individuals known to have traveled in this company include:
Terry, Charles Alphonzo (30)
Terry, Charles Wilford (5)
Terry, Elizabeth Ann (3)
Terry, Emma Jane (infant)
Terry, Fanny Marilla Loveridge (27)
Terry, Orson Merritt (5)
Terry, Otis (age 54) **
Terry, Otis Lysander (32)
Terry, Phylinda Marsh Loveridge (age 68)
Terry, Phylinda Sylvia Loveridge (30)

BURIAL:
Terry, Otis
Birth: 2/28/1796
Death: 10/31/1887
Place of Death: Fairview, Sanpete, Utah, USA
Grave Location: Fairview Lower Cemetery, L1_30_5
Source: http://history.utah.gov/burials


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  • Created by: Stones Calling
  • Added: 4 Apr 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 88074159
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Otis Terry (28 Feb 1796–31 Oct 1887), Find A Grave Memorial no. 88074159, citing Fairview Pioneer Cemetery, Fairview, Sanpete County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Stones Calling (contributor 47636720) .