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Thomas Terry
Posted by: JSpruell Date: February 08, 2002 at 18:44:39
In Reply to: Re: Jasper Terry & Mary Hart, m. July 29, 1735 by JSpruell of 7756

Descendants of Thomas Terry

1. Thomas1 Terry was born circa 1653 in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, and died 1714 in Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

Notes for Thomas Terry:
2th of 10th month of 1688
Thomas Terry Testified at the trial of Thomas Millard (plea of debt) . "Thomas Terry Attested Saith he wrought at the mill and to his knowledge Thomas Millard wanted plank to work on and further saith not."
... Courts of Quarter Sessions and Common Pleas of Bucks County PA 1684-1700, page 97-98. As listed in the article by Kenneth Dyer, "William Terry of Botetourt County". Terry Family Historian, Nov-Dec 1999.

October 12, 1694       Bucks County, Pennsylvania
Thomas Terry witnessed a deed from "John Budd, town and county of Philadelphia, merchant and attorney to Thomas Bennett and Mary, his wife of ..."
... Recorded the 12th da, 10th mo, 1694.
... in Abstracts of Bucks County, Pennsylvania Land Records 1684-1723 by Charlotte D. Meldrum (page 44 of original land records)

April 2, 1695
"Action Wm Rakestraw plt agt Tho Terry deft. the deft made answer he had not seen or heard that any Complt was entered agt him whereupon the Court Granted the Deft a non suite."
... Courts of Quarter Sessions and Common Pleas of Bucks County PA 1684-1700, page 286. As listed in the article by Kenneth Dyer, "William Terry of Botetourt County". Terry Family Historian, Nov-Dec 1999.

Feb 11, 1696       Bucks County, Pennsylvania
Thomas Terry witnessed the appointment of Daniel Beaks, Bucks Co., attorney for John Budd.
... in Abstracts of Bucks County, Pennsylvania Land Records 1684-1723 by Charlotte D. Meldrum (page 45 of original land records)

March 8, 1698/99
"Thomas Terry, Jasper Terry, Lawrence Pearson, Enoch Pearson all attested during the trial of James Alman and Benjamin Cook -- accused of tying straw to a horse's tayle and setting it on fire."
... Courts of Quarter Sessions and Common Pleas of Bucks County PA 1684-1700, page 377. As listed in the article by Kenneth Dyer, "William Terry of Botetourt County". Terry Family Historian, Nov-Dec 1999.

Jan 24, 1701       Bucks County, Pennsylvania
Thomas Terry purchased 100 acres of land in Bristol Twp, as identified in the Oct 22, 1714 entry of Jasper Terry.
... Recorded June 18, 1705
... Philadelphia Patent Book A, Vol 2, pp. 57-8

14 Dec 1704       Bucks County, Pennsylvania
A deed of Edmund Lovett of Bristol Township to John Adington "in the place and county afsd." mentions the property adjoins Thomas Terry's line.
... Recorded 15 Jan 1704
... in Abstracts of Bucks County, Pennsylvania Land Records 1684-1723 by Charlotte D. Meldrum (page 193 of original land records)

1704
Thomas Terry serves as Administrator for unknown will.
... Index of Administrations, page 226. Registry of Wills Office of the City of Philadelphia
... as listed in Richard T. & Mildred C. Williams. 1971. Index of Wills & Administration Records Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

27 Dec 1706       Bucks County, Pennsylvania
Joshua Terry witnesses the recording of a deed of Thomas Watson, Jr, Bucks Co.
... in Abstracts of Bucks County, Pennsylvania Land Records 1684-1723 by Charlotte D. Meldrum (page 300 of original land records)

Oct 22, 1714       Bucks County, Pennsylvania
"Jasper Terry of Bristol Twp in B, yeoman, and Susannah, his wife, greeting. William Penn, Esq, Proprietary and Governor, by patent dated 24th day of the 1st month 1701, granted to Thomas Terry late of the said place deceased, a certain parcel of about 100 acres of land in Bristol Twp, bounded by Edmond Lovett, vacant land, John Hiett, Anthony Burton, Phineas Pemberton, as by the patent recorded at Philadelphia in Patent Book A, Vol 2, pp. 57-8. Now know that Jasper Terry (eldest son and heir of said Thomas Terry deceased) and said Susannah Terry (wife of the said Jasper Terry), for 72 pounds 10 shillings, sell to John Bown of B, husbandman, the 100 acres of land. "
... Signed Oct 22, 1714
... Jasper Terry (his mark), Susanna Terry.
... Wit: William Baldwin, Edmond Lovett, Edmond Lovett Jr.
... Recorded Apr 7, 1715
... Bucks County Deed Book 5, page 91.

14 August 1739       Orange County, Virginia
Jesper Terry purchased 1 cow and calf at the estate sale of Samuel Worthington
... Orange County Will Book 1, pages 210-212
       
Child of Thomas Terry is:
+ 2 i.       Jaspar2 Terry, born on before 1675 in Bucks County, Pennsylvania.
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2. Jaspar2 Terry (Thomas1) was born on or before 1675 in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. He married Susannah 1710 in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. She was born 1689 in Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

Notes for Jaspar Terry:
1736, 3, 18
Thomas, s Jasper, Bucks Co., m Jane Neel, dt John, Bucks Co. at Fall MH
... William Wade Hinshaw. Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Volume 2, page 1032

1736, 6,6.
John s Jasper, granted certificate to Wrightstown MM
... William Wade Hinshaw. Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Volume 2, page 1032

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Other Terry's living in the area
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28 Septempber 1752
"John Macquire, Irish servant, turner, runaway from James Terry, near the drawbridge."
... Kenneth Scott & Janet Clarke. 1977. Abstracts from the Pennsylvania Gazette, 1748 - 1755

1754
Will of James Terry
... Will Book K, page 178. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
... Index of Wills, page114. Registry of Wills Office of the City of Philadelphia; as listed in Richard T. & Mildred C. Williams. 1971. Index of Wills & Administration Records Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

13 June 1754
"John Kennedy, apprentice, age c. 16, block-maker, this country born, whose father works in the Jerseys at daily labour, a runaway from Susannah Terry, of Phila., widow of James Terry block-maker, dec'd."
... Kenneth Scott & Janet Clarke. 1977. Abstracts from the Pennsylvania Gazette, 1748 - 1755

More About Jaspar Terry and Susannah:
Marriage: 1710, Bucks County, Pennsylvania
       
Children of Jaspar Terry and Susannah are:
+ 3 i.        Thomas3 Terry, born 1711 in Makefiel, Bucks, Pennsylvania; died May 22, 1792 in Middletown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.
+ 4 ii.        John Terry, born 1713 in Middletown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania; died Abt. 1789 in Wrightstown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.
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3. Thomas3 Terry (Jaspar2, Thomas1) was born 1711 in Makefiel, Bucks, Pennsylvania, and died May 22, 1792 in Middletown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. He married Jane Neil March 18, 1735/36 in Falls, Bucks County, Virginia, daughter of John Neil. She was born 1715 in Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

Notes for Thomas Terry:
Seventeenth Day of the Eight Month, 1734
Thomas Terry attended the wedding of Jonathan Palmer of Makefield and Frances Durrance of Middletown in the Public Meeting House in Middletown.
... Pennsylvania Vital Records, Volume 1, page 27.
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1736 Mar 18
Thomas Terry, son of Jasper, Bucks Co, m. Jane Neel, daughter of John, Bucks Co, at Falls Meeting House.
... William Wade Hinshaw. Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Volume 2, page 1017

31 Dec 1751
"Horse has come to the plantation of Thomas Terry in the Falls Twp., Bucks Co."
... Kenneth Scott & Janet Clarke. 1977. Abstracts from the Pennsylvania Gazette, 1748 - 1755
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1758, 2, 1.
... Thomas & w, Jane, & ch granted certificate to Middletown, MM
... William Wade Hinshaw. Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Volume 2, page 1032
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October 24, 1805              Proved November 6, 1805
Will of Susanna Terry, Upper Makefield Twp.
... Bro. Jasper Terry and Friend Isaac Chapman
... exrs. Nephews and Nieces, viz.: Susannah and Jane, daus. of Bro. Benjamin Terry. Jane dau. Bro. David. Grace and John ch. of Bro. David Terry. David and Elizabeth, ch. of bro. Thomas Terry. Joseph, Ralph and Esther, ch. of bro. Daniel Terry and Rachel dau. of bro. David Terry. Sister-in-law Lucy Terry, her dau. Martha. Bro. David's wife. Bro. Daniel's wife. Bro. Thomas's widow. "Guinea that Grace Townsend gave me." Bro. Jasper Terry and his son-in-law Ezra Wharton. Wits: David Reeder, Mary Tomlinson..
... Bucks County Wills, Book 7, page 117. as abstracted in Pennsylvania Wills, 1682-1834


More About Thomas Terry and Jane Neil:
Marriage: March 18, 1735/36, Falls, Bucks County, Virginia
       
Children of Thomas Terry and Jane Neil are:
5 i. Jasper4 Terry, born March 20, 1736/37 in Bucks County, Pennsylvania; died November 10, 1815 in Jefferson County, Ohio. He married Lucy Linton November 09, 1774 in Falls, Bucks County, Virginia; born April 22, 1734; died March 02, 1818.

Notes for Jasper Terry:
1762, 10, 6
... Jasper granted certificate to Middletown MM
... William Wade Hinshaw. Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Volume 2, page 1032

1774, 11, 9.
... Jespar, s Thomas, Bucks Co. m Lucy Linton, dt Benjamin, Bucks Co., at Fall MH
... William Wade Hinshaw. Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Volume 2, page 1032

1775, 3, 1
Lucy Terry, w of Jesper granted certificate to Middletown Meeting House.
... William Wade Hinshaw. Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Volume 2, page 1032

4 mo 4, 1771 Proved August 10, 1781.
Will of Robert Collison, of Middletown, Weaver.
... Wife Jane, extx. ..., Friends James Thackeray and Jasper Terry.
... Bucks County Wills, Book 4, page 123. As abstracted in Pennsylvania Wills, 1682-1834


More About Jasper Terry and Lucy Linton:
Marriage: November 09, 1774, Falls, Bucks County, Virginia

6 ii.        David Terry, born March 1739/40 in Bucks County, Pennsylvania; died January 24, 1820 in Gwillimbury East Twp, York County, Ontario. He married Grace Davis July 20, 1763 in Bucks County, Pennsylvania; born 1742 in Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

Notes for David Terry:
20 July 1763
On 20 July with a license, were married : David Terry, young man, with Grace Davis, young daughter.
... Pennsylvania Vital Records, Volume I, Reformed Dutch Church, Churchville, Bucks County, Pennsylvania: Baptisms, 1737-1780, page 267


More About David Terry:
Burial: Sharon Cemetery, Gwillimbury East, York County, Ontario

Notes for Grace Davis:

August 4, 1810.
Will of DAVIS, DAVID. Goshen.
Susanna and Joel Davis, Administrators. Deed of release August 21, 1813
from Susanna, widow. Leah, wife of Jonathan Carlisle of Montgomery County, Md. Sarah, wife of John Terry of Bucks County Deed of release 8.21.1813 from Susanna, widow; Leah, wife of Jonathan Carlisle of MontgomeryCo., MD; Sarah, wife of John Terry of Bucks Co.;
Gameliel Davis of Montg. Co. MD; Cheyney Davis of Philadelphia and wife Lydia; George and Job Davis of Chester Co.; and Hannah, wife of Henry Watson(?) of Bucks Co. To Joel Davis, eldest son. ... & 17 1/2 acres in Goshen.
... Wills: Abstracts and Administrations 1713-1825: Chester Co, PA (Proved 1810-1)



More About David Terry and Grace Davis:
Marriage: July 20, 1763, Bucks County, Pennsylvania

7 iii.        Susannah Terry, born Abt. 1743 in Bucks County, Pennsylvania; died October 24, 1805 in Bucks County, Pennsylvania.
8 iv.        John Terry, born Abt. 1745 in Bucks County, Pennsylvania; died November 06, 1805.
9 v.        Daniel Terry, born Abt. 1747 in Bucks County, Pennsylvania; died January 19, 1829.
10 vi.        Benjamin Terry, born Abt. 1748 in Bucks County, Pennsylvania; died Aft. 1805 in York, Ontario, Canada.

Notes for Benjamin Terry:
1770, 6, 6
Benjamin Terry disowned, married out of unity
... William Wade Hinshaw. Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Volume 2, page 1032

11 vii.        Thomas Terry, born Abt. 1749 in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. He married (1) Sarah Ashburn. He married (2) Olly Davis October 14, 1772 in Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

Notes for Thomas Terry:
14 Oct 1772
On 14 October with a license, were married: Thomas Terry, young man, with Olly Davis, young daughter.
... Pennsylvania Vital Records, Volume I, Reformed Dutch Church, Churchville, Bucks County, Pennsylvania: Baptisms, 1737-1780, page 271

June 17, 1779
Thomas Terry and Sarah Ashburn. Surety Thomas Mitchell
... Pennsylvania Vital Records, Volume II, Marriage Bonds of Bucks County, 1772-1785, page 55

January 14, 1782. Proved February 16, 1784
Will of William Ashburne of Newtown
... Son John and Son in law John Thornton, exrs.
... Son Jacob. Grandchildren, William Blaker, Mary Dyer. Elizabeth and Patience daus. of son William, December'd. Ages Cary. Sarah Terry and Hannah Beakes dau. of son John and Mary Griffith.
... Bro. Jacob Ashburn.
... Wit: Samuel Cary, Sarah Thornton, and Joseph Thornton.
... Bucks County Wills, Book 4, page 315. As abstracted in Pennsylvania Wills, 1682-1834

June 25, 1823
Thomas & wi, Sarah, & ch, David, Jeremiah, Jonathan, and John B., roof Fairfield MM, d_d 1823, 5, 31


More About Thomas Terry and Olly Davis:
Marriage: October 14, 1772, Bucks County, Pennsylvania
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4. John3 Terry (Jaspar2, Thomas1) was born 1713 in Middletown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, and died Abt. 1789 in Wrightstown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. He married Rachel Lacey March 31, 1738 in Wrightstown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

Notes for John Terry:
January 7, 1762. Proved March 25, 1762
Will of William Lacey, of Wrightstown.
... Wife Elizabeth and Bro. Joseph Lacey, exrs.
... Daus. Rachel and Hannah.
... Wit: Jno. Terry, Jno. Terry, Junr., James Love.
... Bucks County Wills, Book 3, page 80. As abstracted in Pennsylvania Wills, 1682-1834


August 8th mo., 1st day, 1766. Proved September 11, 1771.
Will of John Lacey, of Buckingham, Yeoman.
... Son John and Son-in-law John Wilkinson, exrs.
... Son John land of S. side of line drawn from Great Gate on Road leading from Mill to Wrightstown to Mill Race.
... Residue of Real estate to dau-in-law Hester Lacey so long as she remains widow of son Joseph, December'd.
... Grandsons Joseph and Isaac and other children of son Joseph. Dau. Mary Wilkinson and Sarah Lacey. Grandsons John Lacey, John Wilkinson. Granddaus. Hannah and Mary Lacey.
... Wit: Jos. Hamton, John Terry, Jesse Heston.
... Bucks County Wills, Book 3, page 240. As abstracted in Pennsylvania Wills, 1682-1834


December 9, 1788. Proved July 10, 1790.
Will of John Terry of Wrightstown. "Aged man."
... Wife Sarah. Son John exr. "Teaspoons marked R.T. which were his mother's."
... Gdch. Charles, Rachel, John, Mary and William ---.
... Nephew Joseph Terry. No witnesses.
... Bucks County Wills, Book 5, page 181. As abstracted in Pennsylvania Wills, 1682-1834

Birth dates of John & Mary are from John Humphrey. 1993. Pennsylvania Births. Bucks County 1682-1800


More About John Terry and Rachel Lacey:
Marriage: March 31, 1738, Wrightstown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania
       
Children of John Terry and Rachel Lacey are:
12 i.        Mary4 Terry, born August 08, 1739 in Bucks County, Pennsylvania.
13 ii.        John Terry, born December 24, 1740 in Bucks County, Pennsylvania.



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