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Ch 1 - William   |   Ch 2 - Silas   |   Ch 2.1 - Zachariah   |   Ch 2.1.2 - William Jasper   |   Ch 2.1.2.1 - William Jasper Jr.  
Ch 3 - Benjamin   |   Ch 6 - Leah   |   Ch 6.1 - Perrin Rutledge   |   Ch 7 - Ruth   |   Ch 9 - Mary Ann  
Ch 12 - Elizabeth "Betsy"   |   Ch 12.2 - William H. Terry   |   Ch 12.2.1 - Jesse B. Terry  

Descendants of William H. Terry

Chapter 12.2 of Part IV, Descendants of Benjamin Harris

By Garda M. Hodgson


CHILDREN OF WILLIAM H. TERRY AND WIVES
(1) MARY WHITTENBURG (2) MARTHA POWELL

(Child #2 of Elizabeth Harris and Jessee B. Terry)

William H. "Bill" Terry4 (Eliz. Harris3, Benj2., Isaac1) was born April 10, 1838, in White County, Tennessee, and died August 15, 1910 at Whitwell, Marion County, Tennessee. He was buried in Red Hills Cemetery, Whitwell, Marion County, Tennessee. William was married twice. His first wife was Mary Whittenburg, daughter of Samuel Whittenburg and Susannah "Gussie" Goff. They were married in 1860 in Bledsoe County, Tennessee. William and Mary are found in the 1860 census, in the household of Mary's cousin, Timothy Couch. Mary was born in about 1836 and died in 1861, in Bledsoe County, Tennessee. William then married Martha Powell, daughter of John Crawford Powell and Phoebe Jackson. They were married in 1865 in Marion County, Tennessee. The 1900 census for Marion County, Tennessee shows they had been married for 35 years; the 1910 census shows this was William's second marriage. She was born on April 23, 1840 in Marion County, Tennessee, and died May 27, 1922 at Whitwell, Marion County, Tennessee.

    Child of William H. Terry and Mary Whittenburg:
    1. + Jesse B. TERRY   b 12 Feb 1861; m Martha C. "Mattie" FRANCIS

    Children of William H. Terry and Martha Powell:
    1. + Asberry "A.B." TERRY   b 28 Aug 1867; m 1st Nancy J. PICKETT, m 2nd Jude QUARLES
    2. Mary TERRY b 1869, Marion Co., TN, d in infancy
    3. Marietta TERRY b 1871, Marion Co., TN
    4. Parlee TERRY b 28 Oct 1873, Marion Co., TN, d 18 Nov 1963, GA; m abt 1869, Marion Co., TN, James Francis PHILLIPS, b 14 Mar 1869, Marion Co., TN,

      Child:
      1. William Fred "Willie" PHILLIPS, b 25 May 1895
      2. (liv)

    5. Stansbey TERRY, b abt 1864
    6. + Greensbey "Green" TERRY   b 24 Jul 1874; Cecelia S. BARNETT
    7. + Parazetta "Zetta" TERRY   b 5 Apr 1878; m John Allen PICKETT
    8. Isa or Asa TERRY b 1879
    9. Icye TERRY b 18 Feb 1882, Marion Co., TN, d 18 Jan 1951, Pikeville, Bledsoe Co., TN, bur Marion Co., TN; m Charles LUSK, (s/o Joseph and Sarah LUSK), b abt 1880

      Child:
      1. Martha LUSK b 1 Aug 1914, Marion Co., TN

    10. + Scott TERRY   b 22 Mar 1883; m Fannie E. COLSTON
    11. Burrell L. TERRY b 1 Jan 1884, Marion Co., TN, d 24 May 1957, Whitwell, Marion Co., TN, bur Red Hills Cem., Whitwell, Marion Co., TN (Note: dates of birth and death taken from his headstone); m abt 1908, Mattie STEWART, b 3 Sep 1888, TN, d 8 May 1971, Marion Co., TN, bur Whitwell Memorial Cem., Marion Co., TN

      Children:
      1. Ethel TERRY b 1913
      2. Gladys Mae TERRY b 28 Oct 1915, Marion Co., TN, d 26 Dec 1989, Jasper, Marion Co., TN; m 17 Aug 1933, Marion Co., TN, Ben PICKETT, b 16 Jul 1913, Marion Co., TN
      3. Edward L. TERRY b 4 Dec 1917, Marion Co., TN, d 5 Feb 1983, Marion Co., TN
      4. Bonnie R. TERRY b 1926
      5. Frances TERRY b 1929


CHILDREN OF ASBERRY TERRY AND NANCY J. PICKETT
(Child #1 of William H. Terry and Martha Powell)

Asberry "A.B." Terry5 (Wm. H.4, Eliz. Harris3, Benj2., Isaac1) was born August 28, 1867 in Marion County, Tennessee, and died January 10, 1929 in Marion County, Tennessee. He was married twice. He married Nancy J. Pickett on September 9, 1886 in Marion County, Tennessee. Nancy was born September 13, 1868 in Marion County, Tennessee, and died May 6, 1911 in Marion County Tennessee. His second wife was Jude Quarles, who was born about 1871. He married Jude on August 7, 1913 in Marion County, Tennessee.

    Children of A. B. Terry and Nancy Pickett:
    1. William B. "Willie" TERRY b Mar 1889, Marion Co., TN
    2. Laura B. TERRY b Sep 1890, Marion Co., TN
    3. Parzetta TERRY b 4 Dec 1895, Marion Co., TN, d 6 May 1970, Whitwell, Marion Co., TN; m 28 Aug 1910, Marion Co., TN, Alexander DOWNUN, b 8 May 1888, d 28 Oct 1963, Whitwell, Marion Co., TN, both bur Whitwell, Marion Co., TN

      Children:
      1. Dean Statum DOWNUN b 21 Apr 1928, Marion Co., TN; m Wilma Wyamma DEMPSEY (liv)

    4. Ransom S. TERRY b Jun 1898, MarIon Co., TN, d 11 Jan 1959, Chattanooga, Hamilton Co., TN; m Electra ROGERS, b 31 Mar 1898, TN, d 6 Sep 1929, Whitwell, Marion Co., TN; both bur Whitwell, Marion Co., TN

      Children:
      1. Neuon TERRY b 2 Feb 1917 b 2 Feb 1917, Whitwell, Marion Co., TN
      2. Lucille TERRY b 4 Jul 1919 Whitwell, Marion Co., TN

    5. Elizabeth W. TERRY b Apr 1900, Marion Co., TN
    6. David R. TERRY b 23 Jul 1902, Marion Co., TN, d 7 Sep 1983, Marion Co., TN; m 29 Jun 1923, Marion Co., TN, Carrie LEE, b 9 Feb 1907
    7. Joseph White TERRY b 18 Sep 1907, Marion Co., TN


CHILDREN OF GREENSBEY TERRY AND CECELIA S. BARNETT
(Child #6 of William H. Terry and Martha Powell)

Greensbey "Green B." Terry5 (Wm. H.4, Eliz. Harris3, Benj2., Isaac1) was born July 24, 1873 in Marion County, Tennessee, and died December 13, 1946. He was buried at Teague Cemetery, Marion County, Tennessee. Some sources list his name as Greensberry. He married twice.

His first wife was Pluma "Dixie" Pickett. They married about 1892. She was born August 20, 1877 in Marion County, Tennessee, and died October 3, 1947 in Whitwell, Marion County, Tennessee. He and Pluma were divorced.

He married Cecelia S. Barnett about 1897. She was born January 24, 1874 in Marion County, Tennessee, and died April 2, 1979 in Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee.

    Child of Green B. Terry and Dixie Pickett:
    1. Grover Cleveland TERRY b 31 Jul 1893, Marion Co., TN, d after 1937

    Children of Green B. Terry and Cecelia Barnett:
    1. William R. TERRY b 27 Jul 1898, Marion Co., TN, d 5 Sep 1961, Marion Co., TN; m Ona PICKETT, b 31 Oct 1898, Marion Co., TN, d 4 Nov 1963, Marion Co., TN, both bur Whitwell Memorial Cem., there

      Child:
      1. Dorothy Isabel TERRY

    2. Charles Roland "Brutton" TERRY b 11 Sep 1900, Marion Co., TN, d 23 Jan 1970, Chattanooga, Hamilton Co., TN, bur Teagos Cem., Whitwell, Marion Co., TN; m Gladys POWELL (d/o Sherman POWELL) b 28 Dec 1909, Marion Co., TN

      Children:
      1. Genavieve TERRY
      2. Ruth Roland TERRY b 4 Apr 1927
      3. Louise TERRY b 20 May 1928, Chattanooga, Hamilton Co., TN

    3. Bolden TERRY b abt 1905 Whitwell, Marion Co., TN
    4. A. C. TERRY b 11 Aug 1906, Marion Co., TN, d 7 Jan 1998, South Pittsburg, Marion Co., TN; m 21 Jan 1928, Abbie Marie BAXTER b 29 Apr 1914, Pittsburg, Marion Co., TN, d 1982, Marion Co., TN, both bur Witwell Memorial Cem., Marion co., TN
    5. John TERRY b 10 Jun 1910, Marion Co., TN
    6. Frank TERRY b abt 1913
    7. Andrew TERRY b 1915


CHILDREN OF PARAZETTA TERRY AND JOHN ALLEN PICKETT
(Child #7 of William H. Terry and Martha Powell)

Parazetta "Zetta" Terry5 (Wm. H.4, Eliz. Harris3, Benj2., Isaac1) was born April 5, 1878 in Marion County, Tennessee, and died November 26, 1948 at Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee. She married John Allen Pickett. He was born April 28, 1874 at Whitwell, Marion County, Tennessee.

    Children:
    1. Lena PICKETT b 24 Apr 1895, TN
    2. Cordelia PICKETT b 29 Jan 1897, Hamilton Co., TN
    3. Alta PICKETT b 27 Sep 1899, Hamilton Co., TN
    4. John Allen PICKETT, Jr., b 13 May 1902, Hamilton Co., TN
    5. Betha PICKETT b 21 Aug 1904, Hamilton Co., TN


CHILDREN OF SCOTT TERRY AND FANNIE E. COLSTON
(Child #10 of William H. Terry and Martha Powell)

Scott Terry5 (Wm. H.4, Eliz. Harris3, Benj2., Isaac1) was born March 22, 1883 in Marion County, Tennessee, and died December 12, 1941 at Whitwell, Marion County, Tennessee. He was buried at Red Hills Cemetery, Whitwell, Marion County, Tennessee. He married Fannie E. Colston. Fannie was born November 20, 1879.

    Children:
    1. Bertha TERRY b 14 Oct 1905, Whitwell, Marion Co., TN; m Simon MERCIERS, b 22 Aug 1925, Marion Co., TN, d 21 Feb 1978, Marion Co., TN
    2. Scott TERRY, Jr., b 4 Feb 1911, Marion Co., TN
    3. Mattie TERRY b 1912
    4. Margaret "Maggie" TERRY, b 1913
    5. Ruby Milred TERRY b 14 May 1915, d 17 Sep 1985, Lancaster, Los Angeles Co., CA
    6. Ellen TERRY, m Mr. WALDEN
    7. Helen TERRY
    8. Leona TERRY b 1920; m Mr. HAMRICK


Research sources are listed in the Appendix

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