Looking for the ancestors of Stephen Terry.
Clue 1: Daughter Drucilla Terry made the statement that she thought her grandfather was named Willaim Terry.
Clue 2:Jonathan W. Eads, nephew of Stephen Terry named in his Will.Jonathan W. Eads married Sarah Douglas in Rockbridge Co., VA in 1825.
Does anyone know the name of the mother of Jonathan W. Eads who was a Terry?Does anyone know the parents of Stephen Terry?
Generation No. 1
1. WILLIAM 1 TERRY was born Abt. 1740.
Child of WILLIAM TERRY is:
2. i. STEPHEN 2 TERRY, b. Abt. 1768; d. Bet. February 15 - May, 1825, Botetourt County, Virginia.
Generation No. 2
2. STEPHEN 2 TERRY (WILLIAM 1 ) was born Abt. 1768, and died Bet. February 15 - May, 1825 in Botetourt County,
Virginia. He married SARAH DAVIS December 14, 1793 in Louisa County, Virginia, daughter of NATHANIEL
DAVIS and ELIZABETH ATKINS. She was born 1771, and died October 25, 1840 in Barren County, Kentucky.
More About STEPHEN TERRY:
Burial: Botetourt County, Virginia
More About SARAH DAVIS:
Anecdotal: "Kentucky Geneaologies & Biographies Vol II", indicates that Stephen Terry married Sarah Davis
who was a cousin to Jefferson Davis.
Burial: Barren County, Kentucky
Children of STEPHEN TERRY and SARAH DAVIS are:
3. i. NATHANIEL DAVIS 3 TERRY, b. February 24, 1795; d. August 03, 1861, Barren County, KY.
ii. DRUCILLA TERRY, b. 1797, King Wm. Co, VA; d. 1883, Barren County, Kentucky; m. PETER DEPP, July
4. iii. BENNET W. TERRY, b. July 08, 1801, Botetourt County, Virginia; d. November 16, 1854, Barren County,
5. iv. JOHN ALFRED TERRY, b. June 24, 1804, Botetourt County, Virginia; d. September 08, 1853, Barren County,
Generation No. 3
3. NATHANIEL DAVIS 3 TERRY (STEPHEN 2 , WILLIAM 1 ) was born February 24, 1795, and died August 03, 1861 in
Barren County, KY. He married (1) MARTHA BAGBY October 19, 1815 in Rockbridge County, VA. He
married (2) CATHARINE GORIN February 09, 1829 in VA, daughter of HENRY GORIN. She was born Bef. 1800.
He married (3) ANNE H PURRINGTON 1849 in KY.
Children of NATHANIEL TERRY and MARTHA BAGBY are:
6. i. BENNET LEWIS 4 TERRY, b. August 16, 1816; d. April 17, 1851.
ii. DRUCILLA ELIZABETH TERRY, b. July 04, 1818; d. February 08, 1866.
iii. SYLVANUS BAGBY TERRY, b. 1820.
Child of NATHANIEL TERRY and CATHARINE GORIN is:
7. iv. NATHANIEL GORIN 4 TERRY, b. November 17, 1829, Barren, KY; d. October 07, 1902, KY.
4. BENNET W.3 TERRY (STEPHEN 2 , WILLIAM 1 ) was born July 08, 1801 in Botetourt County, Virginia, and died
November 16, 1854 in Barren County, Kentucky. He married RUTH BOWDRY MCDANIEL 1825. She was born
1805, and died 1877.
Children of BENNET TERRY and RUTH MCDANIEL are:
i. JOHN F.4 TERRY, d. December 08, 1861, near Bowling Green, KY.