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The Shelby Terrys of Indiana Updated October 14, 2003
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Shelby Terry was my Grandfather. He married a Helen Sawyer (as far as I know she is from Indiana, but may have been born in Kentucky). My name is Rebecca (Terry)Young. My Grandfather died before I was born, and I am very interested in finding out where he came from. I would like to know about relatives as far back as possible. Shelby Terrys Father was named Silas Terry (my g grandfather),and he married an Elizabeth Coburn. My gg Grandfathers name was Elisha Terry, who married a Rebecca Huff. As far as I know, Elisha and Silas Terry resided in Knott County, Kentucky. Shelby Terry may have been born there, but I believe he lived in Indiana later in life, since that is where the majority of the remaining family resides.
Helen Sawyer was my Grandma. She was first married to Shelby Terry, then later in life married a John Gibson. They resided in Woodruff, Indiana. Helen's Fathers' name was William Sawyer, who married a Maudie Sparkman. Maudies' parents names were Tommy and Elizabeth Sparkman. I do not know William Sawyers' parents names. As fas as I know all of them resided in Knott County, Kentucky.