Capt. John TERRY

Male Abt 1713 - 1791  (~ 78 years)


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  • Name John TERRY  [2
    • On 9 February 1744/5, John Terry had been commissioned a "Captain Lieutenant" in the Fourth Massachusetts Regiment, which took part in the attack on Cape Breton, Nova Scotia in 1745. According to ANDREW NEWCOMB AND HIS DESCENDANTS (1923), John Terry raised a company for a later assault on Nova Scotia, which marched from Lebanon on 15 September 1755.

      John terry was among a large group of men, each of whom was granted 500 acres in the Township of Cornwallis, Nova Scotia, on 22 May 1755. On 22 December 1771, Captain John Terry was granted 3,000 acres in Wilmot, Kings County. [1]
    Prefix Capt. 
    Born Abt 1713  Prob. Lebanon, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 7 Dec 1791  Cornwallis, Nova Scotia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I56557  Main Tree
    Last Modified 24 Oct 2016 

    Father Ephriam TERRY,   b. 1671, Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 07 Dec 1760, Lebanon, New London County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Hannah EGGLESTON,   b. 19 Dec 1676, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship Birth 
    Family ID F13108  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Rachel RAWSON,   b. 19 Sep 1716, Braintree, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 28 Apr 1737  Mendon, Worcester Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Divorced 29 Jan 1759  Windham County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Last Modified 24 Oct 2016 
    Family ID F35685  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Esther CLARK,   b. 19 Mar 1718/9, Stonington, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jun 1775, Cornwallis, Nova Scotia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Married 18 Apr 1765  [1
    Last Modified 24 Oct 2016 
    Family ID F35686  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1713 - Prob. Lebanon, Connecticut Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 7 Dec 1791 - Cornwallis, Nova Scotia Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S8835] The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 2016, Vol. 170 Spring.

    2. [S00075] "Some Descendants of James Eggleston" by Don Eggleston.