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John Terry, Sr.,

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Windsor, Hartford, CT
Death: Died in Simsbury, Hartford Co., CT
Place of Burial: Hop Meadow Cemetery, Connecticut, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Stephen Terry and Joan or Elizabeth Hardy
Husband of Elizabeth Terry
Father of Sarah Hill; Rebecca Terry; Elizabeth Terry; Stephen Terry; John Terry, Jr. and 2 others
Brother of Samuel Terry; Mary Goodman; Elizabeth Russell (Terry); Abigail Martha Kellogg (Terry) and Sarah Terry

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About John Terry, Sr.,

John was a Lieut and a farmer in Simsbury, CT.

Source- Early Records of Windsor, Ct. "NEHGS Register, Vol. 5, page 362.

New England Marriages Prior to 1700, by Clarence Almon Torrey, Page 732.

Gen. Dictionary of the Early Settlers of New England, by James Savage,

Will of Lt. John Terry - April 18, 1690

The last Will & Testament of John Terry: I being weake in Body but,

having my understanding, I think it best to set in order that little which

God hath left me as followeth: Item. I give my beloved son Stephen Terry my

house & homestead and barn & half my land lying within the fence which I

bought of Joseph Persons, with all my stock of cattell, horses, sheep &

swine and household goods, with whatever Moveable Estate is truly mine, with

half my Share in the Mills. This I give him on the Conditions following:

that is to say, he shall provide for & honourably mayntayne my beloved wife

during the time of her natural life, & also pay as followeth: To my daughter

Elizabeth £30 with what she hath already received, & to my daughters Sarah,

Mary, & Abigail, £30 apiece, provided they live with their brother Stephen

until they are married, & he shall provide for them during the time of their

abode with him; but if either of my daughters goe from their brother Stephen

without his free Consent before they be married, then he shall pay them But

£20 that so leave hom; & my aforesaid son Stephen shall mayntayne & bring up

all my Children decently. I give to my sons Samuel & John Terry all my lands

not before mentioned, with half my share in the Mills. I Constitute my son

Stephen Terry sole Executor. I appoint Mr. Edward Thompson and Lieut. Joseph

Wadsworth my Overseers.

John Terry.

Witness: Samuel Wadsworth

John Wadsworth

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John Terry, Sr.,'s Timeline

1638
March 6, 1638
Windsor, Hartford, CT
1662
November 27, 1662
Age 24
Windsor, Hartford, CT
1663
December 16, 1663
Age 25
Windsor, Hartford, CT
1666
October 6, 1666
Age 28
Windsor, Hartford, CT
1668
November 16, 1668
Age 30
Windsor, Hartford, CT
1670
March 22, 1670
Age 32
Windsor, Hartford, CT
1672
January 7, 1672
Age 33
Windsor, Hartford, CT
1673
July 19, 1673
Age 35
Windsor, Hartford, CT
1675
March 29, 1675
Age 37
Windsor, Hartford, CT
1691
April 30, 1691
Age 53
Simsbury, Hartford Co., CT