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Joshua Terry

Birthplace: Albion, Caledon, Peel, Ontario, Canada
Death: Died in Draper, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
Place of Burial: Draper, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Parshall Terry III and Hannah Terry
Husband of Young Indian Girl Indian Girl; Mrs. Mary JOHNSON; Ann (Peeche) Greasewood and Mary Emma Terry
Father of George Terry; Jane Rideout; George Terry; Jane Terry; Emma Elizabeth Terry and 16 others
Brother of Stevens Terry; Jacob Er Terry; Dency Hackett; Clark Terry; Joel Terry and 8 others

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About Joshua Terry

(son of Parshall Terry and Hannah Terry). Born August 11, 1825, Albion, Ontario, Canada. Came to Utah September 26, 1847, George B. Wallace company.

   Married:	Ann Greasewood in 1852, at Fort Bridger, Wyoming.(an Indian girl), who was born in Wyoming.
   Their children:
           George born February 1, 1853, married Kate Einis;
           Jane born April 26, 1855, married John Rideout.
   Married:	Mary Emma Reid (Johnson) January 20, 1857, Salt Lake City (daughter of John Reid and Sarah Corter, pioneers 1852, Warren Snow company). She was born June 7, 1840, at Golden Point, Hancock county, Illinois.
   Their children:
           William Johnson (adopted) born February 18, 1856;
           Mary Ann born November 1857, married Amelia Charles;
           Sarah Ann born December 3, 1861, married Winfield Scott Ballard December 15, 1881;
           Hunter born October 1, 1883, married Harriet Brown;
           Hannah L. born August 17, 1865, married David Brown 1885;
           Deborah born July 4, 1867, died;
           Emma born August 3, 1869, married Hyrum Brown 1889;
           Elisha T. born October 7, 1871;
           Joseph H. born April 28, 1873;
           Porter M. born July 21, 1875;
           Valeria P. born January 18, 1877;
           Deney M. born January 14, 1879;
           Margra born January 3, 1880; latter six died;
           Redell S. born January 7, 1882, married Eliza Henderson 1903.

High Priest; patriarch. Assisted in building Fort Bridger. Indian interpreter; spending fifteen years among the tribes. Drove first wagon into Davis county, Box Elder county, and into the Bear River country, and was a pioneer into many other parts of four states. Sources:

   Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah photographs, page 67
   Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah, page 1204
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Joshua Terry's Timeline

August 11, 1825
Caledon, Peel, Ontario, Canada
June 20, 1840
Age 14
June 15, 1851
Age 25
February 1, 1853
Age 27
Age 27
April 26, 1855
Age 29
April 26, 1855
Age 29
Draper Salt Lake County Utah
September 7, 1855
Age 30
January 20, 1857
Age 31
Salt Lake County, Ut
January 20, 1857
Age 31