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Stephen Terry

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Stockton,, Wiltshire, England
Death: Died in Hadley, Hampshire, MA
Place of Burial: MA
Immediate Family:

Son of Reverend John Terry and Mary White
Husband of Joan or Elizabeth Hardy
Father of Samuel Terry; Mary Goodman; John Terry, Sr.,; Elizabeth Russell (Terry); Abigail Martha Kellogg (Terry) and 1 other
Brother of John Terry; Samuel Terry; Josiah Terry; Nathaniel Terry and Timothy Terrell

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About Stephen Terry

Stephen probably immigrated in 1630 on the "Mary and John." He returned to England in 1633 and married Jane Hardy, bringing her to New England in 1634 on the "Recovery." He settled in Dorchester, Windsor, CT and Hadley, MA. Savage says he was “one of those engaged in the first troop of cavalry established in the country.”

“STEPHEN, Dorchester, came 1630, prob. in the Mary and John, on 19 Oct. req. adm. and 18 May 1631, was allow. freem. held in good repute, appoint. constable as in Coll. Rec. I. 151 appears evid. of his being sw. 7 July 1635, next yr. partook of the spirit of migrat. and prob. rem. with the major pt. of the ch. and Rev. John Warham their min. at least we kn. he was in Windsor 1637, and twenty yrs. aft. was one of those engag. in the first troop of cavalry estab. in the country. Who his w. was, or whether be brot. her form Eng. is not ascert. but of ch. Mary was b. at D. 31 Dec. 1635; John, m. 6 Mar. 1638 at W. Elizabeth 43, bapt. 9 Jan. 1642; and Abigail, 21, bapt. 27 Sept. 1646. Mary m. 8 Dec. 1659, Richard Goodman; and Elizabeth m. 10 Jan. 1666, Philip Russell of Hadley as his sec. w. and with two of her four ch. was k. by the Ind. Sept. 1677; Abigail m. 9 May 1667, as his sec. w. lieut. Joseph Kellogg, and was liv. in 1715.” --James Savage

IMMIGRANT, 1630

FREEMAN, 18 MAY 1631

CONSTABLE, 1635

ONE OF THE FOUNDERS OF HADLEY, MA

FIRST CONSTABLE OF HADLEY, 1659

SELECTMAN OF HADLEY

ENGAGED IN THE COUNTRY’S FIRST TROOP OF CAVALRY

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Stephen Terry's Timeline

1608
August 25, 1608
Stockton,, Wiltshire, England
August 31, 1608
Stockton, Wiltshire, England
August 31, 1608
Stockton, Wiltshire, England
1632
April 1632
Age 23
Barnett,London,,England
1633
March 19, 1633
Age 24
Dorchester, , Mass.
1635
December 31, 1635
Age 27
Dorchester (within present Boston), (Present Suffolk County), Massachusetts Bay Colony, (Present USA)
1638
March 6, 1638
Age 29
Windsor, Hartford, CT
1642
January 4, 1642
Age 33
Windsor, Hartford, CT, USA
1646
September 21, 1646
Age 38
Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut Colony
1668
September 16, 1668
Age 60
Hadley, Hampshire, MA