Otis Lysander Terry

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About Otis Lysander Terry

(son of Otis Lysander Terry and Fanny Marrilla Loveridge). Born January 6, 1852, Mill Creek, Salt Lake County, Utah.

   Married:	Sarah Lovenia Howell, February 28, 1876, Salt Lake City (daughter of Elias Willis Howell and Martha Jane Rigby of Salt Lake City, pioneers 1852). She was born January 3, 1859.
   Their children:
           Otis Lysander born December 21, 1876, died;
           Philinda born July 17, 1880, married Peter Nielsen;
           Willis Elias born January 28, 1882, married Pearl Ekins;
           Martha Lovenia born September 5, 1883, married Ivern Pyne;
           Charles Delos born October 22, 1885, married Mary Ann Hurst;
           Fanny born July 7, 1887;
           Roselee born July 8, 1889, married Robert Lynn Cook;
           Oscar born August 14, 1892;
           Walter born November 12, 1893;
           Emma Jane born November 12, 1895, died.
   Married:	Lydia Ann Butterfield (Middleton) April 14, 1881, Salt Lake City (daughter of Jacob and Sarah Butterfield, of Taylorsville, Salt Lake county), who was born in 1862.
   Their children:
           Olive Lovina born November 16, 1883, married Frank Humphries;
           William Edwin born February 25, 1886, married Miss Ballard;
           Emma Jane born May 17, 1889, married William Dody.
   Married:	Mary Johanna Rasmussen (Terry) January 3, 1900, Salt Lake City (daughter of Andrew Rasmussen and Severine Marie Madsen, pioneers in 1860 and 1862 respectively). She was born December 26, 1863.
   Their children:
           Amasa Vivian born February 21, 1901;
           Andrew Severn born January 31, 1905;
           Otis Merlin born October 15, 1908.

Superintendent Sunday school; president YMMIA; 2nd counselor to Bishop Phillips at Mill Creek, 1887. Moved to Fairview 1887; back to Mill Creek 1889; to Provo bench, 1901. Bishop of Timpanogos ward, 1903. Farmer and sheepraiser. Has 13 living children and 27 grandchildren.

Lydia Ann Butterfield first Married Thomas Middleton.

   Their children:
           Mary, Thomas;

Mary Johanna Rasmussen first married Elias Adolphus Terry, May 17, 1883, Salt Lake Endowment House (son of Otis Lysander Terry and Jane Hart of Fairview, Utah). He was born March 2, 1854 and died November 9, 1895.

   Their children:
           Mary Jane born October 1, 1885, married Carl Farley;
           Elias Milton born July 23, 1894, died.
   Family home Fairview, Utah. He was a farmer and sawmill owner.


   Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah photographs, page 262
   Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah, page 1204
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Otis Lysander Terry's Timeline

January 6, 1852
Millcreek, Salt Lake County, UT, United States
October 3, 1861
Age 9
May 10, 1875
Age 23
December 21, 1876
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States
July 17, 1880
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States
January 28, 1882
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States
September 5, 1883
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States
October 22, 1885
Sandy, Salt Lake County, UT, United States
July 7, 1887
Fairview, Sanpete, Utah, United States