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PATRIOT Col. William Royall Terry[1]

Male 1749 - 1810  (61 years)


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  • Name William Royall Terry 
    Title PATRIOT 
    Prefix Col. 
    Born 27 Nov 1749  Chesterfield County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Died 21 Dec 1810  Richmond, Henrico Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I5058  My Reynolds Line | Descendants of James Terry
    Last Modified 22 Nov 2016 

    Father Patriot Nathaniel D. [Dickinson] Terry, Sr.,   b. 1724, Lunenburg, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Apr 1780, Halifax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Mother Sarah Anne Royall,   b. 17 Mar 1726, Chesterfield County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1805  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 10 Sep 1748  Chesterfield Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Family ID F518495723  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Susanna Thompson,   b. Abt 1750, Colonial Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Dec 1806, Halifax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 56 years) 
    Children 
    +1. Sarah Royal Terry,   b. 1782, Halifax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +2. Royal Terry,   b. 6 Sep 1788, Halifax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Oct 1873, Halifax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     3. Elizabeth Terry,   b. 16 Dec 1772, Halifax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oct 1861, Henderson Co., Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
    Last Modified 25 Jan 2016 
    Family ID F1841  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    Virginia Public Claims
Halifax Co., Virginia
William Powell
Pg 30-31
    Virginia Public Claims Halifax Co., Virginia William Powell Pg 30-31
    Virginia Public Claims Powell Pg 30-31.jpg
    Sarah Ann Royall, wife of Nathaniel Terry
    Sarah Ann Royall, wife of Nathaniel Terry
    70089Sarah-Royall-Terry-A-Curren-FULL.jpg
    Gentlemen In Hennings Statutes
    Gentlemen In Hennings Statutes
    HenningsGents.jpg
    Nathaniel Terry Bio
    Nathaniel Terry Bio
    docNathanielTerry.jpg
    Virginia Frontier (Kegley)
    Virginia Frontier (Kegley)
    Virginia Frontier (Kegley).pdf

    Histories
    YESTERDAY--GONE FOREVER  A Collection of Articles by Faye Royster Tuck  Halifax County, Virginia
    YESTERDAY--GONE FOREVER A Collection of Articles by Faye Royster Tuck Halifax County, Virginia
    Yesterday-GF001.pdf

  • Notes 
    • Disinherited in will of father, William Terry Sr and in the will of Susannah Terry, Elizabeth's mother; listed among the children in Revolutionary War Widow's Pension application of Susannah (Thompson) Terry
      1840 census, check notes for James P. Green
      1850 census, District 2, Henderson, KY, p354, M432_204, in household of son, James P. Green
      657657, James P. Green, 32, M, Farmer, KY
      Elizabeth Green, 78, F, VA
      Lucy Green, 57, F, KY
      Elizabeth Green, 38, F, KY
    • William Terry and Robert Wooding are Witness to the Accounts Current of Moses Terry, Executor, Edward Powell and Wm. Neal.
      285 STEPHEN NEAL Accounts Current
      1777 February 7 Moses Terry & William Neal, Exr.
      Names mentioned as purchasers: Jno. Calder (M. Terry), 14 April Ann Douglas, Wm Neal, M. Roberts, Wm. Neal, Jno. Martin (cryer), Micajah Estes, Jno. Slaughter, Baynes Exr., Jno. Wimbish (Mo. Terry), Doct. Haynes (Wm. Neal), Jno. Boyd, discount allow'd Patrick for promp?d paymt., Edward Powell, Geo. Watkins (W. neal)
      Total: 101.17.0-1/4
      By negro boy sold Patrick Boyd, Moses Terry, Edwd. Powell for a little negro said to be sold by Wm. Neal. Total: 164.14.7-1/4
      Dated: July 1779 Balance due: 62.17.0-1/4
      Signed: Ro. Wooding, Geo Boyd, Jr., Wm. Terry
      Returned: 16 September 1779

  • Sources 
    1. [S85] Virginia Chancery Records, Halifax County.
      A local [Halifax Co.] chancery suit dated November 1805, named the children of Captain Nathaniel Terry, Sr. as Nancy, wife of Berryman Green, 2) William, late became a colonel, ancestor of Mary Newton. 3) Joseph, 4) Nathaniel, Jr. 5) Mary wife of James Thompson 6) Robert 7) Keeble and Sarah, his wife. 8) Elizabeth Dickerson, married John Martin, their children were: Elizabeth, William, Mary, John, Edmund, and Abraham.

    2. [S151] YESTERDAY -- GONE FOREVER .
      YESTERDAY--GONE FOREVER; A Collection of Articles by Faye Royster Tuck Halifax Co., Virginia
      The Terry Family -- Halifax County, Virginia

      When Sarah Royall Terry died in 1805 her son, William Terry, a colonel in the Revolutionary War, was the administrator of her estate and named in the Will. Robert Dudley Milner, born in Old Richmond County, VA was paid as the cryer (auctioneer) of the estate.... (See Documents)

    3. [S122] Genealogy. com, http://sherry.server-hosts.com/genealogy/getperson.php?personID=I28876&tree=Roots.
      Elizabeth Dickenson Terry
      Female 1760 - 1800 (39 years)
      Name Elizabeth Dickenson Terry
      Born 13 Jun 1760 Halifax Co,
      Gender Female
      Died 28 Mar 1800 Edgefield, Abbeville, South Carolina
      Father Nathaniel Dickenson Terry, b. 11 Mar 1726, Pittsylvania, Virginia d. 26 Dec 1778, Halifax Co, Virginia (Age 52 years)
      Mother Sarah Ann Royall, b. 26 Feb 1731, Charles City, Virginia d. 21 Nov 1805 (Age 74 years)
      Married 10 Sep 1748 Chesterfield, Virginia