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Terry, William S.

Posted by ceddleman 
Terry, William S.
February 24, 2007 09:33PM
Kentucky: A History of the State, Battle, Perrin, & Kniffin, 3rd ed.,
1886. Barren County.

WILLIAM S. TERRY was born in Barren County, Ky., May 16, 1847, in the
same house where he now resides. His father, John Alfred Terry, was
born June 24, 1804, in Botetourt County, Va., where he grew to manhood,
and from whence, at the age of eighteen years, he removed with his
mother to Kentucky and located in Barren County, where he died September
8, 1853. He was a son of Stephen Terry, who was born in Scotland. John
Alfred Terry married, November 28, 1828, Sally, daughter of Edward and
Keziak (Renick) Young. She was born August 17, 1807. To them were born
James E., Laura E. (deceased), Sally D. (Douglas), Robert A. (deceased),
John L., Powhatan E., Theophilus B., Ellen T. B., David C., William S.
and Peter D. Mr. Terry had some assistance in beginning life, but
principally by industry and frugality, and in spite of being crippled by
a fall from a mule when a young man, he has become the owner of about
120 acres of well improved and productive land. He is a member of the
Christian Church, and in politics is a Democrat.
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