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Terrill, George W., Hon.

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Terrill, George W., Hon.
February 27, 2007 05:27PM
Kentucky: A History of the State, Battle, Perrin, & Kniffin, 7th ed.,
1887, Boone Co.

HON. GEORGE W. TERRILL, a native of Boone County, Ky., was born in
1827. His father was John Terrill, of Virginia, who moved to Kentucky
when five years of age, with his father, John Terrill, Sr. After
living near Maysville, Ky., for some years, he moved to Boone County.
He was born in 1799, was a farmer by occupation, and died in 1873. One
of the early members of this family was an officer in the Revolutionary
war. They are of English ancestry. Our subject was one of a family of
nine children, only two of whom are now living, the other a brother,
Joshua. George W. Terrill was reared on the farm, and educated in the
common schools. He has followed farming most all his life, and is the
owner of a splendid farm on the Burlington and Petersburg pike. He was
a member of the Legislature from Boone County in 1869-70, in which
capacity he served with credit to himself and the county. He was
captain in the Confederate Army, in Company G, Fifth Kentucky Cavalry,
where he served twelve months, but, on account of failing health, he
returned home. In 1847 he married Miss Amanda Wallin, daughter of
Simon Wallin, of Mason County, Ky., who died in 1884, leaving eight
children: Adelaide V., Simon E., John L., William R., Lucy, Joshua D.,
George W. and Nannie F. Mrs. Terrill was a member of the Christian
Church. In 1887 Mr. Terrill married Mrs. Ann McComus, daughter of
William Huff, of Boone County. She is a member of the Methodist
Episcopal CHurch, and her husband is a member of the Christian
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