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  • ID: I3532
  • Name: Ephraim Terry 1 2
  • Name: Ephraim TERRY 3 4
  • Sex: M
  • Change Date: 22 OCT 2003
  • Birth: 24 OCT 1701 in Enfield, CT 1 2
  • Death: 14 OCT 1783 in Enfield, CT 1 2
  • Burial: Enfield Street Cemetery, Enfield, Conn. 3 4
  • Note:
    [2731103.FTW]

    Ephraim Terry was an Enfield farmer of considerable respect in the town. He wa s a selectman for eight years, an assessor for nine years, and, in 1749, the tr easurer of the town. In 1733 and 1737 he was elected from Enfield to the House of Representatives of the Massachusetts General Court (Enfield was still in Ma ssachusetts Bay Colony at that time and would not become part of Connecticut Co lony until 1750). In the days leading up to the American Revolution, he was a member of Enfield's Committee of Correspondence. He served in the militia in t he 1740s, attaining the rank of major.

    The epitaph on his tombstone reads:
    This stone stands But to tell
    Where his dust lies not what he was;
    When sai nts shall rise that day will show
    The Part he acted here below[2836643.FTW]

    Ephraim Terry was an Enfield farmer of considerable respect in the town. He wa s a selectman for eight years, an assessor for nine years, and, in 1749, the tr easurer of the town. In 1733 and 1737 he was elected from Enfield to the House of Representatives of the Massachusetts General Court (Enfield was still in Ma ssachusetts Bay Colony at that time and would not become part of Connecticut Co lony until 1750). In the days leading up to the American Revolution, he was a member of Enfield's Committee of Correspondence. He served in the militia in t he 1740s, attaining the rank of major.

    The epitaph on his tombstone reads:
    This stone stands But to tell
    Where his dust lies not what he was;
    When sai nts shall rise that day will show
    The Part he acted here below
  • Birth: 24 OCT 1701 in Enfield, Massachusetts Colony 3 4
  • Death: 14 OCT 1783 in Enfield, Hartford Co., Connecticut 5 3 4



    Father: Samuel Terry , Jr. b: 18 MAY 1661 in Springfield, Massachusetts Bay Colony
    Mother: Martha (nee Boardman) Crane b: 1666 in Wethersfield, Connecticut Colony

    Marriage 1 Ann Collins b: 20 DEC 1702 in Enfield, Connecticut
    • Married: 13 SEP 1723 in Enfield, CT
    • Married: 13 SEP 1723 in Enfield, Ct 1
    • Married: 13 SEP 1723 in Enfield, Massachusetts Colony (later Connecticut Colony) 3
    Children
    1. Has Children Nathaniel Terry b: 03 JUN 1730 in Enfield, Connecticut Colony
    2. Has Children Sybil Terry b: 08 AUG 1740 in Enfield, Massachusetts Province (soon to be Connecticut Colony)

    Sources:
    1. Title: Master Preble-Owens Kin.FTW
      Abbrev: Master Preble-Owens Kin.FTW
      Repository:
        Name: Unknown
    2. Title: preble.FTW
      Abbrev: preble.FTW
      Repository:
        Name: Unknown
    3. Title: 2731103.FTW
      Abbrev: 2731103.FTW
      Repository:
        Name: Unknown
    4. Title: 2836643.FTW
      Abbrev: 2836643.FTW
      Repository:
        Name: Unknown
    5. Title: Enfield Street Cemetery
      Abbrev: Enfield Street Cemetery
      Author: Gravestone inscription
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