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Jacob Er Terry

Evidence from census, newspaper, church, autobiographical, and genealogical records proves that the Terry family traveled to Utah in 1852. Further research is needed to determine the name of the company they traveled with.  Jacob is referred to as "Percy" in the Olive Harriet Otto Terry account.

Companies

Company Unknown (1852)Approximate age at departure: 46

Sources

  • "Eighth Quorum of Seventies," Journal History, 10 Mar. 1852, 1.
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • "Jacob E. Terry," Journal History, 17 May 1898, 2.
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • "Registry of Names of Persons Residing in the Various Wards as to Bishops' Reports, Great Salt Lake City, Dec. 28th, A.D. 1852." In Wright, Norman Edgar, ed., Key to Migration Sources Great Britain and North America.  

  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • 1852 Iowa State Census
  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site
  • 1856 Utah Census
  • Source Location
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • New FamilySearch/Family Tree

  • Terry, Olive Harriet Otto, "A Mormon Bride in the Great Migration," ed. Orval E. Baldwin, Nebraska History, Spring 1977, 65-69.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
  • University of Utah, J. Willard Marriott Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City