Mary S. A. Perkerson1,2,3

ID# 20483, (1857 - 1922)
FatherFielding James Perkerson4,5,6 (abt 1804 - 6 Jun 1878)
MotherElizabeth Ann Flora4,5,6 (abt 1815 - 17 Dec 1875)

Key Events:

Birth: 7 Jun 1857, South Boston, Virginia7,8,9
Marriage: 25 Aug 1878, Halifax Co., Virginia, Joseph Coleman Terry Jr. (13 Jan 1844 - 21 Jan 1910)10,11,12
Death: 6 Jun 1922, Powhatan Co., Virginia6
Burial: 7 Jun 1922, Powhatan, Virginia6
ChartsDescendants of David Dutt/Toot
AncestryThe Dutt/Toot Family

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Narrative:

     She seems to have commonly gone by her nickname Mollie, with it even used on her death certificate.2,13,3 Mary S. A. Perkerson was born on 7 Jun 1857 in South Boston, Virginia.7,8,9 She appeared on the 1860 Federal Census of Halifax Courthouse, Halifax Co., Virginia, in the household of her parents, Fielding James Perkerson and Elizabeth Ann Flora.14 She appeared on the 1870 Federal Census of Halifax Courthouse, Halifax Co., Virginia, in the household of her parents.15
     Mary married Joseph Coleman Terry Jr., son of Berryman G. Terry and Elvira E. Reekes, on 25 Aug 1878 in Halifax Co., Virginia.10,11,12
     Mollie and Joseph Coleman Terry Jr. appeared on the 1880 Federal Census of Banister District, Halifax Co., Virginia, enumerated 9 Jun 1880. Their daughter Mary was listed as living with them, as was her sister, Jennie.16
     Mollie and Joseph appeared on the 1900 Federal Census of Macon Twp., Powhatan Co., Virginia, enumerated 6 Jun 1900, reporting they were renting their farm. Their children Nora, Berryman, Alexander, Thadeus, Ruth, Joseph and Maude were listed as living with them.17
     Her husband died on 21 Jan 1910.18,19
     Mollie appeared on the 1910 Federal Census of Macon Twp., Powhatan Co., Virginia, enumerated 21 Apr 1910, reporting that she owned her farm, free of mortgage. Her children Ruth, Joseph, Maude and Frances were listed as living with her.20
     She appeared on the 1920 Federal Census of Powhatan Co., Virginia, in the household of Ruth and Abner C. Worsham, her daughter and her husband. Her daughter Mary and her family, and Mollie's sister Jennie, were apparently living close by as they are listed as the preceding household in the census record.21
     Mary died on 6 Jun 1922 in Powhatan Co., Virginia, at age 64.6 She was buried on 7 Jun 1922 in Powhatan, Virginia.6

Children:
     Children with Joseph Coleman Terry Jr.:

  • Mary S. Terry22,23 (Jul 1879 - 8 Jul 1957)
  • Thomas Reekes Terry24,25 (16 Jun 1881 - 17 Dec 1945)
  • Nora Lee Terry26 (26 Sep 1883 - 3 Apr 1902)
  • Berryman G. Terry27 (14 Jul 1886 - 18 Mar 1902)
  • Alexander Keister Terry27 (31 Jul 1889 - 2 Jul 1938)
  • Thadeus M. Terry27 (30 Dec 1891 - 19 Dec 1968)
  • Ruth K. Terry26,20,28 (25 Jun 1894 - 9 Nov 1967)
  • Joseph Coleman Terry27,20,29 (14 Dec 1896 - 13 Jan 1973)
  • Maude A. Terry26,20 (10 Sep 1899 - 2 Nov 1984)
  • Frances Terry20 (21 Apr 1902 - 1 Feb 1987)

Citations

  1. [S6487] Fielding Perkerson household, 1860 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, shows name as Mary F. A. Perkerson.
  2. [S6489] Fielding Perkinson household, 1870 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, shows name as Mollie Perkerson.
  3. [S3519] "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940," FamilySearch.org, record for Jas. C. Terry, Jr. and Mollie S. A. Perkerson, citing FHL#31918.
  4. [S6487] Fielding Perkerson household, 1860 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  5. [S6489] Fielding Perkinson household, 1870 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  6. [S6488] Mollie Perkerson Terry, Certificate of Death.
  7. [S6488] Mollie Perkerson Terry, Certificate of Death, shows date, town, and state.
  8. [S6487] Fielding Perkerson household, 1860 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, shows age 3 and state.
  9. [S3519] "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940," FamilySearch.org, record for Jas. C. Terry, Jr. and Mollie S. A. Perkerson, citing FHL#31918, shows age 21 at marriage 25 Aug 1878, county, and state.
  10. [S3519] "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940," FamilySearch.org, record for Jas. C. Terry, Jr. and Mollie S. A. Perkerson, citing FHL#31918, shows date, county, and state.
  11. [S6491] Coleman Terry household, 1880 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, shows married.
  12. [S6551] Joseph C. Terry household, 1900 U.S. Census, Powhatan Co., Virginia, shows month married 22 years.
  13. [S6488] Mollie Perkerson Terry, Certificate of Death, shows father's surname as Perkerson.
  14. [S6487] Fielding Perkerson household, 1860 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia.
  15. [S6489] Fielding Perkinson household, 1870 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia.
  16. [S6491] Coleman Terry household, 1880 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia.
  17. [S6551] Joseph C. Terry household, 1900 U.S. Census, Powhatan Co., Virginia.
  18. [S6552] Joseph Coleman Terry, Applications for Headstones for U.S. Military Veterans, 1925-1941, shows date.
  19. [S6488] Mollie Perkerson Terry, Certificate of Death, shows her as widowed.
  20. [S6557] Mary Terry household, 1910 U.S. Census, Powhatan Co., Virginia.
  21. [S6559] Abner C. Worsahm household, 1920 U.S. Census, Powhatan Co., Virginia.
  22. [S6491] Coleman Terry household, 1880 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, shows the girl as daughter of Mollie's husband.
  23. [S6558] Mary Terry Mann, Certificate of Death.
  24. [S1500] "U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007," Ancestry.com, record for Thomas Reekes Terry, Soc. Sec. No. 224-12-3248.
  25. [S6551] Joseph C. Terry household, 1900 U.S. Census, Powhatan Co., Virginia, shows her as the mother of 9, with 9 living, but only 7 listed in the household, not including Thomas.
  26. [S6551] Joseph C. Terry household, 1900 U.S. Census, Powhatan Co., Virginia, shows the girl as daughter of Mollie's husband and that the parents had been married longer than the age of the child.
  27. [S6551] Joseph C. Terry household, 1900 U.S. Census, Powhatan Co., Virginia, shows him as the son of her husband and that the parents had been married longer than the age of the child.
  28. [S6559] Abner C. Worsahm household, 1920 U.S. Census, Powhatan Co., Virginia, shows Mollie as mother-in-law and Ruth as wife of head of household.
  29. [S1500] "U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007," Ancestry.com, record for Joseph Coleman Terry, Soc. Sec. No. 705-05-7963.