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Picture posted by Jayar on Nov 23 '11

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#1 Nov 23, 2011
1823:  Elijah Terry (b. 2/14/1787; d. 9/1850), son of Timothy Brewster Terry (d.1796) builds a house for his wife, Caroline Overton, with 1 central chimney and 3 fireplaces.  This house was located about 125 feet northeast of Washington Avenue and Portion Road.  This house (aka The Terry House) is now situated at the Bald Hills Schoolhouse Historic Preservation site.  The children born there were:  Harriet Minor Norton of Selden, Hiram M. Frances Terry, Mowbray M. Terry, Olive Ann Philips, and Elizabeth D. who died as an infant.

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