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DAR Lookup,Thomas Terry Russellville Ky.

DAR Lookup,Thomas Terry Russellville Ky.

Posted: 17 Nov 2001 4:13PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 7 Jul 2002 10:56PM GMT
Surnames: Terry, Rice
The Bible of Thomas Terry and Elizabeth Terry Terry was handed down to their Daughter Rebecca who married Felix Rice , then handed to their son Albert E. Rice and was submited to the DAR in Russelville in WV in 1934 along with another Terry or Rice bible. Is it possible to get the family information from these bibles? Elizabeth Terry was born in Greenbrier Co WV in 1801 married her Cousin Thomas on 14 Sep 1816 Thankx for any info Mike

Re: DAR Lookup,Thomas Terry Russellville Ky.

Ann (View posts)
Posted: 17 Nov 2001 6:07PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Thomas Terry
Dear Michael,

Oh yes it sure is. The DAR library in Washington DC is really apectacular. The bible would most likely been put there. Contact: NSDAR, Administration Bldg., 1776 D St NW, Washington, D.C. 20006-5392 and ask them how you would get these without visiting. Also go to the DAR website:

http://www.dar.org/natsociety/default.html

I am sure you can get information from there more rapidly.

Good luck with your search and if I can be of any other assistance please let us know.

Sincerely,

Ann DAR VIS Volunteer

“This is a free look up service provided
by DAR volunteers at the DAR message board"


Re: DAR Lookup,Thomas Terry Russellville Ky.

Kathryn (View posts)
Posted: 17 Nov 2001 6:17PM GMT
Classification: Query
If the Bible of Thomas Terry and his wife Elizabeth Terry Terry was donated to the DAR in Russelville, West Virginia in 1934 then it should have made its way to the DAR Headquarters library in Washington, D.C. There is a proceedure for requesting records by mail or you can use the library for a $5 charge per day if you are in Washington, D.C.

Call the DAR Library in Washington, D.C. for more information.

Library Phone: (202) 879--3229
FAX (202) 879-3227

There are six Thomas Terry's listed in the DAR Patriot index and three are from Virginia as follows:

1. Thomas b 2-16-1762 in VA, died 7-23-1845 OH m. Sarah Hendrick, Pvt, VA

2.Thomas b c 1740 VA d 10-8-1894 VA, married, Ann (unknown surname) Pvt, VA

3.Thomas b 7-27-1761 VA, died 3-6-1833 VA, married Lucy Lax, Pvt, VA

If your relative donated a family Bible to the DAR library, then there is a possibility that she may have joined and her application would be on file. You can ask for an application by exact name or by name of the Patriot. But if you think that there may have been an application I suggest that you request the application by exact name first, then if they are unable to find it by the Patriot name.

Write to:

NSDAR Office of the Registrar General
Attn: Record Copy
1776 D St. NW
Washington, D.C. 20006-5303

Enclose a $5 check payable to the Treasurer General NSDAR. Requests take about 6 weeks. Good luck.

Kathryn
VIS Volunteer

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