Terry, John H. – Obituary

The death of John H. Terry, a former well known resident of this county occurred in Woodland, California, Thursday evening, April 19, 1906.

Deceased was born in North Carolina 62 years ago and served as a confederate soldier in the civil war. He was well-known in this county, having resided here with his family for several years. He leaves a wife, five sons and three daughters to mourn his loss.

Two of his sons resided in this city and left for Woodland on the evening of their father’s death. The telegraph message which they sent from Elgin stating that they were on their way never reached its destination and their father was laid to rest a few minutes before their arrival in Woodland.

Elgin Recorder
Friday April 27, 1906

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