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Benjamin Franklin Terry
Julia Francis Law
(Abt 1859-1943)
Green Berry (Nicholas) Adkins
Martha Elnor Lawrence
Eldridge Preston Terry
Abigail (Abbie) Francis Adkins
Gladys Mary Terry


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Robert William Jones Jr.

Gladys Mary Terry

  • Born: 15 May 1909, Pittsylvania Co., VA
  • Marriage: Robert William Jones Jr. on 25 Feb 1927
  • Died: 10 Mar 1985, Irisburg, Henry Co., Va. at age 75
  • Buried: Roselawn Burial Park, Martinsville, VA

bullet   Cause of her death was Right Lower Lobe Pneumonia / Diabetes Mellitus.


bullet  General Notes:

Harry T. Adkins, grandson of Greenberry, writes in the 1950s that Gladys Mary Terry married Robert Ward Jones.

The 1930 Federal Census for Richmond, Virginia, District 27, page 140B records Robert L. (24) and Gladys M. (21) Jones living at the home of the widower Richard A. Hattorf (56) (indexed at as Holtorf) at 118 Nansemond Street. However, after checking the 1920 Census, this Gladys is actually Gladys Hattorf and not the daughter of Eldridge and Abby Terry.

The 1930 Federal Census for Irisburg, Henry Co., VA, District 5 records William R. Jones (24) and his wife Gladys T. Jones (20) and sons Randolph T. Jones (2) and Cyril R. Jones (5/12). This is our Gladys Terry and family in spite of the husband's name, William Jones. The April 8, 1930 article below from the Danville Bee names the sons on a visit to E. P. Terry.

The 1940 Federal Census for Irisburg, Henry Co., VA, District 45-5, page 149B, dated April 30, 1940 records Gladys Jones (34 - VA) with her husband Robert W. Jones, Jr. (30 - VA). Both Gladys and Robert have completed 4 years of high school. Robert is working as a Farmer ... but where are Randolph and Cyril?

The Bee; Danville, VA; May 29, 1971
The obituary of Miss Ola F. Terry reports that she is survived by her sisters, Mrs. W. Robert Jones of Axton (Irisburg in Henry Co.) and John T. Jones of Chesapeake; and two brothers, Brumely (sic) G. Terry [Burnley Green Terry] of Chesapeake and Clyde L. Terry of Danville.

The Bee; Danville, VA; April 8, 1930
Announcement ... Mr. & Mrs. Robert Jones and boys Ray and Randolph spent the week in (sic) [end] with E. P. Terry [Eldridge Preston Terry].

The Danville Register; Danville, VA; April 1, 1962
Announcement ... Sgt. and Mrs Cyril Ray Jones and family of Fort Riley Kansas are visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Jones. Sgt Jones is scheduled to leave for Germany in April.

The SSDI records:
Gladys Jones
SSN: 225-52-4313
Last Residence: 24054 Axton, Henry, Virginia
Born: 15 May 1909
Died: Mar 1985
State (Year) SSN issued: Virginia (1956-1957)

bullet  Medical Notes:

Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014
Name: Gladys Terry Jones [Gladys Terry Terry]
Residence: Axton, Henry Co., VA
Gender: Female
Race: White
Age at Death: 75
Birth Date: 15 May 1909
Death Date: 10 Mar 1985
Death Place: Martinsville Memorial Hospital, Martinsville (Ind. City), Virginia
Burial: Roselawn Burial Park, Martinsville, VA
Registration Date: 15 Mar 1985
Father: Eldridge P Terry
Mother: Abby Atkins (sic) Terry
Spouse: William Robert Jones
Certificate Number: 1985008225
Military Status: none


Gladys married Robert William Jones Jr., son of Robert Ward Jones Sr. and Bettie Lee Meadors, on 25 Feb 1927. (Robert William Jones Jr. was born on 13 Feb 1906 in Virginia, died on 26 May 1990 in Irisburg, Henry Co., Va. and was buried in Roselawn Burial Park, Martinsville, Virginia.)

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