[Family portrait purported to be Judge David Smith Terry and family] [graphic]. [ca. 1880?]

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[Family portrait purported to be Judge David Smith Terry and family] [graphic].

[Family portrait purported to be Judge David Smith Terry and family] [graphic]. [ca. 1880?]

Formal group portrait of elderly couple believed by descendant to be David Smith Terry (with full beard), his first wife Cornelia Runnels Terry, and eight young family members. Young men pictured could be sons Samuel and Clinton, and boys could be nephews that resided with the family, although they are younger than those enumerated in the 1880 census. Identity of young women, girl, and infant unknown, as no Terry grandchildren are known at this date and there were no daughters. The Terry identification is unconfirmed.

1 photographic print : b&w ; 28 x 36 cm.

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Terry, David Smith, 1823-1889

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David Smith Terry was a lawyer, politician, and California Supreme Court justice. Born in Kentucky, he lived in Texas during the Revolution and joined the Texas Rangers during the Mexican War. After settling in California, he was elected a judge of the Supreme Court in 1855. Political rivalry with David C. Broderick, culminated in the famous Terry-Broderick duel in 1859, in which Broderick was killed. Terry joined the Confederate army during the Civil War and returned to California afterwards to...

Runnels, Cornelia

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Terry family

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