Do anybody have a Charles Terry(African American) born 1842 in Hampton, SC parents maybe Richard and Violet Terry.

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From familysearch.org.  Right location - you might want to try their free search tool to see if you can locate more if this looks like the correct couple.

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U S Census, 1880 Peeples, Hampton, SC

self  Charles Terry  M 38 SC

wife  Matilda Terry F 33 SC

son  Richard Terry M 14 SC

dau  Alice Terry F 13 SC

son  Jacob Terry M 10 SC

dau  Rosa Terry F 5 SC

dau  Mary Terry F 1 SC

 

US Census, 1900ED 61 Peeples Township (south part) Hampton & Varnville towns, Hampton, SC

https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-267-11785-64879-25?cc=1325221&wc=MMPN-YBK:2011792861

head  Charles Terry  M 60  b May 1840 SC  marr 39 yrs

wife  Matilda Terry  F 55 b. Apr 1845 SC  9 children 8 living

son  Charles Terry  M 18 SC

son  Grover Terry  M 16 SC

dau  Minie Terry    F 14 SC

son  Odah Terry     M 11 SC

South Carolina, Deaths

Otis Terry

Death: 01 Dec 1916  Peeples Township, Hampton, SC

Male Colored  Married Farmer

age at death: 27y birth  abt 1891  Hampton Co.

Father Charles Terry birthplace Hampton Co.

Mother Matilda Lightsey   birthplace Hampton Co.

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