Biography of William H. Terrell
Monroe County, MI Biographies

WILLIAM H. TERRELL, a farmer of London, Mich., was born in Cleveland, Ohio, May 15, 1842. His parents came to Michigan in 1856, making Adrian their home. William began the trade of his father, that of shoemaker. At the breaking out of the war he enlisted, in 1862, in Co. E, 18th Mich. Vol. Inf., as private. He was taken prisoner and sent to Charleston, Tenn., but was soon discharged. He returned to his regiment and remained until final discharge. He contracted disease while in the army, and has never been in good health since, and lives in hopes of receiving a pension, as he has applied for it. After his discharge he went to Tompkins Centre, Jackson county, Mich., living there until 1875, when he returned to Adrian, and Dec., 25, 1875, married Louisa Reynolds, of Adrian. She was born in Sherman, Ohio, April 23, 1842. She came to Michigan when about six years old, and has since resided in the State. He moved from one place to another until at last he settled in London, in 1886, purchasing 80 acres of land. To Mr. and Mrs. Terrell four children have been born William Henry, Warren E., Wesley and Ruth.

History of Monroe County, Michigan
Talcott E. Wing, Editor
Munsell & Company, Publishers
New York 1890.

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