Terrisa or Teresa

Title

Terrisa or Teresa
Ward

Description

Colored; resident of Shelter Island.

Contributor

Jackie Dinan

Sex

Female

Location or Address

Southold, Shelter Island, and Sag Harbor.

Birth Date

1802-1807 (birth year range calculated from age reported on 1850 federal census and death notice).

Marriage Date

June 15, 1828

Death Date

June 21, 1894

Biographical Notes

She married William Prime (#1530) of Shelter Island. She was likely a daughter of London Ward (#1738). She and her husband moved to Sag Harbor where they raised six children. She died in 1894.

Source/s

Original Southold parish register accessed at Ancestry.com under the collection entitled, U.S., Presbyterian Church Records, 1701–1970>New York>Southold>First Presbyterian Church>Baptisms, Marriages, Deaths>1749-1832>image 127/340.

1850 and 1860 federal census enumerations of Southampton, Sag Harbor post office.

Death notice from unnamed newspaper attached to Ancestry Public Tree.

Files

1828.MAR.Terrisa Ward and Wm Prime_Shelter Is.JPG
1894.DEA.Teresa Prime.June 21 at Sag Harbor.jpg

Collection

Citation

“Terrisa or Teresa,” Plain Sight Project, accessed September 28, 2022, https://plainsightproject.org/items/show/1531.