Berry Family Information

 

James Berry
[son of Thomas Berry and Esther Buchanan]
born: 1740 - Westmoreland County, Virginia
died:
wife: Elizabeth McCutchen
[daughter of James McCutchen and Grisal Campbell]
born:
died:

Children of James Berry and Elizabeth McCutchen Berry:

1. Grisal Berry
born: 1773 - Augusta County, Virginia
married: 12 August 1790 - Washington County, Virginia
husband: James Maxwell

Children of Grisal Berry Maxwell and James Maxwell:

1.1. Elizabeth Maxwell
born: 1791 - Washington County, Virginia

1.2. David Maxwell
born 1793 - Washington County, Virginia

1.3. Mary "Polly" Maxwell
born: 1796 - Washington County, Virginia

1.4. Sarah Maxwell

1.5. Hattie Maxwell

1.6. Patsy Maxwell
born: born: 1802 - Washington County, Virginia

1.7. Melinda Berry Maxwell
[daughter of James Maxwell and Grisal Berry]
born: 1803 - Washington County, Virginia
died:
married:
husband: Jonathan Cooley
Cumberland Presbyterian Minister
Cooley Family Information
born:

died: 1879 or 1880 - Illinois

buried:

1.8. John Maxwell
born: 1806 - Washington County, Virginia

1.9. Prudence Maxwell
born: 1811 - Washington County, Virginia

2. James Samuel Berry
born: 27 June 1780 - Washington County, Virginia
died: 10 February 1855 - Menard County, Illinois
buried: Goodpasture Cemetery (now known as Concord) - Menard County, Illinois
married: 6 September 1803 or 1804
wife: Jane Ann Weir
[daughter of James Weir and Margaret Sharp]
born: 22 January 1784 - Washington County, Virginia
died: 13 March 1834 - Menard County, Illinois
buried: Goodpasture Cemetery (now known as Concord) - Menard County, Illinois

Children of James Samuel Berry and Jane Ann Weir Berry:

2.1. James Berry
born: 1 October 1805 - Franklin County, Tennessee
died: 26 September 1856
married: 28 February 1828 - Springfield, Illinois
wife: Jane Officer Rutledge
born: 23 November 1808 - Henderson, Kentucky
died: 24 August 1866 - Petersburg, Menard County, Illinois
buried: Old Concern Cemetery near Petersburg, Menard County, Illinois

2.2. Baxter Bell Berry
born: 25 October 1807 - Franklin County, Tennessee
died: 2 December 1891 - Sebastopol, Sonoma County, California
buried: Sebastopol, Sonoma County, California
married: 2 October 1832 - New Salem, Sangamon County, Illinois
wife: Elizabeth Preston Camron
[daughter of John Camron and Mary "Polly" Orendorff]
born: 13 January 1813 - Hopkinsville, Christian County, Kentucky
died: 3 April 1896 - Sebastopol, Sonoma County, California
buried: Sebastapol Memorial Lawn - Sebastopol, Sonoma County, California

2.3. Margaret Sharp Berry
born: 15 February 1810 - Franklin County, Tennessee
died: 25 November 1893
married: 29 September 1828 - Sangamon County, Illinois
husband: Thomas Johnson
born; 7 November 1804 - Tennessee
died: 19 December 1893

2.4. Elizabeth McCutchen Berry
born: 3 September or October 1812 - Franklin County, Tennessee
died: 31 May 1875
married: 9 or 13 March 1832 - Fulton County, Illinois
husband: William Griffin Jeters or Jeter
born: 20 September 1807 - Louisville, Kentucky
died: 31 August 1867

2.5. William W. Berry
born: 23 December 1814
died: 23 August 1816

2.6. William Preston Berry
born: 2 March 1816 or 1817 - Franklin County, Tennessee
died: 19 April 1874
1st marriage: 12 April or September 1839 - Menard County, Illinois
1st wife: Ducilla Wilcox
born: 16 April 1821
died: 4 September 1856

2nd marriage:
2nd wife: Susan Spickelmire
born: 16 November 1833 - Hendricks County, Indiana
died: 12 April 1905

2.7. Martha Ann Berry
born: 11 July 1819 - Winchester, Tennessee
died: 1900
married: 12 December 1837
husband: David Curtis Clark
born: 30 January 1814 - Ross County, Ohio

2.8. Mary Jane Berry
born: 1818 or 17 September 1821 - Franklin County, Tennessee
died: 17 Janaury 1856
married: 30 May 1844
husband: James Jones
born: Kentucky

2.9. Sarah W. Berry
born: 16 May 1824 - Franklin County, Tennessee
died: 17 December 1846
married: 13 June 1844 - Menard County, Illinois
husband: James Altig
born: 13 August 1827

2.10. Harriet Melinda Berry
born: 6 November 1827 - Sangamon County, Illinois
died: 19 October 1902
1st marriage: 20 March 1849 - Menard County, Illinois
1st husband: Redding Nance
born: 17 January 1825
died: 7 February1854

2nd marriage: 29 September 1856 - Menard County, Illinois
2nd husband: John T. Jones
born: 25 February 1813
died: 4 July 1888

3. Sarah "Polly" Berry
born: 1785 - Washington County, Virginia
husband: Joseph Williams

Children of Sarah "Polly" Berry Williams and Joseph Williams:

3.1. James Berry Williams

3.2. William Maxwell Williams

3.3. Alexander Williams

3.4. David M. Williams

3.5. Thomas Berry Williams

3.6. Nancy Williams

4. John McCutchen Berry
Cumberland Presbyterian Minister
born: 22 March 1788 - Washington County, Virginia
died: 24 February 1857 - Clinton, DeWitt County, Illinois
buried: McGraw Cemetery - Clinton, DeWitt County, Illinois
[In 1921 reinterred in the Rock Creek Cemetery - Menard County, Illinois]
married: 1808 -
wife: Frances Williams
[daughter of Charity Williams]
born: North Carolina
died: 17 July 1866 -
buried: McGraw Cemetery - Clinton, DeWitt County, Illinois
[In 1921 reinterred in the Rock Creek Cemetery - Menard County, Illinois]

Children of John McCutchen Berry and Frances Williams Berry:

4.1. William "Bill" Franklin Berry
born: 8 January 1811 - Warren County, Kentucky
died: 10 January 1835 - Sangamon County, Illinois
buried: Rock Creek Cemetery

4.2. George W. Berry
born: 6 June 1815 - Warren County, Kentucky
married: 18 July 1841
wife: Angeline Wood

Children of George W. Berry and Angeline Wood Berry:

4.2.1. Benjamin Berry
born: 1842

4.2.2. D. K. Berry
born: 1844

4.2.3. Elizabeth Berry
born: 1846

4.3. Finis Ewing Berry
born: 18 May 1818 - Warren County, Kentucky
died: 23 October 1837
married: 22 June 1837
wife: Eliza Foster

Child of Finis Ewing Berry and Eliza Foster Berry:

4.3.1. Frances E. Berry
born: 4 June 1838
married: 21 April 1862
husband: F. F. Lodge

4.4. Emily Ann Berry
born: 1820 - Christian County, Kentucky
married: 13 June 1839
husband: Calvin Pierce

Children of Emily Ann Berry Pierce and Calvin Pierce:

4.4.1. William F. Pierce
born: 1840

4.4.2. Harriet H. Pierce
born: 1842

4.4.3. Frances R. Pierce
fborn: 1844

4.4.4. M. E. Pierce
born: 1846

4.4.5. Samuel L. Pierce
born: 1848

4.5. Mary Harriet Berry
born: 15 May 1822 - White County, Indiana
married: 15 January 1837
husband: Zarel Cratic Spears

Children of Mary Harriet Berry Spears and Zarel Cratic Spears:

4.5.1. A. E. Spears
born: 1840

4.5.2. William E. Spears
born: 1842

4.5.3. George Spears
born: 1844

4.5.4. Ann E. Spears
born: 1848

4.6. Susan M. Berry
born: 14 September 1824 - Menard County, Illinois
died: 16 October 1835
buried: Rock Creek Cemetery

4.7. John Campbell Berry
born: 26 April 1830 - Macon County, Illinois
died: 27 February 1902
buried: Walnut Grove Cemetery - Booneville, Missouri
married: 6 September 1849 - Menard County, Illinois
wife: Margaret Jane Duncan
[daughter of James T. Duncan and Mary Penny]
born: 19 January 1834 - Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois
died: 19 October 1911
buried: Walnut Grove Cemetery - Booneville, Missouri

Children of John Campbell Berry and Margaret Jane Duncan Berry:

4.7.1. Benjamin Berry
born: 7 January 1851
died: 20 February 1851
buried; Rock Creek Cemetery

4.7.2. William Finis "Whistling Bill" Berry
born: 9 May 1855 - Menard County, Illinois
died: 12 May 1917
buried: Upper Ridge Cemetery - Maroa, Illinois
wife: Evaline Jane Shockey
[daughter of James M. Shockey and Augusta D. Ross]
born: 23 November 1856 - Fleming County, Kentucky
died: 5 December 1934
buried: Upper Ridge Cemetery - Maroa, Illinois

Children of William Finis Berry and Evaline Jane Shockey Berry:

4.7.2.1. Samuel Alonzo Berry
born: 22 June 1878 - Macon County, Illinois
married: 1898
wife: Della Dukes
[daughter of Thomas Jefferson Dukes and Mary Ellen ?]

Children of Samuel Alonzo Berry and Della Dukes Berry:

4.7.2.1.1. Harry Berry
born: 15 September 1899

4.7.2.1.2. Marie Berry
born: 23 August 1901

4.7.2.1.3. Lucille Berry
born: 7 July 1904

4.7.2.1.4. Merle Berry
born: 19 March 1907

4.7.2.2. Ora Gilbert Berry
born: 5 January 1881 - Macon County, Illinois
married: 16 February 1902
wife: Minnie Odell Carpenter
born: 7 August 1883 - Dix, Jefferson County, Illinois

Children of Ora Gilbert Berry and Minnie Odell Carpenter Berry:

4.7.2.2.1. Gladys Dena Berry
born: 21 November 1902

4.7.2.2.2. Robert Newell Berry
born: 10 April 1906

4.7.2.3. Anna Letha Berry
born: 12 October 1882 - Macon County, Illinois
husband: John Dowing Reed
[son of Squire Reed and Hannah Mendenall]

Children of Anna Letha Berry Reed and John Dowing Reed:

4.7.2.3.1. Bernice Reed
born: 29 January 1902

4.7.2.3.2. Otis Reed
born: 30 May 1904

4.7.2.3.3. Vernelle Reed
born: 6 October 1910

4.7.2.4. James Campbell Berry
born: 4 August 1884 - Macon County, Illinois
died: 18 December 1967
buried: Graceland Cemetery
married: 22 February 1905
wife: Ida Permilla Page
[daughter of George Simon Page and Amanda Louisa Luker]
born: 18 August 1881 - DeWitt County, Illinois
died: 14 September 1967
buried: Graceland Cemetery

Children of James Campbell Berry and Ida Permilla Page Berry:

4.7.2.4.1. Oletta May Berry
born: 13 May 1906
married: 21 January 1928
husband: Arthur Fredrick Martin Naylor
[son of George Alvie Naylor and Otillie Perjohne]

Child of Oletta May Berry Naylor and Arthur Fredrick Martin Naylor:

4.7.2.4.1.1. Arthur Fredrick Naylor, Jr.
born: 18 August 1931 - Decatur, Illinois
married: 13 June 1953 - Long Beach, California
wife: Vivian L. McLean
[daughter of Philip McLean]

4.7.2.4.2. Eldon Roy "Curly" Berry
born: 1 February 1908
married: 20 February 1929
wife: Mildred E. Lyman
[daughter of Charles Lyman and Ivy May Lehman]

Children of Eldon Roy "Curly" Berry and Mildred E. Lyman Berry:

4.7.2.4.2.1. Maxine Leone Berry

4.7.2.4.2.2. Catherine Rhonetta Berry

4.7.2.4.2.3. Mildred E. Berry

4.7.2.4.2.4. Richard Lyman Berry
born: 1 January 1930 - Decatur, Illinois
married: 12 February 1950
wife: Phyllis Lee Phipps
[daughter of Kenneth Phipps and Frances ?]

4.7.2.4.2.5. Nancy Lee Berry
born: 3 March 1931 - Decatur, Illinois
died: 28 April 1932
buried: Graceland Cemetery - Decatur, Illinois

4.7.2.4.2.6. Gerald Thomas Berry
born: 8 February 1933
wife: Mary Joan McGuire
[daughter of Maurice J. McGuire]

4.7.2.4.3. William Elwood Berry
born: 3 August 1916 - Macon County, Illinois
married: 5 November 1939 - Decatur, Macon County, Illinois
wife: Ellen Deloris Hausbach
[daughter of Edward Jacob Hausbach and Cluna Clyde Huber]

Children of William Elwood Berry and Ellen Deloris Hausbach Berry:

4.7.2.4.3.1. Sandra Anne Berry
born: 26 June 1943 - Houston, Harris County, Texas
married: 4 August 1964 - Dallas, Texas
husband: Robert Earl Nelson, Jr.
[son of Robert Earl Nelson, Sr. and Frances ?]

4.7.2.4.3.2. Barbara Jean Berry
born: 8 January 1947 - Houston, Harris County, Texas
married 1st: 18 December 1965 - Macon County, Illinois
1st husband: Roger Glenn Gray
[son of Albert Glenn Gray and Doris L. Davis]
born: 13 October 1945
married 2nd: 1 September 1973 - Cisco, Illinois
2nd husband: Eugene Harold Strum
[son of Forrest Strum and Irene Jane ?]
born: 6 August 1942

4.7.2.5. Clarance Wykoff Berry
born: 19 December 1887 - Macon County, Illinois
married: 5 January 1911
wife: Nellie Madeline McKinley
[daughter of John Henry McKinley and Laura Elizabeth Weilepp]
born: 9 July 1890

Children of Clarance Wykoff Berry and Nellie Madeline McKinley Berry:

4.7.2.5.1. Byron Berry
born: 27 April 1913
died: 7 May 1913

4.7.2.5.2. Helen Eileen Berry
born: 5 April 1914

4.7.2.5.3. Cathryn Elizabeth Berry
born: 6 September 1916

4.7.2.5.4. William Franklin Berry
born: 26 October 1918

4.7.2.5.5. MacArthur Berry
born: 7 February 1930

4.7.2.6. Clara May Berry
born: 16 November 1890 - Macon County, Illinois
died: 9 May 1933
married: 25 April 1911
husband: Howard Hanes
[son of Arthur Hanes and Mary Keister]

Children of Clara May Berry Hanes and Howard Hanes:

4.7.2.6.1. Floyd Evert Hanes
died as an infant

4.7.2.6.2. Wanda Hanes
born: 8 December 1917

4.7.2.7. Harry O. Berry
born: 6 February 1895 - Macon County, Illinois
died: March 1897

4.7.2.8. Gracey Berry
died in infancy

4.7.3. Mary D. Berry
born: 1856 - DeWitt County, Illinois
married: 20 February 1873
husband: J. H. "Doc" Roberts

4.7.4. Martha F. Berry
born: 1857 - DeWitt County, Illinois
married: 5 March 1876
husband: John Cook

4.7.5. John Henry "Hank" Berry
born: 1 February 1862 - DeWitt County, Illinois
buried: Walnut Grove Cemetery - Booneville, Missouri
married: 25 March 1889
wife: Anna Sophie Smith
buried: Walnut Grove Cemetery - Booneville, Missouri

Child of John Henry "Hank" Berry and Anna Sophie Smith Berry:

4.7.5.1. Merry Berry

4.7.6. James King Berry
born: 12 November 1864 - DeWitt County, Illinois
buried: Walnut Grove Cemetery - Booneville, Missouri
married: 24 November 1898
wife: Bena Bausley
buried: Walnut Grove Cemetery - Booneville, Missouri

Children of James King Berry and Bena Bausley Berry:

4.7.6.1. Emma Berry
husband: ? Wendelton

4.7.6.2. Henry Berry

4.7.7. Edward Alonzo Berry
born: 28 October 1867 - DeWitt County, Illinois
buried: Walnut Grove Cemetery - Booneville, Missouri
married: 6 June 1894
wife: Elizabeth Barbara Miller
buried: Walnut Grove Cemetery - Booneville, Missouri

Children of Edward Alonzo Berry and Elizabeth Barbara Miller:

4.7.7.1. Harry Berry

4.7.7.2. Earl Berry

4.7.7.3. Charles Berry

4.7.7.4. Elwood Berry

4.7.7.5. Dorothy Berry

[Source of information: Berry, William Elwood. The Berry Patch. Published by the author, 1976]


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