Ann Berry

26 May 1858–29 January 1937 (Age 78)
Kaufman, Texas, United States

The Life of Ann

When Ann Berry was born on 26 May 1858, her father, Bolen Seaborn Brooks, was 42 and her mother, Elizabeth Berry Brooks, was 26. She married James Washington McFarland on 7 January 1875, in Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Scurry, Kaufman, Texas, United States in 1910 and Red Oak, Ellis, Texas, United States in 1920. She died on 29 January 1937, in Farmersville, Collin, Texas, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Mount Olive Cemetery, Scurry, Kaufman, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Washington McFarland
1853–1931
Ann Berry
1858–1937
Marriage: 7 January 1875
Mcfarlane
0018–
Minnie McFarland
1875–1905
Maud Elizabeth McFarland
1878–1957
Floyd Mcfarland
1883–
Temple Kilgore McFarland
1885–1932
Mytle Mcfarland
1888–
Maggie May McFarland
1890–1962
Mabel Elizabeth McFarland
1893–1976
George Noble McFarland
1897–1972
Noble McFarland
1897–1972
James Paul McFarland
1899–1966

Spouse and Children

    James Washington McFarland

    Male1853–1931Male

    Female1858–1937Female

MARRIAGE
7 January 1875
Texas, United States
children

(11)

    Mcfarlane

    Male0018–Male

    Minnie McFarland

    Female1875–1905Female

    Female1878–1957Female

    Floyd Mcfarland

    Male1883–Male

    Temple Kilgore McFarland

    Male1885–1932Male

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Bolen Seaborn Brooks

    Male1816–1879Male

    Elizabeth Berry Brooks

    Female1832–1890Female

siblings

(6)

    Henry B. Brooks

    Male1855–1932Male

    Female1858–1937Female

    Anna Berry

    Female1858–Female

    Permelia Ann Brooks

    Female1859–1939Female

    Judge Warner Brooks

    Male1863–Male

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1861 · Texas Secedes from the United States

Age 3

On February 1, 1861, Texas seceded from the United States. On March 2, 1861, they had joined with the Confederate States of America.
1863

Age 5

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · Construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway

Age 23

Grenville M. Dodge oversaw the construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway. Work began at Hodge Junction, and eventually extended to the New Mexico border by 1888. Service began on April 1, 1888, with trains travelling between Fort Worth and Denver.

Name Meaning

1 Irish (Galway and Mayo): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Béara or Ó Beargha ( see Barry 1).2 Scottish and northern Irish: variant spelling of Barrie .3 English: habitational name from any of several places named with Old English byrig, dative case of burh ‘fortified manor house’, ‘stronghold’, such as Berry in Devon or Bury in Cambridgeshire, Greater Manchester, Suffolk, and West Sussex.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Ann Mcfarland in household of James W Mcfarland, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Ann Mcfarland in household of J W Mcfarland, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ann Mcfarland in household of James W Mcfarland, "United States Census, 1900"

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