When Nancy Berry was born in 1804, in Carter, Tennessee, United States, her father, Samuel Berry, was 26 and her mother, Nancy Ann Crowe, was 26. She married Samuel Kirkland McKinney in 1822, in Murray, Calloway, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She died in 1831, in Tennessee, United States, at the age of 27.
Irish and Manx: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Béara ‘descendant of Béara’, a personal name of unexplained etymology; or, in some cases, perhaps an Anglicized form of Irish and Manx Ó Beargha. Compare Barry 1.
Scottish and northern Irish: variant of Barrie .
English: habitational name from any of several places called in Devon named with Old English byrig, dative case of burh ‘fortified manor house, stronghold’, such as Berry Pomeroy and Berrynarbor.
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