George Berry

1784–
Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of George

When George Berry was born in 1784, in Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, James Berry, was 23 and his mother, Esther Howard, was 25. He married Esther Whewell on 2 March 1802, in Blackburn, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters.

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Family Time Line

George Berry
1784–
Esther Whewell
1785–
Marriage: 2 March 1802
Robert Berry
1797–1797
Martha Berry
1798–
James
1801–
Elisabeth Berrey
1804–
George Berry
1806–1866
Esther Berry
1806–
John Berry
1809–
Peggy Bury
1809–
William Berry
1811–
Edward Bury
1811–
Ann Bury
1813–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 March 1802Blackburn, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (12)

    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1801 · The Act of Union
    Age 17
    The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
    1808 · The British West Africa Squadron
    Age 24
    The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.
    1815
    Age 31
    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

    Name Meaning

    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.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Berrey
    Barry
    Bery
    Beery
    Berrie

    Sources (30)

    • George Berry in entry for Martha Berry, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • George Berry, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
    • George Burey in entry for George Burey, "England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991"

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