George Berry

1784–Male
Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of George

When George Berry was born in 1784, in Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, James Berry, was 26 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 1802
Blackburn, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
children

(11)

    Robert Berry

    Male1797–1797Male

    Female1798–Female

    Male1801–Male

    Elisabeth Berrey

    Female1804–Female

    George Berry

    Male1806–1866Male

+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

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)

  • George Bury in entry for John Bury, "England, Manchester, Parish Registers, 1603-1910"
  • George Berry in entry for Martha Berry, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • George Burey in entry for George Burey, "England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991"

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