George Washington Berry

1825–1900 (Age 75)
Alabama, United States

The Life of George Washington

When George Washington Berry was born in 1825, in Alabama, United States, his father, William Berry, was 43 and his mother, Margaret Copeland, was 44. He married Eleanor Jane French in 1846, in Blount, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Navarro, Texas, United States in 1860 and Justice Precinct 4, Navarro, Texas, United States for about 20 years. He died after 1900, in Dawson, Navarro, Texas, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Navarro, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Washington Berry
1825–1900
Tennessee Mangrum
1841–1876
Marriage: 10 January 1866
W Henry Berry
1867–
William Henry Berry
1867–1938
George David Berry
1869–1949
Josiah Montgomery 'Joe' Berry
1872–1912
Mary J. Berry
1874–1880

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
10 January 1866
children

(5)

    W Henry Berry

    Male1867–Male

    William Henry Berry

    Male1867–1938Male

    Male1869–1949Male

    Josiah Montgomery 'Joe' Berry

    Male1872–1912Male

    Mary J. Berry

    Female1874–1880Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(3)

World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 0

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1826 · Tuscaloosa Becomes Capital

Age 1

In 1826, the capital of Alabama moved from Cahaba to Tuscaloosa. 
1846

Age 21

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • George W Berry in household of Joe M Berry, "United States Census, 1900"
  • G W Berry, "United States Census, 1860"
  • George Berry, "United States Census, 1880"

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