Susan Pearl Berry

18 January 1889–21 October 1963 (Age 74)
Wileyville, Wetzel, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Susan Pearl

When Susan Pearl Berry was born on 18 January 1889, in Wileyville, Wetzel, West Virginia, United States, her father, Alexander Reed Berry, was 36 and her mother, Mary Louisa Moore, was 27. She lived in Green Magisterial District, Wetzel, West Virginia, United States in 1900 and Center Magisterial District, Wetzel, West Virginia, United States for about 30 years. She died on 21 October 1963, in New Martinsville, Wetzel, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Kirkland Cemetery, Wetzel, West Virginia, United States.

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Alexander Reed Berry
Mary Louisa Moore
Mary Jane Berry
Polly Berry
Susan Pearl Berry
Della Arizona Berry
John Henry Berry
Lottie V. Berry
Charlotte V Berry

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    Alexander Reed Berry





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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 1

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 20

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

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)

  • Susan T Berry in household of John H Berry, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Susan P Berry in household of Alex Berry, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Susan P Berry in household of Alexander R Berry, "United States Census, 1910"

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