When Mary Jane Berry was born on 28 May 1881, in Marshall, West Virginia, United States, her father, Alexander Reed Berry, was 28 and her mother, Mary Louisa Moore, was 19. She married Wiley James Van Scyoc in 1903, in Marshall, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Grant District, Wetzel, West Virginia, United States in 1920 and Ohio, United States in 1942. She died on 5 September 1942, in Salem Township, Monroe, Ohio, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Monroe, Ohio, United States.
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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