Mary Jane Berry

28 May 1881–5 September 1942 (Age 61)
Marshall, West Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Mary Jane

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.

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Family Time Line

Wiley James Van Scyoc
Mary Jane Berry
Marriage: 1903
Bessie Virginia Mae Van Scyoc
Clarence Scyoc
Dessie Lou Blanche Van Scyoc
Edna Hazel Scyoc
Gladys Van Scyoc
Chester Van Scyoc
Harold Scyoc

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+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act
Age 1
A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
Age 5
Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1898 · War with the Spanish
Age 17
After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

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 (19)

  • Mary J Scyhock in household of Wiley V Scyhock, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mary J Berry in household of Alex Berry, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mary J Scyoc in household of Lindsay Lemasters, "United States Census, 1920"

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