Myrtle Ann Berry

29 January 1888–30 July 1971 (Age 83)
Aurora, Lawrence, Missouri, United States

The Life of Myrtle Ann

When Myrtle Ann Berry was born on 29 January 1888, in Aurora, Lawrence, Missouri, United States, her father, Benjamin Aaron Berry, was 27 and her mother, Laura Ann Meek, was 21. She married William Grotis Mc Guire on 23 May 1911, in Aurora, Lawrence, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 30 July 1971, in Gibson City, Ford, Illinois, United States, at the age of 83.

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William Grotis Mc Guire
Myrtle Ann Berry
Marriage: 23 May 1911
Clifford McGuire
Irene McGuire
Max McGuire

Spouse and Children

23 May 1911
Aurora, Lawrence, Missouri, United States


    Clifford McGuire


    Irene McGuire


    Max McGuire


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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 (2)

  • Myrtle H Berry in household of Benjamin A Berry, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Anna M Berry in household of Benjamin A Berry, "United States Census, 1910"

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