Mary Berry

February 1808–7 December 1881 (Age 73)
Strafford, Strafford, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Mary

Mary Berry was born in February 1808, in Strafford, Strafford, New Hampshire, United States as the daughter of Thomas Berry and Mary. She died on 7 December 1881, in Lebanon, York, Maine, United States, at the age of 73.

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Thomas Berry
Mary
Mary Berry
1808–1881

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Berry

    MaleMale

    Mary

    FemaleFemale

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World Events (8)

1812

Age 4

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1820

Age 12

Maine is the 23rd state.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 22

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mary Hayes in household of Paul H Hayes, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mary Hayes in household of Paul H Hayes, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mary B Hayes in household of Paul H Hayes, "United States Census, 1880"

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