Mary Berry

Female4 February 1808–7 December 1881

Brief Life History of Mary

Mary Berry was born on 4 February 1808 as the daughter of Thomas Berry and Mary. She had at least 4 sons and 2 daughters with Paul Huckins Hayes. She lived in Lebanon, York, Maine, United States for about 10 years. She died on 7 December 1881, at the age of 73, and was buried in Strafford, Strafford, New Hampshire, United States.

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Paul Huckins Hayes
Mary Berry
Samuel Huckins Hayes
Phoebe Elizabeth Hayes
Mary Ham Hayes
John Huckins Hayes
Samuel Demeritt Hayes
David Swett Hayes

Sources (20)

  • Mary Hayes in household of Paul H Hayes, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mary Berry, "New Hampshire Marriage Records, 1637-1947"
  • Mary Berry Hayes, "Find A Grave Index"

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Children (6)

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World Events (8)


Age 4

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


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

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.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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