Atkins Berry

6 June 1800–8 September 1873 (Age 73)
Machias, Washington, Maine, United States

The Life of Atkins

When Atkins Berry was born on 6 June 1800, in Machias, Washington, Maine, United States, his father, Jonathan Berry, was 46 and his mother, Hannah Knight, was 37. He married Sarah Hasty on 23 October 1823. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Marshfield, Washington, Maine, United States in 1860 and Maine, United States in 1870. He died on 8 September 1873, in Machias, Washington, Maine, United States, at the age of 73.

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Family Time Line

Atkins Berry
1800–1873
Sarah Hasty
1805–1880
Marriage: 23 October 1823
Jane Ann Berry
1824–1847
Archibald Berry
1832–
Charles Orin Berry
1825–1899
Harriet Berry
1827–
Stephen Berry
1828–
Thomas Willard Berry
1829–1914
Nancy Berry
1830–
Nancy Cristy Barry
1830–
Caleb Berry
1837–1902

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
23 October 1823
children

(9)

    Female1824–1847Female

    Charles Orin Berry

    Male1825–1899Male

    Harriet Berry

    Female1827–Female

    Male1828–Male

    Thomas Willard Berry

    Male1829–1914Male

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(15)

+10 More Children

World Events (8)

1803

Age 3

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1804 · Whitehead Light

Age 4

In 1804, President Thomas Jefferson authorized the creation of a light station on Whitehead Island. The light house went into service by 1807. It is the third-oldest light house in Maine. Whitehead Light still exists as the private property of Pine Island Camp, a non-profit organization.
1820

Age 20

Maine is the 23rd state.

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)

  • Atkins Barry, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Atkins Berry, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Atkins Berry, "United States Census, 1860"

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