Craven Berry

3 November 1814–31 December 1905 (Age 91)
Loudoun, Virginia, United States

The Life of Craven

When Craven Berry was born on 3 November 1814, in Loudoun, Virginia, United States, his father, William Berry, was 46 and his mother, Cynthia Triplett, was 27. He married Susannah Cunningham about 1835, in Winchester, Frederick, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 31 December 1905, in Heaters, Braxton, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Heaters, Braxton, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Craven Berry
Susannah Cunningham
Marriage: about 1835
William Cunningham Berry
Jesse W. Berry
Thornton Triplett Berry
Mary Ann Berry
John P Berry
Louisa Virginia Berry
Susan V. Berry
Asa Minter Berry
Sarah Lovena "Vena" Berry
Lucy Ann Berry

Spouse and Children

about 1835
Winchester, Frederick, Virginia, United States


    William Cunningham Berry


    Jesse W. Berry


    Thornton Triplett Berry


    Mary Ann Berry


    John P Berry


+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 5

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1824 · """Mary Randolph Publishes """"The Virginia Housewife"""""""

Age 10

“The Virginia Housewife” was published by Mary Randolph. It was the first cookbook published in America. 
1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

Age 30

In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.

Name Meaning

Berige or berie, a berry or a grape

Sources (3)

  • Craven Berry in household of John P Berry, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Craven Berry, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Craven Berry, "United States Census, 1870"

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