James Berry

1733–May 1782 (Age 49)
Newchurch in Pendle, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of James

When James Berry was born in 1733, in Newchurch in Pendle, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Andrew Berry, was 25 and his mother, Mrs Ann Berry, was 23. He married Alice Shaw on 22 July 1758, in Newchurch in Pendle, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. He died in May 1782, in his hometown, at the age of 49.

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Family Time Line

James Berry
Alice Shaw
Marriage: 22 July 1758
Philip Berry
Sarah Berry
John Berry
Henry Webster Berry
Alice Berry
James Berry
Richard Berry
Richard Berry
Philip Berry
Mary Berry

Spouse and Children

22 July 1758
Newchurch in Pendle, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom


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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 (3)

  • James, "England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991"
  • James Berry in entry for Mary Berry, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • James Berry, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "

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