Congressman Campbell Polson Berry

7 November 1834–8 January 1901 (Age 66)
Jackson, Alabama, United States

The Life Summary of Campbell Polson

When Congressman Campbell Polson Berry was born on 7 November 1834, in Jackson, Alabama, United States, his father, Blackburn Henderson Berry, was 19 and his mother, Eliza M Polson, was 16. He married Roann Quillen Davis in March 1856, in Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Prairie Township, Carroll, Arkansas, United States in 1850 and Nicolaus, Sutter, California, United States in 1870. He died on 8 January 1901, in Wheatland, Yuba, California, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Rio Oso, Sutter, California, United States.

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Congressman Campbell Polson Berry
Roann Quillen Davis
Marriage: March 1856
Rufus Albert Berry

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  • Marriage
    March 1856Arkansas, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 2
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    1849 · Capitol Building Destroyed by Fire
    Age 15
    The capitol building in Montgomery was destroyed by fire on December 14, 1849, the 30th anniversary of the state.
    1861 · Alabama Secedes From Union
    Age 27
    Alabama became the fourth state to secede from the Union during the Civil War on January 11, 1861. Several days later, they joined the Confederate States of America. Montgomery, Alabama, became the capital for the Confederate States of America.

    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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    Sources (11)

    • C P Berg, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Campbell P Berry, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
    • Campbell P. Berry, "California Deaths and Burials, 1776-2000"

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