Ester Berry

1810–Female
Lee Valley, Hawkins, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Ester

When Ester Berry was born in 1810, in Lee Valley, Hawkins, Tennessee, United States, her father, Thomas Berry, was 26 and her mother, Hannah Day, was 25.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Berry
1784–1832
Hannah Day
1785–1850
Sarah J. Berry
1807–1846
William Berry
1808–1880
Ester Berry
1810–
Samuel Berry
1813–
Reverend Jesse Day Berry
1819–1864
Mary Polly Berry
1829–1919
John D. Berry
1832–1885

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Berry

    Male1784–1832Male

    Female1785–1850Female

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World Events (3)

1812

Age 2

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

Age 2

Because of the outbreak of war from Napoleonic France, Britain decided to blockade the trade between the United States and the French. The US then fought this action and said it was illegal under international law. Britain supplied Native Americans who raided settlers living on the frontier and halting expansion westward. In 1814, one of the British raids stormed into Washington D.C. burning down the capital. Neither the Americans or the British wanted to continue fighting, so negotiations of peace began. After Treaty of Ghent was signed, Unaware of the treaty, British forces invaded Louisiana but were defeated in January 1815.
1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 25

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.

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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