Ginevra Berry

Brief Life History of Ginevra

When Ginevra Berry was born in August 1870, in Logansport, Indiana, United States, her father, Oliver I Berry, was 28 and her mother, Matilda Jane Charleson, was 28. She lived in Indiana, United States in 1870 and Monon, Monon Township, White, Indiana, United States in 1880.

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Family Time Line

Oliver I Berry
1841–1877
Matilda Jane Charleson
1842–1903
Oscar Nute Berry
1867–1958
Ginevra Berry
1870–

Sources (2)

  • Jennie Berry in household of Matilda Berry, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Ginevra Berry in household of Oliver Berry, "United States Census, 1870"

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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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