John Davis Berry

14 June 1855–17 October 1930 (Age 75)
Carroll, Arkansas, United States

The Life of John Davis

When John Davis Berry was born on 14 June 1855, in Carroll, Arkansas, United States, his father, Blackburn Henderson Berry, was 40 and his mother, Caldonia Gordon DAVIS, was 22. He married Irba Glenn on 13 May 1913, in San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Nicolaus, Sutter, California, United States in 1880 and San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States for about 30 years. He died on 17 October 1930, in San Francisco, California, United States, at the age of 75.

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John Davis Berry
Irba Glenn
Marriage: 13 May 1913
Ralph Davis Berry
Glenn Alton Berry
John H Berry
Evelyn Irba Berry

Spouse and Children


    Irba Glenn


13 May 1913
San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States


    Ralph Davis Berry


    Glenn Alton Berry


    John H Berry


    Evelyn Irba Berry


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World Events (8)


Age 6

Arkansas supplied an estimated 50,000 men to the Confederate Army andabout 15,000 to the Union Army.

Age 8

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 20

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

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)

  • John D Berry, "United States Census, 1920"
  • John D Berry, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John Davis Berry, "United States Census, 1900"

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