Willis Keith Berry

Male18 March 1923–21 August 2005

Brief Life History of Willis Keith

When Willis Keith Berry was born on 18 March 1923, in Warrensburg, Johnson, Missouri, United States, his father, Tyree Harris Berry, was 47 and his mother, Flora Gertrude Black, was 36. He married Anna Mae Whitehead on 31 July 1986, in Warrensburg, Johnson, Missouri, United States. He lived in Centerview, Johnson, Missouri, United States in 1930 and Holden, Johnson, Missouri, United States in 1940. He died on 21 August 2005, in Warrensburg, Johnson, Missouri, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Knob Noster, Johnson, Missouri, United States.

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Willis Keith Berry
Anna Mae Whitehead
Marriage: 31 July 1986

Sources (6)

  • Keith Berry in household of James A Berry, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Willis Keith Berry, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, Births, and Marriages 1980-2014"
  • Willis Keith Berry in entry for Delbert Francis Berry, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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  • Marriage
    31 July 1986Warrensburg, Johnson, Missouri, United States
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    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 4

    Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.


    Age 6

    13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

    1945 · Peace in a Post War World

    Age 22

    The Yalta Conference was held in Crimea to talk about establishing peace and postwar reorganization in post-World War II Europe. The heads of government that were attending were from the United States, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union. Later the Conference would become a subject of controversy at the start of the Cold War.

    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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