Kathryn Elmyra Berry

9 April 1916–4 December 2003 (Age 87)
Caldwell, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Kathryn Elmyra

When Kathryn Elmyra Berry was born on 9 April 1916, in Caldwell, North Carolina, United States, her father, George Bowman Berry, was 33 and her mother, Effie Pearl Bowman, was 25. She married Capt. William Jacob Burns Sr. on 28 June 1935, in Granite Falls, Caldwell, North Carolina, United States. She died on 4 December 2003, in her hometown, at the age of 87, and was buried in Granite Falls, Caldwell, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Capt. William Jacob Burns Sr.
1910–2002
Kathryn Elmyra Berry
1916–2003
Marriage: 28 June 1935

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
28 June 1935
Granite Falls, Caldwell, North Carolina, United States

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(2)

World Events (8)

1917

Age 1

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1918 · Fort Bragg Established

Age 2

Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.
1941

Age 25

Japanese attack 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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Katheryn Berry in household of George Berry, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Katherine E Berry in household of George B Berry, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Katherine E Berry in entry for Joseph Franklin Beck and Mary Kay Burns, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

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