Robert Berry

1722–1802 (Age 80)
Wigan, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Robert

When Robert Berry was born in 1722, in Wigan, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Berry, was 29 and his mother, Mrs John Berry, was 24. He married Jane Moorefield on 29 September 1744, in Wigan, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. He died about 1802, at the age of 80, and was buried in Thorncombe, Dorset, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Robert Berry
1722–1802
Jane Moorefield
1724–
Marriage: 29 September 1744
Richard Berry
1744–1811
James Berry
1758–1806
Mary Berry
1765–1830
Alice Berry
1746–
Jane Berry
1748–1748
Elizabeth Berry
1751–
Thomas Berry
1753–
John Berry
1756–
Robert Berry
1759–1839
Peter Berry
1763–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
29 September 1744
Wigan, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
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Parents & Siblings

  • John Berry

    Male1693–1788Male

  • Mrs John Berry

    Female1698–Female

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World Events (1)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 79

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.

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.

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Robert Berry, "England, Dorset, Parish Registers, 1538-1936"
  • Robert Berry in entry for Jane Berry, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Robert Berry in entry for Richd. Berry, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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