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
Jane Moorefield
Marriage: 29 September 1744
Richard Berry
James Berry
Mary Berry
Alice Berry
Jane Berry
Elizabeth Berry
Thomas Berry
John Berry
Robert Berry
Peter Berry

Spouse & Children

29 September 1744
Wigan, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom


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Parents & Siblings

  • John Berry


  • Mrs John Berry




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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