John Jasper McClure Berry

Male16 April 1876–28 April 1944

Brief Life History of John Jasper McClure

When John Jasper McClure Berry was born on 16 April 1876, in Napa, Napa, California, United States, his father, John Henry Berry, was 42 and his mother, Minerva Ann Lindsay, was 39. He married Nellie Groom on 23 October 1902, in Lake, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He lived in Oakdale, Stanislaus, California, United States for about 10 years and Oakdale Judicial Township, Stanislaus, California, United States in 1940. He died on 28 April 1944, in Stanislaus, California, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Modesto, Stanislaus, California, United States.

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John Jasper McClure Berry
Nellie Groom
Marriage: 23 October 1902
Lionel Lindsay Berry
John Wesley Berry
Philip Baxter Berry

Sources (9)

  • John J Berry, "United States Census, 1940"
  • John Jasper Berry, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • John Jasper Berry, "Find A Grave Index"

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  • Marriage
    23 October 1902Lake, California, United States
  • Children (3)

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    World Events (8)

    1880 · The Great Gale of 1880

    Age 4

    The Great Gale of 1880 was a severe snow and wind storm that devastated parts of Oregon and Washington on January 9, 1880. The extratropical cyclone caused tides to rise seven feet, gale force winds, and snow accumulations of up to 18 inches.  

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 5

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 20

    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    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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