Andrew Judson Berry

Male5 December 1847–20 February 1892

Brief Life History of Andrew Judson

When Andrew Judson Berry was born on 5 December 1847, in Stark, Ohio, United States, his father, Samuel Berry, was 29 and his mother, Marietta Henry, was 26. He married Rosa Belle Curl on 6 October 1885, in Henry, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Iowa, United States in 1870 and Tippecanoe Township, Henry, Iowa, United States in 1885. He registered for military service in 1861. He died on 20 February 1892, in Henry, Iowa, United States, at the age of 44, and was buried in Lambirth Cemetery, Henry, Iowa, United States.

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Andrew Judson Berry
Rosa Belle Curl
Marriage: 6 October 1885
Charles Monroe Berry
Mary Etta Berry
James Ray Berry

Sources (18)

  • Andrew Berry in household of Samuel Berry, "Iowa State Census, 1885"
  • Andrew Judson Berry, "Iowa, Grand Army of the Republic Membership Records, 1861-1949"
  • Andrew Berry in household of Saml Berry, "United States Census, 1860"

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  • Marriage
    6 October 1885Henry, Iowa, United States
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (7)

    1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines

    Age 10

    The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.

    1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

    Age 13

    Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.


    Age 16

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    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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