When Mary Teresa Berry was born on 13 December 1821, in Anderson, South Carolina, United States, her father, William E. Berry, was 41 and her mother, Elizabeth Halbert, was 33. She married John Charles Hiett on 22 November 1842, in Anderson, South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Tippah, Mississippi, United States for about 10 years. She died on 22 November 1873, in Conway, Faulkner, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 51, and was buried in Pleasant Valley, Faulkner, Arkansas, United States.
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.