When Samuel Thomas Berry was born on 15 December 1850, in McMinnville, Warren, Tennessee, United States, his father, William Andrew Berry, was 20 and his mother, Nancy Anna Miller, was 21. He married Drucilla Ballard on 21 December 1871, in Estill, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Forks, Estill, Kentucky, United States in 1880 and Civil District 10, Washington, Tennessee, United States for about 20 years. He died on 10 September 1949, in Sullivan, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 98, and was buried in Piney Flats, Sullivan, Tennessee, 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.