Eliza Berry

3 September 1836–25 May 1912 (Age 75)
Cuckfield, Sussex, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Eliza

When Eliza Berry was born on 3 September 1836, in Cuckfield, Sussex, England, United Kingdom, her father, Richard Berry, was 38 and her mother, Sarah Randall, was 27. She married George Simmons on 20 January 1861, in Cuckfield, Sussex, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Herstmonceux, Sussex, England, United Kingdom in 1881 and Collinston, Box Elder, Utah, United States in 1900. She died on 25 May 1912, in Beaver Dam, Box Elder, Utah, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Beaver Dam, Box Elder, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Simmons
1827–1905
Eliza Berry
1836–1912
Marriage: 20 January 1861
Edith Ellen Simmons
1861–1929
Elizabeth Fanny Simmons
1862–1898
George Levi Simmons
1864–1950
Frederick William Simmons
1866–1911
Mary Ann Simmons
1869–1931
John Albert Simmons
1871–1952
Sara Eliza Simmons
1873–1881
James Wallace Simmons
1877–1892
Harriet May Simmons
1879–1936

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 January 1861Cuckfield, Sussex, England, United Kingdom
  • Children

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1843
    Age 7
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 18
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
    1863
    Age 27
    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Berrey
    Barry
    Bery
    Beery
    Berrie

    Story Highlight

    France Berry Hollist an 1862 Utah Pioneer

    France Berry Hollist an 1862 Utah Pioneer By Jennie Brown Hollist (wife of Orson L. Hollist) Compiled from notes received from a granddaughter Virginia Hollist Schwagler of Farmington, Utah and fro …

    Sources (44)

    • Eliza Simmons in household of George Simmons, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Eliza Berry, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Eliza Simmons, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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