Louisa Jane Berry

1 December 1828–26 July 1902 (Age 73)
Lebanon, Wilson, Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of Louisa Jane

When Louisa Jane Berry was born on 1 December 1828, in Lebanon, Wilson, Tennessee, United States, her father, Jesse Woods Berry, was 37 and her mother, Armelia Shanks, was 24. She married Daniel Allen Jr on 22 June 1847, in Winter Quarters, Douglas, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Parowan, Iron, Utah, United States for about 10 years and Escalante, Garfield, Utah, United States in 1900. She died on 26 July 1902, in Teasdale, Wayne, Utah, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Escalante Cemetery, Escalante, Garfield, Utah, United States.

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Daniel Allen Jr
Louisa Jane Berry
Marriage: 22 June 1847
John Albert Allen
Cynthia Elizabeth Allen
Orson William Allen
Robert Preston Allen
Lydia Euphemia Allen
Thurza Armelia Allen
Daniel Allen
Joseph Smith Allen
Samuel Alonzo Allen
Louisa Artimicia Allen
John William Allen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 June 1847Winter Quarters, Douglas, Nebraska, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 2
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    Age 19
    Historical Boundaries: 1847: Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States
    Age 20
    The Geographic Names Information System(GNIS) indicates opened as Kane 02/17/1848. Name changed to Council Bluffs 12/10/1852.

    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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    Life History

    This was in my possession handed down from my grandmother, Ella May Allen Walker, to my mother Letha Mae Walker Harding Dixon to me, Susan Loree Harding Sorensen. Ella May was Louisa Allen's granddaug …

    Sources (21)

    • Louisa Allen in household of Daniel Allen, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Louise Berry in entry for Alonzo Allen and Eugenia Bradley Russell, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Louisa Jane Perry in entry for Cynthia Elizabeth Allen Rogers, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"

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