Lowell Reeve Berry

Male18 April 1905–13 March 1970

Brief Life History of Lowell Reeve

When Lowell Reeve Berry was born on 18 April 1905, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, Charles Gratiot Berry, was 34 and his mother, Anna Maria Reeve, was 22. He married Mary Leone Smedley on 23 May 1928, in Salt Lake Temple, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Utah, United States in 1930 and San Francisco, California, United States in 1940. He died on 13 March 1970, at the age of 64, and was buried in Santa Rosa Memorial Park, Santa Rosa, Sonoma, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lowell Reeve Berry
1905–1970
Mary Leone Smedley
1904–1980
Marriage: 23 May 1928
Barbara Ann Berry
1929–1997

Sources (28)

  • Lowell R Berry, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Lowell Reeve Berry, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
  • Lowell Reeve Berry, "California, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 May 1928Salt Lake Temple, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)

    1906 · Saving Food Labels

    Age 1

    The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

    1908 · Utah's First National Monument

    Age 3

    Natural Bridges National Monument was designated a National Monument in 1908 by President Theodore Roosevelt. It is Utah’s first National Monument but didn’t get many visitors until after the uranium boom of the 1950s. Today the Monument and its park became the first International Dark Sky Park certified by the International Dark-Sky Association.

    1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

    Age 18

    Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

    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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