William Wiley Berry

19 July 1857–1 March 1925 (Age 67)
Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States

The Life of William Wiley

When William Wiley Berry was born on 19 July 1857, in Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, his father, John Williams Berry, was 34 and his mother, Jane Elizabeth Thomas, was 26. He married Rachel Emma Allen on 22 January 1879, in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Kanarra Election Precinct, Kane, Utah Territory, United States in 1880 and St. Johns, Apache, Arizona Territory, United States in 1900. He died on 1 March 1925, in St. Johns, Apache, Arizona, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in St. Johns, Apache, Arizona, United States.

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William Wiley Berry
Rachel Emma Allen
Marriage: 22 January 1879
Lavenia Elizabeth Berry
Mary Alice Berry
William Wiley Berry Jr.
Rebecca Jane Berry
Clarence Leslie Berry
Gerald Williams Berry
Eulalia Berry
John Hoft

Spouse and Children

22 January 1879
St. George, Washington, Utah, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 6

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Age 16

Historical Boundaries 1873: Yavapai, Arizona Territory, United States 1879: Apache, Arizona Territory, United States 1912: Apache, Arizona, United States
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 18

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 Irish (Galway and Mayo): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Béara or Ó Beargha ( see Barry 1).2 Scottish and northern Irish: variant spelling of Barrie .3 English: habitational name from any of several places named with Old English byrig, dative case of burh ‘fortified manor house’, ‘stronghold’, such as Berry in Devon or Bury in Cambridgeshire, Greater Manchester, Suffolk, and West Sussex.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Story Highlight

Family Historical Data and Faith Promoting Experiences by Rachel Emma Allen Berry

This family history was gathered by Dr. L. V. Whipple Blankenship (Great grandson of Rachel Berry)from the Udall Papers held at Special Collections at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona. It …

Sources (3)

  • William W Berry, "United States Census, 1910"
  • William W Berry, "United States Census, 1880"
  • William W Berry, "United States Census, 1920"

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