William M Berry

28 January 1822–2 January 1907 (Age 84)
Union, Kentucky, United States

The Life of William M

When William M Berry was born on 28 January 1822, in Union, Kentucky, United States, his father, John L Berry, was 30 and his mother, Rebecca Thompson, was 27. He married Pricey Ball on 22 December 1841, in Lawrence, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Sarcoxie Township, Jasper, Missouri, United States in 1860 and Preston, Jasper, Missouri, United States in 1880. He died on 2 January 1907, in Alba, Jasper, Missouri, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Friends Cemetery, Mineral Township, Jasper, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

William M Berry
1822–1907
Nancy Jane Lawson
1822–1912
Marriage: 10 January 1845
Susan Ellen Berry
1848–1924
Nancy Jane Berry
1852–1932
Martha Eliza Berry
1852–1931
William M. Berry
1854–1900
Nancy Cornelia Berry
1858–1935
George Wright Berry
1862–1932

Spouse and Children

    Male1822–1907Male

    Nancy Jane Lawson

    Female1822–1912Female

MARRIAGE
10 January 1845
Union, Kentucky, United States
children

(6)

    Susan Ellen Berry

    Female1848–1924Female

    Female1852–1932Female

    Martha Eliza Berry

    Female1852–1931Female

    William M. Berry

    Male1854–1900Male

    Nancy Cornelia Berry

    Female1858–1935Female

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

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World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 3

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1826

Age 4

Historical Boundaries - 1826: Union, Kentucky, United States
1846

Age 24

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

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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Sources (3)

  • William Berry, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Wm M Berry, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Wm M Berry, "United States Census, 1870"

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