John Henry Berry Sr.

22 November 1862–18 August 1948 (Age 85)
North Carolina, United States

The Life of John Henry

When John Henry Berry Sr. was born on 22 November 1862, in North Carolina, United States, his father, John Henry Berry, was 25 and his mother, Emily McCulloch, was 33. He married Malissa Lavinia Vickers on 21 December 1887, in Durham, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Lebanon Township, Orange, North Carolina, United States in 1880 and Durham Township, Durham, North Carolina, United States in 1900. He died on 18 August 1948, in Durham, Durham, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Maplewood Cemetery, Durham, Durham, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Henry Berry Sr.
1862–1948
Malissa Lavinia Vickers
1866–1945
Marriage: 21 December 1887
Blannie Emily Berry
1887–1974
Myra Estell Berry
1890–1972
Flossie Naomi Berry
1891–1892
William Victor Berry
1893–1959
Mary Ruth Berry
1895–1990
John Henry Berry Jr.
1896–1956
Hattie Moore Berry
1898–1979
Jennings Bryan Berry
1900–1964
Annie Louise Berry
1902–1977
Malissa Lavinia Berry
1904–1995

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
21 December 1887
Durham, North Carolina, United States
children

(10)

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    John Henry Berry

    Male1837–1894Male

    Emily McCulloch

    Female1829–1908Female

siblings

(5)

    Mary Etta Berry

    Female1857–1926Female

    Sarah H Berry

    Female1860–1941Female

    Male1862–1948Male

    Laura Elizabeth Berry

    Female1866–1923Female

    Lelila Philena Berry

    Female1869–1933Female

World Events (8)

1863

Age 1

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1865 · Battle of Bentonville

Age 3

The Battle of Bentonville took place in Johnston, North Carolina from March 19, 1865- March 21, 1865. It was considered the bloodiest battle of North Carolina, with around 4,000 casualties.
1886

Age 24

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John H Beny, "United States Census, 1900"
  • John H Berry in household of John H Berry, "United States Census, 1870"
  • John H Berry in household of John H Berry, "United States Census, 1880"

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