Velda M Berry

19 May 1924–4 December 2009 (Age 85)
Illinois, United States

The Life of Velda M

When Velda M Berry was born on 19 May 1924, in Illinois, United States, her father, Edwin Wilton Berry, was 46 and her mother, Caroline Rebecca Koehne, was 38. She lived in Huey, Clinton, Illinois, United States for about 10 years. She died on 4 December 2009, in Fulton, Illinois, United States, at the age of 85.

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Edwin Wilton Berry
Caroline Rebecca Koehne
Edwin E Berry
Velda M Berry

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    Caroline Rebecca Koehne




World Events (8)

1925 · Woman's World's Fair

Age 1

The first Woman's World's Fair was held in Chicago in 1925. The idea of the completely women-run fair was to display the progress of ideas, work, and products of twentieth-century women

Age 3

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 23

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

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)

  • Velda Berry in household of Edwin Berry, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Velda M Berry in household of Edwin W Berry, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Velda Quinn in entry for Mr Edwin E Berry, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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