Mary Martine Berry

5 January 1892–16 December 1955 (Age 63)
Owensboro, Daviess, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Mary Martine

When Mary Martine Berry was born on 5 January 1892, in Owensboro, Daviess, Kentucky, United States, her father, Daniel Griffith Berry, was 35 and her mother, Florence M Harbin, was 26. She had at least 1 son with William Ellis Conley. She died on 16 December 1955, in Owensboro, Daviess, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Mater Dolorosa Cemetery, Owensboro, Daviess, Kentucky, United States.

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William Ellis Conley
Mary Martine Berry
William Richard Conley

Spouse and Children



Parents and Siblings

    Daniel Griffith Berry


    Florence M Harbin




    Elizabeth C. Berry




    Joseph Shirley Berry


    Katherine Berry


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1900 · Governor Shot

Age 8

On January 30, 1900 Governor William Goebel of Kentucky was assassinated. He took a bullet to the chest, outside the Old State Capitol. He died on February 3, 1900.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 17

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

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)

  • Martine Berry in household of D G Berry, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Martine Connely in household of William Connely, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Martine Conley in household of Ellis Conley, "United States Census, 1940"

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