Geneva May Berry

30 June 1896–10 July 1980 (Age 84)
Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States

The Life of Geneva May

When Geneva May Berry was born on 30 June 1896, in Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States, her father, John Samuel Berry, was 23 and her mother, Mary Nugent, was 21. She married William Frank Allee on 1 January 1917, in Leavenworth, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Neodesha, Wilson, Kansas, United States in 1920. She died on 10 July 1980, in El Segundo, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Inglewood, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Frank Allee
1897–1974
Geneva May Berry
1896–1980
Marriage: 1 January 1917
Geneva Bernice Allee
1917–1988
Virgil Allee
1919–1936

Spouse and Children

    William Frank Allee

    Male1897–1974Male

    Female1896–1980Female

MARRIAGE
1 January 1917
Leavenworth, Kansas, United States
children

(2)

    Geneva Bernice Allee

    Female1917–1988Female

    Virgil Allee

    Male1919–1936Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(2)

World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 8

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 22

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

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)

  • Geneva Allee in household of W F Allee, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Niva Berry in household of John Berry, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Neva M Berry in household of Samuel J Berry, "United States Census, 1910"

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