Phebe Ann Berry

26 December 1841–4 October 1889 (Age 47)
Highland, Ohio, United States

The Life of Phebe Ann

When Phebe Ann Berry was born on 26 December 1841, in Highland, Ohio, United States, her father, John Berry, was 25 and her mother, Mary Ellen Stewart, was 18. She married Perry King on 4 May 1865, in Highland, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in New Market Township, Highland, Ohio, United States in 1870 and Lynchburg, Highland, Ohio, United States in 1880. She died on 4 October 1889, in Fairfield, Jefferson, Iowa, United States, at the age of 47, and was buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Fairfield Township, Jefferson, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Perry King
1844–1923
Phebe Ann Berry
1841–1889
Marriage: 4 May 1865
Emma A. King
1866–1939
Mary E. King
1868–1936
Jalina C. King
1870–1958
Annie King
1872–1874
Wirt Berry King
1875–1965
King
1877–1879
Lee Allen King
1879–1932

Spouse and Children

    Perry King

    Male1844–1923Male

    Female1841–1889Female

MARRIAGE
4 May 1865
Highland, Ohio, United States
children

(7)

    Emma A. King

    Female1866–1939Female

    Mary E. King

    Female1868–1936Female

    Jalina C. King

    Female1870–1958Female

    Annie King

    Female1872–1874Female

    Male1875–1965Male

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

    Female1841–1889Female

    James Stewart Berry

    Male1844–1911Male

    William N Berry

    Male1846–1912Male

    Female1849–1905Female

    Jesse Berry

    Male1853–Male

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1846

Age 5

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1846

Age 5

Iowa is the 29th state.
1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines

Age 16

The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.

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)

  • Phoebe A Berry in household of John Berry, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Phoebe A King in household of Perry King, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Pheoby A King in household of Percy King, "United States Census, 1880"

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