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This group is for the descendants of William Berry in particular, and anyone who has the Berry name in their tree and are still searching for their roots.

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Latest Activity: Nov 24

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BERRY of Devon England and Australia

G'day,My husbands grandmother was a Berry I have been able to trace the family back to Devon /England and around the 1300sContinue

Started by Heather May 22.

Berry Brick Walls 10 Replies

Are you stuck someplace in your Berry line? Post the details here, maybe someone else can help.

Tags: Berry surname, genealogy, family history, Berry family

Started by Katrina Haney. Last reply by Bruce Gillett Feb 16.

Berry Research Notes 2 Replies

Let us know what you are doing in your current Berry researches. This is a place for you to post your ongoing research with us, and anything you have found that may be helpful to other researchers.…Continue

Tags: Berry surname, genealogy, family history, Berry family

Started by Katrina Haney. Last reply by Malcolm Hutton Apr 12, 2013.

George Berry, Died 1806, Laurens County, SC

Seeking information on George Berry, who died in 1806 in Laurens County, SC.  His Probate is Box 8, Pkg. 12, Laurens County Probate Court.  George Berry is the presumed father of my third Great-…Continue

Started by Jim Poole Aug 30, 2011.

Berry information 7 Replies

good day to all i trart my familly tree and i have touble to find information regarding my Berry side.my mother father was Thomas Berry born april 27,1912 in montreal,his father was william Berry…Continue

Started by my familly. Last reply by William Berry Dec 19, 2010.

Elisha Berry 1824

I am trying to find additional information on an Elisha Berry who was born in 1824. All I have is his wife's first name and the names of their children. He spent the majority of his life in Ohio. If…Continue

Started by Todd Prenger Apr 9, 2010.

Berry Family Stories

Post the stories about your Berry Ancestors here.

Tags: Berry surname, genealogy, family history, Berry family

Started by Katrina Haney Jul 12, 2009.

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Comment by Bruce Gillett on February 1, 2012 at 6:38pm

Looking for parents of Lydia "Belinda" Berry, b. Colchester, CT 1792. Sister Lida Berry, b. 1794, both sisters married Gilletts. Possible father Joseph Berry, present in 1790 and 1800 Colchester fed census. There were Berrys in Kent county, CT but I have no proof of any connection.

Comment by Charles James O'Berry (Berry) on March 8, 2011 at 10:50pm
I will do it and see what happens.
Comment by jim berry on March 8, 2011 at 10:05pm

I would invite any of you Berry surnamed males to explore another avenue of research by taking a look at the Berry Family DNA Project.

Each male has a unique 'family' Y-DNA.  That is, your Y-DNA is essentially the same as your father's, his father's and each male Berry back on up the line.  In addition, each of their sons and son's sons, etc. will have the same Y-DNA.  Thus, if you test your Y-DNA and yours matches another's, he's at least a genetic cousin and sometimes may have helpful information to your research since you will have had a common ancestor at some point in the past.

 

Comment by Charles James O'Berry (Berry) on March 8, 2011 at 9:24pm

I'm trying to locate info on a Millard Fillmore Berry Sr. of Morgan City, Louisiana. He was born 10/24/1854 and his wife Lydia Caroline Written dies soon after giving birth to my grandfather Charles Otto Berry Sr. He was raised by an uncle who was a Bigler. My major question is finding out who Millard's father was. I have no name for him and the only info I may have is that he may have been from PA.

If anyone can help, please contact me at: oberry@cableone.net

I can't move on without this information.

Comment by james kramer on April 23, 2010 at 4:34am
I am researching John W. Berry in Ohio. He was born in Hampshire County W.V. In 1823 andied in Hamilton Ohio in 1900. It says on his cemetery paper that his father was G. Berry an mother as S. Berry. I think his father may have been George but not sure. If anyone is working this line of Berrys i would lovr to hear from you. Jim
Comment by Jillian on March 25, 2010 at 2:11pm
I'm descended from Captain Zachariah Berry b. 11 Jul 1749 Upper Marlboro, Prince George's, Maryland died 25 Mar 1845 Concord, Prince George's, Maryland. Captain Zachariah Berry is my 5th great grandfather.
Comment by Polly Ballance on February 23, 2010 at 7:56pm
I am descended from Sarah (Sally) Berry, b. 5 Dec 1776 in Machias, Maine, to Westbrook Berry and Jane Freeman. The line continues back to Westbrook's father Elisha Berry to Joseph Berry II to Joseph Berry to William Berry, b.c. 1613, England, immigrated to New Hampshire 1631. Sarah/Sally married Joseph Getchell III and was my 4G-grandmother.
Comment by Paul Francis Drake on July 24, 2009 at 8:00pm
Hi Everyone! I'm very distantly related to the Berry family - my great uncle was Tom Berry, born in Poplar, London, UK. He was the Light Heavyweight Boxing Champion of the British Empire from 1925 to 1927:

http://www.boxrec.com/media/index.php?title=Human:38136
 

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