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Fnu Berry
(est 1770-)
FNU LNU
Thomas Smith
(1752-1838)
Deceased
(Abt 1765-Bef 1842)
Thomas H. Berry
(1782-1841)
Nancy Smith
(-Bef 1836)
Robert M. Berry
(Abt 1825-Bet 1880/1900)

 

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Spouses/Children:
Nancy J. Bush

Robert M. Berry 2 3 4

  • Born: Abt 1825, , Clark, Kentucky, USA 3 5 6
  • Marriage: Nancy J. Bush on 9 Nov 1849 in , Clark, Kentucky, USA 1 2 3
  • Died: Bet 1880 and 1900, , Boone, Missouri, USA 3

bullet   Other names for Robert were Roberet M. Berry 7 and Robert A. Berry.7

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bullet  Noted events in his life were:



Probate: Thomas Smith will and codicil, 16 Jun 1837, , Clark, Kentucky, USA. 4
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[page] 273
Smiths } I Thomas Smith Senr of Clark County and State of Kentucky man of
Will } 84 years and of sound and discerning mind do make the
following as my last will and testament hereby revoking any previous
codicil which I may have heretofore made after the payment of my
financial expenses and just debts I dispose of my estate which may
remain as follows to wit
I devise to my wife Judith Smith may four negroes to with Esttien
Mary Charles and Abraham to hold during her life or widowhood and
as much of my household and Kitchen furniture and stock and farm-
ing utensils including the ox cart as she may choose to keep also
to be held by her during her life or widowhood which is the whole
portion of my estate which I intend her to have
and said estate I devise and bequeath to my wife I wish at her
death to be equally divided among my children and grand children
and great grand children to wit Benjamin W Smith Martha Ragland
Charles L Smith Thomas Smith Mary Jewell Mildred Vance Thomas N
Quisenberry and Mildred Jane Quisenberry children of my deceased
daughter Elizabeth Quisenberry (said grand children to count in said
division as one person) and David H. Berry William B Berry Robt
A Berry Martha Berry Susan Berry Lucy Berry Benjamin F. Berry
John M Berry children of Mary Berry deceased another daughter
of mine and Thomas J Berry son of Thomas J Berry deceased who
was a son of Nancy Berry (my said grand children and great grand
children in said division to count as one person) and if the negroes belonging
to my estate cannot be ????? divided in kind then my executors
or other personal representatives shall be and they are hereby authorized
and required to sell said negroes and divide the proceeds thereof
among my children grad children and great grand child above
??? before and division is made as above directed my executors
are hereby required immediately after my death to pay to my grand
children the children of my deceased son David Smith to wit
Nancy Willis Smith Emily Frances Smith one hundred dollars
each in full of their portions of my estate and the residue of my
estate not devised and bequeathed to my wife as aforesaid excepting
the ??? hundred dollars bequeathed to the above named children of
David Smith I direct to be divided among my above named
children grand children and great grand children the said children
of David Smith expected as is directed in regard to the estate so
devised and bequeathed to my wife except that the division of said
residue of my estate shall take place immediately after my death
I constitute Nathaniel Ragland my son in law and Thomas Smith
my son the executors of this my last will and testament - Given with
my hand this 1st May 1837
Thos Smith
attest
??? Hanson
A. Hood

I Thomas Smith the above named testator do hereby declare
the following to be my codicil to my will above set forth
and date 1st May 1837. It is my will that Mary Jewell
the wife of Barton Jewell shall have no part of my estate but the
portion thereof which in said will which is devised and bequeathed to her
I do hereby devise and bequeath to my said son in law Nathaniel Ragland
and my son Thomas Smith to be by them disposed of as they please
and the portion by said will devised and bequeathed to my great grand
son Thomas J Berry I do hereby devise and bequeath to him only on
the condition that it shall not vest him the the even of his attaining to the
age of twenty one years and is case he shall die before he attains to the
age of twenty on years said p0rtion shall not rest in him - but the same
shall revert to and rest in my other heirs at law before named except
said Mary Jewell who shall not receive any part hereof as witness
my hand the 16th day of June 1837
Thomas Smith
attest
Sam Hanson
Peter Flanigan

Clark County August Court 1838
This last will and testament of Thos Smith decd
was produced in open court and proved according to law by the oaths of
Saml Hanson and Andrew Hood witnesses thereto subscribed and
the codicil thereto ???? was also proved according to law by the
oaths of Saml Hanson and Peter Flanigan witnesses thereto subscribed
and ordered to be recorded
att: James P. Bullock CCCC



Probate, 3 Dec 1838, , Clark, Kentucky, USA. Berry's Will
names Wm C Berry as her uncle, Robert as her brother, Susan and Lucy as her sisters, Thomes Berry as her father, and Thomas Smith as her grandfather.



Probate: will, 3 Dec 1838, , Clark, Kentucky, USA. 8 names Wm C Berry as her uncle/exor, Robert as her brother, Susan and Lucy as her sisters, Thomas Berry as her father, and Thomas Smith as her grandfather.
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In the name of God amen I make this my last will and testament being sound in mind but in a low state of health after my debs and funeral expenses
is pade I will and bequeath my saddle to my sister Susan Berry and my
clothing to Lucy Berry my sister also and Susan equaly my interest in my
father Thmas Berry and gran father Thomas Smith decd estate of from any other
source whatever to be equally devided between my brother Robert Berry Susan
and Lucy Berry my sisters. I appoint my uncle William Berry as my
exector don in the State of Kentucky and and County of Clarke this 3rd day
of December AD 1838
done in the presence of Martha Berry
attest O.L. Ragland [her] mark
Nathaniel Heagan
Nathaniel Ragland

Clark County February Court 1839
This last will and testament of Martha
Berry decd was produced in open court and fully proved by the
oath of Nathl Hagard a witness threto subscribed and ordered to be recorded
and on motion of Wm Berry the executor therin named ??? made oath thereto
as the law directs certiicate is granted him for obtaining a probate thereof in
due form giving security whereupon has together with Pleasant Bush entered
into and acknowledged their bond in penalt of ??? conditioned as the law
directs.
att: James P. Bullock ClarkCCC
This event was shared from Martha Berry who also shared it with Lucy Ann Berry (Heir), Susan Berry (Heir), and William C. Berry (Executor).



Census, 9 Aug 1850, , Clark, Kentucky, USA. 5
9 Aug 1850,
line 3 - dwell 97, fam 98, Ambrose Bush, age 72, m, farmer, VA
line 4 - Julia, age 23, f, KY*
line 5 - Robert Berry, age 23, m, farmer, KY

*Althought the order in the census would imply Julia's surname is Bush, she is actually Robert's wife, Nancy Julia Berry (nee Bush); Julia is the daughter of Ambrose.



Deed: from: Berry, Pleasant (cousin), 1857, , Clark, Kentucky, USA. 9
party 1 party 2 yearbookpageacres/memo
Berry, Robert M.from: Berry, Pleasant 185739377R.E. (wifes name is Nancy Julia formerly Bush).



Census, 1860, , Clark, Kentucky, USA. 10
1860 United States Federal Census
Name: Robert M Berry
Age in 1860: 35
Birth Year: abt 1825
Birthplace: Kentucky
Home in 1860: District 2, Clark, Kentucky
Gender: Male
Post Office: Winchester
Value of real estate: View Image
Household Members: Name Age
Ambrose Bush 82
Robert M Berry 35 [Robert A.]
Mary J Berry 32
Lucy J Berry 9
Alice Berry 6
Polly Berry 6.12

Source Citation: Year: 1860; Census Place: District 2, Clark, Kentucky; Roll: M653_362; Page: 0; Image: 327.

[note Robert's middle initial, "M", is not consistant with that specified in Thomas Berry's will "A"]



Deed: from: Berry, Willlaim F. (cousin), 1860, , Clark, Kentucky, USA. 9
party 1 party 2 yearbookpageacres/memo
Berry, Robert M.from: Berry, Willlaim F.1860405R.E.



Deed: to: Berry, Robert M. (cousin), 1860, , Clark, Kentucky, USA. 11 party 1 party 2 yearbookpageacres/memo
Berry, Willaim F. to: Berry, Robert M. 1860 405R.E. (Wifes name Milfred R. [Broadus])
This event was shared from William F. Berry who also shared it with Mildred R. Broadus (Grantor).



Census, 1870, Twp 50, Boone County, MO. 3 12 http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1870usfedcen&indiv=try&h=1858652

1870 United States Federal Census
Name: Robert Berry
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1827
Age in 1870: 43
Birthplace: Kentucky
Home in 1870: Township 50, Boone, Missouri
Race: White
Gender: Male
Value of real estate: View image
Post Office: Sturgeon
Household Members: Name Age
Robert Berry 43
Julia Berry 42
Lucy J Berry 19
Alice Berry 16
Polly Berry 10
Lena Berry 7

Others on this census page see source detail
Source Citation: Year: 1870; Census Place: Township 50, Boone, Missouri; Roll M593_760; Page: 230; Image: 463.



Deed: from: Berry, Mildred H. (cousin), 1876, , Clark, Kentucky, USA. 9
party 1 party 2 yearbookpageacres/memo
Berry, Robert M.from: Berry, Mildred H.187646484R.E.



Deed: to: Elkin, Zachariah, 1879, , Clark, Kentucky, USA. 9
party 1 party 2 yearbookpageacres/memo
Berry, Robert M.to: Elkin, Zachariah 1879514077a.3r.10p.& 36A



Deed: to: Berry, Robert M. (cousin), 1876, , Clark, Kentucky, USA. 9 party 1 party 2 yearbookpageacres/memo
Berry, Robert M.from: Berry, Mildred R. 187646484R.E.
This event was shared from Mildred R. Broadus



Deed: to: Lisle, Claiborne, 1879, , Clark, Kentucky, USA. 9
party 1 party 2 yearbookpageacres/memo
Berry, Robert M.to: Lisle, Claiborne 1879474981/2 int. in 32 Acres.

Census, 5 Jul 1880, Bourbon Twp, Boone County, MO. 3 13 http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1880usfedcen&indiv=try&h=33680221
1880 United States Federal Census
Name: Robert Berry
Home in 1880: Bourbon, Boone, Missouri
Age: 55
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1825
Birthplace: Kentucky
Relation to Head of Household: Self (Head)
Spouse's Name: Julia
Father's birthplace: Kentucky
Mother's birthplace: Kentucky
Neighbors: View others on page
Occupation: Farm Laborer
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Gender: Male

Household Members: Name Age
Robert Berry 55
Julia Berry 53
Polly Berry 21
Lena Berry 16
Dolly Allison 26

Source Citation: Year: 1880; Census Place: Bourbon, Boone, Missouri; Roll T9_676; Family History Film: 1254676; Page: 28.4000; Enumeration District: 10; Image: 0058.
http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1880usfedcen&indiv=try&h=33680221



Deed: to: Reed, Joseph S, 3 May 1880, , Clark, Kentucky, USA. 14 15
[from Clark County Deed Index:]
party 1 party 2 yearbookpageacres/memo
Berry, Robert M.to: Reed, Joseph S. 188046257POA

[summary from the deed]
On 3 May 1880, Robert M. Berry and wife, Nancy Julia Berry, nee Bush, of Sturgeon, Boone County, MO., made Joseph S Reed of Clark County, Ky., their representative to deal with matters arising out of the estate of Nancy's father, Ambrose Bush, who died in Clark County, KY.
signed: R. M. Berry and N. Julia Berry


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Robert married Nancy J. Bush, daughter of Ambrose Bush, Jr. and Jane Quisenberry, on 9 Nov 1849 in , Clark, Kentucky, USA.1 2 3 (Nancy J. Bush was born about 1827 in , Clark, Kentucky, USA 3 16 and died in 1907 in MO (Probably) 2 3.)


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Sources


1 George F. Doyle, AB., M.D., F.A.C.S, Marriage Bonds of Clark County, Kentucky (Winchester, Kentucky 1933), page 27. Repository: KY, Clark County - Public Library, 370 South Burns Avenue, Winchester, Kentucky 40391. Surety: 4.

2 The Bush Family - 1568-1999, Url: http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Acres/1419/bush.htm, Ambrose Bush, Jr. (son of Ambrose Sr.). Repository: Unknown. Surety: 3.

3 "Bush-Embree-Berry Gedcom," compiled by Neil S. Smith [(E-ADDRESS), & MAILING ADDRESS FOR PRIVATE USE], Jefferson City, Missouri 65109; supplied by Smith, 6 Feb 2009, Type any analytical comments about the GEDCOM's reliability, etc.
http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=smithns&id=I8729. Repository: RootsWeb - World Connect. Surety: 0.

4 Clark County, Kentucky, Will Books, Will Book 9: 273 - 274, Thomas Smith; FHL microfilm 183,150, item 1. Surety: 4.

5 1850 U.S. census, Clark County, Kentucky, population schedule, District 2, p. page 7, Robert Berry; digital images, Ancestry.xom(http://www.ancestry.com/ : accessed 2009); citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm M432, roll M432_196. Repository: Ancestry.com, http://www.Ancestry.com. Surety: 4.

6 1860 Clark County, Kentucky Federal Census, Record Type: U. S. Census, Location: Clark County, Kentucky (1860), 827, Winchester PO dwelling 201 family 201, Ambrose Bush. Repository: State Historical Society of Missouri - Columbia, Columbia, MO 65201, Call Number: Roll 362. Surety: 3.

7 compiler, represents direct knowledge of the compiler, sources have Roberts middle initial as either A or M. Surety: 0.

8 Clark County, Kentucky, Will Books, Will Book 9: page 331, Martha Berry; FHL microfilm 259,297. Surety: 4.

9 Clark, Kentucky, General Index to Deeds, Vol B 1793-1959 - : Berry, Robert M., Berry, Robert M.; 38 microfilm reels; 35 & 16 mm. FHL US/CAN Film [ 183157 ], item Vol B. Surety: 4.

10 1860 U.S. census, Clark County, Kentucky, population schedule, District 2, p. 28, dwelling 201, family 201, Robert Berry; digital images, Ancestry.com(http://www.ancestry.com/); citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm M653, roll M653_362. Repository: Ancestry.com, http://www.Ancestry.com. Surety: 4.

11 Clark, Kentucky, General Index to Deeds, Vol B 1793-1959 - : Berry, William F., Berry, William F.; 38 microfilm reels; 35 & 16 mm. FHL US/CAN Film [ 183157 ], item Vol B. Surety: 4.

12 1870 Boone County, Missouri Census, Record Type: U. S. Census, Location: Boone County, Missouri (1870), Twp 50, Robert Berry. Repository: Ancestry.com, http://www.Ancestry.com. Surety: 3.

13 1880 U.S. census, Boone County, Missouri, population schedule, Bourbon Twp, enumeration district (ED) 10, p. 56, dwelling 536, family 548, Robert Berry; digital images, ancestry.com(http://www.ancestry.com/); citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm T9, roll T9_676. Repository: Ancestry.com, http://www.Ancestry.com. Surety: 4.

14 Clark County Court Clerk or Recorder, Deeds Books, 1793-1902 (1793-1902, Winchester, Clark County, KY), Vol. 48 1879-1881, page 287 - FHL US/CAN Film [ 1690255 ]. Repository: KY, Clark County Courthouse, P.O. Box 4060, Winchester, Kentucky 40392-0744. Surety: 4.

15 Clark, Kentucky, General Index to Deeds, Vol B 1793-1959 - index: Berry, Robert M., Berry, Robert M.; 38 microfilm reels; 35 & 16 mm. FHL US/CAN Film [ 183157 ], item Vol B. Surety: 4.

16 Compiler: Couey, Ann Poindexter, Clark County Kentucky 1850 Census and Mortality Schedules 1852-1861 (private, 106 Southern Court Winchester, Kentucky 40391, Oct 1975), 95, hhld #98, Ambrose Bush. Repository: Clark County, KY Library, Winchester, KY, Call Number: 976.902 C592c. Surety: 3.


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