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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)
Benjamin Franklin Berry
(1814-Aft 1870)

 

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Spouses/Children:
Eliza A. Simpson

Benjamin Franklin Berry 2

  • Born: 1814, , , Kentucky, USA 3
  • Marriage: Eliza A. Simpson on 6 Oct 1842 in , Callaway, Missouri, USA 1
  • Died: Aft 1870 4
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Probate: Thomas Smith's will and codicil, 16 Jun 1837, , Clark, Kentucky, USA. 2
two images attached
[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 widdowhood 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 Benjamine 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 represenatives 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 immediatly 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 huncred dollars
each in full of their protions of my estate and the residue of my
estat 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 excpeted as is directed in regard to the estate so
divised and bequeathed to my wife except that the divison of said
residue of my estat shall take place immediatly after my death
I constitue 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 1839. It is my will that Mary Jewell
the wife of Basten Jewell shall have no part of my estate but the
portion thereof which in said will wich is devised and bequeathed to ???
I do hereby devise and bequeath to my said son in law Nathaniel Ragland
and my son Thomas Smith to be by them ???? of as may ????
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 protion shall not rest in him - but the sam
shall revert to a d rest in my othe 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 testamen 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 alos 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: guardian security re: John Berry [brother], 19 Feb 1840, , Callaway, Missouri, USA. 5
David H. Berry chosen by John Berry to be his guardian--probably brothers, and sons of Thomas H. Berry, deceased 1840.
securities: B. F. Berry [brother, Benjamin Franklin Berry]
William J. Gilman
David P. Allen



Probate: - appointed admin for David H. Berry, 18 Jun 1849, , Callaway, Missouri, USA. 4
David H. Berry died intestate and the court appointed his brother Benjamin F. Berry as administrator for the estate.



Census, 1850, , Callaway, Missouri, USA. 3 http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1850usfedcenancestry&indiv=try&h=3672670

1850 United States Federal Census
about Franklin Berry Name: Franklin Berry
Age: 36
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1814
Birth Place: Kentucky
Gender: Male
Home in 1850 (City,County,State): District 12, Callaway, Missouri
Family Number: 1123
Household Members: Name Age
Franklin Berry 36
Eliza A Berry 40
Sarah C Berry 7
Martin Berry 13
Milton Berry 8

Source Citation: Year: 1850; Census Place: District 12, Callaway, Missouri; Roll: M432_393; Page: 276A; Image: 552.



Census, 1860, , Callaway, Missouri, USA. 6 http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1860usfedcenancestry&indiv=try&h=40056868

1860 United States Federal Census
about Franklin Berry Name: Franklin Berry
Age in 1860: 46
Birth Year: abt 1814
Birthplace: Kentucky
Home in 1860: District 18, Callaway, Missouri
Gender: Male
Post Office: Portland
Value of real estate: View image
Household Members: Name Age
Franklin Berry 46
Eliza Berry 46
Catharine Berry 16
Milton Berry 18

Source Citation: Year: 1860; Census Place: District 18, Callaway, Missouri; Roll: M653_610; Page: 824; Image: 248; Family History Library Film: 803610.





Census, 1870, , Callaway, Missouri, USA. 7
http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1870usfedcen&indiv=try&h=7516032

1870 United States Federal Census
about Benjamin T Berry Name: Benjamin T Berry
Birth Year: abt 1814
Age in 1870: 56
Birthplace: Kentucky
Home in 1870: Auxvasse, Callaway, Missouri
Race: White
Gender: Male
Value of real estate: View image
Household Members: Name Age
Benjamin T Berry 56
Eliza Berry 65
S Catherina Berry 23

Source Citation: Year: 1870; Census Place: Auxvasse, Callaway, Missouri; Roll: M593_764; Page: 231A; Image: 19; Family History Library Film: 552263.


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Benjamin married someone Eliza A. Simpson on 6 Oct 1842 in , Callaway, Missouri, USA.1 (Eliza A. Simpson was born in 1810 in , , Kentucky, USA 3.)


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Sources


1 Ancestry.com, Missouri Marriage Records 1805-2000 (Ancestry.com), Marriage Book B, page 80: 1842, Callaway County, MO., Benjamin F. Berry & Elisno Simpson. Repository: Ancestry.com, http://www.Ancestry.com. Surety: 4.

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

3 1850 U.S. census, Callaway County, Missouri, population schedule, District 12, p. 276A, dwelling 1123, family 1123, Benjamin Franklin Berry; digital images, Ancestry.com(http://www.ancestry.com/); citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm M432, roll M432_393. Repository: Ancestry.com, http://www.Ancestry.com. Surety: 4.

4 Callaway, Missouri, Record of Wills, 1821-1919, Vol C: page 354, David H. Berry; FHL US/CAN 4 microfilm reels; 35 mm. US/CAN Film [ 909272 ]. Surety: 2.

5 Callaway, Missouri, Probate Court records, 1821-1886, Vol B: page 477, David H. Berry; FHL US/CAN 9 microfilm reels; 35 mm FHL US/CAN film [ 9898276 ]. Surety: 4.

6 1860 U.S. census, Callaway County, Missouri, population schedule, District 18, p. 824, dwelling 324, family 333, Benjamin Franklin Berry; digital images, Ancestry.com(http://www.ancestry.com/); citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm M653, roll M653_610. Repository: Ancestry.com, http://www.Ancestry.com. Surety: 4.

7 1870 U.S. census, Callaway County, Missouri, population schedule, Auxvasse, p. 231A, dwelling 98, family 107, Benjamin Franklin Berry; digital images, Ancestry.com(http://www.ancestry.com/); citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm M593, roll M593_764. Repository: Ancestry.com, http://www.Ancestry.com. Surety: 4.


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