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Deceased
(est 1770-)
John Bush
(1742-1798)
Mary Tillman
William C. Berry
(1790-1871)
Lucy Bush
(Abt 1797-)
Mercer Berry
(1820-1904)

 

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Spouses/Children:
Mildred Ann Robinson

Mercer Berry

  • Born: Jul 1820, , , Kentucky, USA 2
  • Marriage: Mildred Ann Robinson on 10 May 1845 in , Jessamine, Kentucky, USA 1
  • Died: 25 Mar 1904, Belton, Cass, Missouri, USA at age 83 3
  • Buried: 25 Mar 1904, Belton, Cass, Missouri, USA 3
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bullet  General Notes:


Thanks to Bill and Geralyn Barry for finding the connection between William C. Berry's line and Mercer Berry with the following information:
"Climax (Richmond, Madison Co Ky)
Wednesday Oct 9, 1895 p. 5, col. 5
Mr. Mercer Berry and wife, of Belton, Mo, were in Madison for a short time last week. The late W. F. Berry, of this place, was his brother, and Mrs. Berry was her sister. They have been absent twenty-six years."
http://kdl.kyvl.org/cgi/t/text/pageviewer-idx?c=ricnews;cc=ricnews;q1=mercer;rgn=full%20text;idno=ric1895100901;didno=ric1895100901;view=pdf;seq=5;passterms=1;page=root;size=s;frm=frameset;
http://name.kdl.kyvl.org/ric1895100901 4 5 6

bullet  Burial Notes:


Berry, Mercer
07/01/1820 - 03/25/1904
Block / Lot Block
Row j / Lot 14
Note:

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bullet  Noted events in his life were:



Deed: from William C. Berry & wife (parents), 1844, , Clark, Kentucky, USA. 7
party 1 party 2 yearbookpageacres/memo
Berry, Mercer B. from: Berry, Wm. C. & wife18443621797.75 a




Deed, 1847, , Clark, Kentucky, USA. 7
party 1 party 2 yearbookpageacres/memo
Berry, Mercer B. from: Elkin, Reuben H. &c184734302R.E. (wifes name Mildred A.)



Deed, 1849, , Clark, Kentucky, USA. 7
party 1 party 2 yearbookpageacres/memo
Berry, Mercer B. from: Robinson, Jane F. &c18493436932A
[wife's maiden name was Robinson, relationship to Jane unknown at this time]



Census, 1850, , Clark, Kentucky, USA. 8
http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1850usfedcenancestry&indiv=try&h=16999360

1850 United States Federal Census
about Mercer Bery Name: Mercer Bery [Berry]
[Mercer Muir]
Age: 29
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1821
Birth Place: Kentucky
Gender: Male
Home in 1850 (City,County,State): District 2, Clark, Kentucky [dwelling 218, family 219]
Family Number: 219
Household Members: Name Age
Mercer Bery 29
Mildred Bery 24
Larden Bery 1 [Landon]

Source Citation: Year: 1850; Census Place: District 2, Clark, Kentucky; Roll: M432_196; Page: 15B; Image: 458.



Deed, 1850, , Clark, Kentucky, USA. 7
party 1 party 2 yearbookpageacres/memo
Berry, Mercer B. & wifeto: Mathers, James Trus.18503519332A




Deed: to William C. Berry & wife (parents), 1850, , Clark, Kentucky, USA. 7
party 1 party 2 yearbookpageacres/memo
Berry, Mercer B. & wifeto: Berry, Wm. C. & wife18503624832a





Deed, 1852, , Clark, Kentucky, USA. 7
party 1 party 2 yearbookpageacres/memo
Berry, Mercer B. from: Bush, Valentine W.18523631832a





Deed: from Pleasant Berry (brother), 1857, , Clark, Kentucky, USA. 7
party 1 party 2 yearbookpageacres/memo
Berry, Mercer B. & c. from: Berry, Pleasant185738377R.E.





Census, 1860, , Jessamine, Kentucky, USA. 5 9
http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1860usfedcenancestry&indiv=try&h=39680272

1860 United States Federal Census
about Marcar Birry Name: Marcar Birry [Mercer Berry]
Age in 1860: 40
Birth Year: abt 1820
Birthplace: Kentucky
Home in 1860: Jessamine, Kentucky
Gender: Male
Post Office: Nicholasville
Value of real estate: View image
Household Members: Name Age
Jno Robinson 81
Thomas J Robinson 51
William Robinson 38
Marcar Birry 40 [Mercer Berry]
Mildred A Birry 34
Landon Birry 11
Thomas M Birry 9
Calice Birry 7
Fannie Birry 5

Source Citation: Year: 1860; Census Place: , Jessamine, Kentucky; Roll: M653_378; Page: 21; Image: 21; Family History Library Film: 803378.



Deed, 1860, , Clark, Kentucky, USA. 7
party 1 party 2 yearbookpageacres/memo
Berry, Mercer B. & wife to: Reed, Joseph S. 186039630L29A.IR,25P





Deed, 9 Aug 1865, , Clark, Kentucky, USA. 7 10
[from Clark County Deed Index Vol B]
party 1 party 2 yearbookpageacres/memo
Berry, Mercer B. & wife to: Hampton, Lewis 1864416567A.3R.

[From the deed in Deed vol 41, page 65]
On 9 aug 1864, for $3329.50, Mercer and wife, Mildred, sold 67 acres of 2-mile Creek land on the south side of Red River Road, to Lewis Hampton - boundries with: EJM Elken, Nancy Bush, James Lisle, Thomas Ogden, David S Sutherland



Census, 1870, Westport, Jackson, Missouri, USA. 11
http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1870usfedcen&indiv=try&h=5435806

1870 United States Federal Census
about Mercer B Berry Name: Mercer B Berry
Birth Year: abt 1821
Age in 1870: 49
Birthplace: Kentucky
Home in 1870: Westport, Jackson, Missouri
Race: White
Gender: Male
Value of real estate: View image
Household Members: Name Age
Mercer B Berry 49
Mildred Berry 44
Landen T Berry 21
Thomas M Berry 19
Callie Berry 16
Fannie Berry 15
Stella Berry 4
Kitty Canecan 45

Source Citation: Year: 1870; Census Place: Westport, Jackson, Missouri; Roll: M593_781; Page: 49A; Image: 101; Family History Library Film: 552280.



Census, 1880, Gallatin, Clay, Missouri, USA. 12
http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1880usfedcen&indiv=try&h=48362011

1880 United States Federal Census
about Mercer B. Berry Name: Mercer B. Berry
Home in 1880: Gallatin, Clay, Missouri
Age: 59
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1821
Birthplace: Kentucky
Relation to Head of Household: Self (Head)
Spouse's Name: Mildred A. Berry
Father's birthplace: Virginia
Mother's birthplace: Kentucky
Neighbors: View others on page
Occupation: Farmer
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Gender: Male

Household Members: Name Age
Mercer B. Berry 59
Mildred A. Berry 54
Llander Berry 32
Thomas Berry 29
Fannie Berry 25
Stella Berry 13
Scott Crutchfield 13 [adopted, son of Margaret Berry (Mercer's sister) and Henry Crutchfield]

Source Citation: Year: 1880; Census Place: Gallatin, Clay, Missouri; Roll: 681; Family History Film: 1254681; Page: 344C; Enumeration District: 120; Image: 0000.




Biography, 9 Oct 1895, Richmond, Madison, Kentucky, USA. 6 13
Thanks to Bill and Geralyn Barry for finding the connection between William C. Berry's line and Mercer Berry with the following information:
"Climax (Richmond, Madison Co Ky)
Wednesday Oct 9, 1895 p. 5, col. 5
Mr. Mercer Berry and wife, of Belton, Mo, were in Madison for a short time last week. The late W. F. Berry, of this place, was his brother, and Mrs. Berry was her sister. They have been absent twenty-six years."
http://kdl.kyvl.org/cgi/t/text/pageviewer-idx?c=ricnews;cc=ricnews;q1=mercer;rgn=full%20text;idno=ric1895100901;didno=ric1895100901;view=pdf;seq=5;passterms=1;page=root;size=s;frm=frameset;
http://name.kdl.kyvl.org/ric1895100901




Census, 1900, Mount Pleasant, Cass, Missouri, USA. 2
http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1900usfedcen&indiv=try&h=29125691

1900 United States Federal Census
about Merco Berry Name: Merco Berry
[Merca B Berry]
Home in 1900: Mount Pleasant, Cass, Missouri
[Belton, Cass, Missouri]
Age: 79
Birth Date: Jul 1820
Birthplace: Kentucky
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relationship to head-of-house: Head
Father's Birthplace: Virginia
Mother's Birthplace: Kentucky
Spouse's Name: Mildred Berry
Marriage year: 1846
Marital Status: Married
Years married: 54
Occupation: View on Image
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
Merco Berry 79
Mildred Berry 79
Catherine Duncan 50

Source Citation: Year: 1900; Census Place: Mount Pleasant, Cass, Missouri; Roll: T623_846; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 35.


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Mercer married someone Mildred Ann Robinson, daughter of John Robinson and Fannie Grant Berry, on 10 May 1845 in , Jessamine, Kentucky, USA.1 (Mildred Ann Robinson was born on 11 Feb 1826 in , , Kentucky, USA, died on 27 Jan 1916 in Belton, Cass, Missouri, USA and was buried on 28 Jan 1916 in Belton, Cass, Missouri, USA 3.)


bullet  Marriage Notes:

Berry, George M.Dec. 3, 1878March, Frankie
Berry, John W. Son of Newton BerryNov. 4, 1872West, Annie
Berry, Mercer B.May 10, 1845Robinson, Mildred
Berry, Nathaniel F.Jan. 10, 1872Cassell, Nannie N.
Berry, William F.July 9, 1850Robinson, Margaret M. Daughter of John Robinson
Berry, YoungerJune 19, 1855Sallee, Mary A.

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Sources


1 Roots Web Jessamine County, KY. (http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kyjessam/marriages/1841-1880.html : accessed 8 May 2011). Surety: 3.

2 1900 U.S. census, Cass County, Missouri, population schedule, Mount Pleasant, enumeration district (ED) 35, sheet 5A, dwelling 92, family 94, Mercer Berry; digital images, Ancestry.com(http://www.ancestry.com/ : accessed 9 May 2011); citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm T623, roll T623_846. Repository: Ancestry.com, http://www.Ancestry.com. Surety: 4.

3 Belton Cemetery Association, (typescript, Belton Cemetery Association, Belton). Surety: 3.

4 William A Barry, William A Barry, e-mail of 7 May 2011. Surety: 3.

5 Geralyn W. Barry, e-mail of 7 May 2011. Surety: 3.

6 Anonymous, "Personal," Climax, 9 Oct 1895, p. 5, col. 5; digital images, Kentuckiana Digital Library(http://kdl.kyvl.org/cgi/t/text/pageviewer-idx?c=ricnews;cc=ricnews;q1=mercer;rgn=full%20text;idno=ric1895100901_sn86069161;didno=ric1895100901;view=pdf;seq=5;passterms=1;size=s;frm=frameset : accessed 8 May 2011), The Kentuckiana Digital Library is your gateway to rare and unique digitized collections housed in Kentucky archives. Repository: Kentuckiana Digital Library. Surety: 4.

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

8 1850 U.S. census, Clark County, Kentucky, population schedule, District 2, p. 15B, dwelling 218, family 219, Mercer 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.

9 1860 U.S. census, Jessamine County, Kentucky, population schedule, p. 21, Mercer Berry; digital images, Ancestry.com(http://www.ancestry.com/ : accessed 8 May 2011); citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm M653, roll M653_378. Repository: Ancestry.com, http://www.Ancestry.com. Surety: 4.

10 Clark County Court Clerk or Recorder, Deeds Books, 1793-1902 (1793-1902, Winchester, Clark County, KY), Vol. 41, 1864-65, page 65-66 - FHL US/CAN Film [ 0183184 ]. Repository: KY, Clark County Courthouse, P.O. Box 4060, Winchester, Kentucky 40392-0744. Surety: 4.

11 1870 U.S. census, Jackson County, Missouri, population schedule, Westport, p. 49A, dwelling 53, family 51, Mercer Berry; digital images, Ancestry.com(http://www.ancestry.com/ : accessed 8 May 2011); citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm M593, roll M593_781. Repository: Ancestry.com, http://www.Ancestry.com. Surety: 4.

12 1880 U.S. census, Clay County, Missouri, population schedule, Gallatin, enumeration district (ED) 120, p. 344C, dwelling 86, family 88, Mercer Berry; digital images, ancestry.com(http://www.ancestry.com/ : accessed 8 May 2011); citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm T9, roll 681. Repository: Ancestry.com, http://www.Ancestry.com. Surety: 4.

13 William A Barry, William A Barry, e-mail of 6 May 2011. Surety: 3.


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