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James H. Berry
(Abt 1752-1822)
Sarah Grubbs
(cal 1760-1852)
James H. Berry, Jr
(Abt 1803-1879)
Emily S. Fox
(Abt 1810-Bef 1860)
James Thomas Berry
(Abt 1830-1913)

 

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Spouses/Children:
Elizabeth S. Hill

James Thomas Berry 3 4 5

  • Born: Abt 1830, , Madison, Kentucky, USA 3 5
  • Marriage: Elizabeth S. Hill on 15 Jan 1855 in , Madison, Kentucky, USA 1 2
  • Died: 19 Dec 1913, Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky, USA about age 83 5 6 7
  • Buried: 21 Dec 1913, Richmond, Madison, Kentucky, USA 6
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bullet  Death Notes:


Informant for death certificate was James Thomas Berry's son, George M. Berry. The address is 335 S. Spring, on James's death certificate is the same as their son, George M. Berry, in the 1920 census.

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bullet  Noted events in his life were:



• Census, 8 Nov 1850, , Madison, Kentucky, USA. 8
District 3, Madison County, KY., 8 Nov 1850, page , Lines 14-23
line 14 - James Berry, age 47, m, Farmer, Madison
line 15 - Emily, age 40, f, Madison
line 16 - Mary, age 21, f, Madison
line 17 - James, age 20, m, Madison
line 18 - Laura, age 14, Madison
line 19 - William, age 13, m, Madison
line 20 - Samuel, age 10, f, Madison
line 21 - Nancy, age 8, f, Madison
line 22 - Lucinda, age 3, f, Madison
line 23 - Sarah, age 89, f, VA



• Census, 1860, , Madison, Kentucky, USA. 9
http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1860usfedcenancestry&indiv=try&h=39259504

1860 United States Federal Census
about James T Berry
Name: James T Berry
Age in 1860: 29
Birth Year: abt 1831
Birthplace: Kentucky
Home in 1860: Western Subdivision, Madison, Kentucky
Gender: Male
Post Office: White Hall
Value of real estate: View image
Household Members: Name Age
James T Berry 29
Elizabeth S Berry 25
George M Berry 4

Source Citation: Year: 1860; Census Place: Western Subdivision, Madison, Kentucky; Roll M653_384; Page: 267; Image: 267; Family History Library Film: 803384

[There is also a Thomas J Berry at: http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1860usfedcenancestry&indiv=try&h=39261701]



• Census, 1870, , Madison, Kentucky, USA. 10
http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1870usfedcen&indiv=try&h=17521477

1870 United States Federal Census
about J T Berry
Name: J T Berry
Birth Year: abt 1831
Age in 1870: 39
Birthplace: Kentucky
Home in 1870: Million, Madison, Kentucky
Race: White
Gender: Male
Value of real estate: View image
Post Office: Richmond
Household Members: Name Age
J T Berry 39
Lizzie Berry 35
George Berry 14
Mary Berry 5
Samuel Berry 2
Isaac Hill 76

Source Citation: Year: 1870; Census Place: Million, Madison, Kentucky; Roll M593_484; Page: 195B; Image: 398; Family History Library Film: 545983.



• Census, 1880, , Madison, Kentucky, USA. 11
http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1880usfedcen&indiv=try&h=17711125

1880 United States Federal Census
about James T. Berry
Name: James T. Berry
Home in 1880: Million, Madison, Kentucky
Age: 50
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1830
Birthplace: Kentucky
Relation to Head of Household: Self (Head)
Spouse's Name: Elizabeth S.
Father's birthplace: Kentucky
Mother's birthplace: Kentucky
Neighbors: View others on page
Occupation: Farmer
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Gender: Male
House Number: 13633779

Household Members: Name Age
James T. Berry 50
Elizabeth S. Berry 46
Mary P. Berry 16
George M. Berry 25
Frankie M. Berry 25
Eljie Million 27
Ettie Clark 10
Irvine Clark 20

Source Citation: Year: 1880; Census Place: Million, Madison, Kentucky; Roll T9_431; Family History Film: 1254431; Page: 577.3000; Enumeration District: 78; Image: 0466.



• Biography: James Berry and Sarah Grubbs, 1907, , Madison, Kentucky, USA. 1
[two images attached]
****** page 717
As furnished by Miss Mary Elizabeth (Lizzie) Berry, (daughter of James H. Berry, and Emily S. Fox. his wife) of Speedwell Madison County, Kentucky. William Grubbs and wife. Susan Hearne, came to Kentucky from Albemarle County. Virginia, about the year 1775, and made claim to land. He died in a few days after he came to Kentucky, and was buried at Bryan's Station. After his death his wife and ten children came to Madison County.

"Sarah Grubbs, daughter of William and Susan Hearne Grubbs, married James Berry.
Her mother's maiden name was Hearne.
Her only brother was:
Higgason Grubbs, who married Lucy Harris, of Albemarle County, Virginia.
Her sisters:
1. Elizabeth Grubbs, who married Christopher Harris, a preacher.
2. Nancy Grubbs, who married Robert Harris, brother of the above Christopher Harris.
3. Mollie Grubbs, married Robert Moore.
4. Susan Grubbs, married John Moore.
5. Annie Grubbs, married Squire Boone, Baptist preacher.
(Court records show "Nancy Grubbs" married William Boone, August 16. 1789.)
6. Lucy Grubbs, married Thomas Gooch.
7. Hennie Grubbs, married Andrew Ray (Rea).
8. Fannie Grubbs, married Joshua Barton.
Daughters of Sarah Grubbs Berry (and husband, James Berry):
1. Annie Berry, married Thomas Turner.
2. Nancy Berry, married Edwin Berry.
3 Susan Berry, married Samuel Parrish.
4. Elizabeth Berry, married Christopher Harris.
(See Part 3, Chapter 28.)
Her sons:
5. William Berry, died single.
6. James H. Berry, married Emily S. Fox.
(Children of James H. Berry and Emily S. Fox his wife:)
1. Mary Elizabeth Berry, single.
2. James Thomas Berry, married Elizabeth daughter of Isaac Hill.
Mr. Berry is now Deputy Assessor of Madison County, Ky., which position he has filled at intervals for the last forty years or more, and is now a canidate for the office of assessor.
3. Susan Berry, died a number of years ago.
4. Nannie Berry, married James M. Hendren, late Justice of the peace of the County, now a merchant att Speedwell.
"5. Lucy Berry. married William H. West, merchant and farmer of Speedwell, Madison County, Ky." [this line inserted as an update from the errata]
6. George Berry, died several years ago.

James Berry, (the pioneer) was a son of Thomas Berry, and his wife (I think a Bocock, don't know for sure.) James Berry, had two brothers, Garret, and Thomas. Don't know who either married. Also two sisters:
**********next page 718
Bettie Berry, married -- Frazier.
Pattie Berry, died single.
Children of Higgason Grubbs and Lucy Harris:
1. William Grubbs, married __________
2. John Grubbs, married Miss Lucy Gooch.
(He married four or five times.)
3. Thomas Grubbs, married Katie Howard.
4. James Grubbs, married Nancy Oldham.
(See Part VI, Chapter 33 .)
5. Jesse Grubbs, married Nancy Oldham.
(See Part VI, Chapter 36)
6. Lucy Grubbs, married ------ Barnes.
(Parents of the late Colonel Sidney M. Barnes, of the Federal Army in the -Civil war, who resided at Irvine. Ky.. and Thomas H. Barnes, formerly Clerk of the Madison County Court, one of the very best of scribes, well remembered by many of the old residents of -the County.)
These are all I know. there may have been more.

The aforesaid J. Thomas Berry. past 76 years of age, very active, and now Deputy Assessor, says his grandparents. James and Sarah Berry, were in the fort on Shallow Ford Creek, and William Berry, their oldest child, was born in said fort some time in 1783. Said fort was established on the farm now owned by Jacob S. White. His father. James H. Berry, was born December 6, 1802. and died July 2. 1879. Nineteen years between his birth and that of his oldest brother. William, who died on Shallow Ford within a mile and a half of the place of his birth, in the fall of 1857. His grand¬father, James Berry was wounded in the thigh in the battle of Little Mountain 'with Wyandotte Indians, in which his captain. James Estill, was killed, and Mr. Berry was carried off the battle¬field on the back of the slave negro Monk. William Watts Moore, who died a few months ago. Pass 94 years of age, was a son of Reuben Moore and Nancy Watts, his wife, and a grandson of one of the Moores who married Miss Grubbs above stated, sister to Sarah Berry. Joseph Warren 'Moore, who married Margaret Frances Harris (See Part III. Chap. 3) was a brother to Wm. W. Moore



• Census, 1910, , Madison, Kentucky, USA. 12
http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1910USCenIndex&indiv=try&h=8855008

1910 United States Federal Census
about James T P Berry
Name: James T P Berry
Age in 1910: 79
Estimated birth year: abt 1831
Birthplace: Kentucky
Relation to Head of House: Head
Father's Birth Place: Kentucky
Mother's Birth Place: Kentucky
Spouse's name: Elizabeth I
Home in 1910: Richmond Ward 1, Madison, Kentucky
[136 Tates Creek Ave.]
[dwelling = 204, family = 206]
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Gender: Male

Household Members: Name Age
James T P Berry 79
Elizabeth I Berry 75 [Elizabeth S.]

Source Citation: Year: 1910; Census Place: Richmond Ward 1, Madison, Kentucky; Roll T624_494; Page: 9B; Enumeration District: 61; Image: 621.



• Death, 19 Dec 1913, Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky, USA. 6
Kentucky Death Records, 1852-1953 Record for James T Berry, Fayette > 1913 > Image 1058

Ancestry.com image at: http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=View&r=an&dbid=1222&iid=KYVR_7016159- 2050&fn=James+T&ln=Berry&st=r&ssrc=&pid=1005702

Kentucky Death Records, 1852-1953
about James T Berry
Name: James T Berry
Death Date: 19 Dec 1913
Death Location: Fayette
Residence Location: Fayette
Age: 83
Gender: Male
Ethnicity: White
Birth Date: 10 Sep 1830
Birth Location: Madison, Kentucky
Father's Name: James H Berry
Father's Birth Location: Madison, Kentucky
Mother's Name: Elizabeth S Hill *
Mother's Birth Location: Madison, Kentucky

Source Information:
Ancestry.com. Kentucky Death Records, 1852-1953 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007. Original data:

*[note C. E. Berry 27 Feb 2010: the informant for the information is James T. Berry's son, George M. Berry. George gave his own mother's name instead of his grandmother's name]


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James married Elizabeth S. Hill, daughter of Isaac Hill and Maria Porter, on 15 Jan 1855 in , Madison, Kentucky, USA.1 2 (Elizabeth S. Hill was born on 23 Dec 1834 in , , Kentucky, USA,13 died on 15 Jul 1913 in Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky, USA 7 13 and was buried on 17 Jul 1913 in Richmond, Madison, Kentucky, USA 13.)


bullet  Marriage Notes:


Kentucky Marriages, 1851-1900
about Elizabeth S. Hill
Name: James T. Berry
Spouse: Elizabeth S. Hill
Marriage Date: 15 Jan 1855
County: Madison
State: KY

Source Information:

Dodd, Jordan, comp.. Kentucky Marriages, 1851-1900 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2001. Original data: See extended description for original data sources listed by county.

http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&rank=0&gsfn=&gsln=berry&sx=&f5Day=&f5Month=&f5Year=&f6=Madison&f0=&f1=&f2=&f3=&gskw=&prox=1&f5=++&db=kymarr&ti=0&ti.si=0&gss=angs-d&pcat=34&fh=0&h=134056&recoff=24

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Sources


1 W. H. Miller, History and Genealogies (Call No. CS71.M65 1907
http://content.ancestry.com/Browse/BookList.aspx?dbid=11013), page 717. Repository: Not Given. Surety: 3.

2 Gordon Dodd, "Kentucky Marriages, 1851-1900," database, Ancestry.com (http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4428&enc=1 : accessed 26 Feb 2010), James T. Berry. Repository: Ancestry.com, http://www.Ancestry.com. Surety: 4.

3 Compiler, This data was imported from my previous database in FTW, Surety: 3.

4 Diana McGinness, Diana McGinnes FTW database, Repository: Not Given. Surety: 3.

5 jhjr.FTW, Repository: Not Given. Surety: 3.

6 Ancestry.com, "Kentucky Death Records, 1852-1953," database and images, Kentucky Death Records, 1852-1953 (http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=1222&enc=1&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 : accessed 27 Feb 2010); James T. Berry. Repository: Ancestry.com, http://www.Ancestry.com. Surety: 4.

7 Compiler (notes, speculation, questions, reminders, conclusions of ceb2 regarding this specific event or fact--and not a 'source' for the fact that it is attached to.), 28 Feb 2010. Surety: 4.

8 United States of America, Bureau of the Census, Seventh Census of the United States, 1850 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1850. M432, 1,009 rolls.), District 3, Madison, Kentucky; Roll: M432_211; Page: 313; Ancestry.com Image: 626. Repository: NARA - National Archives and Records Administration, 700 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C. 20408-0001. Surety: 4.

9 1860 U.S. census, Madison County, Kentucky, population schedule, Western Subdivision, p. 131, dwelling 931, family 911, James T. Berry; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com/ : accessed 26 Feb 2010); citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm M653, roll M653_384. Repository: Ancestry.com, http://www.Ancestry.com. Surety: 4.

10 1870 U.S. census, Madison County, Kentucky, population schedule, Million Twp, p. 195B, dwelling 39, family 39, James T. Berry; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com/ : accessed 26 Feb 2010); citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm M593, roll M593_484. Repository: Ancestry.com, http://www.Ancestry.com. Surety: 4.

11 1880 U.S. census, Madison County, Kentucky, population schedule, Million Twp, enumeration district (ED) 78, p. 57, dwelling 518, family 532, James T. Berry; digital images, ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com/ : accessed 26 Feb 2010); citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm T9, roll Roll T9_431. Repository: Ancestry.com, http://www.Ancestry.com. Surety: 4.

12 1910 U.S. census, Madison County, Kentucky, population schedule, Richmond Ward 1, enumeration district (ED) 61, sheet 9B, dwelling 204, family 206, James T. Berry; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com/ : accessed 26 Feb 2010); citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm T624, roll T624_494. Repository: Ancestry.com, http://www.Ancestry.com. Surety: 4.

13 Ancestry.com Ancestry.comKentucky - state and local governments, "Kentucky Death Records, 1852-1953," database(http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1222&enc=1 : accessed 27 Feb 2010), Elizabeth S. Hill - Berry: cert # 18352 - Fayette Co. KY. Repository: Ancestry.com, http://www.Ancestry.com. Surety: 4.


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