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Washington Jefferson Berry, Mary Jane Barlow and Lou Rogers

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WASHINGTON JEFFERSON 'JEFF' BERRY4  (Pryor Talley3, John2, John1) was born November 09, 1839 in Mississippi, and died November 18, 1909.

He married 1.) MARY JANE BARLOW, on December 04, 1873 in Simpson Co Mississippi.  The daughter of George Washington Barlow and Flora Ann Byrd, she was born June 25, 1849, and died December 27, 1892.    Jeff and Mary Jane are buried in Harrisville Cemetery, Simpson Co Mississippi.

He married 2.) LOU ROGERS after the death of Flora. She was born October 1852 in Mississippi.   I do not have a maiden name for her, this one apparently from her first marriage, based on the name of a step-child enumerated in the 1900 census.
1992 Berry Patch newsletter states he was member of Harrisville Baptist Church from 1871-1877

The Westville Guards, Company B, 16th MS. Inf. lists:    Washington J. Berry PVT - wounded twice, captured, released June 09, 1865.
Beat 5, Westville, Simpson Co Mississippi    05 July 1870    pg 351    #207/207
Next door to Prior Tally and William Berry

Washington Berry 30 Farmer $400/300
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Mary J. Berry 26    
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Monroe F. Berry  3    
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Henry H. Berry  1    
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Beat 3, Simpson Co Mississippi    02 July 1880    pg 35    #321/321


J.W. Berry Head 40
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Mary Berry Wife 31
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Monroe Berry Son 12
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Henry Berry Son 10
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Susan Berry Daughter  8
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Lawrence Berry Son  6
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Jefferson Berry Son  4
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Flora Berry Daughter  2
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Beat 3, Simpson Co Mississippi    30 June 1900    pg 89    #258/262
Married 35 years, Lou borned 6 children, 2 living  (mistake on yr's of marriage)

W.J. Berry Head 60 November 1839
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Lou Berry Wife 47 October 1852
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Carrie Rogers Step-daughter 18 January 1882
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Children of Jeff and Mary are:
MONROE FRANKLIN BERRY5 born February 25, 1867, and died February 09, 1952.
He married LORENA MADAGASCAR 'MATTIE' BERRY  on March 05, 1890.  The daughter of Abner Berry and Elizabeth Magee, she was born July 05, 1870, in Lawrence Co Mississippi, and died March 20, 1933.    Both are buried in the New Hebron Cemetery, Lawrence Co Mississippi.

Beat 3, Simpson Co Mississippi     05 June 1900    pg 76     #45/46
Married 10 years, 2 children born, 2 living

M.F. Berry Head 33 February 1867
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L.M. Berry Wife 29 July 1870
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Eva Berry Daughter  8 September 1891
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Ellis Berry Son  5 November 1894
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M.F. and Lorena Berry
Children of Monroe and Lorena are:
Ava Berry6 born September 1891 in Simpson Co Mississippi, and died January 1977.   

She married Estus Waltman. The son of Mary Jane Thurman and John Edward Waltman, he was born in 1888, and died 1972. Both are buried in the New Hebron Cemetery, Lawrence Co Mississippi.    They had no children.
Franklin Ellis Berry born November 0l, 1894 in Simpson Co Mississippi and died December 14, 1960 in Simpson  Co Mississippi, burial in New Hebron Cemetery, Lawrence Co Mississippi 

He married 1.) Bessie Morris, daughter of William Connerly Morris and Delilah Walker, she was born 1894, and died 1961. They divorced, and had no children. 

He married 2.) Willie Lee Turnage on November 26, 1932 in Rankin Co Mississippi.  The daughter of Benjamin Harrison Turnage and Annie Edna Daughdrill, she was born May 01, 1915, and died December 05, 1995, burial in Stonewall Baptist Church Cemetery, Simpson Co Mississippi. (see obituary below)

Children of Franklin and Willie are:

Mary Frances Berry7

Robert Kelly Berry

Dorothy Ann Berry (aka, Ann McNair, one of our researchers)

Ellis Marshall Berry, born November 29, 1934, and died March 06, 2000.
He married Virginia Brinson, daughter of Jim Brinson and Jimmie Armstrong

Mattie Helen Berry, born January 07, 1941, and died February 05, 1995.
She married Kelly Turner.


The Magee Courier / Simpson County News
Thursday, March 16, 2000 Page 6A

ELLIS MARSHALL BERRY

Ellis Marshall Berry, 65, farmer, died March 6, 2000, as a result of cancer. He was a member of New Hebron Baptist Church and the Golden Heart Club.

Services were held March 9, 2000, at New Hebron Baptist Church with burial in New Hebron Cemetery in New Hebron. Colonial Chapel Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Survivors include his wife, Virginia Berry; a daughter, Shana and Joey Lane of New Hebron; a borther Kelley Berry of Pinola; two sisters, Frances Walley of Richton and Ann McNair of Florida, and a grandchild. She (sic) was preceded in death by a sister, Helen Turner.


Unknown newspaper, February 1995

HELEN BERRY TURNER     Office Manager

BRANDON --
Helen Berry Turner, 54, an office manager, died of a brain hemorrhage Sunday at St. Dominic Jackson Memorial Medical Center.

Services are 11 a.m. Tuesday at Lakewood Memorial Park Funeral Home in Jackson with burial in Lakewood Memorial Park. Visitation is 4-7 p.m. today and 10-11 a.m. Tuesday.

Mrs. Turner, a Simpson County native, was a member of Oak Dale Baptist Church. She was a member and past president of the Botanical Garden Club.

Survivors include: husband, Kelly; daughter, Angela Miller of Madison; son, Kelvin Turner of Starkville; and a grandchild.

Memorials may be made to The Shrine Crippled Children's Hospital of Shreveport, or to Wahabi Temple, P.O. Box 2750, Jackson, MS 39207-2750
The Magee Courier, Simpson County News   Thursday, Dec 14, 1995   pg 10A

WILLIE LEE T. BERRY

Willie Lee T. Berry, 80, homemaker of Mendenhall, died Tuesday, December 05, 1995 of heart failure at Magee General Hospital.

Services were 10:30 a.m., Thursday, December 07, 1995 at Colonial Chapel Funeral Home with burial in Stonewall Cemetery in Pinola.  Colonial Chapel Funeral Home of Mendenhall handled the arrangements.

Mrs. Berry was a native of Lawrence County and a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church.

Survivors include 2 sons:
Ellis Marshall Berry - New Hebron, Robert Kelly Berry - Pinola; 2 daughters: Mary Frances Walley - Richton, Dorothy Ann McNair - Jackson; 2 brothers: Floyd Turnage and Vernon Turnage - both of Braxton; 2 sisters: Joyce Paige - Mendenhall,  Bennie Vee Traylor - Baton Rouge, LA; 11 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren.
Eugene Sexton Berry6 born October 03, 1900 in Simpson Co Mississippi.and died July 24, 1964.

He married Nora Estelle Ford on April 28, 1931. She was born November 19, 1907, and died May 22, 1992.   Both are buried in the New Hebron Cemetery, Lawrence Co Mississippi.

They had one child:   Eugene Sexton Berry, Jr.
Marshall Field 'Love' Berry6 born November 24, 1905 in Simpson Co Mississippi, and died July 20, 1983 in Simpson Co Mississippi, burial in New Hebron Cemetery, Lawrence Co Mississippi.

He married 1.) Jessie Belle Pennington.    They had no children

He married 2.) Mance Boyanton.  She is buried in Shivers Family Cemetery, Shivers, Simpson Co Mississippi.   They had one child: Linda Love Berry, born and died 1939

He married 3.) Alma Berry.    They had no children.    Who are her parents?

He married 4.) Mattie Brooks.   They had no children
 
HENRY HOUSTON 'HUGH' BERRY was born February 03, 1869, and died September 08, 1910, burial in Strong River Cemetery, Simpson Co Mississippi

He married LAURA MAE WILLIAMSON on September 25, 1904.   The daughter of Samuel Marion Williamson and Harriet Elizabeth Davis, she was born February 22, 1885 in Simpson Co Mississippi, and died August 24, 1972 in Mendenhall, Simpson Co Mississippi, burial in Strong River Cemetery, on August 25, 1972, the services being held at Upton Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Harold Douglass and Rev. Rubin Compere officiating.   She is buried between her two husbands.

After Hugh's death, Laura married Ethelbert Barksdale Berry on June 06, 1925.

Laura's father, Samuel M. Williamson  is a brother to Jane Williamson, first wife of John Jackson Berry. Laura's sister, Bessie Williamson married Henry's brother, Jefferson Davis Berry.

Laura is a sister to Bessie Williamson, who married Hugh's brother, Jefferson Davis Berry
Children of Henry and Laura are:
A.C. Berry born June 28, 1905.  He married Thelma Ruth Wickham.  They made their home in Nashville, Shelby Co Tennessee

Willie Mae Berry born July 21, 1907 in Simpson Co Mississippi, and died on March 02, 1994 in Mendenhall,  Simpson Co Mississippi; services at Colonial Chapel on March 04, 1994, and burial in Mendenhall City Cemetery, Simpson Co Mississippi. 
She married Robert E. Lee Williams, Sr. December 12, 1925, son of Robert Williams and Fannie Shivers 
 
SUSAN BARLOW was born c1871-72
 
LAURENCE / LAWRENCE BERRY was born June 1873, and died in 1952.

He married NANCY ALNO HUBBARD on December 04, 1895 in Simpson Co Mississippi. The daughter of P.E. and Caroline Hubbard, she was born in 1877, and died in 1968.   Both are buried in the Hopewell Presbyterian Cemetery, Jeff Davis Co Mississippi.

Beat 2, Simpson Co Mississippi    26 June 1900    pg 33    #253/253
Married 5 years, 2 children born, 1 living

Lorance Berry Head 26 June 1873
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Alno Berry Wife 2_ September 1877
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Olgiah J. Berry    2 August 1897
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Beat 2, N. Strong River, Simpson Co Mississippi   09 May 1910  pg 66  #232/234
Married 12 years, 2 children born, 2 living

Laurence Berry Head 36
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Alno Berry Wife 32
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Olgie Berry Daughter 12
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Hubbard Berry Son  4
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Beat 2, Simpson Co Mississippi   12 February 1920  FM 523/524

Lawrence Berry Head 46
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Alno Berry Wife 42
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Olga Berry Daughter 22
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Lawrence H. Berry Son 14
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Etta May Berry Daughter  8
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Ella W. Berry Daughter  5
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Lina Maud Berry Daughter  4
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Children of Lawrence and Alno are:
Olga Jean Berry born August 1897, and died June 12, 1964.
She married Grover Cleveland Everett.   Both are buried in Lakewood Memorial Park, Jackson, Hinds Co Mississippi. They had no children.
Annie Matilda Berry born November 29, 1899, and died June 01, 1900, burial in Hopewell Presbyterian Cemetery, Copiah Co Mississippi
Lawrence Hubbard Berry born May 17, 1905, and died October 28, 1981.
He married Sadie Waldrop, born April 28, 1901, and died November 26, 1985.   Both are buried in Hopewell Presbyterian Cemetery.

They had three children:
Nella Berry married James Robert Ashley
Lawrence Hubbard Berry, Jr., born October 30, 1924, and died September 05, 1978, married Zella Mae Stephens, daughter of Huey Edmund Stephens and Elizabeth Waltman, she was born June 29, 1928, and died March 05, 1989; both are buried in Hopewell Presbyterian Cemetery
William Gary 'Bill' Berry, born March 24, 1927, and died January 21, 1987, burial in Hopewell Presbyterian Cemetery.
Etta Mae Berry married Roy B. Fowles. They had no children.   Both are buried in Lakewood Memorial Park, Jackson, Hinds Co Mississippi
Alno Eloise Berry, born April 13, 1914, and died May 26, 1994.   She married Charles Edward Waltman
Linnie Maude Berry, born August 20, 1916, and died November 21, 1976, burial in Hopewell Presbyterian Cemetery, Copiah Co Mississippi
She married Woodall Lafayette Berry, son of Fleet Cooper Berry, Sr. and Florence Lorena Waltman
They had one child: Nancy Caroline Berry married Marvin Oscar Weeks
 
JEFFERSON DAVIS 'DAVE' BERRY was born September 14, 1875 in Simpson Co Mississippi, and died December 26, 1950 in Braxton, Simpson Co Mississippi, burial in Harrisville Cemetery, Simpson Co Mississippi

He married BESSIE LEE WILLIAMSON on January 11, 1903.  The daughter of Samuel Marion Williamson and Harriett Elizabeth Davis, she was born April 16, 1883, and died December 19, 1929.   One researcher gives Samuel's wife's name as Hattie Heflin.
Beat 2, N Strong River, Simpson Co Mississippi   26 April 1910   pg 86 #146/146
Married 7 years, 3 children born, 3 living

Dave Berry Head 35
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Bessie Berry Wife 27
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Janie Berry Daughter  6
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J.D. Berry Son  3
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Gertie Berry Daughter  1
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Beat 5, Simpson Co Mississippi   13 January 1920  pg 183   FM 161/163
The ages are impossible to read

J.D. Berry Head  
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Gruey Berry Daughter  
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Myrna Berry Daughter  
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Annie Ruth Berry Daughter  
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Lamar Berry Son  
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Children of Dave and Bessie are:
Janie Berry born 27 November 1903 in Mississippi, and died 14 August 1967, burial in Lakewood Memorial Park, Jackson Hinds Co Mississippi.  Tombstone Photo from Find-a-Grave.com
She married Dennis Clifton Haley, on February 25, 1923.   The son of Steven Haley and Mary Parker, he was born June 21, 1905, and died June 13, 1982 in Simpson Co Mississippi, burial in Lakewood Cemetery, Jackson, Hinds Co Mississippi.    Tombstone Photo from Find-a-Grave.com
Children:   Helen Gay, LaNell, and Joy Haley (Obit below)
Joy Haley Tadlock
Byram
Joy Haley Tadlock, 73, a teller, died Wednesday, February 11, 2004, at home. Visitation is 1 p.m. today with services at 2 p.m. at Lakewood Memorial Funeral Home in Jackson. Burial will be in Lakewood Memorial Park.
Ms. Tadlock was born in Copiah County in 1930 to the late D.C. Haley and Janie Berry Haley. She grew up in D'Lo, and graduated from D'Lo High School. She had been a resident of Byram for ten years, and a former resident of Jackson.
Ms. Tadlock was presently employed as teller with the Jackson Area Federal Credit Union and was a retired manager with Bailey Mortgage Company. She enjoyed being a part of the Steele Magnolia Club, a small group of close friends that met on a regular basis. She was Baptist.
She leaves behind her loving family, two sisters, Helen Walters, and her husband Bud of Mendenhall, and LaNelle Holloway of Jackson; two nephews, Dennis Walters and Ronnie Holloway; two nieces, Donna Hill and Joy Cruise; and several great-nieces and nephews; and her very special dog that she loved dearly, Susie Magnolia.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Lung Association. 
--Clarion Ledger February 13, 2004 
Jefferson Davis Berry, Jr. born December 26, 1906, and died January 13, 1993
He married 1.) Lilla Neely, daughter of Wilkie Neely and Laurinda Barlow.   She was born January 19, 1909 and died March 29, 1995, burial in Harrisville Cemetery. Jeff and Lila divorced,  and Lila married a Leonard O. Phillips.    Children:    Malone, Sam, and David Berry
He married 2.) Myrtle Sowell.   She was born December 06, 1922, and died January 03, 2002.  She and Jeff are buried in Harrisville Cemetery, Simpson Co Mississippi
Child: Sylvia Jean Berry, born January 27, 1945, and died October 27, 1997, burial in Harrisville Cemetery.  She married Franklin Defor 'Frank' Yates.
Two children: William Ty, and Pamela Suzanna Yates
The Magee Courier/ Simpson County News, Thursday, January 10, 2002 Page 6A

MYRTLE BERRY

Myrtle Berry, 79, a retired factory worker, of Hillcrest Nursing Home in Magee died at Magee General Hospital on January 03, 2002. She was a member of Harrisville Baptist Church.

Funeral services for Mrs. Berry were conducted January 5 in the chapel of Colonial Chapel Funeral Home in Mendenhall. Interment was in Harrisville Cemetery.

She is survived by two grandchildren, Ty Yates and Pam Yates; two great-grandchildren, Coddy Yates and Sylvia Yates; two brothers, William Floyd Sowell Jr. of Biloxi and James Layfette Sowell of Calif.; and three sisters, Verneta Smith of Magee, Virginia WIlkes of Nicevile, Fla. and Bobbie Nell Hollaway of Calif.
Gertie Sue Berry born February 02, 1909, and died November 16, 1987.
She married Grover Cleveland VanZandt. He was born February 20, 1888, and died November 1970.   Children: Bessie Ann and James Cleveland VanZandt
Myrna Grace Berry born August 30, 1910 in Simpson Co Mississippi, and died January 23, 1997 in Simpson Co Mississippi, burial in Lakewood Cemetery, Jackson, Hinds Co Mississippi.
She married 1.) Everett Chester Scott on December 25, 1929 in Memphis, Shelby Co Tennessee, the son of John Scott and Dora Cary. He was born February 04, 1902 in Yuma, Carroll Co Tennessee, and died January 04, 1962 in Huntingdon, Carroll Co Tennessee, burial in Farmville Cemetery, Widersville Henderson Co Tennessee.
Children: Everett Berry and Doris Jane Scott
She married 2.) Dennis Clifton Haley on December 31, 1967, the son of Steven Haley and Mary Parker, and widower of her sister, Janie. He was born June 21, 1905 in Simpson Co Mississippi, and died June 13, 1982 in Simpson Co Mississippi, burial in Lakewood Cemetery, Jackson, Hinds Co Mississippi
Floy Berry    She married 1.) Clemon Downs    She married 2.) Everett Joyner
Annie Ruth Berry
She married 1.) Clyde Berry. Who are his parents?    He was born March 11, 1910, and died April 27, 1946, burial in Harrisville Cemetery
She married 2.) Lelan Boyanton, born September 21, 1912, and died February 1985
Malone Berry, born January 13, 1913, and died January 19, 1913, burial in Harrisville Cemetery  
Glynn Lamar Berry, born January 16, 1917, and died August 28, 1935, burial in Harrisville Cemetery   
 
FLORA ANN 'ANNIE' BERRY was born November 19, 1877 and died May 21, 1931 in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana. She is buried in Cedar Lawn City Cemetery, Jackson, Hinds Co Mississippi.
She married REVEREND OSBORN WALKER BRADLEY.  He was born August 1880 in Mississipi.  He was a brother of the Annie Bradley that married Marcus Lafayette Berry, son of Abner Wilkes Berry.  numerated in Millsaps College, Hinds Co Mississippi in the 1900 census.



In 1900, Osborn is enumerated / enrolled in Millsaps College in Hinds Co Mississippi


Holly Springs, Marshall Co Mississippi  21 April 1910   pg 84    #113/117
Married 3 years, 1 child born, 0 living

Osborn Walker Bradley Head 29
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Beat 1, Corinth, Alcorn Co Mississippi   12 January 1920  pg 42   #359/336


Osborne W. Bradley Head 38
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Annie Bradley Wife 41
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Osborne Bradley Son  5
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Mary A. Bradley Daughter  3
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Children of Annie and Osborne are:  / It is thought that their families live in and around Houston, Harris Co Texas
Osborn Walker Bradley, Jr. 
Mary Frances Bradley
 
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