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Deceased
Deceased
(est 1770-)
William C. Berry
(1790-1871)

 

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Spouses/Children:
Lucy Bush

William C. Berry 2 4 6

  • Born: 1790, , , Virginia, USA 4 7 8 9
  • Marriage: Lucy Bush on 21 Dec 1817 in , Clark, Kentucky, USA 1 2 3 4 5
  • Died: 10 Jun 1871, , Madison, Kentucky, USA at age 81 9
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bullet  Birth Notes:


The 1850 census says Wm was born in KY. The 1860 and 1870 census says VA. CEB note of 9 May 2011.

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bullet  Noted events in his life were:



• Tax Record, 1811, , Clark, Kentucky, USA. 1811Augb1, p3BerryWilliam, Clark1 wm>21 horses 1
Film purchased from: Kentucky Division of Libraries and Archives: Clark County Tax Books (1810-1824) Roll #007931, 1811p03
There was no William Berry in the Clark County tax lists between 1786 and 1811 (Wm C reached age 21 in 1811 so this would be the year he should appear in the tax lists).

• Tax Record: not found, 1812. Wm is not in the 1812 tax list for Clark Co., Ky.



• Military: enlistment War of 1812, 15 Aug 1812, Winchester, Clark, Kentucky, USA. 10 "...enlisted in Captain John Martins company, Col Lewis regiment, Kentucky brigade, Gen Winchester division, at Winchester Kentucky...", http://www.fold3.com/image/#292861039

http://www.fold3.com/mobileviewer.php?doc=292861035 says Wm's enlistment was at George Town, Scott County, KY.



• Tax Record, 1813, , Clark, Kentucky, USA. Berry, William,1 wm>21
Film purchased from: Kentucky Division of Libraries and Archives: Clark County Tax Books (1810-1824) Roll #007931, 1813, b1, p6



• Military: War of 1812 in Captain John Martin's compan, 25 Mar 1813, , , Ohio, USA. 10 In the 27 documents of Wm's pension file, there are two locations given for his discharge on 15 Feb 1813, and one on 25 Mar 1813. Wm's last deposition was 3 April 1871 and is the attached image.

discharged 15 Feb 1813, at Portage River, Ohio according to Wm's deposition of 3 Apr 1871 - http://www.fold3.com/image/#292861039
Portage River runs through Wood, Ottawa, and Sandusky counties of Ohio into Lake Erie.

discharged 15 Feb 1813, at Portage River, Michigan according to Wm's deposition of 1 Nov 1850 - http://www.fold3.com/image/#292861035
The Portage River is in Kalamazoo County and St. Joseph County of MI.

discharged 25 Mar 1813, Urbana, Champaign, Ohio according to Wm's deposition of 30 Mar 1855 - http://www.fold3.com/image/#292861033




• Tax Record, 1814, , Clark, Kentucky, USA. Berry, William, 1 wm>21, 1 bm>16, total Blacks 3, 4 horses
Film purchased from: Kentucky Division of Libraries and Archives: Clark County Tax Books (1810-1824) Roll #007931, 1814, b1, p5.



• Tax Record, 1815, , Clark, Kentucky, USA. Berry, William Carpenter
Clark County
book 1
page 4
no land
1 white male ove 21
1 horse



• Tax Record, 1819, , Clark, Kentucky, USA. 11
page 4
Berry William - no land - 1 white male 21+ - 1 horse



• Tax Record, 1820, , Clark, Kentucky, USA. 12 page 5
Berry Wm C - no land - 1 white male 21+, 1 horse



• Deed: to Pleasant Bush (brother-in-law), 1821, , Clark, Kentucky, USA. 13
party 1 party 2 yearbookpageacres/memo
Berry, William C. & wifeto: Bush, Pleasant18211821Int. in 250 Acres



• Tax Record, 1821, , Clark, Kentucky, USA. 14
page 3
Berry William C. - no land - 1 white male 21+ - 1 black - 1 horse



• Tax Record, 1823, , Clark, Kentucky, USA. 15
page 5
Berry William C - no land - 1 white male 21+ - 1 black 16+ - 2 blacks total - 1 horse

also on this page John Berry



• Tax Record, 1824, , Clark, Kentucky, USA. 16
page 5
Berry Wm C. - no land - 1 white male 21+ - 1 black male 16+ - total blacks 1 - 2 horses

there is another William Berry on this page



• Deed: to Pleasant Bush (brother-in-law), 1825, , Clark, Kentucky, USA. 13
party 1 party 2 yearbookpageacres/memo
Berry, William C. & wifeto: Bush, Pleasant1825211476/13 Int in 170A



• Court: Wm C Berry v Enoch Vaughn, Sep 1826, , Clark, Kentucky, USA. 17
the defendant, Vaughn, did not show in court--award to Berry.



• Court: Wm C Berry v Hardy, Mar 1827, , Clark, Kentucky, USA. 18
Hardy found guilty of breach of contract



• Court: Wm C Berry v Hardy, 5 Apr 1827, , Clark, Kentucky, USA. 19
new trial ordered



• Tax Record, 1828, , Madison, Kentucky, USA. 12 20
Berry William C - 35th Regiment - commissioner Noland - 1 white male 21+ - 4 horses



• Court: Wm C Berry v Hardy, Sep 1828, , Clark, Kentucky, USA. 21
Wm C Berry v Calvin Hardy case was moved to Montgomery Circuit Ct.



• Deed: from Pleasant Bush (brother-in-law), 1830, , Clark, Kentucky, USA. 13
party 1 party 2 yearbookpageacres/memo
Berry, William C. from: Bush, Pleasant1830242759/13 Int in 160A



• Probate: will, 3 Dec 1838, , Clark, Kentucky, USA. 22 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



• Deed: to Harvey G. Bush (Lucy's cousin), 1839, , Clark, Kentucky, USA. 13
party 1 party 2 yearbookpageacres/memo
Berry, William C. & wifeto: Bush, Harvey G.18392920018A.3R,7P



• Deed, 1841, , Clark, Kentucky, USA. 13
party 1 party 2 yearbookpageacres/memo
Berry, William C. to: Keith, Jas. W. &c.184130194Mortgage R.& P.E



• Deed, 1841, , Clark, Kentucky, USA. 13
party 1 party 2 yearbookpageacres/memo
Berry, William C. from: Elkin, Zachariah184130355Release of Mortgage



• Deed, 1842, , Clark, Kentucky, USA. 13
party 1 party 2 yearbookpageacres/memo
Berry, William C. from Keith, James W.184232301Release of Mortgage



• Probate: settlement, 29 Sep 1843, , Clark, Kentucky, USA. 23 "...Willaim C. Berry administrator of Susan Berry decd..."



• Deed: to Mercer B. Berry (son), 1844, , Clark, Kentucky, USA. 13
party 1 party 2 yearbookpageacres/memo
Berry, William C. & wifeto: Berry, Mercer B.18443621797+A (wifes name Lucy late Bush)



• Deed: from Mercer B. Berry (son), 1850, , Clark, Kentucky, USA. 13
party 1 party 2 yearbookpageacres/mem0
Berry, William C. from: Berry, Mercer B.18503624832A



• Census, 16 Aug 1850, , Clark, Kentucky, USA. 24
District 2, Clark Co., KY., 16 Aug 1850, page 14
line 27 - dwell 204, fam 205, Landon Bush, age 56, m, farmer, KY
line 28 - William C. Berry, age 59, m, KY
line 29 - Lucy, age 53, f, KY
line 30 - Mary T., age 19, f, KY
line 31 - William, age 28, m, millwright, KY
line 32 - Margarett, age 26, f, KY [Margaret M Robinson, wife William F]
line 33 - A. P., age 21, m, laborer, KY [possibly Andrew J. per marriage data for Mary T.]
line 34 - Pleasant, age 14, m, laborer, KY
line 35 - Margarett H., age 11, f, KY



• Military: application - bounty land warrant #1956, 1 Dec 1850, , Clark, Kentucky, USA. 25 http://www.fold3.com/mobileviewer.php?doc=292861035
Bounty Land Warrant Number: 1956 Bounty Land Acres Granted Number: 80 Bounty Land Act Year: 1850

Department of Interior, BLM, GLOR, - Accession Nr: MW-0699-312 Document Type: Military Warrant [#1956, Vol. 699, p 312] State: Illinois Issue Date: 9/1/1853
MW-0699-312 MAYALL, NAPOLEON B, BERRY, WILLIAM 9/1/1853 1956 IL 3rd PM 020N - 003E E½SWΌ 11 DE Witt
http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/details/patent/default.aspx?accession=0699-312&docClass=MW&sid=pvpwcnfn.1v4#patentDetailsTabIndex=1



• Probate: admin of Landon T. Berry estate, Feb 1853, , Clark, Kentucky, USA. 26
"...Willaim C Berry admin of Landon T. Berry decd..."



• Military: application - bounty land warrant #8410, 30 Mar 1855, , Clark, Kentucky, USA. 25 http://www.fold3.com/mobileviewer.php?doc=292861033
warrant #8410 assigned to Edward Ely; patent in Winona Co., IL.

Department of Interior, BLM, GLOR, - Accession Nr: MW-0190-181 Document Type: Military Warrant [#8410, Vol. 190, p 181] State: Illinois Issue Date: 11/10/1857
MW-0190-181 ELY, EDWARD, BERRY, WILLIAM 11/10/1857 8410 MN 5th PM 108N - 009W E½NEΌ 25 Winona [County, IL]
http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/details/patent/default.aspx?accession=0190-181&docClass=MW&sid=zbhv3icb.bhi#patentDetailsTabIndex=1



• Census, 27 Jun 1860, District 2, Clark, Kentucky, USA. District 2, Clark Co., MO., 27 June 1860, page 36 [Winchester PO]
line 15 - dwell 249, fam 249, William Berry, age 70, m, farmer, VA
line 16 - Lucy, age 62, f, KY
line 17 - Landon Bush, age 66, m, farmer, VA
line 18 - Margaret Berry, age 19, f, KY



• Census, 1870, Foxtown, Madison, Kentucky, USA. 7 http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1870usfedcen&indiv=try&h=17525522

1870 United States Federal Census
about William Berry Name: William Berry
Birth Year: abt 1790
Age in 1870: 80
Birthplace: Virginia
Home in 1870: Foxtown, Madison, Kentucky [White Hall PO]
Race: White
Gender: Male
Value of real estate: View image
Household Members: Name Age
Henry Crutchfield 36
Margaret Crutchfield 30
Loula Crutchfield 8
Willie Crutchfield 6
Thomas Crutchfield 4
Scott Crutchfield 3
Martha Crutchfield 4/12
William Berry 80
Mary Hodghes 21
French Hodghes 3
Mary Hodghes 1

Source Citation: Year: 1870; Census Place: Foxtown, Madison, Kentucky; Roll: M593_484; Page: 116B; Image: 240; Family History Library Film: 545983.



• Death, 10 Jun 1871, Boonesboro, Madison, Kentucky, USA. 5 index card - image 1 of 27 - http://www.fold3.com/image/#292861014


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William married Lucy Bush, daughter of John Bush and Mary Tillman, on 21 Dec 1817 in , Clark, Kentucky, USA.1 2 3 4 5 (Lucy Bush was born about 1797 in , Clark, Kentucky, USA 4 8.)

bullet  Noted events in their marriage were:



• Marriage, 21 Dec 1817, , Clark, Kentucky, USA. 1 Berry, William, and Lucy Bush; surety, Landon Bush. Consent of Pleasant Bush, guardian of Lucy Bush; witness, John B. Christy ...1817 Dec 20


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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 28. Repository: KY, Clark County - Public Library, 370 South Burns Avenue, Winchester, Kentucky 40391. Surety: 4.

2 Folder of Bush Related Inquiries, Record Type: Family Folder, Name Of Person: Bush, John, John Bush family group sheet provided in a reply Nov 28, 1963 [1964?] fro m Kathryn Owen to a letter from Douglas P. Repository: Clark County, KY Library, Winchester, KY, Call Number: vertical file. Surety: 3.

3 Compiler: [Anonymous], Clark County, Kentucky Marriages 1793-1850 Alphabetical by Grooms (The Researchers, Privately Published), 5. Repository: Kentucky History Center, -100 West Broadway, Frankfort, KY 40601, -USA, Call Number: 976.902 C592c1. Surety: 3.

4 "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.

5 "War of 1812 Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Application Files," database and images, War of 1812 Pension Files  (http://www.fold3.com/title_761/war_of_1812_pension_files/ : accessed 17 Jun 2012); William C. Berry; index card - image 1 - http://www.fold3.com/image/#292861014. Repository: Fold 3. Surety: 4.

6 Compiler: Couey, Ann Poindexter, Clark County Kentucky 1850 Census and Mortality Schedules 1852-1861 (private, 106 Southern Court Winchester, Kentucky 40391, Oct 1975), 109, hhld #214. Repository: Clark County, KY Library, Winchester, KY, Call Number: 976.902 C592c. Surety: 3.

7 1870 U.S. census, Madison County, Kentucky, population schedule, Foxtown, p. 116B, dwelling 78, family 78, William C. Berry; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com/ : accessed 8 May 2011); citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm M593, roll M593_484. Repository: Ancestry.com, http://www.Ancestry.com. Surety: 4.

8 1850 U.S. census, Clark County, Kentucky, population schedule, District 2, p. 14, dwelling 204, family 205, William C. 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 "War of 1812 Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Application Files," database and images, War of 1812 Pension Files  (http://www.fold3.com/title_761/war_of_1812_pension_files/ : accessed 17 Jun 2012); William C. Berry; 27 images: http://www.fold3.com/image/#292861014 - http://www.fold3.com/image/#292861040. Repository: Fold 3. Surety: 4.

10 "War of 1812 Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Application Files," database and images, War of 1812 Pension Files  (http://www.fold3.com/title_761/war_of_1812_pension_files/ : accessed 17 Jun 2012); William C. Berry; image 26 of 27 - http://www.fold3.com/image/#292861039. Repository: Fold 3. Surety: 4.

11 Kentucky, Clark County, Clark County Tax Lists, 1819, page 4. Repository: KY, Department of Libraries and Archives, 300 Coffee Tree Road, P.O. Box 537, Frankfort, Kentucky 40601. Surety: 4.

12 Kentucky, Clark County, Clark County Tax Lists, 1820, page 5. Repository: KY, Department of Libraries and Archives, 300 Coffee Tree Road, P.O. Box 537, Frankfort, Kentucky 40601. Surety: 4.

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

14 Kentucky, Clark County, Clark County Tax Lists, 1821, page 2. Repository: KY, Department of Libraries and Archives, 300 Coffee Tree Road, P.O. Box 537, Frankfort, Kentucky 40601. Surety: 4.

15 Kentucky, Clark County, Clark County Tax Lists, 1823, page 2. Repository: KY, Department of Libraries and Archives, 300 Coffee Tree Road, P.O. Box 537, Frankfort, Kentucky 40601. Surety: 4.

16 Kentucky, Clark County, Clark County Tax Lists, 1824, page 5. Repository: KY, Department of Libraries and Archives, 300 Coffee Tree Road, P.O. Box 537, Frankfort, Kentucky 40601. Surety: 4.

17 Clark County Court Clerk or Recorder, Court Orders (Winchester, Clark County, KY), Order Book -R, page 77. Repository: KY, Clark County Courthouse, P.O. Box 4060, Winchester, Kentucky 40392-0744. Surety: 4.

18 Breckinridge County Clerk or Recorder, Deed - Power of Attorney, Order Book-R, p 379. Repository: KY, Breckinridge County - Court Clerk, 2nd and Main Street, PO Box 538, Hardinsburg, Kentucky 40143, U.S.A. Surety: 4.
Reference to this deed was found on:
http://mkhgenealogy.com/Ashbrook/

19 Breckinridge County Clerk or Recorder, Deed - Power of Attorney, Order Book-R, p 410. Repository: KY, Breckinridge County - Court Clerk, 2nd and Main Street, PO Box 538, Hardinsburg, Kentucky 40143, U.S.A. Surety: 4.

20 Madison County (Kentucky). Tax Assessor (Main Author), Tax books, 1787-1874, Publication
Frankfort, Kentucky : Kentucky State Historical Society, 1952-1953
Physical: 6 microfilm reels ; 35 mm, 1828, Book 1, page 9. Repository: KY, Department of Libraries and Archives, 300 Coffee Tree Road, P.O. Box 537, Frankfort, Kentucky 40601. Surety: 4.

21 Breckinridge County Clerk or Recorder, Deed - Power of Attorney, Order Book-S, p 477. Repository: KY, Breckinridge County - Court Clerk, 2nd and Main Street, PO Box 538, Hardinsburg, Kentucky 40143, U.S.A. Surety: 4.

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

23 Clark County, Kentucky, Will Books, Will Book 10: page 260, William C. Berry; FHL microfilm 259,297. Surety: 4.

24 1850 U.S. census, Clark County, Kentucky, population schedule, District 2, p. 14B, dwelling 204, family 205, William C. 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.

25 "War of 1812 Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Application Files," database and images, War of 1812 Pension Files  (http://www.fold3.com/title_761/war_of_1812_pension_files/ : accessed 17 Jun 2012); William C. Berry; image 20 of 27 - http://www.fold3.com/image/#292861033. Repository: Fold 3. Surety: 4.

26 Clark County, Kentucky, Will Books, Will Book 13: page 351, William C. Berry; FHL microfilm 183,152. Surety: 4.


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