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Deceased
Deceased
(est 1770-)
Thomas H. Berry
(1782-1841)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Nancy Smith

2. Mahala Stewart

Thomas H. Berry 1 4 5

  • Born: 1782 6
  • Marriage (1): Nancy Smith on 17 Sep 1805 in , Clark, Kentucky, USA 1 2
  • Marriage (2): Mahala Stewart on 17 Feb 1836 in , Callaway, Missouri, USA 3
  • Died: 1841, , Callaway, Missouri, USA at age 59 7

bullet   Another name for Thomas was Thomas Berry.

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bullet  Noted events in his life were:



Deed: Land on 4-mile Creek from Aaron Quisenberry, 1808, , Clark, Kentucky, USA. 8 9
party 1 party 2 yearbookpageacres/memo
Berry, Thomas H.* from: Quisenberry, Aaron & c.1808644553a (Wife is named Nancy)
on Four Mile Creek, conveyed to Quesinberry by Rice Pendleton. "...Bounded as follows...to Couchman and Wilson..."

*The deed does not say Thomas H. Berry--just Thomas Berry



Census, 1810, , Clark, Kentucky, USA. 10
1810 United States Federal Census
about Thomas H Berry Name: Thomas H Berry
County: Clark
State: Kentucky
Free White Males Under 10: 3
Free White Males 10 to 15: 1
Free White Males 26 to 44: 1
Free White Females 26 to 44: 1
Numbers of Slaves: 3
Number of Household Members Under 16: 4
Number of Household Members Over 25: 2
Number of Household Members: 9

Source Citation: Year: 1810; Census Place: , Clark, Kentucky; Roll: 9; Page: 123; Family History Number: 0181354; Image: 00131.



Deed: from: Jewell, Barton (brother-in-law), 1811, , Clark, Kentucky, USA. 11
party 1 party 2 yearbookpageacres/memo
Berry, Thomas &c.from: Jewell, Barton 1811861Deed of Trust, P.E.
[note: the assumption is that Barton Jewell's deed is with his brother-in-law Thomas Berry, husband of his wife's sister (Mary Berry, nee Smith). However, the deed might also be with with Thomas H Berry, husband of his wife's sister, Nancy].



Deed: sold 4-mile Creek land to Dodge, 1812, , Clark, Kentucky, USA. 4
party 1 party 2 yearbookpageacres/memo
Berry, Thomas H.*to: Dodge, David 1812924953a
[identified as the same land purchased from Quesinbury in 1808]
signed Thomas H. Berry and Nancy Berry



Deed: to: James R. Ragland, 6 Mar 1819, , Clark, Kentucky, USA. 4 12
party 1 party 2 yearbookpageacres/memo
Berry, Thomas H.to: Ragland, James R. 181916176Deed of Trust or Mort.P.E.
livestock and personal property to James R. Ragland on behalf of debt owed Nathan Ragland
[Nathaniel Ragsdal was married to Nancy's sister, Martha. James R. Ragland was brother to Nathaniel.]



Deed: to Nathaniel Ragland (brother-in-law), 28 Sep 1819, , Clark, Kentucky, USA. 4 13
party 1 party 2 yearbookpageacres/memo
Berry, Thomas H.to: Ragland, Nathaiel 18191644Mortgage, P.E.
[mortgage of horses, other livestock, and personal property to Nathan Ragland for $210 paid to Chilton Allen. Thomas Berry to repay the $210, plus interest, to Nathan by Feb 1 1820. signed Thos. H. Berry, wit: Chilton Allan, Geo B. Didlake.
Nathaniel Ragland was married to Nancy's sister, Martha]



Census, 1820, , Clark, Kentucky, USA.
1820 United States Federal Census
Name: Thomas T Berry [ initial T or H ?]
County: Clark
State: Kentucky
Enumeration Date: August 7, 1820
Free White Males - Under 10: 4
Free White Males - 10 thru 15: 3
Free White Males - 26 thru 44: 1
Free White Females - Under 10: 2
Free White Females - 26 thru 44: 1
Number of Persons - Engaged in Agriculture: 7
Slaves - Males - Under 14: 3
Slaves - Females - 26 thru 44: 1
Free White Persons - Under 16: 9
Free White Persons - Over 25: 2
Total Free White Persons: 11
Total Slaves: 4
Total All Persons - White, Slaves, Colored, Other: 15

Source Citation: 1820 U S Census: , Clark, Kentucky, Page: 71; NARA Roll: M33_19; Image: 71.



Deed: to David Hampton, 1825, , Clark, Kentucky, USA. 14
party 1 party 2 yearbookpageacres/memo
Berry, Thomas H.to: Hampton, David 1825216Mortgage, P.E.
witness
Thomas Smith
Preston Gains



Tax Record, 1829, , Henry, Kentucky, USA. 15
no land, David Berry is the next entry on the page



Census, 1830, , Henry, Kentucky, USA. 16
[This census data fits for Thomas H Berry and his son David]

1830 United States Federal Census
about Thomas Berry Name: Thomas Berry
Home in 1830: , Henry, Kentucky

Free White Persons - Males - 5 thru 9: 2
Free White Persons - Males - 15 thru 19: 2
Free White Persons - Males - 20 thru 29: 1
Free White Persons - Males - 40 thru 49: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 5 thru 9: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 10 thru 14: 2
Free White Persons - Females - 20 thru 29: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 40 thru 49: 2
Free White Persons - Under 20: 7
Free White Persons - 20 thru 49: 5
Total Free White Persons: 12
Total - All Persons (Free White, Slaves, Free Colored): 12

Source Citation: 1830 U S Census: , Henry, Kentucky, Page: 260; NARA Roll: M19-37; Family History Film: 0007816.



Tax Record, 1830, , Henry, Kentucky, USA. 17
David Berry not found in 1930 tax data

Probate: Thomas Smith will and codicil, 16 Jun 1837, , Clark, Kentucky, USA. 1
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 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 also 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



Census, 1840, Auxvaux, Callaway, Missouri, USA. 18
1840 United States Federal Census
Name: Thos H Berrey [Berry]
Township: Auxvaux
County: Callaway
State: Missouri
Free White Persons - Males - Under 5: 2
Free White Persons - Males - 5 thru 9: 1
Free White Persons - Males - 20 thru 29: 2
Free White Persons - Males - 50 thru 59: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 15 thru 19: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 30 thru 39: 1
Total - All Persons (Free White, Free Colored, Slaves): 8
Persons Employed in Agriculture: 1
Persons Employed in Manufacture and Trade: 1
Free White Persons - Under 20: 4
Free White Persons - 20 thru 49: 3
Total Free White Persons: 8
Total All Persons - Free White, Free Colored, Slaves: 8

Source Citation: Year: 1840; Census Place: Auxvaux, Callaway, Missouri; Roll: 221; Page: 192; Image: 394; Family History Library Film: 0014855.

[son, David H. Berry was enumerated on line 3 of this census page]



Probate: - admin appointed for Thomas H. Berry, 29 Oct 1841, , Callaway, Missouri, USA. 7 Thomas H. Berry died intestate and the court appointed Clairbourne Cheatham as administrator for the estate.



Probate: - admin appointed for Thomas H. Berry, 18 Nov 1841, , Callaway, Missouri, USA. 19 Thomas H. Berry died intestate and the court appointed Clairbourne Cheatham as administrator for the estate.
The court ordered the administrator to "...pay over the whole amont of the estate..." since "...the said estate will not amount to the sum to which the widow is entitled by law."


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Thomas married Nancy Smith, daughter of Thomas Smith and Judith LNU, on 17 Sep 1805 in , Clark, Kentucky, USA.1 2 (Nancy Smith died before 1836 1.)


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Thomas next married Mahala Stewart on 17 Feb 1836 in , Callaway, Missouri, USA.3


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Sources


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

2 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.

3 Ancestry.com, Missouri Marriage Records 1805-2000 (Ancestry.com), Thomas H. Berry: Callaway County, MO > 1836 > page 159, Ancestry.com image 4. Repository: Ancestry.com, http://www.Ancestry.com. Surety: 3.

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

5 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.), 4 Sep 2011: middle enitial 'H' is confirmed in several deeds, including on in 1812 that is signed Thomas H. Berry and Nancy Berry'. Surety: 4.

6 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.), calculation of birth year 1782. Surety: 2.

7 Callaway, Missouri, Record of Wills, 1821-1919, Vol C: page 513, Thomas H. Berry; FHL US/CAN 4 microfilm reels; 35 mm. US/CAN Film [ 909272 ]. Surety: 2.

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

9 Clark County Court Clerk or Recorder, Deeds Books, 1793-1902 (1793-1902, Winchester, Clark County, KY), Clerk of the County Court, Clark County Kentucky, Deeds Vols. 6 (1806-1810), FHL US/CAN Film [ 183169 ], page 445, 446, 447. Repository: KY, Clark County Courthouse, P.O. Box 4060, Winchester, Kentucky 40392-0744. Surety: 4.

10 1810 U.S. census, Clark County, Kentucky, p. 631 printed in left margin, line line 6, Thomas H. Berry; NARA microfilm publication M252, roll 9. Repository: NARA - National Archives and Records Administration, 700 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C. 20408-0001. Surety: 4.

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

12 Clark County Court Clerk or Recorder, Deeds Books, 1793-1902 (1793-1902, Winchester, Clark County, KY), Clerk of the County Court, Clark County Kentucky, Vols. 16 (1819-1820), FHL US/CAN Film [ 183173 ], page 176. Repository: KY, Clark County Courthouse, P.O. Box 4060, Winchester, Kentucky 40392-0744. Surety: 4.

13 Clark County Court Clerk or Recorder, Deeds Books, 1793-1902 (1793-1902, Winchester, Clark County, KY), Clerk of the County Court, Clark County Kentucky, Vols. 16 (1819-1820), FHL US/CAN Film [ 183173 ], page 44, 45. Repository: KY, Clark County Courthouse, P.O. Box 4060, Winchester, Kentucky 40392-0744. Surety: 4.

14 Clark, Kentucky, General Index to Deeds, Vol 21, 1825-1826: page 6, 7, 8, Berry, Thomas H., 1825; 38 microfilm reels; 35 & 16 mm. FHL US/CAN Film [ 0183175 ], item 2. Surety: 4.

15 Henry County, Kentucky, USA, 1829 Tax Book, p. 5, entry for David Berry and Thomas Berry; FHL US/CAN Film [ 8038 ] US/CAN HFL 0008038, item 2. Surety: 2.

16 1830 U.S. census, Henry County, Kentucky, p. 260, line 25, Thomas Berry; digital images, Ancestrt.com(http://www.ancestry.com/ : accessed 8 Sep 2011); citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm M29, roll M19-37. Repository: Ancestry.com, http://www.Ancestry.com. Surety: 2.

17 Henry County, Kentucky, USA, 1830 Tax Book, p. 4, entry for Thomas Berry; FHL US/CAN Film [ 8038 ] US/CAN HFL 0008038, item 3. Surety: 2.

18 1840 U.S. census, Callaway County, Missouri, Auxvaux, p. 192, line 19, Thomas H. Berry; digital images, Ancestry.com(http://www.ancestry.com/ : accessed 31 Aug 2011); citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm M704, roll 221. Repository: Ancestry.com, http://www.Ancestry.com. Surety: 4.

19 Callaway, Missouri, Probate Court records, 1821-1886, Vol C: page 114, Thomas H. Berry; FHL US/CAN 9 microfilm reels; 35 mm FHL US/CAN Film [ 909276 ]. Surety: 2.


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