For the text version of this page, in the browser address box, replace: http://www.ourberryfamily.com/berry/ with: http://www.ourberryfamily.com/berrysubweb/berry-txt/
arrow arrow
Christopher Harris, Sr.
(1725-1794)
Mary Elizabeth Dabney
(1726-Abt 1794)
William Grubbs
(-1775)
Susanna Hearne
Robert Harris
(1749-1833)
Nancy Grubbs
(1749-1835)
Elizabeth Harris
(Abt 1780-1838)

 

Family Links

Spouses/Children:
John Berry

Elizabeth Harris 2 3 4

  • Born: Abt 1780, , , Virginia, USA 3
  • Marriage: John Berry in Apr 1797 in , Madison, Kentucky, USA 1
  • Died: 1838, Brownsville, Saline, Missouri, USA about age 58 3
  • Buried: , Saline, Missouri, USA 3 4

bullet   Another name for Elizabeth was Betsy.

picture

bullet  General Notes:

niece of Sarah Grubbs

picture

bullet  Noted events in her life were:

Religion, 2 Nov 1823, , Boone, Missouri, USA. 3 5 6
John and Elizabeth were original members of Mt. Pleasant (1812) and Sugar Creek Baptist (1823) churches.
[Mt. Pleasant Church is near New Franklin in Howard County]

SUGAR CREEK(BAPTIST) CHURCH.
The Sugar Creek congregation of the Baptist church was organized
November 2, 1823. The following is an abstract of the records con-
taining the report of the constitutional meeting:--
NOVEMBER THE SECOND (Saturday), 1823.
We, the Baptist Church of Christ at Sugar Creek, met at Brother John Berry's, accord-
ing to appointment, and being constituted on 25 members by Elders Wn. Tharp and Thomas
Campbell, Brother Thos. Campbell chosen moderator, we proceed--1. And agree to be
known by the name of Sugar Creek. 2. We agree to hold our church meetings on the sec-
ond Saturday and Sunday in each month. 3. A door was open for the reception of members.
Received by experience, Sisters Rachel Riddle, Elizabeth Huntsucker, Susannah Bledsoe,
and Polly Hawkins.
By order of the church. LEVI H. JONES, Clerk pro tem.
Page 995

HISTORY OF BOONE COUNTY. 995

The original members of the congregation were: Wm. Barnes,Mark
Reavis, Wm. Jones, Sr., Wm. Jones, Jr., Willis Hawkins, Levi H.
Jones, John Stemmons, John Berry, John Jones, James Reavis, James
Flemming, Thos. Hart, Anthony Crosby, Benj. Dale, Gavin Bledsoe,
John Huntsucker, Thos. Huntsucker, and Sisters Lucy Reavis, Elizabeth Berry,
Tabitha Crosby, Polly Flemming, Mildred Hawkins, Anna
Jones, Patsy Jones, and Vilette, a woman of color.
The first deacons were selected on the second Saturday in January,
1824, and were Levi H. Jones and Thomas Hart. They were ordained
the same day by Elders Thos. Campbell and Elijah Foley. The first
pastor called was Elder Campbell, but he refused to accept; then Elder
Foley was called. Saith the record of October 2 (Saturday )
1824:-



picture

Elizabeth married John Berry, son of DNA Related Berry and FNU LNU, in Apr 1797 in , Madison, Kentucky, USA.1 (John Berry was born about 1775 in , , Virginia, USA,3 died in Oct 1840 in Brownsville, Saline, Missouri, USA 3 and was buried in 1840 in , Saline, Missouri, USA 3.)

bullet  Noted events in their marriage were:



Marriage: bond, 12 Apr 1797, , Madison, Kentucky, USA. 1 Nimrod Duncan bondsman for John Berry



Marriage: consent, 12 Apr 1797, , Madison, Kentucky, USA. 1 Consent of Robert Harris for Elizabeth to marry John Berry. Witnesses: James Berry and Nimrod Duncan.


picture

Sources


1 Madison County, Kentucky, Vols. 1-2 1791-1877, Berry-Harris, 1797; FHL US/CAN Film [ 183302 ] FHL US/CAN Film [ 183302 ], item year 1797. Surety: 4.

2 Raymond L. Nieder, KaufmanGEDCOM (http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:811583&id=I1204
local file = kaufman-Berry-Harris.ged), Surety: 3.

3 Raymond L. Niader, KaufmanGEDCOM (http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:811583&id=I1204
kaufman.ged renamed to: kaufman-Berry-Harris.ged), Surety: 0.

4 Carolyn Berry Research, 78 Cuesta Vista Drive, Monterey, California 93940, Surety: 3.

5 History of Howard and Chariton Counties, MISSOURI, WRITTEN AND COMPILED FROM THE MOST OFFICIAL AUTHENTIC AND PRIVATE SOURCES, A CONDENSED HISTORY OF MISSOURI; A RELIABLE AND DETAILED HISTORY OF HOWARD AND CHARITON COUNTIES- ITS PIONEER RECORD, RESOURCES, BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES OF PROMINENT CITIZENS; GENERAL AND LOCAL STATISTICS OF GREAT VALUE; INCIDENTS AND REMINISCENCES. NATIONAL HISTORICAL COMPANY. 1883. (University of Missouri - on line at:
http://digital.library.umsystem.edu/cgi/t/text/pageviewer-idx?sid=15a825df0169d62b6c7020e5afafc28d&idno=umlc000011&c=umlib&cc=umlib&seq=1&view=image), page 336. Repository: MO, University of Missouri - Digital Library. Surety: 3.

6 History of Boone County, Missouri (Western Historical Company, St. Louis, Mo., 1882
UMDL at: http://digital.library.umsystem.edu/cgi/t/text/text-idx?type=simple;c=umlib;cc=umlib;sid=cd9b55ce7ef829e1d9d7c8a4ba6c5ce6;rgn=full%20text;q1=john%20berry;view=toc;subview=detail;sort=occur;start=1;size=25;idno=umlc000026), page 994-995. Repository: MO, University of Missouri - Digital Library. Surety: 3.


Table of Contents | Surnames | Name List

This Web Site was Created 2 Nov 2017 with Legacy 8.0 from Millennia