DNA Related Berry* Families

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*Barry, Bary, Berrie, Berrey, Bury, are some of the variant spellings of the surname Berry that you will see on this web site.

DNA analysis has confirmed that the following family lines are related:

  • Thomas Berry Sr.  (~1728 to 1824) and wife, Catherine LNU*;  they died in Clark County, KY.
  • James W. Berry and wife, Margaret LNU;  James died in Madison County, KY.
  • Garrett Berry (~1761 to  ~1830) and wife, Mary LNU;  they died in Madison County, KY.
  • John Berry+ (~1785 to 1817) and wife, Mary Grimes;  John died in Clark County, KY.
  • John Barry (~1790 to ?) and wife, unknown, of County Limerick, Ireland.
  • John Berry+ (~1775 to 1840) and Elizabeth Harris;  they died in Saline County, MO.

           *Last Name Unknown

Based on conventional genealogical research, the following lines are thought to be related to those above.

  • Levi Berry (~1809 to ~1860) and wife, Kitty Fluty;  Levi died in Madison County, KY. [tested not DNA related - additional test needed]
  • James H. Berry and wife, Sarah Grubbs;  James died in Madison County, KY.
  • William Berry and wife, Rhody (Crews) Moman;  William died in Boone County, MO.
  • Peter H. Berry and wife, Elizabeth Ashbrook;  Peter died in Crittenden County, AR.
  • George W. Berry (1765 to 1846) and wife, Elizabeth Adkins, died Nicholas County, KY. [tested not DNA related 20 Jul 2013]
  • William C. Berry (1791 - 185?) and wife, Lucy Bush, Clark County, KY.
  • Thomas H. Berry (????-183?) and wife, Nancy Smith, Clark County, KY.
  • John B. Berry (???? - 1845) and wife, John Ann Culver, Estill County, KY.
  • John Berry (1764-1816), wife Janet Givens lived Bath Co., VA. [tested not DNA related]
  • Bradley Berry (c1735-1795), wife Elizabeth Fields, lived Albemarle Co. VA. [tested not DNA related]

If you have a male ancestor in this group of family lines, your participation in DNA would help to determine the relatedness to other lines and possibly the identity of the common ancestor of all these family lines. Please consider a participating in our DNA research effort to further our understanding of the Berry/Barry family genealogy.

For information about Berry DNA please visit the Berry Family DNA Project.
For more general information regarding y-DNA testing please click FTDNA

Or e-mail me for additional information: chuck@ourberryfamily.com


 
 


 


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