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John Adams Berry
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Birth: 1825, England
Death: Jun. 5, 1891
Wayne County
Michigan, USA

John Adams Berry was born in 1825 in Sussex, England to John and Catherine Berry. He was the third of ten children. The family immigrated to USA in 1835 and lived in Elizabethtown, NJ. They moved to Richmond, VA and then on to Detroit, Michigan where they made their home. John along with his brothers Joseph and Thomas started the Berry Brothers Paint and Varnish Company.

He married Harriet Sublett Read in Richmond, Va on 6 Nov 1854. They had the following children: Henry G., Harriet R., George and Charles B. Harriet died 6 Mar 1871 and John married her sister Emma Sophia Read on 22 Oct 1872. John and Emma had the following children: Jessie A., Frances M., John F. and Mary Emma.

John Adams Berry died on 5 Jun 1891 and was buried in Elmwood Cemetery on 10 Jun 1891. 
Family links: 
  John Berry (1798 - 1867)
  Catharina Mercy Hooper Berry (1794 - 1865)
  Harriet Sublett Read Berry (1827 - 1871)
  Emma Sublet Read Berry (1837 - 1924)
  Henry G Berry (1856 - 1857)*
  Harriet R Berry (1859 - 1937)*
  George Berry (1865 - 1917)*
  Charles B Berry (1869 - 1880)*
  Jesse A Berry (1874 - 1874)*
  John Gilbert Berry (1876 - 1954)*
  Catharina M. Berry Marshall (1822 - 1872)*
  Mary H. Berry (1824 - 1884)*
  John Adams Berry (1825 - 1891)
  Elizabeth Maria Berry (1827 - 1856)*
  Thomas Berry (1829 - 1917)*
  Adelaide H. Berry (1831 - 1918)*
  Fanny Berry (1834 - 1853)*
  Sarah Woodward Berry (1836 - 1916)*
  Joseph Hooper Berry (1839 - 1907)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: John Adams Berry was never in the 4th Michigan miltiary unit. So Please do not add that tombstone to this memorial
Elmwood Cemetery
Wayne County
Michigan, USA
Plot: Area 400 Lot H sec M
Created by: Sharon M. Bledsoe
Record added: Apr 20, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 36116537
John Adams Berry
Added by: Sharon M. Bledsoe
John Adams Berry
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