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Berry B. May
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Birth: Mar. 16, 1846
Marion County
Mississippi, USA
Death: May 1, 1918
Columbia
Caldwell Parish
Louisiana, USA

Berry's DOB in the Family Bible is 1845 and his DOD per his LA Death Certificate is 2 May 1918. The "new" tombstone has DOB 1846 and DOD 1 May. His "old" tombstone read: B.B. May, born March 6, 1846, age 67 years".

Berry was a Baptist Preacher and a farmer. He married 7 times and had 6 children:
1. Mary Jane WEST: married 2 Oct 1867 in Caldwell Parish and had two children: Mary Josephine & Benjamin Wesley MAY.
2. Mary J. MCDONALD: married 27 May 1874 in Caldwell Parish LA and had one son, Iley B. MAY.
3. Mary J. THIGPEN married abt 1880 and had two sons: William B. "Willie" and Judge Alfred "Berry" MAY.
4. Josephine WOOTEN married abt 1897.
5. Sarah THOMAS FLUITT: married 23 June 1898 in Caldwell Parish LA.
6. Unity Catherine SHIRLEY: married 27 Jan 1901 in Jackson Parish LA. He is buried by her.
7. Joseph WOOTEN HEARNE: married 7 Feb 1914 in Ouachita Parish LA, but divorced seven months later. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Joseph Monroe May (1812 - 1890)
  Lucinda Pendarvis May (1823 - 1857)
 
 Spouses:
  Mary J. Thigpen May (1853 - ____)
  Josephine Wooton Hearne (1859 - 1927)
  Sarah A Fluitt (1845 - 1918)
  Unity Catherine Shirley May (1870 - ____)
  Mary Jane West May (1849 - 1874)*
 
 Children:
  Mary Josephine May Fluitt (1870 - 1960)*
  Benjamin Wesley May (1872 - 1924)*
  Ily B. May (1877 - 1886)*
  Willie B May (1880 - 1947)*
  Judge Berry May (1885 - 1963)*
 
 Siblings:
  Elizabeth May (1838 - 1841)*
  William Robert May (1841 - 1913)*
  Pinkney May (1844 - 1861)*
  Berry B. May (1846 - 1918)
  Amanda May White (1847 - 1915)*
  John Calvin May (1848 - 1941)*
  Harriette Louiza May (1853 - 1858)*
  Louisa A. May Willis (1853 - 1909)*
  Joseph Harvey May (1855 - 1941)*
  Levi F. May (1862 - 1956)**
  Rittie Ann May Dunn (1865 - 1950)**
  Robert "Bob" Matthew May (1870 - 1933)**
  Irby Benjamin May (1872 - 1933)**
  Obediah Doss May (1874 - 1950)**
  Maudie Caladonia May Ewing (1877 - 1952)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Yarborough Cemetery
Caldwell Parish
Louisiana, USA
 
Created by: Doug McBroom
Record added: Sep 22, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 42268776
Berry B. May
Added by: Doug McBroom
 
 
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- Carla May
 Added: Jan. 21, 2011

- Wendy (inactive)
 Added: Jan. 6, 2011
 
 
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