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Emily Jane Scobee Berrey
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Birth: Feb. 2, 1825
Missouri, USA
Death: Dec. 26, 1893
Calhoun County
Illinois, USA

Emily was the daughter of Robert Scobee of Kentucky and Lydia Turner of Culpeper County, Virginia. Emily's mother, Lydia, was the daughter of Samuel and Anna Turner.

Emily's paternal grandfather, John Scobee, was an early pioneer in Ralls County, Missouri. He moved his family from Kentucky to some land he purchased about 25 miles away from Hannibal, Missouri.

Emily married James Ward Berrey in April 1845. After their marriage, the Berreys first rented land in Ralls County, then purchased 80 acres.

Emily and James were the parents of 9 children in all. The oldest ones were born in Missouri before the family moved in 1852 to a tract of timber land in Richwoods Pct., Calhoun County, Illinois. James built a log home for the family in Calhoun and worked as a farmer.

In 1883, the Berreys rented out their farm and moved to a home in Batchtown.

At the time of her death, Emily was 68 years, 10 months and 24 days old. She was survived by her husband, James, who passed away in 1894.

Emily was preceded in death by 2 sons, Abner and Andrew; and 2 daughters, Jane and Lydia.

Children: 4 sons, 5 daughters.

Mother of:
Margaret "Jane" Berrey Cox
Robert Calvin Berry [sic]
Abner Berrey
Andrew W. Berrey [see spouse]
Lydia Berrey
Dr. Isaac S. Berrey
Sarah Elizabeth Berrey Creech
Mary Frances Berrey Yancey
Emily "Alice" A. Berrey Sanders
 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  James Ward Berrey (1821 - 1894)*
 
 Children:
  Margaret "Jane" Berrey Cox (1846 - 1881)*
  Robert Calvin Berry (1849 - 1906)*
  Isaac S. Berrey (1856 - 1926)*
  Sarah Elizabeth Berrey Creech (1859 - 1949)*
  Mary Frances Berrey Yancey (1860 - 1949)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
WIFE OF JAMES
 
Burial:
Sitton Cemetery
Batchtown
Calhoun County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Lynn Marie Vint
Record added: Oct 14, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 60078467
 

In memory to my second cousin three times removed.
- Scobee Family Member
 Added: Jun. 15, 2012
 
 
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