Morgan Berry parents: BERRY, William b: Abt 1770 in North Carolina d: in Texas NANCY b: Abt 1772 in North Carolina d: in Texas
Morgon was born Bet. 1805 - 1809 in Stokes Co., North Carolina, and died Bef. May 1863 in Anderson Co., Texas. He married Elizabeth M.* Foust on 29 Dec 1830 in Blount Co., AL, daughter of Peter * Foust and Elizabeth * A. Faust.
---- Anderson Texas United States Census, 1850, Morgan and his wife Elizabeth Berry were farmers of 640 acres in Anderson Texas. Children
John E Berry 1832-1860 Martin Berry 1834- Mary Berry 4/15/1835- Emily Berry (Thomas) 1837 - 19 Jul 1862) Pamelia Berry 1838- Sarah Berry 1843 Rosalee Berry 1844-(George Stovell Death: 28 Jul 1877 ) Nancy Berry 1845 (m:James C Easley ) William Berry 1847 (Death: 29 Jan 1879) Dartha Berry 1849-8 Jun 1881 Junius BERRY b: Abt 1852 Jessie BERRY b: Abt 1855
Parents: Father: William BERRY b: 1770 in North Carolina Mother: Nancy BERRY b: 1772 in North Carolina
Spouse: Elizabeth Berry
--------------------- Death dates of Morgan and wife, Elizabeth M. Foust are unknown but they are buried in homemade marked graves at Providence Cemetery. Also buried in home marked marked graves at Providence Cemetery are William and Nancy Berry, parents of Morgan. ---------------------------- Patriot Ancestor Album by Turner Publishing Co., page 34 list the following:
Emigrated to TX from AL in November 1837 with his wife, Elizabeth and four children who were born in AL, John, 1832; Martin, 1834; Mary, April 15, 1835; and Emily, March 15, 1837. States he was born circa 1805 NC, and Elizabeth Reynolds was born circa 1817 in TN. In 1841, Morgan received a land grant for 640 acres in San Augustine Co., and lived from 1837-1844. In 1844, they moved to Houston Co which later became part of Anderson Co., He farmed in Providence Community near Slocum. Eight more children were born to them ,they are buried in Providence Cemetery in Anderson County near Slocum.
His parents William and Nancy Berry, came to TX with Morgan. The 1850 Anderson Census have them living next door to each other. Some of this info came from the Anderson Co. Genealogical Society "Pioneer Families of said County. Morgan Berry and Elizabeth M. Foust were married 29 Dec 1830 in Blount Co., AL. Morgan Berry was b. 1805 in NC, Elizabeth M. Foust was born 3 May 1813 Smith Co., TN.