|Birth: ||Oct., 1841|
James Madison Berry was born in Alabama; married in Alabama, started his family and moved to Texas between 1884 and 1887. After arriving in Texas he lived in the Elgin, Bastrop County, Texas area and is buried in a Pleasant Grove, which is a few miles from Elgin.
James Madison Berry and Lucinda Emma Landers married before 1880.
Census following their marriage listed below:
James Madison Berry age 33 born Alabama, father born Alabama. mother born Alabama, is listed on the 1880 Lawrence County, Alabama census; living in the household is: Emma age 21, born Alabama father born Virginia, mother born Alabama; Ennis age 11 months, born Alabama; Coffee Reed age 10; mother-in-law Elender Landers age 66, born Alabama a widow.
J. M. Berry born October 1841 age 59, is listed on the 1900 ED 8 Justice Precinct 4 (all north and east of railroad) Elgin township, Bastrop County, Texas census; living in the household is Emma born October 1858 age 42; Russell born September 1881 age 19 Alabama; Edgar born Feb 1884 age 16 Alabama; Claud born August 1886 age 14 Texas; Emma born July 1888 age 12 Texas; James born Aug 1892 age 08 Texas; Andy born July 1896 Texas; Lilly born May 1899 age 01 Texas and mother-in-law Ellender Landes born January 1814 age 86 Alabama.
The 1910 census has not been located by this writer.
James Madison Berry died prior to the 1920 census.
Confederate Pension Application is on file at the Texas State Library and Archives Commission of James Madison Berry file #20913 Scurry County, Texas dated 01 October 1916.
Lucinda Emeline Landers Berry (1857 - 1924)*
Ennis Nathaniel Berry (1879 - 1928)*
Russell Berry (1881 - 1955)*
Edgar Berry (1884 - 1961)*
Claude Berry (1886 - 1966)*
Emma Berry Logan (1888 - 1924)*
James Roland Berry (1892 - 1932)*
Andy Berry (1896 - 1966)*
Lillie Berry Davis (1899 - 1989)*
Pleasant Grove Cemetery
Created by: Macy Myrick
Record added: Sep 17, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 97278648