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Virginia Berry
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Birth: May 9, 1874
Meg
Franklin County
Arkansas, USA
Death: Jul. 13, 1951
Shawnee
Pottawatomie County
Oklahoma, USA


Virginia Ida Mansanora Shelton Foster Berry was the daughter of William Martin Shelton
and Martha Adeline (Shelton) Shelton. Virginia was born on May 9, 1877 in Meg, Arkansas.
On September 30, 1894, Virginia Shelton married Oscar David Foster in Webb City,
Franklin County, Arkansas. Oscar was born on June 22, 1870 in DeKalb County, Tennessee
and is the son of Stephen Moore Foster (born 1844, DeKalb County, Tennessee) and Mary
Pearl (Patterson) Foster (b. 1844). Oscar and Virginia Foster were the parents of eight
children:

Pearl Agnes Foster, Iva Mildred Foster,Ambrose Webster Foster, Nellie Mae Foster, Grover
Cleveland Foster, Ethel LaRue Foster, Esther Ann Foster,Martin Stanley Foster

After Oscar Fosters death in November 1920, Virginia Foster rented rooms and took in
boarders. She often worked as a midwife. She would make the baby clothes and a night
gown for the mother, if needed. She would deliver the baby and stay two weeks to care
for the mother and baby.

Virginia (Shelton) Foster married a second time to George Oscar Berry (born March 11,
1856). They lived near Wister, Oklahoma for a few years, then they moved to Shawnee,
Oklahoma in 1938. George Oscar Berry died on April 3, 1944 and Virginia (Shelton) Berry
died on July 13, 1951 in Shawnee, Oklahoma. Both were buried in the Fairview Cemetery.

Thanks to contributor L Bruns for bio info 
 
Family links: 
 Spouses:
  Oscar David Foster (1870 - 1920)
  George Oscar Berry (1856 - 1944)
 
 Children:
  Ethel LaRue Foster Qualls (1909 - 1998)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Fairview Cemetery
Shawnee
Pottawatomie County
Oklahoma, USA
Plot: Blk 7 Lot 157
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Cheryl Nichols
Record added: Jul 30, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 20706683
Virginia Berry
Added by: Bill Foster (W.L.Foster )
 
Virginia Berry
Added by: Cheryl Nichols
 
Virginia Berry
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Laura Jackson
 
 
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- Janet
 Added: May. 10, 2010

- lenita
 Added: May. 6, 2010

- L Bruns
 Added: Sep. 29, 2009
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