|Birth: ||Sep. 15, 1863|
|Death: ||Oct. 23, 1944|
widowed, son of Henry Berry and Susan Shoop
d. cert 40448
GEORGE W. BERRY was born in Novinger, Adair County, Missouri, September 15, 1863, and is a son of Henry and Susan Berry. His mother died February 14, 1877, and his father in March, 1888. After their death he worked on the farm by the month until he was twenty-four years of age, then learned the carpenter trade, in which he engaged until about 1890. For four years he managed the lumber yard of J. C. Waddill, at Novinger. When he sold out, Mr. Berry worked in the lumber yard of Miller & Company for three years, then purchased an interest in the Novinger Mercantile Company, where he assisted in building up a large and lucrative business. He is still a member of that firm, and has always lived in Adair County.
George Berry was married to Lyda Shoop, daughter of Thomas and Henrietta Vanlaningham. They have no children. Mrs. Berry has two children by a former marriageŚCornie and Fannie Shoop.
History of Adair County, 1911
By Eugene Morrow Violette
Henry Berry (1819 - 1888)
Susanna A. Shoop Berry (____ - 1877)
Clara B. Behrens Berry (1873 - 1895)
Lydia Charlotte Vanlaningham Berry (1865 - 1911)
Addie L Bell Berry (1875 - 1937)
Created by: NE MO
Record added: Sep 01, 2010
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