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William Henry Berry, Sr
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Birth: Jul. 2, 1892
Mexia
Limestone County
Texas, USA
Death: Jun. 2, 1976
Gardena
Los Angeles County
California, USA

William Henry Berry, Sr. is my maternal grandfather. He was born in Mexia, Limestone, Texas, USA. His father was John Thomas Berry (1858-1895), his parents: Francis C. Berry and Mary J. Griffis, his mother was Susan Jane Day (1862-1943)and her parents: Robert M. Day and Margaret J. Hopson. He had three older sisters; Beulah J. Berry Satterwhite (1886-1984) Maud M. Berry Alexander (1887-1981), and Myrtle Berry Tomlin (1889-1980. He served in the U.S. Army during WWI and was gassed in the Argonne Forest, France. He married my grandmother, Gussie Lee Farmer, and had seven children. Two died in infancy and are buried in Ross Cemetery, Baird, Callahan, Texas, USA. Their five surviving children were: William Henry Berry, Jr. (1920-2002), Irma Frances Berry Slaughter (1921-1997) Living Male Berry (b. 1928), Helen Jane Berry Clayton (1931-2013), and Patsy Lou Berry Villar Newman (1936-1989). They moved from Texas to California in 1942 and lived in Gardena and Los Angeles. He had thirteen grandchildren. 
 
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 Parents:
  John Thomas Berry (1858 - 1895)
  Susan Jane Day Berry (1862 - 1943)
 
 Spouse:
  Gussie Lee Farmer Berry (1898 - 1984)
 
 Children:
  William Henry Berry (1920 - 2002)*
  Irma Frances Berry Slaughter (1921 - 1996)*
  Betty Fern Berry (1924 - 1924)*
  Robbie Lee Berry (1927 - 1927)*
  Helen Jane Berry Clayton (1931 - 2013)*
  Patsy Lou Berry Newman (1936 - 1989)*
 
 Siblings:
  Beulah Jane Berry Satterwhite (1886 - 1984)*
  Margaret Maud Berry Alexander (1887 - 1981)*
  Myrtle Berry Tomlin (1889 - 1980)*
  William Henry Berry (1892 - 1976)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Roosevelt Memorial Park
Gardena
Los Angeles County
California, USA
 
Created by: Judy Clayton Hagberg
Record added: Mar 02, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 86143182
William Henry Berry, Sr
Added by: Judy Clayton Hagberg
 
William Henry Berry, Sr
Added by: Judy Clayton Hagberg
 
William Henry Berry, Sr
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Added by: Dorothy B.
 
 
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Miss you, grandpa.
- Judy Clayton Hagberg
 Added: Sep. 4, 2014

- Larry & Connie Schultz Scarborough
 Added: Mar. 5, 2012
 
 
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