|Birth: ||Aug. 5, 1837|
|Death: ||Jul. 6, 1895|
Son of John J., a merchant, and Mary W. Berrey of Fredericksburg, Va.
Brother to Mary L., Lucy E., John J. Jr., Elizabeth "Bettie" C., Zack Taylor, James R., Robert Banks, and William Henry (also of the 30th Virginia).
Company A "Washington Guards" of Fredericksburg, 30th Virginia
Infantry, Corse's Brigade, Pickett's Division, 1st Corps, Army of Northern Virginia, C.S.A.
Residence Spotsylvania VA.; Deputy Sheriff in Spotsylvania County, Va.
Enlisted on 5/1861 as a Private, he mustered into "A" Co. VA 46th Infantry.
Enlisted on 2/18/1862 as a Private, he mustered into "A" Co. VA 30th Infantry.
Absent, sick 8/1/1862; returned 10/1/1862.
Absent, sick 1/1/1863; returned 2/1/1863.
Promoted to Corporal 5/16/1864.
Promoted to Sergeant 11/1/1864.
Hospitalized with malaria 1/1/1865-3/1865 Richmond, VA.
No further record.
Postwar he married Mary Gore Waite in 1875; father of Robert, Jr.; living at 1312 Main Street, Fredericksburg, Va.
Member of Masonic Lodge; Justice of Peace; Court Clerk; newspaper publisher of "The Weekly Independent" (1875-1876); Mayor of Fredericksburg.
The 30th Infantry Regiment completed its organization at Fredericksburg, Virginia, in June, 1861. Men of this unit were from Fredericksburg and the counties of Spotsylvania, Caroline, Stafford, and King George.
(bio by: BigFrench)
John Jamison Berrey (1812 - 1892)
Mary Gore Waite Berrey
Robert M. Berry*
Zack Taylor Berrey (____ - 1865)*
Mary Louisa Berrey (1836 - 1894)*
Robert Banks Berrey (1837 - 1895)
Lucy Ellen Berrey (1840 - 1894)*
John Jamison Berrey (1841 - 1912)*
Elizabeth C Berrey (1843 - ____)*
William Henry Berrey (1845 - 1919)*
Plot: Berrey Family, Section 8, Lot 81, Stone 133
Maintained by: BigFrench
Originally Created by: PL
Record added: May 31, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11069127