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Dora Estillia Nelson Berry
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Birth: May 18, 1873
Faribault County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Jul. 15, 1953
Carlton County
Minnesota, USA

Mrs. Dora E. Berry
Money Creek, Minn. Funeral services were held for Mrs. Dora E. Berry, 80, at the Methodist Church with the Rev. Gerald Domanske, pastor, officiating. Burial was in the Money Creek cemetery.

Mrs. Berry died Wednesday at the home of her son, Orvin, Cromwell, Minn., after a long illness.

Mrs. Berry was born May 18, 1873 at Elmore, Minn., and her early days were spent there. She was married to E. J. Kingsley, January 24, 1889 and they lived in Money Creek. After his death, Mrs. Berry was married to E. L. Berry, May 28, 1927 and they moved to Houston. She has made her home with her son Orvin since Mr. Berry's death in 1952.

She is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Clarence Smith, Cromwell; four sons: Orvin and Kenneth Kingsley, Cromwell; Abraham Kingsley, Rochester and Thomas Kingsley, Dover; two step daughters, Mrs. Ralph Lovering, Bemidji; Mrs. Vince Springer, Cromwell and one step son, George Berry, Butte, Mont. She also had 25 grandchildren and 49 great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were four grandsons, Gerald and Glen Kingsley, Rochester; Allen and Ervin Kingsley, George Ihrke, and Norman Christenson, Dover.

Mrs. Berry was a member of the Eastern Star, Money Creek, a member of the American Legion Auxiliary and Woman's Society of Christian Service of the Cromwell Methodist Church. She was missionary treasurer of the church for several years and a member of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union. Winona Republican Herald, July 1953
Family links: 
  Abram Nelson (1837 - 1923)
  Adaline A Clark Nelson (1842 - 1892)
  Ebenezer Jackson Kingsley (1858 - 1924)
  Eugene L Berry (1871 - 1951)
  Ina Adeline Kingsley Smith (1891 - 1985)*
  Abraham Glen Kingsley (1893 - 1966)*
  Warren B Kingsley (1895 - 1896)*
  Erwin Jackson Kingsley (1897 - 1918)*
  Orren Francis Kingsley (1899 - 1984)*
  Thomas Howard Kingsley (1902 - 1980)*
  Violet Catherine Kingsley (1906 - 1911)*
  Kenneth Nelson Kingsley (1908 - 1991)*
*Calculated relationship
Money Creek Cemetery
Money Creek
Houston County
Minnesota, USA
Maintained by: Nancy Stout
Originally Created by: RobMinteer57
Record added: Jun 04, 2012
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Dora Estillia <i>Nelson</i> Berry
Added by: Nancy Stout
Dora Estillia <i>Nelson</i> Berry
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