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Pvt John S. Berry
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Birth: 1789
Rockingham County
Virginia, USA
Death: Sep. 7, 1874
Rockingham County
Virginia, USA

CENSUS: 1850
John Berry 65 born VA
Harriet Berry 41 born VA
Benjamin Berry 19 born VA
John Berry 17 born VA
Sarah Berry 5 born VA
1850; Census Place: District 56, Rockingham, Virginia; Roll M432_974; Page: 132; Image: 266.

CENSUS: 1860 Rockingham Co VA
John Berry 72, Harriet 52, Anna 20, Margaret 16.
(David Berry 10 living with Lewis Powell next door, Annie Berry 18 living with David Scott several doors away.)

CENSUS: 1870 Rockingham Co VA
John S. Berry 82 Va, Harriett 61, Annie A. McNett 9

MARRIAGE: contained in War of 1812 land warrant application. He would have been 37 when he married Harriett.

DEATH: Death certificate R26-1874-1-2 Jno. S. Berry Sr; white; male; September 7, 1874; near Keezletown; old age; 86-x-x; parents not reported; farmer; marital status not reported; Benj. K. Berry; son

TOMBSTONE: John S. Berry Pvt. Daniel Matthews Co 116 VA Militia War of 1812 1789-Sep 7 1874. (I had this marker placed at Keezletown and dedicated on August 4, 2007)

SOLDIER: War of 1812, bounty land warrant served in Daniel Matthew's Co. VA Militia. said married 1825 Mt. Clinton, Rockingham Co, VA. enlisted Sept 29 1813 discharged Jan 10 1814. 24444-80-50, 11269-80-55. John Sheets Sr, Charles O. Black and Benjamin Berry testify to claimant's loyalty Aug 10 1871. John Berry age 69 Mar 22 1855. served 116th Regt. commanded by Col Koontz was drafted at Rockingham Co Jun 15 1813 for about 6 mos discharged at Norfolk on Dec 15 1813. received 80 acres on Sept 28 1850. notice of discharge: John Berry a soldier from Rockingham Co, now at Norfolk, in the 4th regt... having completed six months service is ... discharged Jan 10 1814. Capt. Dan. Matthews, John Koontz Lt. Col. Mar 13 1871 John Berry age 83 enlisted Oct 16 1813 and discharged Jan 10 1814. Mar 13 1871 page shows John Sheets and Charles O Black as witnesses. land warrant #SC-3286

SOLDIER: War of 1812 John Berry served as private for 20 days per payroll receipt under Capt. Thomas Hopkins Co 116th Regt. of the Flying Camp. July 7 1813.
Family links: 
  Benjamin Berry (1758 - 1834)
  Johanna Berry Berry (1765 - 1810)
  Harriet Bolton Berry (1809 - 1872)*
  Benjamin Kinley Berry (1830 - ____)*
  Pheby Jane Berry Black (1837 - 1876)*
  Johanna Juliene Berry Black (1842 - 1926)*
*Calculated relationship
Keezletown Cemetery
Rockingham County
Virginia, USA
Maintained by: Christos Christou Jr.
Originally Created by: Jan Hensley
Record added: Oct 13, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 60050305
Pvt John S. Berry
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