|Death: ||Jul. 26, 1897|
__Daughter of Elijah Vancleave and Letitia Hollingsworth. Married James S. Berry November 16, 1854 in Shelby County Kentucky by his father Rev. Edwin G. Berry. Moved to Knox County Missouri c1857.
James S. Berry was killed in the Union 11th Missouri State Militia Cavalry Civil War, at Newark Missouri August 1, 1862. Sarah endured loyalty tests, problems establishing the 2nd marriage record, etc., but did receive a widow's pension. Pensioners record shows $8 beginning in 1870.
She and family including son Lewis Samuel Berry born June 12, 1857, returned to Kentucky before 1870. She is shown owning land south of Smithfield Kentucky 1882 Atlas.
Veterans Bureau of Louisville KY District shows death date July 26, 1897.
Eminence Cemetery Plot Record shows burial of Sarah Berry and son Elijah V. Berry who died 23 years later in presently unmarked graves. A map showing Sarah J. Berry property on the south side of Smithfield has been removed by Findagrave.
James S. Berry (1824 - 1862)
Elijah Vancleave Berry (1856 - 1920)*
Marion O Berry (1859 - 1929)*
Isaphene Berry Gardner (1861 - 1914)*
Note: Thanks to Mr. Stanley Clark, Cemetery Manager for finding the existence of the graves.
Created by: Larry&Sharon EASTERDAY
Record added: Aug 28, 2012
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