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Francis Rancus "Frank" Berry
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Birth: Oct. 29, 1836
Tennessee, USA
Death: Jun. 11, 1898
White Horn
Hawkins County
Tennessee, USA

Francis "Frank" Rancus Berry was born on October 29, 1836, in Hawkins County, Tennessee. (I believe strongly that the date on his gravestone of 1830 is in error.) His parents were Thomas Edward Berry, Sr., and Thomas's second wife Sarah "Sarai" Everhart Berry. (Thomas and Sarah were married on November 20, 1833.)

When he was 20, Frank Berry married Elizabeth B. Walker on August 19, 1857, in Hawkins County, Tennessee. Frank and Elizabeth farmed in Hawkins County all their adult lives. While Frank worked in the fields, Elizabeth took care of the home and children. From this union were born the following known children:

1. John Berry 18581862;
2. Newton Berry 18601861;
3. Cleon Berry 18621936, Cleon married Liza Cassandra "Cassie" (1870-1938), both buried Long and Berry Cemetery;
4. Edward Berry 18651954, Edward married first Mollie D. Gully (1868-1896) about 1887 and second Sarah E. Isenberg (1867-1930) on November 2, 1898, Mollie buried Frank Berry Cemetery; Edward and Sarah buried Long and Berry Cemetery;
5. Jasper A. Berry 18701947, Jasper married Mary "Mollie" Melvina Horner, both buried Otes United Methodist Church Cemetery;
6. Mahlon Berry 18701880; and
7. Sarah "Sarai" Berry 18721969, remained single, buried Long and Berry Cemetery.

Frank died on 1898. Elizabeth and her daughter Sarah "Sarai" then lived in White Horn, Hawkins County with her son Cleon and his family. She died died three years after Frank.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Thomas Edward Berry (1804 - 1876)
  Sarah Everhart Berry (1804 - 1876)
 
 Spouse:
  Elizabeth B. Walker Berry (1833 - 1901)*
 
 Children:
  Clarry F. Berry (1862 - 1936)*
 
 Siblings:
  Thomas Edward Berry (1826 - 1897)**
  James Edsel Berry (1826 - 1877)**
  William Nicholus Berry (1829 - 1875)**
  Gale Berry (1830 - 1915)*
  Francis Rancus Berry (1836 - 1898)
  Cleon Berry (1838 - 1908)*
  Aleatha Berry Day (1841 - 1933)*
  Rachel Berry McPheron (1845 - 1932)*
  Henderson H Berry (1848 - 1933)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Inscription:
Rest in Peace
 
Burial:
Frank Berry Cemetery
Hawkins County
Tennessee, USA
 
Maintained by: Lynn
Originally Created by: Ken - TN
Record added: Jun 01, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 70706557
Francis Rancus Frank Berry
Added by: R.D. Herring
 
Francis Rancus Frank Berry
Added by: R.D. Herring
 
Francis Rancus Frank Berry
Added by: R.D. Herring
 
 
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- Debi Coe
 Added: Sep. 28, 2014
from the great-great-great-grandchildren of Thomas Edward Berry, Jr.
- Mike, Jean, and Lynn
 Added: Jul. 24, 2013
R.I.P.
- R.D. Herring
 Added: Jun. 4, 2013
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