Martha Bell <I>Banks</I> Berry

Martha Bell Banks Berry

Raymond, Hinds County, Mississippi, USA
Death Jul 1980 (aged 85)
Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
Burial Bel-Nor, St. Louis County, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID 119315944 · View Source
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Martha and Henry Berry, were the grandchildren of slaves, and are among the many African Americans who migrated from the rural South to St. Louis in search of employment during the World War I era. Martha was one of the few black women of her generation to gain a college education, and Henry was an industrious carpenter as well as a deacon at the Antioch Baptist Church.

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  • Created by: Susan Ing
  • Added: 26 Oct 2013
  • Find a Grave Memorial 119315944
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Martha Bell Banks Berry (15 Sep 1894–Jul 1980), Find a Grave Memorial no. 119315944, citing Valhalla Cemetery, Bel-Nor, St. Louis County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Susan Ing (contributor 47043987) .