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 Abraham Lincoln Berry

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Abraham Lincoln Berry

  • Birth 13 Aug 1864 Dawson, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA
  • Death 30 Jan 1936 Jacksonville, Morgan County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA
  • Plot Block 15, 83
  • Memorial ID 17556677

Abraham Lincoln Berry, 71, former resident of Dawson and Springfield, died Thursday at Jacksonville. Mr. Berry was born near Dawson, Aug. 13, 1864, a son of Joseph Alexander and Elizabeth Carhart Bowlby Berry, pioneer residents of Sangamon county. On his mother's side he traced his ancestry back to pre-Revolutionary days in America. A forefather of his, Abraham Bonnell, served as a colonel in the Revolutionary war.

The owner of a farm near Dawson, Mr. Berry was interested in pure bred saddle horses during his active life. Many years ago Mr. Berry served as a Presbyterian clergyman in South Dakota. In recent years he resided at the Silas hotel in Springfield.

Surviving are a stepson, John A. Dobbins; stepdaughter, Mrs. Helen E. Brown; other relatives in Indiana and Tacoma, Wash. His wife preceded him in death.

Illinois State Journal, Springfield, IL, 2-1-1936


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  • Created by: Tony Cannon
  • Added: 18 Jan 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 17556677
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Abraham Lincoln Berry (13 Aug 1864–30 Jan 1936), Find A Grave Memorial no. 17556677, citing Oak Ridge Cemetery, Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Tony Cannon (contributor 46527423) .