Francis Marion Berry

Francis Marion Berry

Birth
Montgomery, Montgomery County, Alabama, USA
Death 7 Jun 1933 (aged 85)
Bunger, Young County, Texas, USA
Burial Graham, Young County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 47643483 · View Source
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son of Elijah Samuel Berry - Candice J. Thompson

Candace died when Francis was 1 year old in 1849. Francis Marion Berry was raised by his Aunt, Mary Thompson.

His father, Elijah came to Texas in 1849 living in Travis County. His grandson, Bob Berry related in a story his his great-grandather, Elijah Berry taught school and remarried in 1855 at Travis County, Texas.

Francis Berry married Stacy Elizabeth Kelly on 27 February 1870. She preceded him in death in 1872.

second marriage to Mary Catherine Kelly on 12 February 1873. Mary was his first wife's sister and preceded him in death on 3 April 1874

third marriage to Miss Samiza Caroline James on 17 December 1874.

fourth marrriage was to Sara T. Gifford on 22 August 1878 at Granbury, Hood County, Texas. She preceded him in death in 1879.

fifth marriage was to Mrs. Drusilla Jane Turner on 7 February 1882 at Tolar, Hood County, Texas.

Services for Francis Marion Berry, 85, were held at his home with Rev. Stewart A. Newman, pastor of First Baptist Church officiating. Berry was a member of the Baptist Church which he joined in 1863.

A retired farmer, he moved to Young County in 1906 and was a pioneer resident of the Bunger and Rabbit Creek communities.

obituary, death certificate and family records suggest his tombstone is spelled wrong. Those records also indicate that he was born in 1847.

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  • Created by: Searchers of our Past
  • Added: 5 Feb 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 47643483
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Francis Marion Berry (24 Aug 1847–7 Jun 1933), Find a Grave Memorial no. 47643483, citing Oak Grove Cemetery, Graham, Young County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Searchers of our Past (contributor 47220553) .