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 Mary Gaston <I>Goode</I> Berry

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Mary Gaston Goode Berry

  • Birth 28 Sep 1883 Boiling Springs, Wilcox County, Alabama, USA
  • Death 8 Dec 1933 Wilcox County, Alabama, USA
  • Burial Camden, Wilcox County, Alabama, USA
  • Memorial ID 54659759

The 1900 US Census of Boiling Springs, Wilcox County, Alabama enumerated the household of 40 Y/O Robert James Goode, a fire insurance agent, and his 35 Y/O wife, Annie Laura (Gaston) Goode. Residing in the household with 6 siblings was 16 Y/O Mary Gaston Goode.

Mary Gaston Goode, daughter of Robert James and Annie Lou (Gaston) Goode of Boiling Springs, Wilcox Co., AL married Edwin Walker Berry on 18 Jun 1902 at Wilcox Co., AL.

The 1910 US Census of Camden, Wilcox Co., AL enumerated the household of 35 Y/O Edwin Walker Berry, a bank president, and his 26 Y/O wife, Mary Gaston (Goode) Berry. Also living in the household were their children: 7 Y/O Samuel Goode Berry and 1 Y/O Edwin Walker Berry, Jr.

The 1920 US Census of Camden, Wilcox Co., AL enumerated the household of 48 Y/O Edwin Walker Berry, a banker, and his 36 Y/O wife, Mary Gaston (Goode) Berry. Also living in the household were their children: 16 Y/O Samuel Goode Berry and 11 Y/O Edwin Walker Berry, Jr.

The 1930 US Census of Camden, Wilcox Co., AL enumerated the household of 58 Y/O Edwin Walker Berry , a banker, and his 44 Y/O wife, Mary Gaston (Goode) Berry. Also living in the household was 55 Y/O Emma Bell, a black household servant.

The children of Edwin Walker and Mary (Goode) Berry were:
1) Samuel Goode Berry, b. 12 Sep 1903, d. 22 Aug 1947 m. Katherine Seay (FAG Memorial #54659780)
2) Mary Jefferson Berry b. 1905, d. 1908
3) Edwin Walker Berry, Jr., b. 05 Nov 1909, d. 14 Sept 1961 m. Catherine Scherhius b. 11 Nov 1906, Selma, Dallas Co., Alabama, d. 31 Aug 1998 Birmingham, Alabama. Catherine was the daughter of Andrew M Scherhius and his wife, Eula D Burt. Edwin attended Birmingham-Southern College in Birmingham, AL in 1926-1929 and was a resident of Camden, Al at this time (His year book photos are available on Ancestry.com). In 1934-1935, Edwin, Jr. was a teller at the Fairfield, AL branch of the 1st National Bank of Birmingham and by 1938-1940 was the assistant branch manager with a salary of $2090 per year. This may not sound like much but this occurred during the depth of the "Great Depression". In 1957-1960, he was the Vice President/Manager of the Bessemer, AL branch of the 1st National Bank of Birmingham (AL).

Bio by Gresham Farrar.


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  • Maintained by: Gresham Farrar
  • Originally Created by: Earth Angel
  • Added: 8 Jul 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 54659759
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Mary Gaston Goode Berry (28 Sep 1883–8 Dec 1933), Find A Grave Memorial no. 54659759, citing Camden Cemetery, Camden, Wilcox County, Alabama, USA ; Maintained by Gresham Farrar (contributor 47643741) .