17 March 2013

John Berry of Saline Co., Illinois

From my notes: Saline Co., IL, Probate

Box 37-12
John Berry
Died: 15 March 1888
Heirs:  No widow; S. A. Berry, only son; Elzina J. Shepherd, Mary A. Tavender, daughters
Administration began 16 March 1888

Note:  Not sure that the people found in the records referenced below are the people in the Saline County, Illinois, Probate records named above.

In the 1860 IL Census there was a John Berry, age 53, born in Virginia, with his wife, Elizabeth, age 57, born in Missouri, John R. Berry, age 20, born in Kentucky, Perncia Berry, age 17, born in Kentucky and Samuel A. Berry, age 10.

United States Census, 1870
home in 1870: Illinois, United States
  Household Gender Age Birthplace
John Berry M 64y Virginia
Elizabeth Berry F 62y Missouri
Samuel A Berry M 19y Kentucky

United States Census, 1880
name : John Berry
event place: Harrisburg, Saline, Illinois, United States
gender: Male
age: 73
marital status : Married
occupation : Servant
ethnicity (standardized) : American
relationship to head : Other
birthplace : Virginia, United States
  Household Gender Age Birthplace
self Hez Holland M 31 Illinois, United States
other John Berry M 73 Virginia, United States
other Elizabeth Berry F 71 Missouri, United States

From the Illinois Statewide Marriage Index:

Miles, Joab              Berry, ELZINA 1857-11-15 A 41
Shepherd, Robert    Miles, ELZINA BERRY 1885-05-14 A 1 0097
Shepherd, Robert    Miles, ELZINA MRS 1885-05-14 E 368

United States Census, 1870
home in 1870: Tennessee, United States
Household Gender Age Birthplace
Joab Miles M 38y Tennessee
Elzina Miles F 34y Kentucky
Elizabeth F Miles F 15y Illinois
Sarah M Miles F 13y Illinois
Charles C Miles M 10y Tennessee
John Miles M 8y Tennessee
Mary Miles F 5y Tennessee
Alonzo Miles M 3y Tennessee

United States Census, 1900
event place: ED 85 Independence Township, Saline, Illinois
Household Gender Age Birthplace
head Ezekil Tavender M 43 Kentucky
wife Bamma Tavender F 51 Kentucky
son Leeander Tavender M 20 Illinois
son John Tavender M 17 Illinois

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