Posted By:Jerri Strombeck
Subject:Re: Origin of "Berryman" given name in Hurt lineage
Post Date:January 07, 2013 at 03:50:05
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Forum:South Carolina Genealogy Forum
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Berryman was a common Southern name, they had popular names back then too. But as Thomas Kerwin told you, it's quite likely it was a family name.

Although in 1870 in Barry, Pike, Illinois there was a Berryman Hurt, son of Elisha Hurt of SC, I'm thinking that your Berryman Hurt might be named after a grandfather