|Posted By:||Jerri Strombeck|
|Subject:||Re: Origin of "Berryman" given name in Hurt lineage|
|Post Date:||January 07, 2013 at 03:50:05|
|Forum:||South Carolina Genealogy Forum|
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