Additional info: Obit for J.B.Berry taken from The News-Herald,Fri.,Jan.16, 1942 states "He was married in 1880, to Miss Mary Jane Beach of Morganton, and the couple had eleven children, six of whom are living: Mrs.G.S.Perkins of Oxford, Tom Berry of Morganton, Gordon Berry of Connelly Springs, Mrs. A.H.Rogers of Durham, Walter Berry of Spencer and Mrs. Frank Lipe of Rutherford College"
1880 Census for Burke Co.,NC;Icard Twsp.;dwelling #54, family #58 listed Berry, Joseph, age 21, farmer as head of family; Mary J., age 18, wife; Beach, Julia A., age 54, mother-in-law;Beach, William C., age 19, brother-in-law. Both Julia A. & William C.are listed as single.
Julia A. is my gr.gr.grandmother, mother of Newton L. Beach, my gr.grandfather, his son Pinkney A., my grandfather, Pinkney's son William G., my father.
Have more info & started searching Census records today for all those 11 children the Berry's had, finished 1920, next 1910, possibly next week.
Please let me know where you get "Nancy" from, after Mary died J.B. married a second time to Miss Lula Mahaley of Spencer.
Can be reached at email@example.com , would appreciate any info. Nice sharing with you Dianne. pat
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