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John Williams Berry

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Lebanon, Wilson County, Tennessee, United States
Death: Died in Kanarraville, Iron County, Utah Territory, United States
Place of Burial: Kanarraville, Iron County, Utah, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Jesse Woods Berry and Armelia Shanks Berry
Husband of Jane Elizabeth Berry; Julia Ardena Berry and Nancy Jane Berry
Father of John Madison Berry; Mary Jane Berry; James Thomas Berry; Cynthia Louisa Brown; William Wiley Berry and 6 others
Brother of Adaline Patton Berry; Martha Elizabeth Berry; Sarah Lurena Berry; Louisa Jane Allen; William Shanks Berry and 5 others

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About John Williams Berry

The son of Jesse Woods Berry (1791 - 1844) and Armelia Shanks Berry (1804 - 1893), John Willilams Berry was born 17 December 1822 at Lebanon, Wilson County, Tennessee. He married Nancy Jane Bass ( - 1892) 4 Apr 1842 in Lebanon, Wilson, Tennessee. They had one son, Jesse David Berry (25 September 1843 - 9 October 1843), who died in infancy and is buried at Lebanon, Wilson, Tennessee. John Williams Berry married his second wife, Jane Elizabeth Thomas, on 8 May 1851 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Together they had ten children. He and his third wife, Julia Ardena Hales, were married on 28 December 1858 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah. John Williams Berry was shot in the arm by Indians as he was carrying a message to President Brigham Young from Southern Utah to Salt Lake City. The bullet could not be removed so he carried it in his arm for the rest of his life, John Williams Berry died 12 April 1890 at Kanarraville, Iron County, Utah Territory, and was buried at Kanarraville Cemetery.

Marriages and Children

  1. Nancy Jane Bass ( - 1892) married 4 Apr 1842 in Lebanon, Wilson, Tennessee.
    1. Jesse David Berry (25 September 1843 - 9 October 1843), d.s.p.
  2. Jane Elizabeth Thomas (1831 - 1897) married 8 May 1851 in Salt Lake City, Utah Territory
    1. John Madison Berry (1853 - 1926)
    2. Mary Jane Berry Hales (1855 - 1934)
    3. William Wiley Berry (1857 - 1923)
    4. Nancy Armelia Berry Ingram (1859 - 1887)
    5. James Thomas Berry (1861 - 1941)
    6. Cynthia Louisa Berry Brown (1862 - 1939)
    7. Thurza Elizabeth Berry Brown (1865 - 1936)
    8. Robert Albert Berry (1867 - 1962)
    9. Joseph Smith Berry (1869 - 1946)
    10. George Albert Berry (1872 - 1956)
  3. Julia Ardena Hales Rickards (1842 - 1919) married 28 December 1858 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Territory
    1. Sarah Isabelle Hales Davis (1868 - 1927) The daughter of Julia's son, Charles Henry Hales and Sara Hunt, Sarah was raised by John and Julia Berry after her mother died.

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John Williams Berry's Timeline

1822
December 17, 1822
Lebanon, Wilson County, Tennessee, United States
1843
September 25, 1843
Age 20
1851
May 8, 1851
Age 28
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah Territory, United States
1853
October 11, 1853
Age 30
1855
August 24, 1855
Age 32
Palmyra (now Spanish Fork), Utah CO, UT
1857
July 19, 1857
Age 34
Spanish Fork, UT, USA
1858
December 28, 1858
Age 36
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah Territory, United States
1859
May 8, 1859
Age 36
Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah Territory
1861
March 22, 1861
Age 38
1862
September 25, 1862
Age 39
Spanish Fork, Utah County, UT