Person:James Berry (20)

m. 1740
  1. Thomas Berry, Jr.abt 1740 - 1812
  2. James Berrybef 1742 - 1804
  3. Barbara Berry1746 - 1818
  4. Rebecca BerryABT 1748 -
  5. Mary Berry1750 - 1803
  6. William Berry1752 - 1781
m. 1762
  1. Thomas McCutcheon Berry1763 - BET 1805
  2. William BerryBEF 1768 -
  3. Mary Berry1770 - 1850
  4. Grisal Berryabt 1771 - 1820
  5. Prudence Berry1772 - AFT 1808
  6. James Berry1773 - 1842
  7. Samuel Berry1780 - 1855
  8. Jonathan Berry1783 - AFT 1811
  9. Sarah Berry1785 - 1846
  10. Rev. John McCutchen Berry1788 - 1857
m. 06 OCT 1791
Facts and Events
Name James Berry
Gender Male
Birth? bef 1742 Augusta County, Virginia[est based on being >21 in 1763 deed]
Marriage 1762 Augusta, Virginia, USAto Elizabeth McCutchen
Property[1] 21 Jun 1763 Augusta County, Virginiabuys 168 ac in Borden Tract
Property[2] 20 Aug 1771 Augusta, Virginia, United Statessells 168 ac in Borden Tract
Marriage 06 OCT 1791 Washington, Virginia, USAto Martha Wilson
Death? 17 Feb 1804 Bowling Green, Warren, Kentucky, United StatesCitation needed

James Berry was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia

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1740 (abt): Augusta County - Thomas Berry, Sr. m1 Rebecca Buchanan


  • bef 1742: James Berry is born.


1754 (abt): Augusta County - Thomas Berry, Sr. m2 Esther Ward.

1762 (abt): Augusta County - James Berry m1 Elizabeth McCutcheon.

  • 1763: Augusta County - Thomas Berry Sr. and wife Esther sell 168 acres in Borden Tract to son James Berry. 1
  • 1771: Augusta County - James Berry and wife Elizabeth sell 168 acres in Borden Tract to James McKemy. 2

1780--Lincoln County was created on 1 May 1780 as a Virginia county when Kentucky County (Virginia) was abolished to form Fayette, Jefferson and Lincoln counties.


1792--Logan County was created 28 June 1792 from Lincoln County.

1796--Warren County was created 14 December 1796 from Logan County.

  • 1804: Warren County, KY - supposedly James Berry dies. Proof needed.


Research Notes

  • pos middle name = Buchanan. Source & proof needed.
References
  1. Property Record, in Chalkley, Lyman. Chronicles of the Scotch-Irish settlement in Virginia: Extracted from the Original Court Records of Augusta County, 1745-1800. (Rosslyn, Virginia: The Commonwealth Printing Company, 1912-1913 in Three Volumes).

    DEED BOOK NO. 11. ADDITIONAL MEMBERS OF THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

    page 398 Page 242.--21st June, 1763. Thomas Berry and Esther to James Berry, son of Thomas, £25, 168 acres purchased by Thomas from Arthur Kenedy on Capt. Joseph Kennedy's Mill Creek, in Burden's tract; corner Robert Gray; McNutt's new line; corner Francis Beaty. Teste: Alexander McNutt, Jas. McNutt, Thomas Berry, Jr. Delivered: James Berry, April, 1765.

  2. Property Record, in Chalkley, Lyman. Chronicles of the Scotch-Irish settlement in Virginia: Extracted from the Original Court Records of Augusta County, 1745-1800. (Rosslyn, Virginia: The Commonwealth Printing Company, 1912-1913 in Three Volumes).

    DEED BOOK NO. XVII. ADDITIONAL MEMBERS OF THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE.

    page 511 Page 311.--20th August, 1771. James Berry and Elizabeth ( ) to James McKemy, £115, 168 acres purchased by James Berry from Thomas Berry, his father, on Cap. Joseph Kennedy's Mill Creek, in Borden's 92100; corner Robert Gray's land, McNutt's new line; corner Francis Beatie's land. Teste: James Cooper, John McCutchen, John Malcom. Delivered: Wm. McKemy, 19th June, 1772.