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Posted: 896788800000
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We are researching Berry family lines of Jonathon "John" Berry born about 1800. We have had no success in locating his parents / siblings. Do you know the age of the Jno. Berry listed in the 1790 Burke County census records?


Bob Erwin (View posts)
Posted: 896788800000
Classification: Query
I'm seeking information on the parents and first wife of Archibald BERRY
of Burke County, NC (14 April 1784 - 26 March 1875.) He lived near
the Catawba and Johns Rivers in the area north of Drexel, NC. He married a
BRADSHAW about 1810 and had children:
James ca 1810 married ? Duckworth
Elmira ca 1812 married Robert Houston Erwin in 1828 (These are my
Gr-Gr-Gr-grandparents. They moved to Union Co., GA abt 1855)

Archibald married 2nd Letitia Baird and had Archibald, Sarah Ann,
Bartlett Alexander, David, adeline, Caroline and John Wesley.

The 1790 Census of Burke had Joseph, Jas., Jno., and Lot BERRY.
The 1800 Census had Joseph and Lot BERRY.

Any help greatly appreciated. Bob Erwin - Atlanta, Ga
Posted: 959515200000
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Edited: 1004452476000
Surnames: Erwin, Dowda, Dowdy, Berry
My Great-grandmother was CELIA ANN ERWIN born in Burke Co.,North Carolina in 1849. She married July 24, 1867 in Burke Co.,N.C. to James Monroe Dowda or Dowdy. She died on May 06, 1918 in Kerrville, Texas. As they moved to Texas in 1872. Her death certificate listed as father Alexander ERWIN and her mother as Adeline BERRY we think her father was a John BERRY. I have found a Alexander Erwin in Buke Co. N.C. but he died in 1830 which would have made him too old would anyone know if he had a son also maned Alexander Erwin. Any help would be sincerly appreciated. Jackie Straney email


Posted: 962452800000
Classification: Query
Edited: 994297995000

I have Adeline Berry as a daughter of Archibald Berry and Letticia Baird. I'm not positive of this. The only Alexander Erwin I have who would fit the time frame is Alexander Hamilton Erwin, son of William Willoughby Erwin and Matilda Sharpe.

William Willoughby Erwin. Born March 22, 1764. Died July 25, 1837. Married May 21, 1788, to Matilda Sharpe. Born March 3, 1769. Died July 29, 1846. Born were born in Rowan (later Iredell) Co., N.C. Both died at Belvidere, their home, near Morganton, Burke Co., N. C. Issue:

1. Adolphus Lorenzo Erwin. Born February 14, 1789. Died November 24, 1855. Married November 27, 1817, to Mary Gertrude Simiana.
2. William Alberto Erwin. Born April 7, 1790. Died May 29, 1847.
3. Leander Arthur Erwin. Born May 10, 1791. Married September 5, 1816, Eliza B. Marable. Died November 10, 1845.
4. Marquis de La Fayette (called Marcus) Erwin. Born January 25, 1793. Married Margaret Erwin McDowell, his cousin. Died July 22, 1824.
5. Harriet Eloise Erwin. Born May 3, 1795. Married June 27, 1815, Col. Isaac Thomas Avery. Died August 4, 1858.
6. Mary Elvira Erwin. Born November 3, 1796. Died November 18, 1863.
7. Sydney Stanhope Erwin. Born December 31, 1798. Married April 10, 1827, Caroline R. Carson. Died June 1849.
8. Catherine Reese Erwin, Born May 3, 1800. Married April 8, 1828, Dr. Alfred M. Gaither. Died January 7, 1866.
9. Margaret Caroline Erwin. Born December 2, 1801. Married February 22, 1821, Capt. James Moffit McDowell. Died July 23, 1831.
10. Elam Alphonso Erwin. Born March 13, 1803. Died November 8, 1830.
11. Elizabeth Sharpe Erwin. Born October 17, 1804. Married July 13, 1830, Col. Burgess Sidney Gaither. Died May 30, 1859.
12. Edward Jones Erwin. Born March 24, 1806. Married December 6, 1837, Ann Elizabeth Phifer. Died July 8, 1871.
13. Alexander Hamilton Erwin. Born May 11, 1808. Died October 4, 1877.
14. Cecilia Matilda Erwin. Born May 11, 1808. Died May 3, 1894.
15. Justina Louisa Erwin. Born April 11, 1810. Died June 13, 1811.
16. Delia Haywood Erwin. Born April 2, 1812. Married October 10, 1839, Dr. J. F. E. Hardy.

If you email me privately, I will send you my Erwin and Berry files.



Posted: 1033899424000
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Bob Do you have any dates on your Lot BERRY ?I know my ggggrand father Lot BERRY was born NJ. 1784.



Posted: 1033899426000
Classification: Query
Bob Do you have any dates on your Lot BERRY ?I know my ggggrand father Lot BERRY was born NJ. 1784.


Re: Erwin/Berry

Jerry A. Taylor (View posts)
Posted: 1154634119000
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Bob, please email me. I would like to share information on the Erwins of Brasstown Valley.

Jerry Taylor

Re: Erwin/Berry

Posted: 1375152540000
Classification: Query
Surnames: Erwin
Need help making a connect between James Albert Erwin and his possible father Marcus D. Erwin, can you help?

Marvin Erwin
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