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Berry, James

Born: 1805-10-01 Kentucky

Died: 1855-09-26 Menard County, Illinois

In 1828, Berry married Jane O. Rutledge. They settled in a part of Sangamon County that would later become part of Menard County, and he lived there until his death in 1855. Berry was a farmer; in 1850, his farm was worth over $5,000.

U.S. Census Office, Fifth Census of the United States (1830), Sangamon County, IL, 199; U.S. Census Office, Seventh Census of the United States (1850), Menard County, IL, 314; U.S. Census Office, Seventh Census of the United States (1850), Agriculture Schedule, Menard County, IL, 801-02; Gravestone, Old Concord Cemetery, Petersburg, IL; Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, Sangamon County, 28 February 1828, Illinois State Archives, Springfield, IL.