I am searching for information on my great, great, great, great grandparents, John Berry and Jane Weeks.I am listing below all the information I have on them.Please email me if any of this seems familiar.I have not found any information on them so far.I appreciate anything anyone might can tell me.
JOHN BERRY married JANE WEEKS.She was born Abt. 1789 in South Carolina.
Children of JOHN BERRY and JANE WEEKS are:
i. ALFRED BERRY, b. 1814, Georgia; d. 1883, Pensacola, Escambia County, Florida.
ii. JOHN BERRY, b. Abt. 1823, South Carolina.
iii. ARCHIE BERRY, b. Abt. 1834, Alabama.
iv. ANDY BERRY, b. Abt. 1834, Alabama.
ALFRED BERRY was born 1814 in Georgia, and died 1883 in Pensacola, Escambia County, Florida.He married NANCY DUCKWORTH 03 July 1838 in Dallas County, Alabama, daughter of RANDALL DUCKWORTH and MARTHA MCCORMICK.She was born 1813.
Children of ALFRED BERRY and NANCY DUCKWORTH are:
i. DANIEL WEBSTER BERRY, b. 1839; d. 1865.
ii. FRANCES CORNELIA BERRY, b. 1841.
iii. ALEXANDER CAMPBELL BERRY, b. 1842.
iv. RANDALL DUCKWORTH BERRY, b. 27 December 1842, Portland, Dallas County, Alabama; d. 1916, Selma, Dallas County, Alabama.
v. WILLIAM JOSEPH BERRY, b. 17 September 1849, Selma, Dallas County, Alabama; d. 20 October 1926, Pensacola, Escambia County, Florida.
RANDALL DUCKWORTH BERRY was born 27 December 1842 in Portland, Dallas County, Alabama, and died 1916 in Selma, Dallas County, Alabama.He married SALLIE MARSH BURNS 25 April 1878 in Riderville, Chilton County, Alabama, daughter of GERMAN BURNS and MARY BRANTLEY.She was born 14 February 1852 in near Riverville (Plantersville), Dallas County, AL, and died 1929.
Notes for RANDALL DUCKWORTH BERRY:
He enlisted in April 1861, in Company A, 4th Regiment Alabama Infantry, Volunteers C.S.A. (See Acts of Alabama 1861, pages 266-267) and served throughout the War Between the States.
This is from a book on Alabama(not sure of the name of the book).A family member gave this to me.She had not written down the name of the book.
BERRY, RANDALL DUCKWORTH, lawyer, was born December 27, 1842, at Portland, Dallas County; Son of Alfred And Nancy (Duckworth) Berry, the former a native of Morgan County, who lived later in Tuscaloosa, Marion and Selma, a Confederate Soldier; grandson of John and Jane (Weeks) Berry, of Morgan County, and of Randall and Patsy (McCormic) Duckworth of Portland, Dallas County, a relative of Admiral Sir J.T. Duckworth who was in command of the English naval squadron that forced the narrow channel of the Dardanelles in 1808, against the Turkish fortifications and drawings of the engagement are in the possession of the subject of this sketch.Randall Duckworth Berry received his early education in the primary department of the old Howard college, Marion, and later attended a private school in Selma, taught by Prof. E.M. Holloway.He studied law in Selma under the tutelage of Fellows and John, attorneys, and received his license on examination by the supreme court of Alabama.He has practiced his profession in Selma ever since being admitted to the bar.On motion of Gen. E.W. Pettus he was admitted to practice in the U.S. district court; was a member city council of Selma, 1872-73; city attorney of Selma, 1905;member of legislature from Dallas County 1882-83, and introduced the bill to create the department of immigration; member legislature 1886-87, and aided in creating the department of agriculture.He entered the Confederate Army as a corporal in Co. A, Fourth Alabama regiment infantry, was promoted to lieutenant in Capt. Jas. A. McCaw's Co. 62nd Alabama infantry regiment, was wounded at Bull Run, July 21, 1861, and at the Battles of Seven Pines and Malvern Hill.He was a member of the "Lightening Committee" of Dallas County that helped destroy the Republican party in the black belt.He is a Democrat, a Baptist; and a member of the Grange at Burnsville at one time.Married April 25, 1878, at Riderville, Chilton County, to Sallie Marsh, daughter of German and Mary Carson (Brantley) Burns of that place; granddaughter of Adam Carson, a Revolutionary soldier, from Wilkes County, Ga., and who also served with Gen. Andrew Jackson in the Seminole and Florida War.Children: 1.Paul Burns, M. Ida Kramer, Selma; 2. Alfred, M. Ida Hendricks, Pensacola, Fla.; 3. John Heflin, M. Dee Mann, Selma; 4. Jefferson Clay, M. Cemira Mann, Selma; 5. Burnise, m. Theron R. Yates, Lockhart. Residence: Selma.
Children of RANDALL BERRY and SALLIE BURNS are:
i. JOHN HEFLIN4 BERRY, b. 12 April 1883, Burnsville, Dallas County, Alabama; d. 1952.
ii. PAUL BURNS BERRY, b. 26 February 1880, Burnsville, Dallas County, Alabama; d. 26 February 1939, Selma, Dallas County, Alabama.
iii. ALFRED DUCKWORTH BERRY, b. 24 April 1882, near Selma, Dallas County, Alabama (Burnsville).
iv. BERNICE SALLIE MARSH BURNS BERRY, b. Burnsville, Dallas County, Alabama; d. 06 June 1929.
v. JEFFERSON CLAY BERRY, b. 22 December 1884, Burnsville, Dallas County, Alabama; d. 24 April 1969, Selma, Dallas County, Alabama.