Jun 1860 census Crooked Creek Twp, Jasper Cty, IL
John Chapman 38 farmer 1200 400 KY (b. Jan 15 1821 Harrison, KY, m. Dec 30 1841 Jasper Cty, IL d. Jul 26 1897 Hunt, Jasper Cty, IL)
Susanna Chapman 36 VA (b. Jun 23 1824, VA, d. Nov 29 1895 Hunt, IL buried Hunt Cemetery)
Margaret A Chapman 15 IL
Washington Chapman 13 IL
Addison Chapman 11 IL
Mary E Chapman 7 IL
Margaret Berry 76 VA (thus b 1783-1784)
James Berry b. 1749 Bucks Cty, PA m. Margaret Pohl 1802 Russell Cty, VA.d. Dec 4 1836 in Montgomery Cty, VA.He fought in the Rev. War for Bucks Cty, PA ( Name: James Berry
Rank: Private, Pennsylvania Pensioners
Annual Allowance: 48 00
Sums Received: 336 13
Description of service: -
When placed on the pension roll: -
Commencement of pension: -
Laws under which inscribed, increased or reduced OR Remarks.: June 7, 1785.)
Margaret Pohl b. Sep 7 1783 VA d. Mar 7 1861 Crooked Creek Twp, Jasper Cty, IL
Andrew Jackson Berry m. Virginia Unknown abt. 1835 VA, m. 2nd Sarah Ellen York Jun 1 1840 Edgar Cty, IL
b. Feb 7 1817 Montgomery Cty, VA – d. Jan 13 1879 Maysville, Garvin Cty, OK
Julia Ann Berry m. Enoch Chapman Dec 26 1838 Edgar Cty, IL
b. Nov 23 1818 Delamas, VA – d. May 21 1899 Jasper Cty, IL
Margaret Ann Berrym. James Chapman Mar 4 1841 Edgar Cty, IL
b. Sep 6 1820 Montgomery Cty, VA – d. Aug 10 1898 Hunt City, Jasper Cty, IL
Susanna Berry m. John Chapman Dec 30 1841 Jasper Cty, IL
b. Jun 23 1824 Montgomery Cty, VA – d. Nov 29 1895 Jasper Cty, IL
His Rev. War service:
James Berry Revolutionary War Service
Law Order Book 6, Page 45
June 2, 1818
The following persons who reside in the county of Russell wishing to become pensioners under the act of Congress of the 18th of March last, entitled "An Act to provide for certain persons engaged in the land and naval services of the United States", declared on oath as follows:
James Berry declared that he enlisted as a private soldier in the 10th Regiment of the Pennsylvania Line command by Colo. Richard Butler, and in Capt. Robt. Samples Company, in which regt he served two years; that he was in the battle of Germantown, at the battle of Brandywine and James Town; that he went from thence to Little York and was at the taking of Cornwallis; that he was discharged by Capt. Lary at Philadelphia having served in the whole seven years, He also declares that he is in indigent circumstances.
It also appears to the satisfaction of the court that the afforesaid applicants are persons of good credit as witnesses, and that they served in the Revolutionary War against the common enemy; and it was also satisfactorily proven to the court that the said John Ferral, Leonard Pigman, Carlton Keeling, John Sykes, Abraham Childers, James Berry, Charles Sexton and Jacob Hess according to the report of their neighbors previous to the passage of the said Act of Congress had served as soldiers in the Revolutionary War; All which is ordered to be certified to the Secretary of the Department of War.
Law Order Book 6, Page 125
June 1, 1819
This day came into court James Berry who at a court held for this county the 2d day of june, 1818, made a declaration on oath for the purpose of obtaining the pension allowed by the Act of Congress of the 18th of March, 1818, and in addition thereto declared on his oath that he enlisted in the Pennsylvania Line on Continental Establishment as stated in his first declaration some time in the month of March after the defeat of the Hessians at Trenton, (the year he cannot recollect) with Capt. Robert Samples, of the tenth regiment then commanded by Colo. Cook, served in said regiment about 2 years, was then transferred to the 6th commanded by Colo. Richd. Butler, and that he was discharged by Capt. Lary at Philadelphia about 18 months after the defeat of Lord Cornwallis, which as well as his statement first made the judge of this court believes to be substantially true; whereupon it is ordered by the court that the same be certified to the Secretary of the Department of War.
?This information was submitted by Michael A. Dye .
I will continue trying to determine her parentage.