Robert Berry was a very civic minded citizen
OCTOBER, 19 2007
The November 1777 court session ordered that the following persons Work on the road under Thomas Rountree To Wit: James Allison, William McKee, James Murdock, Moses Gwin, John Murdock Sen, John Wilson, Archd Wilson, William Wilson, William Robinson, William Armstrong, Robert Berry, Michl, Robinson & Danl, McMhan. These men were all neighbors and friends of our Robbert Berry.
1778 February term Orange NC Court Minutes: The Grand Jury towit: Saml, Allen foreman, John Dickey, Robert Anderson, Wm. Comb, Gilbert Strahorn, James Murdock, Robert Berry, John Kelly, William Robinson, Hugh Finley, William Armstrong, Benjamin Thompson, Henry Waggoner, & Andrew McBroom being empanelled & Sworn received their charge and withdrew.
1782 May term Orange NC Court Minutes: Robert Berry is excused from attending as Juror at this Court, he having shewn sufficient Reasons &c. NOTE: I think he serving in the Continental army at this time.
1784 May term Orange NC Court Minutes: Issd. Robert Berry is appointed Overseer of the road in the room of James Murdock
1786 August term Orange NC Court Minutes: Issd. Michael Robinson is appointed Overseer of the road in the room of Robert BERRY from Caswell line to the South fork of Little River.
1789 August term Orange NC Court Minutes: Robert Berry is appointed overseer of road in the Room of T Bowles.
1791 May term Orange NC Court Minutes: Wm.Jamison vs. Robert Berry, Certiorari. Same Jury as to No. [blank] Sworn find Verdict for Plaintiff for L 1:4:9 & cost.
1791 November Term, Orange NC Court Minutes:Book 4 pg 114 Issd. Adminstration of the estate of James waggoner is Granted to Catherine WAGGONER at the same time she entered into Bond With Robt. Berry Jun. Secy. in the sum of L 50.
1791 November Term Orange NC Court Minutes:Book 4 pg 115 Tho. Burks Exrs. vs Geo. Doherty & Wm. Mebane: Debt. Jury sworn to Wit: 1. Martin Parmer, 2. Brice Collins, 3. Tho. Brewer, 4. James Murdock, 5. Robt. Berry, 6. Jno. G. Rencher, 7. Jno. Armstrong, 8. Henry Terrel, 9. Tho. Connely, 10. Jno. McCollum, 11. Davd. McCauly, 12. Benj. Peelor, find the Deed to be the act & Deed of the Defts, and that the same is not pd. & assess the plaintiffs damages to L 12:4:10 & cost. Stay Ex. til 15 days before next Court.
1791 November Term Orange NC Court Minutes:Book 4 pg 116 The Execution of a Deed from Wm. James and Thomas Rutherford to Robert Berry was duly Acknowledge in open Court by Joseph Taylor Esqr. Atto.&c. and Ordered to be Registered,