Jesse Lee Berry, Son Of Robert And Elizabeth Everett Berry
- Generation Robert ans Mary Williamson Berry, Princess Anne County, Virginia.
- Generation Robert and Elizabeth Cate Berry, Orange County, North Carolina.
- Generation David J. and Mary Blaylock Berry, Orange County, North Carolina. & GA.
- Generation Robert and Elizabeth Everett Berry, NC and Georgia
JESSE LEE BERRY was born on December 2, 1852 in Roswell, Cobb County Georgia. Jesse Lee married Nancy Ann Henry who was born December 30 1857 in Ellenwood, Clayton Co., Georgia. They were married December 16 1874 in Clayton County Georgia. Nancy was the daughter of Edward Zachary “Zack” Henry and Mary Ann Mitchell. Zack’s Father was Jesse G. Henry and Nancy Hammock. Mary Ann’s father was Thomas Mitchell, son of Hinchey Mitchell and Elizabeth Ruff (daughter of William Ruff and Rebecca). In the picture of Jesse Lee on the left there seems to be a faded date of July 1875 written on the picture. He would have been 22 Yrs 7 Months old.
- Albert Edgar Berry, b. 28 Dec. 1881
- Addie Lena Berry November 1884
- Cora Mae Berry
- Sarah Florence Berry
- William Oscar Berry b. 30 Mar. 1878.
- Walter Glen Berry b. 15 Jan. 1880.
In the picture above you see five of Jesse Lee and Nancy Berry’s six children. Jesse Lee’s children from left to right: Sarah Florence, William Oscar, Albert Edgar (Dane Berry’s grandfather), Addie Lena, Cora Mae. Billy’s grandfather, Walter Glenn Berry, on the right was the only child not in the group picture.
The picture of Jesse Lee standing beside His prize winning cotton bale was taken at the Alabama State fair.
Prize winning cotton Bale in the 1910 Georgia State Fair.
Jessie Lee sold his 1/10 share of his inherited property from his father Robert Berry to his brother Basil Berry: State of Georgia, Milton County: This indenture made this sixteenth of February in the year of 1892 between Jesse L. Berry of Etowah County of the State of Alabama of the first part and Bazil M. Berry of the county of Milton of the second part (some not legible.) Bazil paid Jesse $12 for his 1/10 share an heir of Robert Berry of a 40 acre track in land lot 188, 1st dist, second section Cobb County, originally Cherokee This was land that Robert Berry bought from Ellis Wright in 1855. Recorded October 25, 1916. Jessie Lee’s 1/10 share of forty acres would have been 4 acres. Basil paid him $3.00 per acre. Jesse Lee Berry owned other land in Alabama See Description Below:
Legal Land Description:
# Aliquot Parts Block # Base Line Fractional Section Township Range Section
1 NSW HUNTSVILLE No 11S 6E 24
2 SWNW HUNTSVILLE No 11S 6E 24
BERRY, JESSE L
Land Office: HUNTSVILLE Sequence #:
Document Number: 3371 Total Acres: 119.34
Misc. Doc. Nr.: 11988 Signature: Yes
Canceled Document: No Issue Date: March 1, 1885
Mineral Rights Reserved: No Metes and Bounds: No
Survey Date: Statutory Reference: 12 Stat. 392
Multiple Warranty Names: No Act or Treaty: May 20, 1862
Multiple Patentee Names: No Entry Classification: Homestead Entry Original
1880 Etowah, Alabama Census
1900 Flippen, Henry County Georgia Census
1910 Nance , Muscogee County, Georgia Census
1920 Nance , Muscogee County, Georgia Census
Jesse Lee Berry
Death: 10 APR 1924 in Columbus,Muscogee,Georgia,U.S.a.
Burial: APR 1924 Oakhill Cem,Griffin, Spaulding, Georgia
Bible page from Joyce Rape Harrison :Jessy L Berry born December 2, 1851
VIEW JESSE LEE BERRY’S DEATH CERTIFICATE
Jesse Lee Berry was born on December 2nd 1852 in Cobb County Georgia and died on April 10th 1924 in Columbus, Muscogee County, Georgia. Jesse Lee Berry’s sister, Mrs. J. S. Mcvickers, signed his death certificate.
1930 Georgia, Griffin Spalding Census
Sarah France Kelly (Widow) her mother, Nanny Berry, and her grandmother. Mary Ann Henry Wiggins living in her Boarding house known as the KELLY HOUSE. Kelly’s daughter, Lizzie Mcleroy, age 30 is found on the next page of the 1930 Census. Lizzie was also a widow.
1940 Georgia, Griffin Spalding Census
Nancy Ann Henry Berry was living in her daughters Boarding House in 1940
CENSUS INFORMATION and NEIGHBORS
“ Jesse Lee Berry and his family were in Alabama in the 1880Census ”
- JESSE LEE BERRY WAS LISTED ON HIS FATHER’S MILTON CO. GA. 1870 CENSUS.
- JESSE LEE LISTED HIS FAMILY IN ETOWAH COUNTY ALABAMA CENSUS IN 1880.
- NO CENSUS AVAILABLE FOR 1890.
- JESSE LEE WAS BACK IN HENRY COUNTY GA. IN THE 1900 CENSUS.
- JESSE LEE BERRY LISTED IN NANCES MUSCOGEE GEORGIA IN 1910
- JESSE LEE BERRY LISTED IN BOZEMANS MUSCOGEE GEORGIA IN 1920
- NANNIE BERRY JESSE LEE’S WIFE LISTED GRIFFIN SPALDING IN
GEORGIA IN 1930
1930 United States Federal Census
about Nannie Berry
Name: Nannie Berry
Home in 1930: Griffin, Spalding, Georgia
Estimated birth year: abt 1856
Relation to Head of House: Mother
Household Members: Name Age
Florence Kelley 53 Sarah Florence Berry Jessie Lee’s
daughter married James Martin Kelly
Mary A Wiggins 94 grandmother b 1836 Mary Ann Mitchell,
Nancy Ann Henry’s mother – second marriage Wiggins
Nannie Berry 74 mother Jessie Lee’s wife Nancy Ann Henry
Eddie Dunson 66 aunt
Lizzie McLeroy 30 daughter
Artis Turner 30 rest all boarders
Robert Massey 48
William P Boggs 39
James E Garrett 30
Jessie M Garrett 22
John G Lucus 72
William B Fincher 50
Robert L Gregory 58
Alva L Smith 37
Luther Smith 24
Updated October 16, 2007 and December 22 2015