George Willard Berry

Birth Name George Willard Berry
Gender male
Age at Death 70 years, 10 days

Events

Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth October 14, 1855 Malone, Franklin County, New York, United States   1
General

The 1901Census said he was born 14 Oct 1855; his death record said 14 Oct 1854.

Census April 9, 1891 Hamilton, Wentworth County, Ontario, Canada 1891 George W Berry household 2
General

1891 Census Place: Ward 7, Hamilton City, Ontario. (at ancestry.com)
Roll: T-6342, Family No: 71.
Apr 9, 1891

 

George W Berry, 36, born in US, parents also, brick layer, Roman Catholic, unemployed the week prior to the census
Josephine Berry, 30, wife, born in Ontario, parents in Ireland, Roman Catholic
Mable G Berry, 8, daughter, born in Ontario, father in US, mother in Ontario, Roman Catholic
George W Berry, 6, son, born in Ontario, father in US, mother in Ontario, Roman Catholic
Martha Berry, 60, Mother, born in Quebec, parents in Ireland, Methodist

All could read. all but George (Jr) could write.

Census April 8, 1901 Hamilton, Wentworth County, Ontario, Canada 1901 George W Berry household 1
General

1901 Census Place: Ward 7, Hamilton, Ontario. (at ancestry.com)
District Number: 69, Subdistrict Number: g-7
Archives Microfilm: T-6472, Page 5, Family No: 56.
[indexed as Geor'e W. Berry at ancestry.com]
April 8, 1901

George W Berry, head, 14 Oct 1855, 45, Born in US, arrived in Canada 1881, bricklayer, employed 10 months in past year, earned $900
Josephine Berry, wife, 5 Nov 1860, 40, Born in Watertown, Ontario
Mable G Berry, daughter, 19 Mar 1883, 18, Born in Hamilton, Ontario
George W Berry, son, 17 Nov 1884, 16, Born in Watertown, Ontario
Cecil J Berry, son, 15 May 1893, 7, Born in Hamilton, Ontario

All Irish, Canadian, Roman Catholic

Census (Head) June 4, 1911 Hamilton, Wentworth County, Ontario, Canada    
Event Note

1911 Census Ward seven, East Hamilton, Ontario, ED 16, Page 6, Family No: 52.
June 4, 1911
at 310 Victoria

George W Berry, head, Oct 1855, 55, occupation: bricklayer, house building, birthplace: USA
Cecil J Berry, son, May 1893, 18, occupation: reporter, newspaper, born in Ontario
Mabel Fitzgerald, daughter, March 1883, 28, occupation: none, born in Ontario
John Fitzgerald, son in law, Aug 1883, 27, occupation: printer, newspaper, born in Ontario
Josephine Fitzgerald, grdaughter, Dec 1905, 5, born in Ontario
June Fitzgerald, grdaughter, November 1910, 4 months, born in Ontario

all Irish, Canadian, Roman Catholic

Death October 24, 1925 Hamilton, Wentworth County, Ontario, Canada    
Burial December 27, 1925 Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Burlington, Ontario, Canada    

Parents

Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Hyman Lysander Berryabout 1828
Mother Martha Brockabout 1832October 22, 1899
         George Willard Berry October 14, 1855 October 24, 1925
    Sister     Louisa Martina Berry May 12, 1851 July 26, 1921

Families

    Family of George Willard Berry and Josephine Carson
Married Wife Josephine Carson ( * November 5, 1860 + October 31, 1904 )
   
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage     Y  
  Children
Name Birth Date Death Date
Mabel Gertrude “Anna” BerryMarch 19, 1883February 13, 1920
George Willard BerryNovember 17, 1884
Cecil Joseph BerryMay 15, 1893May 23, 1934

Narrative

George is called George Joseph Berry on the indexed version of his daughter Mable's birth record at familysearch.org. Also on the death record of his son Cecil Joseph Berry. All other records found so far call him George W or George Willard.

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1881 Census Flamborough East, Wentworth North, Ontario
Family History Library Film 1375892
NA Film Number C-13256
District 148, Sub-district B, Division 3, Page Number 15
house next to his future wife, Josephine Carson

George Berry, 27, birthplace: USA, nationality: English, occupation: stone mason, religion: Methodist Canada
Martha Berry, 49, birthplace: Ontario, widowed, nationality: Irish, no occupation, religion: Methodist Ch of Canada
[relied mostly on transcription at familysearch.org. Ancestry.com images were bleached out.]

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1911;Census Place: Ward seven, Hamilton East, Ontario.
Page 6, Family No: 52.
at 310 Victoria

George W Berry, head, Oct 1855, 55, occupation: bricklayer, house building, birthplace: USA
Cecil J Berry, son, May 1893, 18, occupation: reporter, newspaper
Mabel Fitzgerald, daughter, March 1883, 28, occupation: none
John Fitzgerald, son in law, Aug 1883, 27, occupation: printer, newspaper
Josephine Fitzgerald, grdaughter, Dec 1905, 5
June Fitzgerald, grdaughter, November 1910, 4/12

birthplace for all others: O[ntario]
all Irish, Canadian, Roman Catholic
all but could read and write English

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Ontario, Canada, Deaths, 1869-1938, at ancestry.com
Berry, George Willard
died: October 24, 1925
died at: 310 Victoria Ave. N
male, Irish, married, age 71
b. Malone NY Oct 14, 1854
lived 33 yrs at his place of death
lived 67 yrs in Ontario
father: Willard Berry, born in Ireland
mother: unknown, born in Ireland
informant: Cecil Berry, 55 Undermount Ave, son
Buried: Oct 27, 1925, Holy Sepulchre Cemetery
from: Gormley & Dermody, 7 East Ave. S.
cause of death: arterio Sclerosis
contributory cause: myocarditis

Pedigree

  1. Hyman Lysander Berry
    1. Martha Brock
      1. Louisa Martina Berry
      2. George Willard Berry
        1. Josephine Carson
          1. Mabel Gertrude “Anna” Berry
          2. George Willard Berry
          3. Cecil Joseph Berry

Source References

  1. 1901 Census of Canada
  2. 1891 Census of Canada

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