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eng
Summary
Papers, 1803-1864, of the Berry family of Charles Town, Jefferson County, (West) Virginia and Georgetown, District of Columbia, consisting mainly of personal and business correspondence to and from Ann Frame Berry (1817-1854) and Robert Taylor Berry (1812-1887). Also includes accounts, invitations, notes, powers of attorney, and tickets
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Robert Taylor Berry was born 6 July 1812 at Berry Plain in King George County, Virginia. He became a Presbyterian minister and married Ann Frame Griggs (10 August 1817-26 August 1854). They had at least four sons. Robert Berry served a church located in Georgetown in the District of Columbia from 1841 to 1849. He then served congregations in Martinsburg, (West) Virginia, Canton, Mississippi, Front Royal, Virginia, and Culpeper, Virginia. He died 2 November 1887 in Winchester, Virginia. Robert and Ann Berry are buried in Edge Hill cemetery in Charles Town, Jefferson County, West Virginia. Eliza M. Griggs (1794-1859), the mother of Ann Berry, lived in Charles Town. Katherine H. Bedinger (d. 1866) is Reverend Berry's sister. Jane Rebecca (d. 1866), Virginia Keightley (1830-1894), and Frances Massa Griggs (1822-1895) were sisters of Ann Berry.
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Vi
Form designation
Papers, 1803-1864
Location of other archival material
Ann Frame Griggs letter, 18 August 1835 (LVA accession 50699).
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http://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaead/published/lva/vivadoc.pl?file=vi01734.xml
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51
Immediate source of acquisition
Carrier, C.J.
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
000487534
Type of unit
items (127 p.)

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