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From: "Lee and Billie Jones" <>
Subject: BERRY Connections - Death Certificates
Date: Sat, 22 Apr 2006 13:50:49 -0400

Working on the Thomas Berry md Nancy McCarty family: Looked up the
following at the Camden Archives & Museum, Camden, SC. The ones marked with
an * have a death certificate and information included below the outline.

Billie Jones

Descendants of Thomas Berry

1 Thomas BERRY b: Abt. 1805 d: Feb 24, 1850 .. +Nancy McCARTY b: Sep 17,
1807 d: Dec 10, 1891 Burial: Butler Methodist church, Saluda Co, SC
..... 2 Claiborne BERRY b: Feb 04, 1829 in SC d: Aug 17, 1892 Burial: Butler
Methodist church, Saluda Co, SC
......... +Lydia Ann MCCARTY b: 1840 in SC d: Oct 21, 1882 Burial: Butler
Methodist church, Saluda Co, SC Father: William McCARTY Mother: Mary Ann
............ 3 Pickens BERRY b: Abt. 1857
*.......... 3 Davis W. BERRY b: Oct 02, 1863 in Edgefield Co, Saluda
Division, SC d: Nov 22, 1944 in Saluda Co, SC Burial: Salem Bapt Ch Cem,
Saluda Co, SC
................ +Alma P. HARMON b: Aug 21, 1883 d: Nov 17, 1965 Burial:
Salem Baptist Church, Saluda Co, SC
*.......... 3 George Clayborn BERRY b: Mar 05, 1866 in Edgefield Co, Saluda
Division, SC d: Mar 31, 1941 in Saluda Co, SC Burial: Richland Springs Bapt,
Saluda, SC
................ +Telitha PARRISH b: Dec 20, 1870 d: Jan 19, 1938 Burial:
Richland Springs Bapt, Saluda, SC
*.......... 3 Nancy Ann BERRY b: Jan 09, 1868 in Edgefield Dist, Saluda
area, SC d: May 23, 1935 in Greenwood Co, SC Burial: Edgewood Cem, Greenwood
Co., SC
................ +Robert Tucker CORLEY b: Jul 28, 1867 in Edgefield Dist,
Saluda area, SC d: Jul 23, 1935 in Greenwood Co, SC Burial: Edgewood Cem,
Greenwood Co., SC Father: Burdette CORLEY Mother: Elizabeth JONES
............ 3 Claiborne BERRY, Jr. b: Abt. 1869
..... 2 Catherine BERRY b: Abt. 1830
..... 2 Jacob BERRY b: Abt. 1832
..... 2 Elijah BERRY b: Abt. 1833
..... 2 Thomas BERRY b: Abt. 1835
..... 2 Nancy BERRY b: Abt. 1837
*... 2 George W. BERRY b: Apr 06, 1840 in Edgefield Co, Saluda Division, SC
d: Jan 25, 1927 in Saluda Co, SC Burial: Butler Methodist, Saluda, Saluda
Co, SC
..... 2 Sarah BERRY b: Abt. 1842
..... 2 William BERRY b: Abt. 1845


Billie Jones


1919 - Death Cert. #8743, Saluda Co, SC
E. W. Berry
Male, White, widower, Farmer
b. Sept 11, 1843, Saluda Co [Edgefield Co] SC
father: Obe Berry, Saluda Co [Edgefield Co] SC
mother: Don't know [Other researchers give mother as Mary BROOKS]
d. April 9, 1919, Saluda #6, Saluda Co, SC
cause: Lobor pneumonia
informant: Clif Berry, Saluda, SC
buried: Trinity
UT: R. L. Ramey, Saluda, SC

**Cem. Records sent to me have his death date as April 7, 1919 - I double
checked the DC entry, and it is 9th.

Trinity Lutheran church transcription:
Berry, Lemuel Cliff May 11 1885 - Sep 8 1965
Berry, Dora PALMER Mar 12 1896 - Jun 26 1976
Berry, Lemuel Wise Feb 16 1936 - Oct 28 1939
Berry, Magdelena Apr 21 1928 - Oct 27 1938
Berry, Thomas Jul 23 1919 - Jul 25 1919
Berry, Elijah W. [(Lige)] Sep 11 1844 - Apr 7 1919
Berry, Obediah [(Obe)] Sep 9 1875 - Feb 27 1919


1927 - Death Cert. #2675, Saluda Co, SC
George W. Berry
Male, White, Retired farmer, widowed
b. April 6, 1840, Saluda Co. [Edgefield Co], SC
father: Tom Berry, SC
mother: Nancy McCarty, SC
d. Jan 25, 1927, Saluda Co, SC
cause: chronic nephritis
informant: T. A. DeLoach, Saluda, SC
buried: Butler Cem.
UT: R. L. Ramey, Saluda, SC


1935 - Death Cert. #7449, Greenwood Co, SC
Mrs. Nancy Ann Corley
Female, white, married to Robt. T. Corley, housewife
b. Jan 9, 1868, SC
father: Claborne Berry, SC
mother: Nancy Ann McCarty, SC [ERROR per other researchers]
d. May 23, 1935, Greenwood, Greenwood Co., SC
cause: Pneumonia, lobar
informant: Annie (Laurie) Pace, Greenwood, SC
buried: Edgewood Cem. [Greenwood Co, SC]
UT: Blyth's Services, Greenwood, SC

She is buried beside her husband in the Edgewood Cem, Greenwood Co, SC.

The following obit was sent to me by Brenda Laney <>,
her G-Granddaughter.
Mrs R.T. Corley Died Last Night Sucumbs To Week's Illness, Funeral Rites
Tomorrow 4 PM
Mrs Nancy Ann Corley, wife of Robert T Corley, died at her home, East
Jordon Street, this morning at 2 O'Clock. Mrs Corley had been ill about a
week but her death came as a great shock to her many friends and relatives.
She was 67 years of age, having been born January 9,1868. Mrs Corley was
reared in Saluda but has made Greenwood her home for the past 11 years.
Funeral services will be conducted tomorrow afternoon, Jordon Street
Baptist Church 4 O'Clock by the Rev Lewis M. Smith and the Rev C. L. Harris.
Internment will be in Edgewood Cemetery. In addition to her husband, she is
survived by five daughters, Mrs A. C. Corley, Mrs. J. E. Derrick, Mrs W. A.
Pace, Mrs B. W. Willingham, Greenwood: Mrs R.D. Strickland, Columbia: two
sons, Broadus Corley, Ninety Six, Robert Corley, Saluda: two sisters, Mrs.
Tom Manley, Saluda: Mrs John Miller, Newberry: five brothers, John Berry,
Jake Berry, Saluda:
Pickens: Chappells, George and David Berry, Saluda,and James Berry,
Charleston and 21 grandchildren.
The following have asked to serve as pall-bearers: Thos. Mills, R. E.
Mosteller, Holley Mosteller, T.L. Cheatham, Willie King, Wm. Branson, Carl
McKinney, Nathan Davis. Blyth Service in charge.

HC Ouzts states: Nancy Ann Berry (b. 1/9/1868 SC, d.
5/23/1935)[1870][1880](m. Robert T. Corley
(b. 6/28/1867 SC, d. 6/23/1935)[s/o Bettie Jones & Burdett Corley])
Edgewood Mem Greenwood SC crb


1941 - Death Cert. #8743, Saluda Co, SC
George C. Berry
Male, White, widower, md. Telitha Berry
b. March 5, 1866, Saluda Co [Edgefield Co], SC
father: Clabourn Berry, Saluda Co [Edgefield Co], SC
mother: Don't know
d. Mar 31 1941, Saluda Co, SC
cause: Coroners inquest comments: Probable suicide; gun shot would to
stomach at home
informant: C. L. Berry, Rt. 1, Ward, SC
Buried: Richland Church [Richland Springs Baptist, Saluda Co,SC]
UT: Tri-County Mortuary, Ridge Springs, SC

He and his wife are buried in the Richland Springs Baptist church.
Berry, George Clayborn Mar 5 1866 - Mar 31 1941
Berry, Telitha PARRISH Dec 20 1870 - Jan 19 1938
Berry, Infant 1892
Berry, Infant 1901

The following obit was sent to me by Brenda Laney <>
and identifies his children.

The Columbia Record, Columbia, SC, April 1, 1941
Saluda - April 1 - Funeral services for George C. Berry, 75, were conducted
this morning from the Richland Baptist church by the Rev. J. Turmon Brown,
pastor. Mr. Berry was found dead in the front yard of his home in the
Richland community near Saluda Monday. He is survived by a daughter, Mrs. R.
M. Stoudemeyer of Batesburg; five sons, Eugene Berry of Batesburg, Claude
Berry and Raymond Berry of Ward, and Curtis Berry and Clyde Berry of Saluda;
four brothers, J .W. Berry, J .Y. Berry and John Berry of Saluda and Jim
Berry of Conway; two sisters, Mrs. John Miller of Newberry and Mrs. T. J.
Manley of Saluda and twelve grandchildren. [*contributed by Helen Skipper]

1944 - Death Cert. #15644, Saluda Co, SC (Delayed cert, out of order in
Davis W. Berry, Sr.
White, Male, md. to Mrs. Alma Harmon Berry, lived Saluda RFD
father: Clayborn Berry, SC
mother: Mrs. Lydia McCarty, SC
d. Nov 22, 1944, Saluda #3, Saluda Co, SC
cause: cancer in Rt. groin.
informant: D. W. Berry, Jr., Saluda, SC
buried: Salem [Baptist Church, Saluda Co, SC]
UT: Rameys Funeral Home, Saluda, SC

Cemetery records of Salem Baptist, Saluda Co, SC
Berry, Davis W., Sr. Oct 2 1863 - Nov 22 1944
Berry, Alma P. Aug 21 1883 - Nov 17 1965

Buried next to him seems to be the informant, his son, Davis W. Berry, Jr.
Berry, Davis W. Mar 14 1919 - Dec 3 1981
Berry, Louise B. Jan 25 1925 -


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