Gideon Berry, born about 1790 in Georgia, was a son of William Green Berry and Nancy Lincecum. While still in Georgia (Putnam County), Gideon married Sarah "Sally" Whatl(e)y 28 February 1813. Gideon died about or after 1855.
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The children I attribute to Gideon and Sarah (Whatley) Berry are as follows: Elizabeth Ann, William G., Henrietta, and Thomas Jefferson.
- Census: 1840 / Pickens County, Alabama
- Occupation: November 1850 / Farmer in Pickens County, Alabama
- Census: 15 November 1850 / Pickens County, Alabama
- Census: 1855 / Pickens County, Alabama
- Gideon fought in the war of 1812 - BRODNAX'S DETACHMENT, GEORGIA MILITIA. He enlisted as 3 LIEUTENANT and was discharged as the same. [Direct Data Capture, comp. War of 1812 Service Records. [database on-line] Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 1999-. Original data: National Archives and Records Administration. Index to the Compiled Military Service Records for the Volunteer Soldiers Who Served During the War of 1812 M602, 234 rolls. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration.]
- Per U.S. General Land Office Records, 1796-1907 via Ancestry -
1 April 1837
160.85 acres at Pickens County, Alabama
Township 21-S, Range 13-W, Section 2
- According to the 1850 Pickens County, Alabama Federal census (slave schedule), Gideon owned 11 slaves, ranging in age from 1 to 60 years.