09 October 2016

Individual Report for Gideon Berry, Son of Nancy Lincecum

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.


Image from "Georgia County Marriages, 1785-1950" via FamilySearch.org
(retrieved 1 October 2016).

The children I attribute to Gideon and Sarah (Whatley) Berry are as follows:  Elizabeth Ann, William G., Henrietta, and Thomas Jefferson.

Individual Report -GBerryIndividual Facts:

  • 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 - Gideon Berry 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.


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