29 October 2016

Individual Report for Matilda Berry, Daughter of Nancy Lincecum

Individual Report - MBerryMatilda Berry was born between 1798 and 1807 in either Mississippi or Georgia.  She was one of at least eight children born to William Green Berry and Nancy Lincecum.  Matilda died 12 December 1871 in Pickens County, Alabama.

Individual Fact:

  • Census:  3 September 1860 / Gordo, Pickens County, Alabama


- Matilda BERRY was listed with sister Nancy in the 1860 Pickens County, Alabama Federal census.

- Transcription of image of obituary attached to FindAGrave memorial #87251028 for Matilda Berry (source not listed -- http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=87251028):

Miss MATILDA BERRY departed this life at the residence of her niece, Mrs. S. M. Pannell, in Pickens county, Ala., on the 12th of December, 1871, aged 73 years 7 months and 22 days.  Miss Berry was born in Natchez, Miss., April 20th, 1798.  In the Fall of 1828 she professed religion and joined the Baptist church, of which she remained a consistent and pious member to the day of her death.  Two older sisters, and many relatives survive her.

*W. C. Daniel created FindAGrave memorial in 2012.  States there is "no surviving marker.  Believed to be buried here as membership rolls show her a member of this church at the time of her death." -- Mount Pleasant Church & Cemetery at Gordo, Pickens County, Alabama

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