John Berry was born 1792 to James Berry (1750-1836) and Mary Montgomery () and died 1839 of unspecified causes. He married Maria Hodge (1797-1870) .

John Berry operated Berry's Ferry at the location later known as Berry's Ferry, Kentucky (across the Ohio River from Illinois). He is said to have grossly overcharged a party of Cherokee who were being moved west in 1838.


Offspring of Mary Hodge and John Berry (1792-1839)  ¢
Name Birth Death Joined with
Rutledge T. Berry (1816-aft1885)
Uriah G. Berry (c1817-1869) 1817 Salem, Livingston County, Kentucky, United States December 1869 Carrsville, Livingston County, Kentucky, United States Amanda Jane Richmond (c1822-1877)

Mary Angelina Berry (1819-bef1900)
Leander Berry (1821-aft1880)
Cuthbert A. S. Berry (1822-bef1870)
Henry Gustavus Berry (c1824-bef1870)
George Berry (1825-c1879)
John Lewis Berry (1838-c1920)


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