Biography - William Berry

William BERRY, farmer, P. O. Witt, born in Montgomery county, Ill., March 10, 1856, son of David and Margaret (MARTIN) BERRY, natives of Hamilton County, Ohio, and at the present time residents of Butler Township, Montgomery county; the former was born December 15, 1827, and follows the occupation of a farmer; the latter, born July 11, 1832. Our subject, the eldest of eight children, received his education in the common schools, finishing at Butler, Montgomery County, and has been a farmer all his days. In the town of Butler, Montgomery County, March 16, 1882, he married Mary WOOD, a native of Montgomery County, born January 11, 1860, daughter of William and Rebecca R. (SMITH) WOOD. Mr. BERRY and his wife are members of the M. E. Church; in politics, he is a Republican; he is a member of the I. O. O. F.

Extracted 22 Nov 2016 by Norma Hass from 1882 History of Bond and Montgomery Counties, Illinois, Part 2 Biographical Department, pages 312-313.

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