John S. Berry


“Entered into this life December 7, 1841 John Scott Berry son of Lawrence M. & Ann Scott Berry Entered into life eternal Sunday morning Sept. 26, 1920  A sinner saved by grace.”  [Error for Lawrence W. Berry, his father; their tombstones are side by side.]

Section - Section 5
ID -67

Birth -1841

Death - 1920

Age - Over 60

Gender - Male

Profession - Clerk of Court

Veteran - Civil War

Data -

[1] 9/27/1921- Civil war vet died pneumonia 80th year. Served in Fredericksburg artillery Braxton’s battery. Badly wounded in battle of Fredericksburg.

Transferred to Adjutant General in Richmond and served with Judged William S. Barton. Served 35 years as deputy clerk of the Corporation Court of Fredericksburg under Robert S. Chew (Chew family served as  clerks for 99 years. Born in Scotia Building on Charles Street and later lived with cousin John F. Scott.

Vestryman at Trinity. Funeral there. Grave reserved for Berry many years earlier along side grave of father, mother, brother sister. Probably last burial at St. George’s as all available space used.

Sources -

[1] Virginia Star 9/26/1921 1×3

Notes - N/A;


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