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Notes for George BERRY


Residences & events:

1800 Logan Co, KY, was his residence at tax time but no township was listed. However, the census taker did not find him that year. He was gone by 1810.

(This entry may not belong to this George Berry)
4/26.1816 Gallatin Co, IL, was his address when he bought 160 acres at a federal sale for $2/acre.

12/24/1817 White Co, IL. He had moved by the time he bought more county land, again at a federal sale. This time he bought 172.40 acres for $2/acre.

1818 White Co, IL. At the first Illinois census he lived down the road from brother, Enoch, and had in his house, 2 males over 21 (maybe another brother?) and 6 other whites.

1820 "North of West", White Co, IL. That year George's family consisted of 3 males under 10, he was 26-44, 2 females under 10, and 1 at 26-45. Next door was Henry Ooley with John Ooley next to him....John having married sister-in-law, Elizabeth Berry, after Enoch's death.

1822 He inherited all his father's cattle that were already in his care.

10/8/1851 Still amassing land, he added another 40 acres by warranty deed.

He was buying land that year.
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