Van Gundy Family Tree

Notes for Presley M BERRY

Residences & events:

1822 His father left him 1/4 of the plantation on Big Muddy Creek but according to the will, no one could collect it until Presley reached maturity. The plantation was rented out until that time with the money used to pay off the other heirs.

1850 Butler Co, Ky, was his address at census time. He was 20-30 and lived alone between the families of Wilson and Ferguson.

9/14/1850 Dist 1, Warren Co, KY. In the census Presley was listed as a 44 year old tailor. Living with him were Elizabeth, 27; Euclid, 2; and Wilburn T, 2 mo. Next door neighbors were the Taylors and Mallorys.

10/5/1860 Dist 2, near Bowling Green Warren Co, KY. That year the census said he was 56 years old, a farmer with $100 in real estate. Melvina was 34 and the children were Euclid, 12, Thomas, 10, Robert, 7, and Samuel, 5. Neighbors that year were Fergusons and Taylors.

The 1860 census said he was born in TN.

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