Van Gundy Family Tree


Notes for William BERRY


He is believed to the be father of the Texas Berrys.

He served as surety for at least 3 of his childrens' marriages.

Residences & events:

1787 Nelson Co, KY, where William and brothers, John and Enoch, were listed in tax records. Being the older brother apparently led to more assets to be taxed with him owing on 2 tithables.

11/10/1794 William was bondsman for daughter Elizabeth's marriage to Tho Spencer.

1792 At tax time he was the only male in the family over 21 and had 150 acres, 4 horses and 18 cattle. Brothers, Enoch and George lived in the same district.

1793 He paid taxes on the same acreage and livestock. He was also the only male still over 21 in the house.

1797 Wm furnished 50# sterling for serving as bondsman for the marriage of nephew James Allen to Elizabeth Boswell.

1804 William again served as surety, this time for the marriage of son Enoch and Christine Dick.
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