Ca. 1804 - After 1876
Sarah Everhart was born in Hawkins County, Tennessee the daughter of Jacob and Catherine Everhart in about 1804. She was probably the fourth child born to the Everharts and was called Sally by her family.
On November 20, 1833, Sally Everhart and Thomas Berry were married in Hawkins County. Sally's brother, Nicholas Everhart, was on the marriage bond.
Thomas Berry had been previously married, but the name of his first wife is not known. His will and the census records indicate that he may have had as many as six children by the first marriage. They were:
Sarah Berry -- Mentioned in will as Sarah Hamilton.
Anna Berry -- Married John Grigsby on June 4, 1849.
William Berry -- mentioned in will. (Could be son of Sally and not on census or the one listed as George on census.)
Thomas Berry, Jr. -- Born about 1826 and married Saria ? before 1852.
Gayle K. J. Berry -- Born about 1829.
Elose (Etsel?) Berry -- A son mentioned in will. (He could be the son of Sally - maybe the George listed on the 1850 & 1860 census.
Thomas and Sally Berry lived in Distract #14 near Whitehorn in southeastern Hawkins County.
Children of Thomas and Sally Berry:
Berenacy Berry. Born ca. 1835. Married a Barrett.
Francis Berry. Born October 29, 1836. Married Elizabeth Walker on 19 August 1857 in Hawkins County.
Cleon Berry. Born ca. 1839. Married Nancy Anderson on 10 March 1883 in Hawkins County Tennessee. Moved to Sperry County Oklahoma in 1899.
Althea Berry. Born ca. 1841. Married Thomas Day October 20, 1866. Died February 11, 1933 in Jefferson, Grant County, Oklahoma.
George Berry. Born ca. 1842. Not listed in his father's will but is on the 1850 and 1860 census.
Rachel Berry. Born ca. 1845. Married James McPheron on October 11, 1866.
Henderson Berry. Born ca. 1848 in Hawkins County.
Thomas Berry wrote his will on January 28, 1876, and it was probated in Hawkins County on the 7th day of February 1876. His son Thomas Berry, Jr. was executor. Sally Berry was still living at the time of Thomas death.
On June 2, 1884, the estate will still being settled. The final disbursement of the estate has not been located, but it was sometime after that date.
The date of Sally Everhart Berry's death is not known. According to page 319, "Hawkins County Tennessee Cemeteries" Vol. One, Thomas Berry, Sr. and Sarah (Sallie) Everhart Berry are buried in the Berry Cemetery off of highway 66 south near Whitehorn.
Note: There were two Henderson Berrys and two Cleon Berrys near the same age and living in Hawkins County at the same time. The other Cleon Berry was born about 1862 and was the son of Franklin and Elizabeth Walker Berry. (Research by Jane Berry Ourso.)
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