Jerome Taylor Berry


Personal and Family Information

Jerome was born on 29 MAY 1919 in Tupelo, Jackson County, Arkansas, the son of Clarence Washington Berry and Fannie Cornelia Taylor.

He died on 8 JUL 2005 in St Louis County, Missouri.

His wife was Mary Francis Strawhun, who he married on 14 APR 1945 in probably Rolla, Missouri. Their two known children were Robert Taylor (1949-?) and Colleen Marie (1954-?).

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


Jerome Taylor Berry


Clarence Washington Berry


Fannie Cornelia Taylor


Lucius Jerome Taylor


William Lafayette Taylor


Cornelia Jane McGuire


Annie Lee Brazeale


William W Brazeale


Louisa Francis Brazeale



Birth29 MAY 1919
Place: Tupelo, Jackson County, Arkansas
Death8 JUL 2005
Place: St Louis County, Missouri
Address: St John's Hospitial St Louis County, Mo
Cause: Fell, head trauma followed by weeks of hospitalization causing
Agency: son Robert Taylor Berry
Census5 APR 1930
Place: Akron City, Summit Cty, Ohio
Age: 10 b Arkansas
Address: 1731 Hampton dwelling 135 family 144
Census 1930 Ohio, Summit Cty, Akron Ctiy
Source: Census 1930 Ohio, Summit Cty, Akron Ctiy
Date: 5 APR 1930

Residence15 DEC 1934
Place: Akron, Ohio
Address: 343 Vaniman Street Akron, Ohio
Place: Rolla, Phelps County, Missouri
Address: 1019 Lynwood Drive Rolla, Missouri 65401
Place: Rolla, Phelps County, Missouri
Address: 12390 Country Club Dr Rolla, Mo 65401-7471
Place: Rolla, Phelps County, Missouri
Address: MSM
Agency: UMR Magazine, Winter 2007
See Note 2
Other EventFEB 1943
Place: Tunisia, Italty
Type: Military Service
Address: 19th Engineer Regiment Combat Battle of Cassino Pass,
Cause: WWII
Military Record- Berry, Lt Jerry in WWII


OccupationFROM 1971 TO 1997USGS Mapping Center
Place: Rolla, Phelps County, Missouri
Address: US Geological Survey Mid Continent Mapping Center 1400 Independence Road Rolla Mo 65401
See Note 3




Note 1

Marriage records, book 1, Phelps County, Missouri, 28 Mar 1867-12 May 1881

by Jerome T. Berry

Published in 1980, J.T. Berry, For sale by Phelps County Genealogical Society (Rolla, Mo) PO Box 571, Rolla Mo 65402


Marriages of Phelps County, Missouri.

By statement:

compiled and published by Jerome T. "Jerry" Berry.

Language: English

Pagination: 47 leaves ;

LCCN: 84171134

Dewey: 929/.3778594

LC: F472.P55 B47 1980z


Marriage records — Missouri — Phelps County.

Phelps County (Mo.) — Genealogy.

Note 2

Honorary Kinghts of St Patrick 1973

Jerome T. Berry,* CE’49

Missouri University of Science and Technology

Note 3

Jerome T Berry, PE

Special Assistant for Mapping Requirements


  1. Census 1930 Ohio, Summit Cty, Akron Ctiy
    Source: Census 1930 Ohio, Summit Cty, Akron Ctiy
    Date: 5 APR 1930