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Ann (Beach) Berry (abt. 1770 - 1856)

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Ann Berry formerly Beach
Born about in Stratford, Fairfield, Connecticutmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Died in Kent, Litchfield, Connecticut, USAmap
Profile last modified 5 Dec 2019 | Created 18 May 2010
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Ann and Abel Beach were twins baptized April 1770, to Abijah and Mary (Brewster) Beach[1]

Ann was not named in the distribution of her father's estate, 7 Aug 1789, but she must have been the daughter referred to as Nancy.[2]

Ann married Nathaniel Berry.[3]

Her gravestone at the Hillside Cemetery, Sharon, Litchfield County, Connecticut, reads: Ann widow of Nathaniel Berry, A daughter of Abijah Beach, born Stratford Apr. 1. 1770. died at Kent June 1, 1856.[4]

Children mentioned in her husbands will dated 31 Jan 1842.[5]

  • A daughter married to ___ Benjamin had children mentioned in the will
  • Charles E Berry (decd at time of will)
  • Nathaniel Berry


  1. Orcutt, Samuel, Rev. (1886) A History of the Old Town of Stratford and the City of Bridgeport, Connecticut, Part II Genealogies. Published by the Fairfield County Historical Society, Vol. 2, p. 1127
  2. Connecticut State Library (Hartford, Connecticut); Probate Place: Hartford, Connecticut. Probate Packets, Bates, B-Bierce, A, 1755-1880. Abijah Beach, Kent, 1785 #172, Sharon Prb. Dist.
  3. Janice E. McKenney. Women of the Constitution: Wives of the Signers p. 93
  4. Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed 01 December 2019), memorial page for Ann Beach Berry (1 Apr 1770–4 Jun 1856), Find A Grave: Memorial #22488763, citing Hillside Cemetery, Sharon, Litchfield County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by Jan Franco (contributor 46625834) .
  5. Connecticut. Probate Court (Sharon District); Probate Place: Litchfield, Connecticut. Probate Records, Vol U20-V21, 1840-1857. Clerks copy. Accessed at Ancestry ($)

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