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Henry Napoleon Berrong (1785 - 1885)

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Henry Napoleon Berrong
Born in Hollandmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Husband of — married 10 Apr 1814 in Newbury, S. Carolinamap
Descendants descendants
Died in Hiawassee, Towns, Georgia, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 8 Jul 2018 | Created 5 Dec 2014
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Henry Berrong was a US Southern Colonist.

  • July 8, 1870 - Hiawasee, Towns County, Georgia

Find A Grave: Memorial #39760914

Research Notes

  • Rocher Schoggs F 53 Georgia - this is probably Mary Rucher and it is likely his wife

Henry Napoleon Berrong was born 1785 in France, and died in 1885. He is buried in Upper Hightower Baptist Church Cemetery, Towns Co. GA. He married twice: Sally Coleman in Newberry District, SC. Mary Ruckard April 10, 1814 in Newbury District, SC.

Children of Henry Berrong and Sally Coleman

Unknown ( Male)

Jesse Berrong(SEE BELOW) b. 1805, Lexington, S.C.; d. July 15, 1885, Towns, GA.

Mary Berrong b. 1808; m. Thomas Tatum

Children of Henry Berrong and Mary Ruckard are:

Susannah Berrong b. April 13, 1815, Haywood County, NC. She married Thomas Bryson ( The brother of Andrew below).

Lydia Berrong b. 1817. Married Andrew Bryson.

Elizabeth Antoinette Berrong b. December 20, 1820; d. September 19, 1902, Upper Hightower Baptist Church Cemetery, Hiawassee, ( Towns County) Georgia

Henry Jr. Berrong , b. February 27, 1822. He married ISABELLA.

Artemissa Berrong b. 1823; d. Aft. 1900. She married Samuel Denton on August 05, 1842 in Union Co, Georgia.

Andrew Jackson Berrong b. November 03, 1827; d. 1858

This biography was auto-generated by a GEDCOM import.[1] It's a rough draft and needs to be edited.


Name: Henry Napoleon /Berrong/[2][3]


Date: 1785
Place: Holland, Reusel-de Mierden, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands[4][5]


Date: 30 Mar 1885
Place: Hiwassee, Towns, Georgia, USA[6]

Military Service

Military Service: Pvt US Army, War of 1812
Date: War of 1812


Date: 1870
Place: Towns, Georgia, United States[7]


Burial: Upper High Tower Baptist Church Cemetery
Place: Hiawassee, Towns County, Georgia, USA[8]


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Title: Henry Berrong
Format: pdf
Title: The Berrong Family of Hiawasse


  1. Berrong-31 was created by Ceci Bonde through the import of Springer Denton Anderson Chast.ged on Mar 25, 2015. This comment and citation can be deleted after the biography has been edited and primary sources are included.
  2. Source: #S-392381606 APID: 1,60525::23631328
  3. Source: #S-388123816 Page: Year: 1870; Census Place: Towns, Georgia; Roll: M593_177; Page: 208A; Image: 421; Family History Library Film: 545676 APID: 1,7163::4182474
  4. Source: #S-392381606 APID: 1,60525::23631328
  5. Source: #S-388123816 Page: Year: 1870; Census Place: Towns, Georgia; Roll: M593_177; Page: 208A; Image: 421; Family History Library Film: 545676 APID: 1,7163::4182474
  6. Source: #S-392381606 APID: 1,60525::23631328
  7. Source: #S-388123816 Page: Year: 1870; Census Place: Towns, Georgia; Roll: M593_177; Page: 208A; Image: 421; Family History Library Film: 545676 APID: 1,7163::4182474
  8. Source: #S-392381606 APID: 1,60525::23631328
  • "United States Census, 1870," index and images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 05 Dec 2014), Henry P Berrong in household of Jessie Berrong, Georgia, United States; citing p. 43, family 302, NARA microfilm publication M593, National Archives and Records Administration, Washington D.C.; FHL microfilm 000545676.
  • Source: S-388123816 Repository: #R-946815836 Title: 1870 United States Federal Census Author: Publication: Operations, Inc. APID: 1,7163::0
  • Repository: R-946815836 Name:
  • Source: S-389381419 Repository: #R-946815836 Title: Ancestry Family Trees Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Original data: Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members. Page: Ancestry Family Tree Data: Text:
  • Source: S-392381606 Repository: #R-946815836 Title: U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current Author: Publication: Operations, Inc. APID: 1,60525::0

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Berrong-31 and Berrong-15 appear to represent the same person because: same person, he had 2 spouses with kids from each spouse. After the merge, we can sort out which mother goes with which kids.
posted by Mark Burch
Berrong-15 and Berrong-31 should probably be merged. Berrong-31 has the 1885 death date same as FAG.
posted by Mark Burch

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