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Lemuel Otis Berry (1889 - 1916)

Lemuel Otis Berry
Born in Mendota, Putnam, Missouri, United Statesmap
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Husband of — married 5 Mar 1911 in Missouri, United Statesmap
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Died in Iowa, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 8 Feb 2018
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Lemuel was born in 1889. He was the son of Lewis Bay and Gracy Davis. He passed away in 1916.

CENTERVILLE DAILEY IOWEGIAN AND CITIZEN: Lemuel Otis Berry was born near Mendota, Mo., July 7, 1889 and died Nov. 1, 1916. aged 27 years , 3 months and 24 days, he was married to Miss Ethel Rodgers March 5, 1911, and to this union was born one son. Darwin L. Mr. Berry was afflicted with tuberculosis, and hoping he might be cured of the disease he entered the sanitarium at Oakdale, Iowa, and remained there until the time of his death. He was esteemed and respected by all who knew him and the news of his death was a shock to all. He leaves behind to mourn his death, his wife and little son, one brother. one sister and a host of relatives and friends. God, who knoweth the suffering of His people know him best. Let us submit all to His divine will. The funeral services were held at the Christian Church at Exline. IA at 2:30 p. m. Friday. Nov. 3, conducted by Rev. C.L. Ellis and the remains interred at the Exline Cemetery. Given to me by MIDDLETON Pale Lily. [1]


  1. Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed 08 February 2018), memorial page for Lemuel Otis Berry (7 Jul 1889–1 Nov 1916), Find A Grave Memorial no. 48025122, citing Exline Cemetery, Exline, Appanoose County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Donald Bitner (contributor 47187466) .
  • "United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 8 February 2018), Lemual O Berry in household of Lewis A Berry, Lincoln Township (south part), Putnam, Missouri, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 120, sheet 3B, family 53, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1972.); FHL microfilm 1,240,883.
  • "Iowa State Census, 1915," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 5 October 2016), Lemuel O Berry, 1915; citing Exline, Appanoose, Iowa, United States, card no. 245, Iowa State Historical Department, Des Moines; FHL microfilm 1,379,455.
  • "Iowa, County Death Records, 1880-1992," database, FamilySearch ( : 29 October 2015), Lemuel Berry, 01 Nov 1916; citing Death, Clear Creek, Johnson, Iowa, United States, page , offices of county clerk from various counties; FHL microfilm 1,738,604.

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