Jim Berry

Jim Berry

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Judge Jim L. Berry
Born 1930s.
Ancestors ancestors
Brother of [private sister (1930s - unknown)] and [private sister (1940s - unknown)]
Descendants descendants
Father of [private daughter (1950s - unknown)], [private daughter (1950s - unknown)], [private son (1960s - unknown)], [private daughter (1960s - 1960s)] and [private son (1960s - unknown)]
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Profile last modified | Created 3 Dec 2013 | Last significant change: 9 Jan 2019
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Cemetery Project Profiles

Space:Bonaventure Cemetery, Savannah, Georgia
Space:Du Bignon Burial Ground, Jekyll Island, Georgia
Space:Long Cemetery, Union County, Georgia

Space:Chalmette National Cemetery, St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana
Space:Stewart Cemetery, St. James Parish, Louisiana







Space: Hartland Cemetery, Klickitat County, Washington
Space: White Salmon Cemetery, Klickitat County, Washington


Project:Georgia Cemeteries/Progress
Project:Maryland Cemeteries/Progress
Project:Oregon Cemeteries/Progress


I grew up in the Pacific Northwest, in the Columbia gorge in the 1940s, my Grandfather having traveled to Oregon with his parents 'by teams' from Arkansas in 1877.

Military Service

Jim Berry is a Military Veteran.
Served in the United States Air Force 1954-1957 attaining the rank of Captain.
Military Service: U.S. Air Force Feb 1954 thru Dec 1957; Navigator; Captain


Occupation: Lawyer 1964-1989; Aug. 1, 1989 Judge, Frederick and Clarke Counties, 26th Circuit, Virginia; Retired Aug. 1, 1997


Education: Columbia H.S., White Salmon, WA 1947-51; Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA 1951-53; Univ. of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia 1959-1961; The Law School, Univ. of Virginia 1961-1964; LLb. 1964

Berry Links

BERRY Families links.
BERRY Family DNA Project website
Augusta/Washington Co. BERRY family genealogy
My BERRY family genealogy

  • Paternal relationship is confirmed through Y-chromosome DNA testing. Jim Berry and Artie Berry match on 25 out of 25 markers (see YSearch IDs 84XEK and HKGRS ) thereby confirming their direct paternal lines back to their MRCA John Berry.
  • Paternal relationship is confirmed through Y-chromosome DNA testing. Jim Berry and William Berry match on 67 out of 67 markers thereby confirming their direct paternal lines back to their MRCA Unk Berry.
  • Paternal relationship is confirmed through Y-chromosome DNA testing. Jim Berry and Tommie Berry match on 67 out of 67 markers thereby confirming their direct paternal lines back to their MRCA Unk Berry.
  • Paternal relationship is confirmed by a 153.4352111816 cM Family Finder match between Jim Berry and his second cousin once removed Bruce Conrad.
  • Paternal relationship is confirmed by a 180.52652 cM Family Finder match between Jim Berry and his third cousin Caroline B. Cryar.
  • Maternal relationship is confirmed with a 23andMe test match between Jim Berry and Nick Richards, first cousins. Predicted relationship from 23andMe: "First Cousin based on 14.8% DNA shared across 29 segments."

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Jim is a Wiki Genealogy Volunteer following these tags:
Virginia --> Arkansas --> Oregon
I have a Graveyards & Gravestones project online containing about 2500 indexed gravestone photos which may be found through my Graveyards & Gravestones link.
New but thoroughly enjoying it!
Maternal grandmother
Western North Carolina and East Tennessee roots.
Maternal grandfather
Paternal grandmother

DNA Tested
Jim Berry's DNA has been tested for genealogical purposes. It may be possible to confirm family relationships by comparing test results with Jim or other carriers of his ancestors' Y-chromosome or mitochondrial DNA. Y-chromosome DNA test-takers in his direct paternal line on WikiTree: Mitochondrial DNA test-takers in the direct maternal line:
  • Jim Berry: Family Tree DNA mtDNA Test Full Sequence, haplogroup H1by, FTDNA kit #13030 + Mitochondrial DNA Test HVR1 and HVR2, haplogroup H
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On 9 Jan 2019 at 13:54 GMT Sandy Edwards wrote:

Hi Jim

Merge of Duncan-1983 into Dunkin-495 appears to be appropriate but other Mgrs on Dunkin-495 should be messaged because of (attached children) and who is willing to take on the cleanup work and other merges. (beware of FAG info) https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Welborn-548 https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Snell-2717 9 children were listed in his Will to wit, Betsy Laughlin, John Dunken, Peggy Laughlin, Joseph Dunkin, Polly Hignite, Sally Laughlin, Ann Martin, Faithful Lock and Elenor Campbell. Regards, Sandy

On 7 Jan 2019 at 20:52 GMT Susie MacLeod wrote:

Hi Jim,

I sent you a message a week ago about the new-look Global Cemeteries Project but have not yet heard back from you. If you would like to continue in the project, please can you PM me your team(s) selections and your e-mail address for the Google group.

If I don’t hear back from you by this time next week I’ll assume you no longer wish to be in the project at this time.

Many thanks,

Susie :-)

Leader, Global Cemeteries Project

On 31 Dec 2018 at 17:25 GMT Susie MacLeod wrote:

Hi Jim,

We’ve made some exciting changes to the Global Cemeteries Project. The sub-projects have been merged into the Global Project to help with Leadership and to facilitate collaboration.

Some roles within the project have changed. From now on, there are Project Coordinators for each continent, and one for Welcome and Integration, plus Team Leaders for each individual Country etc.

Please let me know if you’d like to stay on in the new project, if you’d like to continue in an existing role, and which team(s) you’d like to be on. Please also give me your e-mail address so that I can get you added to the project’s Google Group.

Many thanks,


Leader, Global Cemeteries

On 18 Jul 2018 at 03:33 GMT Audrey (Kern) McGlynn wrote:

How do I join and add photos and surveys of Mount Hebron Cemetery and other cemeteries? I saw you started the Cemetery Project for Mount Hebron.

On 9 Jul 2018 at 06:04 GMT NJ Penny wrote:

Thanks so much for adding all of the headstone photos for the Berry's!

On 24 May 2018 at 04:23 GMT Pat D Saunders wrote:

The name of Daisy Dean is given in a Ewbank genealogy as a daughter of Dora Ewbank. An obituary of Clara Dean Berry also includes the "Dean" name. This was sent to me by Barbee Hodgkins of The Dalles, Oregon; she received it from Anne M. Ward of Husum, WA who collected it from the White Salmon (Wash.) "Enterprise".

On 24 May 2018 at 04:19 GMT Pat D Saunders wrote:

I notice that you grew up in White Salmon, WA and belong to a Berry family.

My GGrandfather, George Ewbank, had a daughter, Dora Belle Ewbank (Ewbank-19). Dora and her family lived in White Salmon and elsewhere north of the Columbia. I wonder whether you knew these people.

On 13 May 2018 at 18:39 GMT Melissa (Driggers) Lee wrote:

Thanks for adding all the great info on https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Berry-10074

On 21 Jan 2018 at 19:42 GMT Dorothy Barry wrote:

Oh, neat, you got another Generous Genealogist Badge, (this time Blue). Congratulations again, Jim! Looks like you and William Berry are really doing some collaboration and working together. Way to go!!

On 9 Jan 2018 at 23:48 GMT Dorothy Barry wrote:

Hi Jim, I just wanted to say "Congratulations" on becoming one of the newest Red Badged "Generous Genealogist", Glad to see you and other "Berry's" working together on their ancestors, sharing DNA results and having the Berry family grow in numbers. PS: Nice bio write up! Thanks for your military service as well.

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