ROBERT EMMETT BERRY

Robert Emmett Berry gravestone
(Photo by Vernon B. Paddock)

B. March 21, 1899 born in Illinois
M. WW I Navy Veteran (June 13, 1918-September 30, 1921), S1 USNR
D. April 23, 1961
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  • Father: Charles E. Berry born June 1866 in Missouri
  • Mother: Mary Berry born June 1873 in Wisconsin
  • Wife: Barbara (Roman) Berry born about 1902 in Illinois; married Robert E. Berry on January 22, 1921 in Cook County, IL (See section pertaining to Barbara (Roman) Berry buried in the Fort Hill Cemetery)
  • Siblings:
    • Grace Berry born July 1893 in Illinois
    • Charles Edward Berry born April 1895 in Illinois
    • Marie Berry born about 1901 in Illinois

Additional Information:

According to the 1900 U.S. Census for City of Chicago, Town of Lake, Cook County, IL living at 6025 Loomis Street, the household members were: Chas. E. Berry, head, born June 1866, married 9 years, born in Missouri, father born in Missouri, mother born in Germany, occupation: glass worker; Mary Berry, wife, born June 1873, age 26, married 9 years, 4 children born, 3 children living, born in Wisconsin, parents born in Ireland; M. Grace Berry, daughter, born July 1893, age 6, single, born in Illinois; Chas. E. Berry, son, born April 1895, age 5, single, born in Illinois; Robert Berry, son, born March 1899, age 1, single, born in Illinois.

According to the 1910 U.S. Census for City of Allegan, Allegan County, MI living at 214 Western Ave., the household members were: Charles E. Berry, head, age 37, married once for 19 years, born in Missouri, parents born in Missouri, occupation: superintendent – glass factory; Mary Berry, wife, age 33, married once for 19 years, born in Wisconsin, parents born in Wisconsin, Grace Berry, daughter, age 16, single, born in Illinois, Edward Berry, son, age 14, single, born in Illinois; Robert Berry, son, age 11, single, born in Illinois; Marie Berry, daughter, age 9, single, born in Illinois.

According to the 1920 U.S. Census for U.S. Naval Training Station, Great Lakes, Lake County, IL, Thirteenth Regiment: Robert E. Berry, age 20, single, born in Illinois, father born in Missouri, mother born in Wisconsin, occupation: recruit under training.

According to the 1930 U.S. Census for Chicago, Cook County, IL living at 5481 Drexel Avenue, the household members were: Mary Berry, head, age 57, widowed, born in Wisconsin, parents born in Ireland; Robert Berry, son, age 30, married at age 21, born in Illinois, father born in Canada, mother born in Wisconsin, occupation: chauffeur – auto factory; Barbara Berry, daughter-in-law, age 28, married at age 19, born in Illinois, parents born in Illinois.

According to the 1940 U.S. Census for Chicago City, Cook County, IL living at 6055 Champlain Avenue, the household members were: Robert E. Berry, head, age 41, married, highest grade completed: 8, born in Illinois, lived in same house in 1935, occupation: sealer – meat packing industry; Barbara Berry, wife, age 38, married, highest grade completed: 8, born in Russia, lived in same house in 1935.

According to the U.S., Headstone Applications for Military Veterans, 1925-1963:
Henry, Robert Emmett, service Number 111 66 79, enlistment date: June 13, 1918, discharge date: September 30, 1921, state: Illinois, grade: S 2/c, Navy, S1 USNR, born March 21, 1899, died April 23, 1961, applicant: Barbara Berry, 327 Bellview Dr., Round Lake, Ill., widow.

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