Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

Rev. Francis Berry

Male 1822 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Name Francis Berry 
    Prefix Rev. 
    Born 1822  Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Zion United Church, 2000 Speedsville Rd., Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    minister 
    • he congregation was on the Dumfries Circuit of the Wesleyan Methodist Church and the Rev. George Ferguson, who organized the Circuit, recorded the early meetings of the Zion congregation in his Journal. The Church was later on the Galt, Berlin, Preston and Hespeler Circuits. Nahrgang (c.1976) reports that during the years 1857 to 1874 Zion was served by the Revs. Hamilton Biggar, C.W. Gilbert, Ozias Barber , Francis Berry, George Kennedy, Alexander Sutherland, and Luther Rice.
    Residence 1853  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-117897 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I117897  Generations
    Last Modified 16 Jul 2019 

    Family Ann,   b. Abt 1822,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. Mary Alice Berry,   b. 28 Nov 1851, Brantford, Brant Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 17 Jul 2019 
    Family ID F49387  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1822 - Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - minister - - Zion United Church, 2000 Speedsville Rd., Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1853 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Rev. Francis Berry Primitive, was born in 1822 in Toronto Ontario and was received on trial in 1852

      Christian Guardian \endash Rev. Francis Berry- Born a son on 13th inst. at the Wesleyan Parsonage at Aylmer \endash May 21, 1856 pg 131

      Charges: 1851 Williamsville/Tuscarora (Haldimand Cty.), 1852 Ordained, 1852 Dumfries, 1853 St. George, 1854-1855 Aylmer C.W. (Brantford), 1856-1857 Sarnia, 1858-1859 St. Thomas, 1860-1862 Napanee, 1863 Whitby/Oshawa, 1864-1866 Muncey, 1867 Smithville, 1867-1871 Collingwood (Simcoe Cty.)

      https://krassoc.wordpress.com/2012/11/17/francis-berry-wesleyan-methodist-minister/

  • Sources 
    1. [S1633] Book - Waterloo County Churches A Research Guide to Churches Established Before 1900.

    2. [S101] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Wesleyan Methodist Baptismal Register - transcript of cards, Kitchener Public Library, Vol 1 pg 359.
      Mary Alice Berry b. 28 Nov 1851 Brantford Baptised 15 May 1853 Dumfries Child Of Francis Berry & Ann Berry Residence: Waterloo