Robert Washington Berryman Family


Robert Washington BERRYMAN, the son of Charles BERRYMAN and Nancy Moore Settle BRAGG, was born in 1824. He married Sarah CATHERINE BOWERS, daughter of William BOWERS and Polly COX, on 9 Aug 1849, Elbert Co, GA. "Sally " was born 31 Aug 1825.

Children of Robert Washington BERRYMAN and Sarah C (Sally) BOWERS were as follows:

  1. John A., born 11 July 1850, GA; married 1. Martha Elizabeth JOHNSON; married 2. Lela BRISCO.
  2. Benjamin Harrison, born 1852, GA; died 31 December 1896; buried Berryman Cemetery, Madison County, GA; married Ruth BOWERS, daughter of William Franklin BOWERS and Christiana CHEEK.
  3. William C (Bill); born 15 April 1854, GA; died 22 September 1921; buried Berryman Cemetery, Madison County, GA; married Georgia ROBINSON, 6 February 1887, Madison County, GA
  4. Mary Judson, born 15 October 1856, GA; died 30 April 1950; buried Rose Hill Cemetery, Royston, Franklin County, GA; married William M BOWERS, 8 February 1874, Madison County, GA
  5. Robert; born 1860, GA.
  6. Thomas B; born 20 January1860, GA; died 6 July1929; buried Berryman Cemetery, Madison County, GA; married Nancy Elizabeth SCARBOROUGH, 3 Sep 1928, Madison County, GA
  7. Robert, born about 1862; died Mar 1877 "at the home of his mother, Sarah."
  8. Susan A. (Susie), born 2 April 1864, GA; died 22 Mar 1951; buried Rose Hill Cemetery, Royston, Franklin County, GA; married ? CHRISTIAN
  9. Marion Washington, born 31 May 1865, Madison Co, GA; died 21 November 1950, Royston; buried Rose Hill Cemetery, Royston, Franklin County, GA; married Martha Victoria HENDRIX, 3 June 1887, Madison County, GA

Herald Berryman said that Robert went to fight in the Civil War and was never heard of again. Some rumors said that he and Sally didn't get along so he went to Texas. Others have said he died in the war near Macon.

Pictures of the Berryman Cemetery and articles about "Old Fly,' Sally Berryan's buggy mule, and family.

Sarah C. (Sally) Bowers Berryman, wife of Robert Washington Berryman

Benjamin Harrison Berryman - 1852-1896
Ruth Bowers Berryman - 1855-1893

This photo was taken after the funeral of Frances Bowers Duncan "Aunt France." 1939

Children of Benjamin Harrison Berryman and Ruth Bowers Berryman:

(Henry) Clay Berryman, Bernice Berryman Bowers Agnew, Inez Berryman Skaggs, Jerome Berryman,
Jeptha Berryman - front in white dress (my grandmother) Sarah Ruth Berryman Cheek,
Aunt Mary Judson Berryman Bowers, Eunice Berryman Ridgway

Pictures contributed by Brenda Ziegler

Front row: Charley, Glen, Catherine.
Middle row: Frank, Marion, Victoria
Back row: Bill, Otice, Lois, Nancy, Ruby
Picture made before 3 November 1912 when Thomas was born

Picture contributed by Bruce Ford


Glenn Berryman, Herald Berryman, Gwen Dollar, Iolene Strickland Berryman, Leonard Rice, Garnet Wilder, Brenda Ziegler, Bruce Ford

Articles on the web about this family:



Vital Records


History of Franklin County Georgia, Franklin County Historical Society, Anna Belle Little Tabor, President, 1986, WH  Wolfe Associates, P O Box 972, Roswell, GA 30077, pp 606, 610

Madison County Cemetery Book, A Survey of All Known Cemeteries in Madison County, Georgia, Compiled by The Madison County Heritage Foundation, 1986.

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