Skip Main Navigation

Armelia Shanks Berry

The Berry family traveled to the Salt Lake Valley with the Samuel Gully/Orson Spencer Company in 1849.  The family included widowed Armelia Shanks Berry and her children: John Williams Berry, Louisa Jane Berry (wife of Daniel Allen), Cynthia Lovinia Berry, Thirza Melvina Berry, William Shanks Berry, Robert Madison Berry, and Joseph Smith Berry.

Her given name is "Amelia" in Journal History and "Armeda" in the 1850 Utah census.

Companies

Samuel Gully/Orson Spencer Company (1849)Approximate age at departure: 45

Sources

  • 1850 Utah Census

  • Source Location
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Internet Web Site
  • Family Tree

  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site
  • Find A Grave 

  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site
  • Journal History, Supp. after 31 Dec. 1849, p. 1