Andrew Berry, 84, was born in Drammen,Norway, on August 4, 1849, and was the son of Eric Anderson Berry and Martha Larson Berry. In 1865, at the age of 16, he came to America and settled at Fennimore, Wisconsin, at which place Louis, an older brother of Mr. Berry resided.
The two brothers formed a partnership and engaged in the manufacture of wagons and general repair work, at Fennimore, but after a few years Mr. Berry sold his interests to his brother, and moved to Boscobel, later moving to Edgerton, wher for many years he operated a wood working establishment.
During his long life and since coming to America, Mr. Berry has also resided at Stoughton and Minneapolis, Minn., but he always considered Edgerton his home town.
On March 26, 1880, he was married to Miss Jennie Jenson of this city, daughter of Ole and Lovena Jenson, pioneer residents, who came with her parents from Helgeland, Norway, in August 1870, crossing the Atlantic in a sail boat.
Mr. Berry had been in frail health for some time, and passed away at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Bernhard Dallman, Minneapolis, Minnesota, on Tuesday, February 20th, at ten o'clock p.m.
Surviving relatives are his widow, Mrs. Joseph Johnson, Edgerton; Mrs. Willard Doty, Ironwood, Mich., Mrs. Bernhard Dallman, Minneapolis; and Mrs. Al Eliason, Stoughton.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, February 23, at the Central Luthern church here, to be conducted by Rev. E. A. Boyd.
Wisconsin Tobacco Reporter, Edgerton,WI dated Thurs., August 30, 1901. Page 4:2.