Berry Alexander GREGORY William L GREGORY Sally Josephine GREGORY Charlesie F GREGORY John Fred Walker GREGORY Robert Alexander GREGORY Mary Jane GREGORY Wilburn Wallace GREGORY Estell GREGORY Mini tree diagram
Sarah Elizabeth BURK

Sarah Elizabeth BURK1,2,5,3

29th Sep 18561,2,3 - 9th Aug 19291,4,3

Life History

29th Sep 1856


10th Oct 1878

Married Berry Alexander GREGORY in DeKalb County, Alabama.2,5,4

after 1880

Birth of son William L GREGORY

15th May 1881

Birth of daughter Sally Josephine GREGORY in Lebanon, DeKalb, Alabama.3,2

14th Feb 1885

Birth of daughter Charlesie F GREGORY in Cherokee County, Alabama.1,3,2,6

6th Aug 1886

Birth of son John Fred Walker GREGORY in Cherokee  County, Alabama.2,4,3

25th Nov 1888

Birth of son Robert Alexander GREGORY in Cherokee  County, Alabama.2,3

Jul 1891

Birth of daughter Mary Jane GREGORY in Cherokee  County, Alabama.2

18th Dec 1894

Birth of daughter Wilburn Wallace GREGORY in Cherokee  County, Alabama.2,3

Mar 1899

Birth of daughter Estell GREGORY in Cherokee  County, Alabama.2

before 1900

Death of son William L GREGORY in DeKalb County, Alabama

9th Aug 1929


after 9th Aug 1929

Buried in Mount Vernon Baptist Church Cemetery, Collinsville, DeKalb County, Alabama.3


  • Alabama, Marriage Index, 1800-1969
    B A Gregory
    S E Burk
    Marriage 10 Oct 1878 Dekalb County, Alabama
    Performed By Justice of the Peace Sam N Warren
    Source Jordan Dodd, Liahona Research

    Berry Alexander (Alec) Gregory (14 November 1856-28 May 1950), fourth child of Robert and Margaret, was born near Lebanon in DeKalb County, Alabama. The old homestead was located on acreage now owned by I D Gregory, a grandson. Before his marriage, he worked as a jailor in Lebanon (the County Seat at the time) to earn money to buy a farm.
    Alec married Sarah Elizabeth Burk (29 September 1856-9 August 1929) on 10 October 1878. Sarah was the daughter of Wilburn and Martha Ann Carver Burk. Both are buried in Mount Vernon Cemetery. Their children: William L; Sally Josephine Rebecca; Charlsie F; John Fred Walker; Robert Alexander; Mary Jane; Wilburn Wallace; and Stella Estell.
    --  Gregory Family Genealogy,

    The child named above as William L would be the child who died young, as indicated in the 1900 census, which reported that 8 children had been born, but only 7 were living.

    1900 Federal Census, Cherokee County, Alabama, 9 June, Beat 11, District 126, page 6A, Hse/Fam #104
    Gregory, Berry A Head W M Nov 1853  46 Married 22 yrs [mar abt 1868] AL SC SC Farmer Owns
    Gregory, Sarah E Wife W F Sept 1856  43 Married 22 yrs 8 children/7 living AL NC GA
    Gregory, Josie Dau W F May 1881  19 TN TN TN
    Gregory, Charlesie Dau W F Feby  1884  16 AL AL AL
    Gregory, Walker Son W M Aug 1886  13 AL AL AL
    Gregory, Alexander Son W M Nov 1888  11 AL AL AL
    Gregory, Mary Dau W F July 1891 81 AL AL AL
    Gregory, Wallace Son W M Dec 1894  5 AL AL AL
    Gregory, Estell Dau W F Mar 1899  1 AL AL AL

    Sarah Elizabeth "Betty" Burk Gregory
    Birth Sep 29, 1856, USA
    Death Aug 9, 1929 Alabama, USA
    Wilburn Burk (1828 - 1910)
    Mary Ann Campbell Burk (1830 - 1913)
    Spouse Berry Alexander Gregory (1856 - 1950)
    Sally Josephine Gregory (1881 - 1965)
    Robert Alexander Gregory (1888 - 1979)
    Wilburn Wallace Gregory (1894 - 1983)
    John Marion Burk (1866 - 1936)
    Charles Wesley Burk (1871 - 1952)
    Burial Mount Vernon Baptist Church Cemetery, Collinsville, DeKalb County, Alabama, USA
    Created by Jessica Reed May 24, 2011
    --  Find A Grave Memorial #70329275,


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