biography from Portrait & Biographical Album of Mahaska Co., Iowa, 1887
CHARLES G. BERRY, a representative farmer of Mahaska County, was born in Richland Township, May 16, 1862, and is a son of William and Nancy (Johnson) Berry. (See their biography elsewhere.) The subject of this sketch was reared on a farm by his excellent parents, and received a good English education in the common schools. On Christmas Day, 1883, he was united in marriage with Miss Mantie M. Shimer, born in Black Hawk County, Iowa, Jan. 19, 1862, and is a daughter of Isaac and Mary Shimer. The issue of this marriage is one son, Clarence E. Mr. Berry owns a handsome farm of 134 acres in this township, which is in a good state of cultivation, with shapely and substantial farm buildings. He is making a success of life, and enjoys the respect and confidence of all who know him, because of his many noble qualities of head and heart, as well as his correct and upright business methods.
Portrait & Biographical Album of Mahaska Co., Iowa, 1887
Mahaska County, Iowa Genealogy