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Text Box: Home Page | Isaac and Lucy Berry | Isaac and Lucy Berry | Their Children | Berry Family Text Box: Isaac Berry, a runaway slave from Palmyra, Missouri, and Lucy Esther Millard were married in a tiny town called Little River, Canada in 1858.  They lived in Canada for nineteen years where six or their 8 children were born.  They came to Michigan in 1877 and settled in Mecosta County, Morton Township, the area now known as School Section Lake Park  After settling in Michigan, two more children were born, Malinda and John.
Isaac and Lucy, after settling on 83 acres, began the task of clearing the land and constructing the necessary buildings to house livestock and other farm animals.  Isaac also started an orchard. 
He set aside two acres of the original 83 acres, for a schoolhouse.  
Isaac was a blacksmith doing all the necessary repairs that were needed in the neighborhood.  He also was beekeeper.  (More information on the “Life in Michigan Page”)

The Berry-Millard Family History

Isaac and Lucy Esther Millard Berry