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Vandalia in Fayette County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

James W. Berry

July 16, 1805 - Jan. 7, 1877

 
 
James W. Berry Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 10, 2011
1. James W. Berry Marker
Inscription.
Born in Kentucky. Circuit Clerk of Fayette County 1826-56. Adjutant General 1834-39. First talented artist of Illinois. Portrait painter of state officers and legislators. Commissioned by General Assembly to copy portraits of Washington and Lafayette in Washington Capitol to hand in Springfield Capitol 1839. Brother-in-law of Governor W. L. D. Ewing.
 
Erected 1974 by Vandalia Historical Society, in memory of Joseph C. Burtschi.
 
Location. 38° 57.431′ N, 89° 5.553′ W. Marker is in Vandalia, Illinois, in Fayette County. Click for map. Marker is in the Old State Cemetery, near 3rd and Edwards Streets. Marker is in this post office area: Vandalia IL 62471, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Elijah Conway Berry (here, next to this marker); George Leidig (a few steps from this marker); Charles Prentice (within shouting distance of this marker); Mary Hall and son James (within shouting distance of this marker); Ferdinand Ernst (within shouting distance of this marker); Frederick Remann (within shouting distance
James W. Berry Grave Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 10, 2011
2. James W. Berry Grave Marker
of this marker); Robert Blackwell (within shouting distance of this marker); Lincoln Attends Funerals (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Vandalia.
 
Also see . . .
1. Old State Cemetery. (Submitted on May 14, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Old State Cemetery. (Submitted on May 14, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. James William Berry. (Submitted on May 14, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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James W. Berry Marker & Gravesite image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 10, 2011
3. James W. Berry Marker & Gravesite
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 577 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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