Berrien family genealogy

Berrien family genealogy

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Title: Berrien family genealogy
Dates: undated
Quantity: 0.03 Linear feet (1 folder; housed with minor collections MS 1488 to MS 1495)
Coll. Number: ms1494(m)

Biographical/Historical Note

John Macpherson Berrien was an eloquent lawyer, a U.S. senator, and the attorney general of the United States during U.S. president Andrew Jackson's administration. Berrien County, created in south Georgia in 1856, is named for him.

For more information, see the article "John Macpherson Berrien (1781-1856)" in the New Georgia Encyclopedia and his congressional biography.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of a document which traces the genealogy of Louise Berrien Seabrook back to Cornelis Jansen Berrien. Included in the genealogy is John MacPherson Berrien of Savannah, Georgia.

Index Terms

Berrien family
Berrien, Cornelis Jansen -- Family
Berrien, John MacPherson, 1781-1856 -- Family
Savannah (Ga.)--Genealogy.
Seabrook, Louise Berrien -- Family

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Berrien family genealogy, MS 1494. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Material

Related materials available in the following collections of this repository: John MacPherson Berrien/Richard Henry Wilde letter ; Berrien, John - letters ; John MacPherson Berrien - letter ; John MacPherson Berrien - papers ; John MacPherson Berrien, letters to Littleton W. Tazewell.

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