Walton Berry was born about 1808 in Massachusetts. He married Sarah Ellender Hearn on Sept. 19, 1837 in Putnam County, GA. Sarah was born about 1824 in Putnam County. She was the daughter of Jonathan Hearn and his second wife, Betsy Pennington Hearn. Sarah died in Haralson County, GA in October 1898. She is buried at Bethlehem Baptist Church Cemetery, Felton, GA, next to her second husband, Martin Ayers, Sr.
Walton Berry was an ordained Baptist Minister. He serverd many of the early churches in Polk County and surrounding area. He died on May 11, 1857 at Bethlehem Baptist Church in Felton, GA, with his "Bible in his hand". He was buried on his farm in the Lime Branch community, behind the present day Lime Branch Baptist Church.
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