Susan Berg

11 September 1843–13 November 1911 (Age 68)
Brasher, St. Lawrence, New York, United States

The Life of Susan

When Susan Berg was born on 11 September 1843, in Brasher, St. Lawrence, New York, United States, her father, Samuel Berg, was 28 and her mother, Rebecca Chambers, was 28. She married Julius Marcellus Kelsey on 26 March 1868, in Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in New York, United States in 1870 and Stockholm, St. Lawrence, New York, United States for about 5 years. She died on 13 November 1911, at the age of 68, and was buried in Winthrop, Stockholm, St. Lawrence, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Julius Marcellus Kelsey
Susan Berg
Marriage: 26 March 1868
Bloomfield James Kelsey
Grace Beryl Kelsey

Spouse and Children

26 March 1868
Vermont, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Samuel Berg


    Rebecca Chambers




World Events (7)


Age 3

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 20

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 20

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

Name Meaning

1 German or Dutch: topographic name for someone who lived on or by a hill or mountain, from Middle High German berc. This name is widespread throughout central and eastern Europe.2 Scandinavian: habitational name for someone who lived at a farmstead named with Old Norse bjarg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’. In Sweden this is commonly found as an element of ornamental names.3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’, or a short form of any of the many ornamental surnames containing this word as the final element, for example Schönberg ( see Schoenberg ) and Goldberg .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Susan B Kelsey in household of Cornelia L Hulburd, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Susan B Kelsey in household of Bloomfield Kelsey, "New York State Census, 1905"
  • Susan Kelsey in household of Julius M Kelsey, "United States Census, 1870"

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