When Susan Berg Kelsey was born on 11 September 1843, in Brasher, St. Lawrence, New York, United States, her father, Samuel Berg, was 29 and her mother, Rebecca Chambers, was 29. 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 10 years. She died on 13 November 1911, at the age of 68, and was buried in Winthrop, Stockholm, St. Lawrence, New York, United States.
Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Lennart, Bjorn, Lars, Nils, Alf, Nels, Thor, Tor, Knute, Selmer, Anders.
German and Dutch: topographic name for someone who lived on or by a hill or mountain, from Middle High German berc, Middle Dutch berghe. This surname is also found in some other parts of Europe, e.g. in France (Alsace and Lorraine) and Poland. Compare Dutch Vandenberg .
Norwegian and Danish: habitational name from a farmstead named with Old Norse bjarg ‘mountain, hill’.