Aletha M. Berg

Female11 October 1920–21 June 2001

Brief Life History of Aletha M.

When Aletha M. Berg was born on 11 October 1920, in Beal City, Isabella, Michigan, United States, her father, Edward John Berg, was 25 and her mother, Ida Margaret Doerr, was 19. She married William A Dole on 3 April 1940. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Union Township, Isabella, Michigan, United States in 1940 and Wise, Isabella, Michigan, United States in 1950. She died on 21 June 2001, in Clare, Clare, Michigan, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Calvary Cemetery, Mount Pleasant, Isabella, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

William A Dole
Aletha M. Berg
Marriage: 3 April 1940
Gerald W Dole
Richard Edward Dole

Sources (8)

  • Leatha Dole, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Aletha M Dole, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • Aletha M Berg in entry for Gerald Dole, "United States, Social Security Numerical Identification Files (NUMIDENT), 1936-2007"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 April 1940
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

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    World Events (8)

    1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

    Age 3

    Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

    1923 · Amendment of Equal Rights

    Age 3

    Is a proposed amendment to help guarantee equal legal rights for all citizens of the United States. Its main objective is to end legal distinctions between the two genders in terms of divorce, property, employment, and other legal matters. Even though it isn't the 28th Amendment yet, it has started conversations about the meaning of legal equality.

    1942 · The Japanese American internment

    Age 22

    Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

    Name Meaning

    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’.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Aletha (Berg) Dole

    Newspaper Obituary gave names of Aletha Dole, parents Edward and Ida (Doerr) Berg, children living, and daughter-in-law Linda Dole of Boyne City, Michigan, Three sisters Bethel Schafer, Esther Drager, …

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