Elizabeth May Berg

Female3 October 1889–March 1981

Brief Life History of Elizabeth May

When Elizabeth May Berg was born on 3 October 1889, in Elma, Howard, Iowa, United States, her father, Ole Knudsen Berg, was 30 and her mother, Wilhelmina Meyer, was 22. She married George Edward Frank on 2 November 1910. She lived in Davenport, Scott, Iowa, United States in 1925 and Salt Lake City Ward 6, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1940. She died in March 1981, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 91.

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Family Time Line

George Edward Frank
1887–1956
Elizabeth May Berg
1889–1981
Marriage: 2 November 1910

Sources (16)

  • Elizabeth M Berg in household of Minnie Berg, "Iowa State Census, 1925"
  • <Unknown>, "Iowa, County Births, 1880-1935"
  • Elizabeth Berg, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 November 1910
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 1

    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    1896 · Utah becomes a state

    Age 7

    After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition, that all forms of polygamy were to be banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.

    1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

    Age 24

    The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

    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

    Transcribed Letter Regarding Mary Isola (Field) Milman's Funeral

    2036 Washington St. Davenport, Iowa May 8 - 1925. Dear Harry: This morning I will tell you more in detail about your mother's funeral. I returned from Cordova Wednesday but mother is still there wit …

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