Ole Henriksen Berg

Brief Life History of Ole Henriksen

When Ole Henriksen Berg was born on 12 September 1840, his father, Henrick Halvorson Andersen, was 45 and his mother, Olava Jacobina Andersdatter, was 34. He married Anne Maria Olesdatter on 8 August 1860, in Oslo, Norway. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Utah, Utah, United States for about 30 years. He died on 23 February 1919, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Ole Henriksen Berg
Anna Maria Johanna Nielsen
Marriage: 16 December 1866
Olivia Jacobine Berg
Anna Maria Berg
Mary Jane Berg
Elnora Hansena Berg
Christina Alfreda Berg
Henry Ward Berg
Alma Franklin Berg
Flora Elizabeth Berg
Edna Amelia Berg
Oscar Wyman Berg

Sources (39)

  • Ole Burg, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Ole Henriksen, "Norway Marriages, 1660-1926"
  • Olie Hendricksen Berg, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

World Events (8)


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


Historical Boundaries: 1849: Mexican Cession, United States 1850: Utah, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Utah, Utah, United States


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

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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Ole Hendriksen Berg

THE BIOGRAPHY OF OLE HENDRIKSEN BERG BY FLORA BERG JENKINS [The biography of Ole Hendriksen Berg was collected and collated from his daughter Flora Berg J …

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