Otto August Emil Bergener

Brief Life History of Otto August Emil

When Otto August Emil Bergener was born on 1 October 1857, in Berlin, Germany, his father, Carl Friedrich Theodor Bergener, was 31 and his mother, Rosamunde Wilhelmine Froehlich, was 30. He married Anna Maria Louise Markmann on 18 January 1876, in Berlin, Germany. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Kreuzberg, Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg, Berlin, Germany in 1878 and Logan, Cache, Utah, United States in 1900. In 1878, at the age of 20, his occupation is listed as tischler in Kreuzberg, Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg, Berlin, Germany. He died on 28 September 1932, in Montebello, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Otto August Emil Bergener
Anna Maria Louise Markmann
Marriage: 18 January 1876
Lydia Anna Ottilie Bergener
Martha Maria Louise Bergener
Emma Ellen Bergener
Otto Joseph Markmann Bergener
Anna Maria Bergener
Geneva Rachel Bergener
Mamie Bergener
Child Twin Bergener
William Nephi Bergener
Franklin Bergener
George Phillip Bergener
Francis Clifford Bergener
Isaiah E. Bergener
Harley Ernest Bergener

Sources (41)

  • Otto Bergener, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Otto Bergener, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Otto August Emil Bergener, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"

World Events (8)

1859 · Logan is Founded

"\""During the end of April, David Reese and his company settled the land north of the Logan River. That area was the second permanent settlement in Cache Valley and the future location of Logan. The city's boundary was drawn by Logan's first bishop, Jesse W. Fox, a government engineer. The name \""\""Logan\""\"" comes from a trapper that used to frequent the area before the pioneers came to the valley.\"""


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

1877 · Logan's First Stake is Formed

Eighteen years after the first ward was established and the population of the valley increased exponentially, the first Stake was established.

Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from any of the many places called Bergen, especially in Bavaria.

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

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THE BERGENER’S BY WILFORD BERGENER OTTO AND ANNA BERGENER During the discussion about, research on, gathering of material and finally during the writing of this history there came one recurring tho …

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