Charles Bergeson

7 February 1878–2 February 1919 (Age 40)
Lewiston, Cache, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Charles

When Charles Bergeson was born on 7 February 1878, in Lewiston, Cache, Utah, United States, his father, Niels Bergeson, was 37 and his mother, Olive Matilda Jensen, was 36. He married Phylis Kathleen Hayley. He died on 2 February 1919, in Alberta, Canada, at the age of 40, and was buried in Lewiston, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Charles Bergeson
Phylis Kathleen Hayley

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    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 3
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
    1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act
    Age 4
    A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 12
    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.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of Norwegian Bergesen or its cognate Børgesen (see Borgeson ), and also of Bergersen (see Bergerson ).Americanized form of Swedish Börjesson or Börgesson (see Borgeson ), and probably also of Birgersson, cognates of 1. Compare Burgeson .

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

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    Charles Bergeson

    Charles served two missions for the church. One to Minnisoda and one to Austrailla. Coming home from Australia he and his companion traveled to Liverpool and had tickets to come home on the new , wond …

    Sources (15)

    • Charles Bergesen in household of Niels Bergesen, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Charles Bergeson, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
    • Charles Bergeson in household of Albert Bergeson, "United States Census, 1910"

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