Olive Amelia Berg

20 March 1901–9 October 2001 (Age 100)
Midway, Wasatch, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Olive Amelia

When Olive Amelia Berg was born on 20 March 1901, in Midway, Wasatch, Utah, United States, her father, John Emelius Berg, was 25 and her mother, Anna Elizabeth Burgener, was 21. She married Cecil Lester Bowman on 20 July 1927, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. She lived in Glendale, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1935 and St. George Election Precinct, Washington, Utah, United States in 1940. She died on 9 October 2001, in Las Vegas, Clark, Nevada, United States, at the age of 100, and was buried in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Cecil Lester Bowman
Olive Amelia Berg
Marriage: 20 July 1927

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 July 1927Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1902 · So Much Farm Land
    Age 1
    A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
    1911 · People's State Bank of American Fork
    Age 10
    The People’s State Bank of American Fork was built in 1911. The Bank of American Fork operated out of the two story, classical revival building until the Great Depression, when the Consolidated Holding Company took over. The building still stands and was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1993. 
    Age 26
    Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

    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

    Memories of John Emelius Berg

    This history was written by Bernice Young Berg, the daughter-in-law of John E Berg. John Emelius Berg was born in American Fork, Utah, January 6, 1876 to Emelius Thorwald Lundvegsen Berg and Emma O …

    Sources (32)

    • Unknown, "Utah, County Birth and Death Records,1892-1951"
    • Olive Bowman in household of C L Bowman, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Olive Berg, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

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