Adeline Amelia Berg

1890–1972 (Age 82)
Middle Creek Election Precinct, Lancaster, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Adeline Amelia

When Adeline Amelia Berg was born on 3 March 1890, in Middle Creek Election Precinct, Lancaster, Nebraska, United States, her father, Johannes Berg, was 55 and her mother, Kathrina Emilie Wilhelmine Beimdieck, was 39. She married Rufus Raymond Bishop on 10 March 1909, in Pleasant Dale, Seward, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Pleasant Dale, Seward, Nebraska, United States in 1920 and Township I, Seward, Nebraska, United States for about 10 years. She died on 20 August 1972, in Lincoln, Lancaster, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Lincoln, Lancaster, Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

Adeline Amelia Berg
Rufus Raymond Bishop
Marriage: 10 March 1909
Floyd Bishop

Spouse & Children

10 March 1909
Pleasant Dale, Seward, Nebraska, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • Johannes Berg


  • Kathrina Emilie Wilhelmine Beimdieck




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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 8

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 22

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

1 German or Dutch: topographic name for someone who lived on or by a hill or mountain, from Middle High German berc. This name is widespread throughout central and eastern Europe.2 Scandinavian: habitational name for someone who lived at a farmstead named with Old Norse bjarg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’. In Sweden this is commonly found as an element of ornamental names.3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’, or a short form of any of the many ornamental surnames containing this word as the final element, for example Schönberg ( see Schoenberg ) and Goldberg .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Adeline Bishop in household of Ruffus R Bishop, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Adaline Bishop in household of Rufus R Bishop, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Adeline Bishof in household of Ruffus R Bishof, "United States Census, 1930"

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