James Schaadt Bergey

Male8 August 1918–28 September 1985

Brief Life History of James Schaadt

When James Schaadt Bergey was born on 8 August 1918, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Linwood Arthur Bergey, was 37 and his mother, Bessie Caroline Schaadt, was 32. He married Mary Alberta Yeager on 3 July 1943, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. He died on 28 September 1985, in Meadowbrook, Abington Township, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Roslyn, Abington Township, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Schaadt Bergey
1918–1985
Mary Alberta Yeager
1915–1998
Marriage: 3 July 1943

Sources (6)

  • James Bergey in household of Arthur Bergey, "United States Census, 1930"
  • James S Bergey, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"
  • James Bergey in household of Arthur Bergey, "United States Census, 1930"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 July 1943Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)

    1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

    Age 1

    The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

    1920

    Age 2

    The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

    1937 · The Neutrality Act

    Age 19

    The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of Swiss German Bürgi (see Burgi ) and perhaps also of its cognate Bürki (see Burki ). Compare Berkey .

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

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