Rolland Berdet Achterberg

4 November 1940–2 July 2010 (Age 69)
Porterville, Tulare, California, United States

The Life of Rolland Berdet

When Rolland Berdet Achterberg was born on 4 November 1940, in Porterville, Tulare, California, United States, his father, Albert Berdet Achterberg, was 26 and his mother, Marjorie Pitcock, was 20. He died on 2 July 2010, in Visalia, Tulare, California, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Porterville, Tulare, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Albert Berdet Achterberg
Marjorie Pitcock
Rolland Berdet Achterberg

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 1

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1953 · Grizzly Bear Becomes State Animal

Age 13

The California grizzly bear became designated as the state animal in 1953.

Age 20

Squaw Valley, California, United States hosts Winter Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: topographic name for someone who lived ‘behind the hill’, from Dutch and Low German achter ‘behind’, ‘in back of’ + berg ‘hill’, ‘mountain’. In some cases the Dutch surname is a habitational name from any of various places so named in the Netherlands and Belgium.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Rolland Berdet Achterberg, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Rolland Berdet Achterberg, "United States, Obituaries, American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1899-2012"
  • Rolland B. Achterberg, "Find A Grave Index"

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