Phillip Berg

28 October 1880–5 August 1949 (Age 68)
Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Phillip

When Phillip Berg was born on 28 October 1880, in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Jacob Berg, was 27 and his mother, Jacobine Luffey, was 24. He married Anna Rettig Berg on 11 June 1907, in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. He lived in Penn Hills Township, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States for about 40 years. He died on 5 August 1949, in Universal, Penn Hills Township, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Phillip Berg
Anna Rettig Berg
Marriage: 11 June 1907
John Walter Berg
Jacob Berg
Philip Berg
Adam Berg

Spouse and Children


    Anna Rettig Berg


11 June 1907
Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States


    John Walter Berg



    Philip Berg


    Adam Berg


Parents and Siblings

    Jacob Berg


    Jacobine Luffey





    Henry Jacob Berg


    Charles F. Berg



    Frederick Berg


+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

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 2

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.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 20

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

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 .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Philip Berg, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Philip Berg, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Philip Berg, "United States Census, 1930"

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