Cleveland Gerald Berg

12 September 1884–13 November 1964 (Age 80)
Marinette, Marinette, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Cleveland Gerald

When Cleveland Gerald Berg was born on 12 September 1884, in Marinette, Marinette, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Isadore Nicholas Berg, was 25 and his mother, Mary Anna Schindlerely, was 35. He married Laura M. McNanny on 21 June 1911, in Dickinson, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Crystal Falls, Iron, Michigan, United States in 1900 and Iron Mountain, Dickinson, Michigan, United States for about 30 years. He died on 13 November 1964, in Green Bay, Brown, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Iron Mountain, Dickinson, Michigan, United States.

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Cleveland Gerald Berg
Laura M. McNanny
Marriage: 21 June 1911
Baby Boy Berg
Mary Jane Berg
Shirley Ann Berg

Spouse and Children

21 June 1911
Dickinson, Michigan, United States


    Baby Boy Berg


    Mary Jane Berg


    Shirley Ann Berg


Parents and Siblings

    Isadore Nicholas Berg


    Mary Anna Schindlerely






    Rose A Berg


    Frances Elizabeth Berg


    Thomas Theodore Berg


World Events (8)


Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1887 · The Bagley Memorial Fountain

Age 3

"The Bagley Memorial Fountain was erected in 1887 with funds from the estate of John Judson Bagley. Bagley's will ordered the construction of the drinking fountain which would provide the people of Detroit ""water cold and pure as the coldest mountain stream."" H.H. Richards was the architect for the Romanesque-style, pink granite, lionhead fountain. It is engraved with the words, ""TESTAMENTARY GIFT FOR THE PEOPLE FROM JOHN JUDSON BAGLEY A.D. MDCCCLXXXVII""."
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 22

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

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)

  • Cleveland Berg in household of Nicholas Berg, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Cleve G Berg in household of Isadore Berg, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Cleve Gerald Berg, "United States Census, 1920"

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