Alice Virginia Berger

6 September 1923–13 January 1995 (Age 71)
Antrim Township, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Alice Virginia

When Alice Virginia Berger was born on 6 September 1923, in Antrim Township, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Denton Miller Berger, was 33 and her mother, Edith Catherine Oberholzer, was 31. She married Andrew Calvin Grosh on 12 April 1941, in Hagerstown, Washington, Maryland, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died on 13 January 1995, in Hagerstown, Washington, Maryland, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Green Hill Cemetery, Waynesboro, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Andrew Calvin Grosh
Alice Virginia Berger
Marriage: 12 April 1941
Martha Joanne Grosh

Spouse and Children

12 April 1941
Hagerstown, Washington, Maryland, United States


    Martha Joanne Grosh


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World Events (8)


Age 4

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Age 6

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 19

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

1 German, Dutch, Swedish, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): topographic name for someone who lived in the mountains or hills ( see Berg ). As a Jewish name it is mainly ornamental. It is found as a surname throughout central and eastern Europe, either as a surname of German origin or as a German translation of a topographic name with similar meaning, for example Slovenian Grićar, Hribar , Gorjan or Gorjanc.2 Norwegian: habitational name from any of various farms so named with the plural of Berg ‘mountain’.3 French: occupational name for a shepherd, from Old French bergier (Late Latin berbicarius, from berbex ‘ram’).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Alice V Berger in household of Denton Berger, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Alice B Burger in household of Duston M Burger, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Alice Virginia Berger Grosh in entry for Mr Andrew Calvin Or Andy Grosh, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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