Family:Jacob Berg and Sarah Beal (1)

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Marriage? 1862
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7 Aug 1874 Pennsylvania
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  1.   Jordan, John W, and James Hadden. Genealogical and personal history of Fayette County, Pennsylvania. (New York, United States: Lewis Historical Pub. Co., 1912).

    Genealogical and Personal History of Fayette County Pennsylvania, Vol I
    Benjamin F., son of Emanuel Berg, was born in Salt Lick township, Fayette county, Pennsylvania. He was well educated, and taught school several winters; later was a farmer and miller, operating a mill built in 1796 by Henry While, who sold it to the Berg family. This mill still remains in their possession in good preservation, but useless for modern milling. The mill was located on Back Run, not far from its mouth, and was known as "Berg's Mill." The family were members of the Baptist church. He married Mary Robinson. Children: 1. David, now living retired at Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania. 2. Joseph, a farmer of Westmoreland county. 3. Anna , deceased; married Adam Snyder, of Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania. 4. Barbara, married Austin Bungard, of Mount Pleasant. 5. Benjamin L. 6. Jacob, of whom further.
    (IV) Jacob, son of Benjamin F. Berg, was born in Salt Lick township, Fayette county, Pennsylvania , 1842, died March 25, 1876. He was educated in the public school, and grew up a farmer. He later purchased and cultivated a small farm in Salt Lick, but his principal business was dealing in horses and cattle. He was a large dealer in Virginia, bred horses, purchasing in carload lots, frequently being associated in such dealings with Cyrus Echard. He served in the Union army for a time near the close of the war, his brothers David and Joseph serving during the entire four years. He was a Democrat, and served as constable of Salt Lick township two terms. He was a member of the Evangelical church, and faithful to his obligations. He married Sarah Beal, born in Somerset county, Pennsylvania , near Petersburg, April 31, 1841, who survives him. She is the daughter of Daniel Beal, a stone mason, and Elizabeth Lichty, married in Somerset county, where both were born, and both of German ancestry. Children of Jacob Berg: William, now living in Uniontown, Pennsylvania; Charles, now living in Uniontown; Ida, married Thomas Goodwin; Benjamin L., of whom further. Mrs. Sarah (Beal) Berg married (second) in 1880, Peter Martin, a grocer of Connellsville, who died in 1899; child, Lulu, married Carroll Snader, of Connellsville .