Person:Benjamin Berg (1)

Benjamin L. Berg
m. 1862
  1. William Berg1863 -
  2. Benjamin L. Berg1866 - 1945
  3. Ida Mae Berg1874 - 1934
  4. Charles Arthur Berg1875 - 1943
m. 25 Dec 1889
  1. Margaret Jean Berg1894 -
  2. Dorothy Catherine Berg1907 - 1975
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Name Benjamin L. Berg
Gender Male
Birth? 3 Oct 1866 Saltlick Twp., Fayette, Pennsylvania
Marriage 25 Dec 1889 Connellsville, Fayette, Pennsylvaniato Margaret W. Stillwagon
Death? 24 Nov 1945 Irwin, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania

Benjamin can be found in the following census:

1870 Saltlick Twp., Fayette, PA Federal Census 1880 Connellsville, Fayette, PA Federal Census 1900 Connellsville, Fayette, PA Federal Census 1910 3-Wd Connellsville, Fayette, PA Federal Census 1930 Connellsville, Fayette, PA Federal Census

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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).

    Fayette County, Pennsylvania, Genealogical and Personal History
    (V) Benjamin L., son of Jacob and Sarah (Beal) Berg, was born in Salt Lick township, Fayette county, Pennsylvania, October 3, 1866. He attended the public school in Salt Lick until his mother's second marriage. The family then moved to Connellsville, where he continued his studies in the public school for a few years, also assisting Mr. Martin in the grocery store out of school hours. He acquired a knowledge of machinery, and took a position as stationary engineer at Leisenring, Pennsylvania , remaining there until 1890. He then spent two years with the construction department of the Bell Telephone Company; then for six years was manager of the Connellsville district for the Tri-State Telephone Company. In March, 1909, he resigned his position to become superintendent of the Second National Bank Building in Connellsville, a position he now holds. He is a Democrat, and the present councilman from the Third Ward, holding until 1913. He is a member of the Methodist Protestant church; his family also belonging to that church.
    He married, December 25, 1889, Margaret Stillwagon, born in Connellsville, December 28, 1867, daughter of Rev. George Stillwagon, a minister of "The Brethren Sect," and granddaughter of Peter Stillwagon, an early settler. Rev. George Stillwagon, born in Connellsville, married Jane French, born at Wharton Furnace, Fayette county. Children of Benjamin L. and Margaret Berg: Margaret, born March 28, 1894; Dorothy Catherine, January 1, 1907.