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  • Name Niels Bergeson  [3, 4
    Born 29 Feb 1840  Glumslöv, Malmohus, Sweden Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Baptized (LDS) 14 Jan 1867  [4, 5
    Confirmed (LDS) 14 Jan 1867  [5
    Endowed (LDS) 11 May 1874  EHOUS - Endowment House Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Farmstead Niels and Olive Matilda Bergeson farm Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Bergeson Box Elder with plaque
    Bergeson Box Elder with plaque
    Box Elder Tree planted by Niels and Olive Matilda on their Lewiston farm with plaque dated 1875.
    Bergeson Box Elder
    Bergeson Box Elder
    Box Elder Tree planted by Niels and Olive Matilda on their Lewiston Farm.
    Died 12 Jun 1925  Lewiston, Cache, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Niels Bergesen death certificate
    Niels Bergesen death certificate
    Buried 15 Jun 1925  Logan, Cache, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
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    • Niels Bergeson's journal is referenced at this link: http://churchhistorycatalog.lds.org/primo_library/libweb/action/dlSearch.do?dscnt=1&onCampus=true&query=any%2Ccontains%2CNiels+Bergeson&tab=default_tab&dstmp=1378830161491&highlight=true&search_scope=ALL&displayField=title&q=Niels+Bergeson&vid=ALL_PUBLIC&institution=PCHD&fromLogin=true
    • (Research):Occupation: Farmer and Rock Mason [Information provided by client.]

      1840 February 29 - Birth. [Taken from burial record, agrees with client information.]

      1863 April 4 - 1st Marriage. [Information provided by client.]

      1870 August 1 - Immigration. "New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957," Ancestry.com (Online: Ancestry.com, Inc., 2010), Niels Bergeson with wife and three children, 1 August 1870, S.S. Minnesota, <http://www.ancestry.com>, subscription database, accessed October 2010. Niels Bergeson, 30y, male, laborer, from Germany

      1880 U.S. Federal Census for Logan, Cache County, Utah, ED 13, Pages 25-26, Dwelling 64, Family 68, Niels Borgersen household. Niels Borgersen, white, male, 40y, married, farmer, Denmark, Sweden, Sweden

      1894 February 10 - Divorce. [Information provided by client.]

      1894 February 14 - 2nd Marriage. [Information provided by client.]

      1900 U.S. Federal Census for Logan, Cache County, Utah, ED 80, Sheet 22A, Dwelling 403, Family 418, Neils Bergesen household. Neils Bergesen, head, white, male, b. Feb 1840, 60y, married 6y, Sweden, Sweden, Sweden, immigration 1870, 30y in U.S., naturalized, farmer

      1908 January 15 - 3rd Marriage. [Information provided by client.]

      1910 U.S. Federal Census for Logan, Cache County, Utah, ED 21, Sheet 20A, Dwelling 372, Family 394, Niels Borgeson household. Niels Borgeson, head, male, white, 70y, 3rd marriage, married 3y, Sweden, Sweden, Sweden, immigration 1870, naturalized, farmer

      1920 U.S. Federal Census for Logan, Cache County, Utah, ED 31, Sheet 28A, Dwelling 488, Family 507, Nels Burgeson household. Nels Burgeson, head, male, white, 80y, married, immigration 1870, naturalized 1875, Sweden, Sweden, Sweden, farmer

      1925 June 12 - Death. "Utah Death Index, 1905-1951," Ancestry.com (Online: Ancestry.com, Inc., 2010), Niels Bergesen, 12 June 1925, Cache County, <http://www.ancestry.com>, subscription database, accessed October 2010. Niels Bergesen, d. 12 Jun 1925, State File Number: 1925002265, male, 85y, County of Death: Cache

      1925 June 15 - Burial. "Utah Cemetery Inventory," Ancestry.com (Online: Ancestry.com, Inc., 2010), Neils Bergesen, 15 June 1925, Logan City Cemetery, <http://www.ancestry.com>, subscription database, accessed October 2010.
      Neils Bergesen, b. 29 Feb 1840, d. 12 Jun 1925, bur: 15 June 1925, Logan City Cemetery, Grave Location: B_ 60_ 2_ 8, Relatives: Father Berge Nielsen, Mother Carene Paulsen
    Person ID I1  Bergeson Genealogy
    Last Modified 10 Sep 2013 

    Father Borge Nilsson,   b. Abt 1787,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Relationship Biological 
    Mother Karna Palsson,   b. Abt 1805,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Relationship Biological 
    Sealed P (LDS) 10 Mar 1938  LOGAN - Logan Utah Temple Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Family ID F1  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Olive Matilda Jensen,   b. 26 Oct 1841, Ordrup, , Københavns Amt, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Apr 1908, Lewiston, Cache, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Married 4 Apr 1863  Ordrup, , Københavns Amt, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Niels Bergeson 1st Family
    Niels Bergeson 1st Family
    Niels Bergeson and Olive Matilda Jensen (inset) married in 1863 in Ordrup, Denmark. They had 15 children. Both Dagmar and Niels Benjamin died in Denmark, she at seven months and he at four months. Oliver died at birth in Lewiston, Utah. William Erastus was just over one year of age when he died in Lewiston. This photo shows the 11 living children.

    (L/R) First Row:
    Julia Christine, Ephraim, Niels, Frederick Niels, Mary Josephine.


    Second Row:
    Albert, Arthur, John Lawrence, Ira, Charles, Joseph, James.



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    Bergeson Maternity Home
    Bergeson Maternity Home
    This pencil drawing by Jane O'Keefe, shows the original home of Niels and Olive Matilda Bergeson in southeast Lewiston, Utah, which they occupied after moving from the dugout in the same area. Later it became a maternity home and Jane Reader Bergeson ran the home from 1939 to 1949, assisting in the birth of over 100 babies.



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    Sealed S (LDS) 11 May 1874  EHOUS - Endowment House Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Mary Josephine Bergeson,   b. 9 Dec 1863, Ordrup, , Københavns Amt, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Sep 1947, of, Bannock, Idaho, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     2. Dagmar Bergeson,   b. 11 Dec 1864, Ordrup, , Københavns Amt, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jul 1865, Ordrup, , Københavns Amt, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     3. Julia Christine Bergeson,   b. 12 Apr 1866, Ordrup, , Københavns Amt, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jul 1941, Lewiston, Cache, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    +4. Frederick Niels Bergeson,   b. 15 Jan 1868, Ordrup, , Københavns Amt, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jan 1954, of, Bannock, Idaho, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
    +5. Ephraim Bergeson,   b. 15 May 1871, Logan, Cache, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Oct 1940, of, Cache, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
    +6. Joseph Bergeson,   b. 7 Sep 1872, Logan, Cache, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jul 1948, , Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    +7. John Lawrence Bergeson,   b. 7 Nov 1874, Lewiston, Cache, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Oct 1951, of Boise, Ada, Idaho, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
    +8. James Bergeson,   b. 27 Jul 1876, Lewiston, Cache, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jul 1949  (Age 72 years)
     9. Charles Bergeson,   b. 7 Feb 1878, Lewiston, Cache, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Feb 1919, , Cache, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years)
    +10. Albert Bergeson,   b. 8 Nov 1879, Lewiston, Cache, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 May 1964, , , Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     11. Oliver Bergeson,   b. 8 Nov 1879, Lewiston, Cache, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Nov 1879, Lewiston, Cache, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    +12. Arthur Bergeson,   b. 5 Apr 1881, Lewiston, Cache, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 May 1955, Lewiston, Cache, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     13. William Erastus Bergeson,   b. 24 Jan 1883, Lewiston, Cache, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Feb 1884, Lewiston, Cache, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
    +14. Ira Bergeson,   b. 3 Mar 1885, Lewiston, Cache, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Feb 1974  (Age 88 years)
    Folios
    The Niels Bergeson Home in Retrospect
    The Niels Bergeson Home in Retrospect
    Happiness is Remembering Our Roots - Histories of Children of Niels Bergeson - July 1979

    Compiled by: Barbara Bergeson Bluhm and Rosaland Bergeson Thornton

    Download the full PDF file here:
    Last Modified 30 Aug 2011 
    Family ID F2  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Anna Maria Petterson,   b. 22 May 1866, Norrköping, , Östergötlands län, Sweden Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Nov 1907, Logan, Cache, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years) 
    Married 14 Feb 1894  Logan, Cache, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Niels Bergeson 2nd Family
    Niels Bergeson 2nd Family

    Niels Bergeson and Anna Maria Petterson married in 1894 and had these five boys. She died in 1907 at the age of 41. In 1908 Niels married Amalia Kristina Swenson.

    This 1908 photo (left to right) shows:
    Verno, Amalia, Ervin, Abraham, Bernard, Niels, Francis and an inset of Anna Maria.


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    Sealed S (LDS) 14 Feb 1894  LOGAN - Logan Utah Temple Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Abraham Marion Bergeson,   b. 28 Mar 1895, Abraham, Millard, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1990  (Age 95 years)
     2. Bernard Moroni Bergeson,   b. 17 Mar 1897, Abraham, Millard, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jun 1973, Paradise Valley, Maricopa, Arizona, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
    +3. Ervin Oscar Bergeson,   b. 5 Apr 1899, East Jordan, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Apr 1974  (Age 74 years)
     4. Francis Henry Bergeson,   b. 23 Feb 1902, Greenville, Cache, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +5. Verno Lovell Bergeson,   b. 2 Dec 1903, Greenville, Cache, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jan 1978, Logan, Cache, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    Last Modified 5 Aug 2011 
    Family ID F3  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Amalia Kristina Swenson,   b. 9 Nov 1870, Tollstad, , Östergötlands län, Sweden Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Mar 1948, Logan, Cache, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 15 Jan 1908  Logan, Cache, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • Although she bore no children of her own, she raised the five boys of her husband's second marriage after their mother died. [7]
    Niels Bergeson 2nd Family
    Niels Bergeson 2nd Family

    Niels Bergeson and Anna Maria Petterson married in 1894 and had these five boys. She died in 1907 at the age of 41. In 1908 Niels married Amalia Kristina Swenson.

    This 1908 photo (left to right) shows:
    Verno, Amalia, Ervin, Abraham, Bernard, Niels, Francis and an inset of Anna Maria.


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    Sealed S (LDS) 15 Jan 1908  LOGAN - Logan Utah Temple Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 5 Aug 2011 
    Family ID F4  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 29 Feb 1840 - Glumslöv, Malmohus, Sweden Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 4 Apr 1863 - Ordrup, , Københavns Amt, Denmark Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEndowed (LDS) - 11 May 1874 - EHOUS - Endowment House Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsFarmstead - - Niels and Olive Matilda Bergeson farm Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsSealed S (LDS) - 11 May 1874 - EHOUS - Endowment House Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 14 Feb 1894 - Logan, Cache, Utah, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsSealed S (LDS) - 14 Feb 1894 - LOGAN - Logan Utah Temple Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 15 Jan 1908 - Logan, Cache, Utah, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsSealed S (LDS) - 15 Jan 1908 - LOGAN - Logan Utah Temple Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 12 Jun 1925 - Lewiston, Cache, Utah, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 15 Jun 1925 - Logan, Cache, Utah, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Niels Bergeson<br />1840 -- 1925
    Niels Bergeson
    1840 -- 1925

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    Niels Bergeson toward the end of his life
    Niels Bergeson toward the end of his life
    Niels Bergeson toward the end of his life.



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    Niels Bergeson 1st Family
    Niels Bergeson 1st Family
    Niels Bergeson and Olive Matilda Jensen (inset) married in 1863 in Ordrup, Denmark. They had 15 children. Both Dagmar and Niels Benjamin died in Denmark, she at seven months and he at four months. Oliver died at birth in Lewiston, Utah. William Erastus was just over one year of age when he died in Lewiston. This photo shows the 11 living children.

    (L/R) First Row:
    Julia Christine, Ephraim, Niels, Frederick Niels, Mary Josephine.


    Second Row:
    Albert, Arthur, John Lawrence, Ira, Charles, Joseph, James.



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    Niels Bergeson 2nd Family
    Niels Bergeson 2nd Family

    Niels Bergeson and Anna Maria Petterson married in 1894 and had these five boys. She died in 1907 at the age of 41. In 1908 Niels married Amalia Kristina Swenson.

    This 1908 photo (left to right) shows:
    Verno, Amalia, Ervin, Abraham, Bernard, Niels, Francis and an inset of Anna Maria.


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    Niels Bergeson Home
    Niels Bergeson Home
    This photo taken about 1918, shows Niels Bergeson and his son Francis Henry (on the porch), and third wife Amalia Kristina Swenson in front of their North Logan home.


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    Lower Glumslöv
    Lower Glumslöv
    A small fishing village on the west coast of Sweden, where Niels Bergeson was born.


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    Bergeson Maternity Home
    Bergeson Maternity Home
    This pencil drawing by Jane O'Keefe, shows the original home of Niels and Olive Matilda Bergeson in southeast Lewiston, Utah, which they occupied after moving from the dugout in the same area. Later it became a maternity home and Jane Reader Bergeson ran the home from 1939 to 1949, assisting in the birth of over 100 babies.



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    Folios
    Niels Bergeson Biography
    Niels Bergeson Biography
    Happiness is Remembering Our Roots - Histories of Children of Niels Bergeson - July 1979

    Compiled by: Barbara Bergeson Bluhm and Rosaland Bergeson Thornton

    Download the full PDF file here:

  • Sources 
    1. [S4797] 1880 U.S. Federal Census: Utah, Cache county, Utah, Cache, (http://www.ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), T9, roll 1336, Lewiston precinct, enumeration district (ED) 13, p. 235-236, dwelling 64, family 68 (Reliability: 2).

    2. [S4798] 1920 U.S. Federal Census: Utah, Cache county, Utah, Cacne, (http://www.ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), T625, roll 1861, Logan, Precinct No. 10, enumeration district (ED) 31, sheet 28 A, p. 206, dwelling 488 (Reliability: 2).

    3. [S2349] Utah Death Certificates Online, Utah State Board of Health, Utah State Divisions of Archives & History, (http://historyresearch.utah.gov/indexes/index.html :n.d.), death certificate 143-22 (1925), Niels Bergesen, accessed 17 Dec 2010. (Reliability: 3), 17 Dec 2010.
      http://archives.utah.gov/indexes/data/81448/2259475/2259475_0001170.jpg

    4. [S4801] Bergeson Family Records, Family group records of Niels Bergeson for each of his three wives. (Reliability: 2), 6 Jan 2011.
      Sources of information:
      1. Fam rec of Niels Bergeson in poss of AM Bergeson, 1485 W 1050 N. Bountiful, Utah
      2. Lewiston cem Utah 12, Lewiston, Utah
      3. Child sld to parents, Bk A, p 440 LG
      4. Civ div doc #9969 Bk 1 misc recs, pp168,Cache Rec Off,Logan, Ut.
      5. Living Sealings BK A, pp349 hus and wife(2) LG
      6. #15 Living sealings-Prev. md"(Ira) Bk A, pg 25 LG
      7. Bap of husb and wife, Branch Records, N. Sjelland Branch 1868071, Film 8551, Part 12, SL Gen Lib
      8. Death dates of Dagmar and Niels Benjamin, Rec. of Gentofte Parish, Denmark, Film 8838 pt 4, SL Gen Lib
      9. Marriage date of Niels and Olive, Rec of Gentofte Parish, Denmark, Film 8838 part 4 SL Gen Lib
      10. Bap date of Jospehine and re-bap of Niels and Olivia, Logan 1st Ward records, SL Gen Lib (Josephine was baptized as "Odolf Fene")
      11. Baptisms of children, Lewiston Ward records, and Logan Temple records when they were endowed.
      12. James endow and sealing --Logan Temple records for "Sealing-Prev md" Bk A, page 22.
      13. Sealing of Charles and Philis HAYLEY-- "Sealing for Dead", LG #10231.

    5. [S7199] FamilySearch (http://new.familysearch.org), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, ((http://new.familysearch.org)), accessed 5 Aug 2011), entry for Niels Bergeson, person ID KWCN-5FY. (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S4801] Bergeson Family Records, Family group records of Niels Bergeson for each of his three wives. (Reliability: 2), 6 Jan 2011.
      Sources of information:
      1. Fam rec of Niels Bergeson in poss of AM Bergeson, 1485 W 1050 N. Bountiful, Utah
      2. Birth certificates from Utah
      3. Autobiographies of Niels Bergeson (not pub) in poss of AM Bergeson
      4. SL Gen Lib for Bap and Endow dates
      5. "Living Sealings" BK A page 349 LG
      6. #15 Living sealings-Prev. md"(Ira) Bk A, pg 25 LG
      7. Bap of husb and wife, Branch Records, N. Sjelland Branch 1868071, Film 8551, Part 12, SL Gen Lib

    7. [S4801] Bergeson Family Records, Family group records of Niels Bergeson for each of his three wives. (Reliability: 2), 6 Jan 2011.
      Sources of information:
      1. Fam rec of Niels Bergeson in poss of AM Bergeson, 1485 W 1050 N. Bountiful, Utah
      2. Autobiographies of Niels Bergeson (not pub) in poss of AM Bergeson
      3. Logan Temple rec of Endow for Living and Living Sealings Bk A, pg 349--husb andwife #2
      4. Autobiography of Amalia Swenson Bergeson, in poss of Mrs. Ervin Bergeson, Dayton, Idaho.