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John Lawrence Bergeson

John Lawrence Bergeson

Male 1874 - 1951  (76 years)

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  • Name John Lawrence Bergeson  [1
    Born 7 Nov 1874  Lewiston, Cache, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Baptized (LDS) 5 Mar 1883  [1
    Endowed (LDS) 15 Sep 1897  [1
    Died 22 Oct 1951  of Boise, Ada, Idaho, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
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    • (Research):1874 November 7 - Birth. [Information provided by client; month and year agree with the 1900 census.]

      1880 U.S. Federal Census for Logan, Cache County, Utah, ED 13, Pages 25-26, Dwelling 64, Family 68, Niels Borgersen household. John Borgersen, white, male, 5y, son, single, Utah, Denmark, Denmark

      1897 October 14 - Marriage. [Information provided by client.]

      1900 U.S. Federal Census for Richmond, Cache County, Utah, ED 83, Sheet 11B, Dwelling 207, Family 215, John L. Bergson household. John L. Bergson, head, white, male, b. Nov 1874, 25y, married 2 years, Utah, Denmark, Denmark, farmer

      1910 U.S. Federal Census for McCammon, Bannock County, Idaho, ED 30, Sheet 2B, Dwelling 47, Family 47, John L. Bergeson household. John L. Bergeson, head, male, white, 37y, 1st marriage, married 12y, Utah, Sweden, Sweden, hotel keeper

      1920 U.S. Federal Census for Boise, Ada County, Idaho, ED 20, Sheet 7A, Dwelling 154, Family 157, John L. Bergeson household. John L. Bergeson, head, male, white, 44y, married, Utah, Sweden, Denmark, real estate agent

      1930 U.S. Federal Census for Boise, Ada County, Idaho, ED 29, Sheet 6B, Dwelling 160, Family 159, Charles W. Bragonier household. J. L. Bergeson, roomer, male, white, 53y, married, 22y at 1st marriage, Utah, United States, United States

      1951 October 22 - Death. [Information provided by client.]
    Person ID I10  Bergeson Genealogy
    Last Modified 6 Jan 2011 

    Father Niels Bergeson,   b. 29 Feb 1840, Glumslöv, Malmohus, Sweden Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jun 1925, Lewiston, Cache, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Mother 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) 
    Sealed P (LDS) BIC  [1
    Married 4 Apr 1863  Ordrup, , Københavns Amt, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    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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    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:
    Family ID F2  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mabel Ett Pope,   b. Feb 1877, , , Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Sealed S (LDS) 15 Sep 1897  LOGAN - Logan Utah Temple Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 14 Oct 1897  , , Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Divorced Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. Belva L. Bergeson,   b. Aug 1899, , Cache, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Golden Bergeson,   b. Abt 1901, , , Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Lenna Bergeson,   b. Abt 1903, , , Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Thyra Bergeson,   b. Abt 1905, , , Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Lavora Bergeson,   b. Abt 1906, , , Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 113 years)
     6. Agrippa Bergeson,   b. Abt 1908, , , Idaho, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 111 years)
     7. Eliza Bergeson,   b. Abt 1911, , , Idaho, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 108 years)
     8. Rex Bergeson,   b. Abt 1914, , , Idaho, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 105 years)
     9. Florence Bergeson,   b. Abt 1915, , , Idaho, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 104 years)  [Biological]
    Last Modified 6 Jan 2011 
    Family ID F7  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Pearl Clark,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married Y  [1
    Last Modified 6 Jan 2011 
    Family ID F23  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 7 Nov 1874 - Lewiston, Cache, Utah, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsSealed S (LDS) - 15 Sep 1897 - LOGAN - Logan Utah Temple Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 14 Oct 1897 - , , Utah, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 22 Oct 1951 - of Boise, Ada, Idaho, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Folios
    Life Sketch of John Lawrence Bergeson
    Life Sketch of John Lawrence Bergeson
    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. [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.