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William Erastus Bergeson

William Erastus Bergeson

Male 1883 - 1884  (1 years)

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  • Name William Erastus Bergeson  [1
    Born 24 Jan 1883  Lewiston, Cache, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Baptized (LDS) Child  [1
    Confirmed (LDS) Child  [1
    Endowed (LDS) Child  [1
    Died 14 Feb 1884  Lewiston, Cache, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
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    • (Research):Full name: William Erastus Bergeson [Information provided by client.]

      1883 January 24 - Birth. [Information provided by client.]

      1884 February 14 - Death. [Information provided by client.]
    Person ID I52  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

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    Family ID F2  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 Jan 1883 - Lewiston, Cache, Utah, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 14 Feb 1884 - Lewiston, Cache, Utah, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • 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.