Bergh Genealogy - Nelson Bergh


Descendants of Nelson A Bergh
of Watertown, New York

Nelson Albert Bergh was a veteran of the Spanish American War.
He was the son of Major Albert Bergh, a Civil War veteran, who was descended from Abram and Philip Bergh,
veterans of the American Revolution.

Nelson A BERGH (29 Jan 1867 - 24 Nov 1918)- son of Major Albert BERGH and Eliza Catherine NELSON
married Rose Aurelia JAREO (24 Apr 1883 - 24 Oct 1959)
daughter of Samuel Joseph JAREO and Martha Jane DENNY

Rose was widow (?) of ??? DEARSTYNE, and mother of
1. Mary DEARSTYNE (1905 - 2000)
married Fred AMOND
Their children: Alethea, Warren, Leland

Nelson and Rose were parents of:

1. Nellie Marguerite BERGH (3 Nov 1908 - 6 Mar 1991)
married 2 Jul 1927 Wilbur H MUNK Sr (4 Oct 1906 - 18 Jan 1975)
son of Milton H MUNK and Nettie McBRIDE
Their Children: Corlyne, Charles, Wilbur, Joan, George, Richard, Andrew

My grandmother: 2. Henrietta Janet BERGH (20 May 1911 - 5 Mar 1987)
married 10 May 1930 George Lawrence CUMMINGS (10 Mar 1907 - 14 Feb 1986)
son of George W CUMMINGS and Mary Catherine DEROSIA

Their children: 1. Barbara Jean Cummings 2. Betty Gwendolyn Cummings 3. George Nelson Cummings

(back, left to right) Rolland "Rollie" Shoen, George N Cummings, Henrietta J Cummings
George L Cummings, Robert "Pat" Corbett
(front) Barbara J Cummings Shoen, Betty G Cummings Corbett

3. Francis Albert BERGH (6 Nov 1913 - 16 Oct 1967)
married 10 Aug 1933 Mildred M DAVIS (8 Dec 1916 - 7 Jan 1977)
daughter of Owen Wayne DAVIS and Harriet SHEPARD

Their children: Harriet, Catherine, Francis "Buddy", Martha, Leona, Nancy

4. Martha Mae BERGH (22 Jul 1916 - 11 Dec 2002)
married 10 Aug 1933 Clarence COUSINS (24 Feb 1912 - 10 Apr 1969)
son of John COUSINS and Jesse DRURY

Their children: Carl Cousins, Carol Cousins, Margy Cousins, Mary Cousins, Chris Cousins

5. Louise J Bergh (9 Jun 1923 - 27 Sep 1990)
married Everett GARDNER

their children: David Nelson Gardner; Cynthia Rose Gardner

Rose Aurelia Jareo Bergh

Widow of N. R. Bergh is Dead

Watertown Daily Times, 24 October 1959

Mrs. Rose M. Jareo Bergh, 76, of 308 Prospect street, widow of Nelson R. Bergh and a resident of this city all her life, died this morning at 9:25 in Mercy hospital, where she had been a patient since Tuesday.

Mrs. Bergh, who had been ill for years, was taken to the hospital Tuesday after she suffered a heart attack.

The body was removed to the Hart funeral home.

Surviving are her six children, Mrs Mary Dearstine Amond, Syracuse, born of her first marriage, and Mrs Wilbur H. (Margaret) Munk, Mrs. Lawrence (Peggy) Cummings, Mrs Louise J. Gardner, with whom she lived, Francis A. Bergh, Watertown, and Mrs. Clarence (Martha) Cousins, South Rutland, all born of her second marriage; 25 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; four brothers, Michael J. (MITCHELL, not Michael) Jareo, William Jareo, and Francis Jareo, Watertown, and Samuel A Jareo, Watertown Center; and a sister, Mrs. Ernest (Mary) Duggan, Syracuse.

Mrs. Bergh was born in Watertown April 24, 1883, a daughter of Samuel and Martha Denny Jareo. She was married twice, first to a Mr. Dearstine. More than 50 years ago, following her first husband's death, she was married to Nelson Bergh of this city. He died here Sept 17, 1923.

Transcriber's note: Nelson Bergh actually died in 1918


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