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Adolph E. Berg

Male 1875 - 1936  (60 years)


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  • Name Adolph E. Berg  [1
    Born 12 Jun 1875  Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 26 Jan 1936  La Crosse, La Crosse, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • Adolph journeyed to LaCrosse in 1893 working as an apprentice at Lien's Pharmacy Store at 16 years of age. In 1923 he left Lien's employment to work for the Marinello Co. a cosmetic manufacturing firm as a Chemist for about three years. He did relief work until in 1927 when he purchased Christ L. Lien Pharmacy. Business was done in three languages, Norwegian, German and English. This started nine years of hard work 8 AM to 10 PM, which ended with his death in 1936 at the age of 60. Milton his second son went to UW, helping in the summers. He passed his state boards in July 1934. He became manager in 1934. Adolph began taking time off, leaving much of the work for Milton. Milton took over the business 1-1-1936.

      1920 US Census, Wisconsin, La Crosse, La Crosse, Adolph Berg, 45, born MN, pharmacy druggist, with wife Emma 39, born WI, children Margerite 13, born WI, Edward 10, born WI, Milton 6, born WI, mother Hannah M. 72, widow, immigrated to US in 1862, naturalized citizen in 1881, brother-in-law Carl Peters 33, sister-in-law Suzan 22

      1930 US Census, Wisconsin, La Crosse, La Crosse, Adolph E. Berg, owns home valued 4000, owns radio, 54, first married 27, born MN, parents born Norway, registered pharmacist retail drug store, wife Emma A., 49, first married 23, born WI, parents born Germany, son Edward R., 20, born WI, garage calibareter auto parts factory, son MIlton J., 16, born WI [1, 2, 3]
    Person ID I10277  Mindrum
    Last Modified 23 Jun 2014 

    Father Marcus A. Berg,   b. 10 Dec 1845, Kragero, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Nov 1915, La Crosse, La Crosse, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Mother Hannah Pauline Dahl,   b. 31 Jan 1848, Sannidal, Telemark, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Sep 1927, La Crosse, La Crosse, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 3 Mar 1875  Winona, Winona, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Family ID F7222  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Emma Peters,   b. Abt 1880, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Mar 1959  (Age ~ 79 years) 
    Married 22 Oct 1903  [1
    Children 
     1. Marguerite Adeline Berg,   b. 27 Jun 1906, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Sep 1997, La Crosse, La Crosse, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
     2. Edward R. Berg,   b. 25 Jul 1909, La Crosse, La Crosse, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Sep 1960, Napa, Napa, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)
     3. Milton Berg,   b. 29 May 1913, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Feb 1991, Bradenton, Manatee, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
    Last Modified 29 Jul 2002 
    Family ID F7223  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S304] Audrey Overland, Apr 2002.

    2. [S776] 1920 US Census, Wisconsin, La Crosse, La Crosse Ward 19, District 110.

    3. [S7798] 1930 US Census, Wisconsin, La Crosse, La Crosse, Enum. Dist. 32-32, sheet 13B.

    4. [S773] 1900 US Census, Minnesota, Fillmore, Rushford, District 35, sheet 6B.

    5. [S5479] Ancestry Public Trees, Miller Family Tree: Connecticut, USA, www.ancestry.com, Lisa Hakes.