Mary Jane Potteiger

Mary Jane Potteiger

Female 1871 - 1953  (81 years)

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  • Name Mary Jane Potteiger 
    Also called Molly 
    Born 29 Apr 1871  Bernville, Berks County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mary Jane Potteiger 'Grandma Berger' Berger - biography by Alison Berger Boor
    Mary Jane Potteiger "Grandma Berger" Berger - biography by Alison Berger Boor
    From family papers and oral histories given by Dorsen and Betty Berger, Kathryn Berger, Paul Berger, Doris Berger Miller, Carrie Unger Spatz, Bob Unger
    Gender Female 
    Census 08 Jun 1880  Penn Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Penn Township, 1880
    Penn Township, 1880
    living with step-father, William Sheidy
    Confirmation 1889  Friedens Evangelical Lutheran (aka Old Northkill) Church, Bernville, Berks County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1900  Upper Tulpehocken Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Upper Tulpehocken Township, 1900
    Upper Tulpehocken Township, 1900
    Benjamin S Berger (29,farmer), Mary J (29), Daniel (9), Maud (6), Samuel (5), George Ritzman (18, servant farm laborer)
    Census 1910  Upper Tulpehocken Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Upper Tulpehocken Township, 1910
    Upper Tulpehocken Township, 1910
    Benjamin (39, Driver US Mail), Molly (39), Daniel (18, student), Maud (16, operator shirt factory), Samuel (15, operator shirt factory), Albert (8), Christina (68)
    Census 1920  Upper Tulpehocken Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Upper Tulpehocken Township, 1920
    Upper Tulpehocken Township, 1920
    Benjamin Berger, age 48, laborer at foundry; Molly, 48
    Census 1930  Strausstown, Berks County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Strausstown Borough, 1930
    Strausstown Borough, 1930
    Benjamin S. Berger (head), age 59, property value $1250; Mary J. (wife), age 58; Maude (daughter), age 36
    Census 1940  Strausstown, Berks County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Strausstown Borough, 1940
    Strausstown Borough, 1940
    Claude C.Strauss, 55; wife Maude B, 46; mother-in-law Mary J.Berger, 68
    Died 03 Mar 1953  Strausstown, Berks County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Death Certificate
    Death Certificate
    Mary J. (Potteiger) Berger, 1953
    Berger, Mary J. (Potteiger) - obituary
    Obituary
    Reading Eagle
    Buried 07 Mar 1953  Strausstown Union Cemetery, Strausstown, Berks County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Berger, Benjamin & Mary J (Potteiger)
    Tombstone Photo
    Mary J. Berger nee Potteiger April 29 1871 - Mar. 3 1953
    shared with husband Benjamin S.
    Person ID I000095  Strausstown Roots | KaMaMaBaHe
    Last Modified 28 Mar 2016 

    Father Daniel Keller Batteiger,   b. 23 Sep 1834, Upper Tulpehocken Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jan 1876, Bernville, Berks County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years) 
    Mother Anna Heilig,   b. 21 Aug 1838, Upper Tulpehocken Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Apr 1890, Bernville, Berks County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years) 
    Family ID F07148  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Benjamin S Berger,   b. 13 Feb 1871, Upper Tulpehocken Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 May 1939, Strausstown, Berks County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Married 14 Feb 1891  Womelsdorf, Berks County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Marriage Application
    Marriage Application
    Benjamin S. Berger and Mary J. Potteiger
    Marriage Certificate
    Marriage Certificate
    Benjamin S. Berger & Mary J. Potteiger
    Children 
    +1. Daniel P Berger,   b. 3 Jun 1891, Upper Tulpehocken Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jun 1981, Upper Tulpehocken Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
     2. Maud B Berger,   b. 22 Jun 1893, Upper Tulpehocken Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Mar 1970, Strausstown, Berks County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
    +3. Samuel Berger,   b. 01 Apr 1895, Upper Tulpehocken Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Aug 1980, West Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
    +4. Albert P Berger,   b. 28 Dec 1901, Upper Tulpehocken Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Apr 1987, Cumru Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
    Photos
    Benjamin Berger & Family
    Benjamin Berger & Family
    Seated: Benjamin & Mary Jane (Potteiger) Berger; standing Albert, Daniel, Samuel & Maude Berger
    All the Bergers
    All the Bergers
    Standing: Flora (Unger) Berger, Daniel Berger, Russell Berger, Maud (Berger) Strauss, Samuel Berger, Helen (Unger) Berger, Kathryn Berger, Albert Berger, Edna (Hummel) Berger
    Seated: Benjamin Berger, Doris Berger, Betty Berger , Mary Jane (Potteiger) Berger
    Documents
    Family Register
    Family Register
    Bible given to Mary Jane (Potteiger) Berger by her husband Benjamin
    Last Modified 4 May 2011 
    Family ID F00039  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart


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