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Re: surname

Posted: 17 Jan 2013 8:31AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 17 Jan 2013 1:33PM GMT
Source - Minnesota birth record of the couple's first child.

The various census records, vital records for the children, even her death record vary in that they have her given name as Tina, Tena, Lena or Berntina (only one appearance of that).

Berg would not be a Norwegian surname of the time period of her birth - but rather an indication of what is probably a farm name in Norway -- an address. Some Norwegian emigrants switched from original patronymic name to a 'farm name' when they emigrated or later.
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DaShHegdahl 12 Jan 2013 7:18PM GMT 
thoraway 13 Jan 2013 12:28PM GMT 
DaShHegdahl 17 Jan 2013 1:27PM GMT 
thoraway 17 Jan 2013 3:31PM GMT 
DaShHegdahl 18 Jan 2013 4:38AM GMT 
thoraway 18 Jan 2013 1:48PM GMT 
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