Maureen Durney
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  • Murwillumbah, NSW
  • Australia
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Maureen Durney commented on Maureen Durney's blog post Berg Family History
"I just PM’d you with the documents. Let me know if you can’t see them..."
Jun 12
Maureen Durney and Sylvia are now friends
Jun 12
Sylvia commented on Maureen Durney's blog post Berg Family History
"I would have picked the same guy with the information you've got. There would not be any doubt until you put all those population registers together and follow the continuous Swedish breadcrumbs. I have been doing this stuff for a long time…"
Jun 12
Maureen Durney commented on Maureen Durney's blog post Berg Family History
"Wow!, Sylvia... your research has opened up a lot of questions but also highlights where I have gone wrong. On some of the crew lists there was an A Bergman who kept coming up as a carpenter, so I guessed it must have been Grandfather. But one…"
Jun 12
Sylvia commented on Maureen Durney's blog post Berg Family History
"And more: In the "regular" 1899-1907 Household Evaluation Books or församlingsbok (the name after 1895) we have: - Mum Bertha and 2 youngest kids are living in Masthuugets, Göteborgs Oscar Fredrik AIIa 7 (folio 528) - Adolf is…"
Jun 12
Maureen Durney commented on Maureen Durney's blog post Berg Family History
"Wow! That is awesome!! I have a photo of Grandfather and Grandma taken in1915 with their daughter Alice and baby Norman. Norman died that same year in Tenterfield Australia. Then they had the rest of the family, including my father. There is only…"
Jun 11
Sylvia commented on Maureen Durney's blog post Berg Family History
"As far as I can see, the following Swedish timeline is for one and the same person: From Feb 1884 to Jan 1886 Adolf V/Wilhelm Bergman (b 3 Apr 1877) and his family reside in the parish Haga. Dad Otto dies in Nov 1884. Adolf comes from Haga in Jan…"
Jun 11
Maureen Durney commented on Maureen Durney's blog post Berg Family History
"I have found Grandfather’s Naturalisation papers from 1911. I also have a copy of a certificate that my late uncle sent me. The certificate is from a Pastor in Sweden, dated 1914, and simply states that Adolf Wilhelm (Bergman) Berg was born on…"
Jun 11
Sylvia commented on Maureen Durney's blog post Berg Family History
" I've found his death with his parents .. let me have a further look"
Jun 11
Sylvia commented on Maureen Durney's blog post Berg Family History
"I think that you've got the wrong person, but how sure are you reg the names of his parents. Were they mentioned in his 1912 marriage or death (when/where?) certificates? Or were they passed down the family?"
Jun 11
Maureen Durney commented on Maureen Durney's blog post Berg Family History
"Hi Sylvia, Firstly, thank you for taking the time to consider answers to my question. I did find similar information on a census at some stage, which made me question whether or not Grandfather actually went back to Sweden. There was never any…"
Jun 11
Sylvia commented on Maureen Durney's blog post Berg Family History
"Can I ask a different question first? I found your website and read: “Adolf Wilhelm Bergman in Goteborg Sweden in 1877. His parents were Otto Wilhelm Bergman and Bertha Amelia Dahlberg” From this I conclude that he is the person b…"
Jun 11
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Berg Family History

My grandfather, Alfred Berg (born Adolf Bergman 1877 Goteborg) came to Australia from Sweden in the early 1900’s aboard a ship. In 1915 he and my grandmother (Edith) lived in the Tenterfield region of NSW. Grandfather was the postmaster at Yetman, a small town south of Tenterfield.I have found information about his time in Tenterfield, but need more documents relating to when he arrived in Australia, and where he travelled to and from prior to 1912. Does anyone have any information about how to…See More
Jun 11

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Berg Family History

My grandfather, Alfred Berg (born Adolf Bergman 1877 Goteborg) came to Australia from Sweden in the early 1900’s aboard a ship. 

In 1915 he and my grandmother (Edith) lived in the Tenterfield region of NSW. Grandfather was the postmaster at Yetman, a small town south of Tenterfield.

I have found information about his time in Tenterfield, but need more documents relating to when he arrived in Australia, and where he travelled to and from prior to 1912. 

Does anyone have…

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