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Samuel Sharp Berger

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Samuel Sharp Steigen Berger (1850-1914), of Samuel Berger and Co, starch manufacturer

1850 March 18th. Born in Bromley by Bow the son of Henry Berger

1851 Living at Three Hills Lane, Bromley: Henry Berger (age 34 born Mddx), Starch Manufacturer - Widower. With his six children; Caroline Berger (age 11 born Bromley); Emily Berger (age 9 born Bromley); Louisa Berger (age 7 born Bromley); Mary Berger (age 6 born Bromley); Ellen Berger (age 4 born Bromley); and Samuel Berger (age 1 born Bromley).[1]

1876 January 19th. Married in Westminster to Emma

1911 Living at 27 Gloucester Square, Paddington: Samuel Sharp Berger (age 61 born Paddington), Rice Starch Manufacturer - Employer. With his wife Emma Berger (age 57 born Blackheath) and their two children Samuel Henry Berger (age 24 born Beecles), Rice Starch Manufacturer, and Phyllis Gwendoline Berger (age 21 born Paddington). They have been married 35 years with four children. Eight servants.[2]

1914 April 18th. Died

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Sources of Information

  1. 1851 Census
  2. 1911 Census