Otto A. Berger
Probably born December 1838 (his birth years have been reported anywhere from 1830 to1840) in Winluseburg, Prussia (Germany), by 1850 Berger was living in Southfield Township, MI with his parents Fredrick and Rosenna Berger.
He married Rachel Van Every (1839-1907) from the Village of Franklin in Southfield Township, Oakland County, MI and their first two children, Wannie (b.1866) and Dom (b.1867), were living with their parents in Bloomfield Township, MI in 1870. The couple’s later children include Charles (b.1868), Dora (b.1869), Cornelia (b1872), Florance (b.1876), Clarisa (b.1879), Arthur C. (b.1879), and Lillie I. (b.1881). By 1910 Otto was still living in the Village of Franklin, Southfield Township with his second wife, Mary P. (age 77).
Otto died in 1926 and is buried in Franklin Cemetery, Franklin, MI with his wife Rachel.