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Samuel Berger

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Samuel Berger aka Samuel Steigenberger (c1779-1855), founder of Samuel Berger and Co

1805 Married in Cambridge to Elizabeth Sharpe

1851 Living at Upper Horn Lane, Hackney: Saml Berger (age 74 born Shadwell), Manufacturer. With his wife Elizth Berger (age 66 born Cambridge). One visitor. Three servants.[1]

1855 May 17th. Died and buried on the 25th in Hackney.

In his estate he is a colour Manufacturer and valued at £160,000.[2]

    • Note: Jean Berger (1681-1709) possibly an ancestor. Born in England and arrived in Canada c1701-04 as an English soldier from France. 1706 He married Rachel Storer. 1729 He was jailed and banned from Canada, but his family settled in Ontario.[3]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. 1851 Census
  2. Illustrated London News - Saturday 30 June 1855
  3. Dictionary of Canadian Biography-Volume-2 University of Toronto.