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  • Mrs Betsy Berger was born Oct 2 1859. She was one of the first Metis families to come to Fergus County in 1879 and lived here all the rest of her life. She was born in Pembina country of North Dakota, the daughter of Paul and Margaret Gourneau Kiplin. She met John Berger in the Milk River area and they married on Feb 17, 1876. Her father-in-law was Pierre Berger. She had nine children her eldest daughter being Mrs. Elizabeth Swan. Her husband ... more
    Mrs Betsy Berger was born Oct 2 1859. She was one of the first Metis families to come to Fergus County in 1879 and lived here all the rest of her life. She was born in Pembina country of North Dakota, the daughter of Paul and Margaret Gourneau Kiplin. She met John Berger in the Milk River area and they married on Feb 17, 1876. Her father-in-law was Pierre Berger. She had nine children her eldest daughter being Mrs. Elizabeth Swan. Her husband died on May 1, 1908. She died July 12, 1952. less