Individual Record 244

Name}   Miller, Margaret Janice Family History} Olson                 
  Title}   Race} White Sex} Female
Birth:   Date} Fam  9 Sep 1924 Place} Perth Amboy, Middlesex, New Jersey
Marr.: Date} Fam 14 Jan 1950 Place} Presbyterian Church, Metuchen, Middlesex, New Jersey     (Link)
Death: Date} Exa 20 Dec 1993 Place}     , Los Angeles, California
Burial: Date} Aft 20 Dec 1993 Place} Ashes at sea
  Grave Marker} No
Source 1}   50 = Family notes
Source 2} 217 = Interview
Source 3} 986 = 1930 USA cen
Source 4} 1346=1940 USA cen
Source 5} 2045=Newspaper
Source 6} 1004=Index
Source 7} 443 = Letter
Source 8} 536 = Death record
Source 9} 542 = S.S. record
Source 10}1517=Genealogy
Parents: } Rasmus Christian Miller & Elizabeth Cambell Van Dusen
   Relationship No.} 56
1st Household No.} 416 =Metuchen, Middlesex, New Jersey
      Occupation 1} Executive & legal secretary
       Occupation 2} Housewife
  Religion/Church} None
Spouses:   Prime} Berge, Louis
 Total Number of} 1
Notes:  Margaret Janice Miller was born 9 Sep 1924 in Perth Amboy, New Jersey.  Her parents were R.Christian Miller and Elizabeth Van Dussen (Bess).  Her older sister Elizabeth (Betty) was born in 1921.

In the 1930 and 1940 census records the family was living at 60 Woodbridge Ave., Metuchen, New Jersey.  Margaret graduated from Metuchen High School and attended Bucknell University in Pennsylvania, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration.  In Oct 1949 she was employed as an executive secretary with a Newark firm when her engagement to Louis Berge Jr. was announced.

Margaret married Louis Berge on 14 Jan 1950 in Metuchen, New Jersey.  Their first daughter was born in New Jersey.  Sometime between 1954 and 1957, they moved to Southern California, where their second daughter was born.  Margaret became a legal secretary, working in Lockheed's Purchasing Division.  Her husband also worked for Lockheed.

Louis died 19 Dec 1979.  Margaret died 20 Dec 1993.  Her last residence was in Northridge, Los Angeles, California.  Both she and her husband's ashes were scattered at sea.  According to her cousins, Margaret vigorously denied any religious affiliation, and was estranged from her cousins.
Time of Birth}   Time of Death}   Fraternal/Social}  
Baptism Date}   Place}    
Confirm. Date}   Photos} None
Immigr'n Date} N/A Port} N/A
Education: Grade} Bachelor of Arts   or Top 2 Degrees}  
Military: Service}                                    for the State of}  
Health Condition}  
  Cause of Death}  
Last Updated
by} Karen Hancock
Date Updated} 28 Jun 2018
Date Created}  29 Aug 1993
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