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Yuma County Pioneer Photographs:

Courtesy  Gary & Mary Bloomgren


David Berkey was born in Nebraska 30 Aug 1895.

These are his grandparents

Boy unknown is Donald Swanson,son of Maude Berkey Swanson &  Arthur

In 1920 David Berkey is rooming with the George Smith family in Yuma, working as a bookkeeper at a bank   Action On The Plains has a photo of the interior of the First National Bank, with David as one of the employees.



1930 he's in Carlteon, Thayer county Nebraska, married to Nina.  He's a bank vice-president.

Nina B. was born 1893 in Nebraska, graduating from Thayer High School.

And David was in the Yuma Band !





Nina died May 17, 1966 in Butte County, California.

She was not buried in Butte co.  According to the Rose Chapel Mortuary in Paradise, Butte CA (who handled the arrangements) she was buried at Oakdale Memorial Park in Glendora, Los Angeles Co., California.

David died April 12, 1989.  His last SSDI residence was Laguna Hills, California.




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