Jacob Berger

#834, b. 21 December 1745, d. 25 January 1837
Father*Jonathan Berger
     Jacob Berger was born on 21 December 1745 Germany. He was the son of Jonathan Berger. Jacob and Christianna Crider were married before 1775. Jacob Berger died 25 January 1837, Pittsylvania County, Virginia at age 91 years, 1 month and 4 days and was buried after 25 January 1837 Berger Cemetery, near Toshes, Pittsylvania County, Virginia. Sacred to the Memory of
Jacob Berger Born in Germany 21st December 1745
Died 25 January 1837

buried near Siloam Church Toshes. The grave was marked by the William Pitt DAR.1

     He served Chief Wagoner, Service of Supply; Continental Line under George Washington.2 He served as Chief Wagoner, Service of Supply, Continental Line, under George Washington.3

Children of Jacob and Christianna

Last Edited=21 Dec 2022


  1. [S208] Research Notes. Patricia L Dunford Files, Patricia L Dunford, 1550 E River Road, Tucson, Pima County, Arizona, 85718, Photo of gravesite taken by Pat Dunford, 20 Jan 2013.
  2. [S674] REVOLUTIONARY WAR SOLDIERS AND PATRIOTS, online https://sites.rootsweb.com/~vapittsy/revolutionary.htm#list. Hereinafter cited as REVOLUTIONARY WAR SOLDIERS AND PATRIOTS.
  3. [S387] Frances Hurt, An Intimate History of the American Revolution in Pittsylvania County (380 Greenbay Road, Chatham VA 24531: Pittsylvania Historical Society, 1976).
  4. [S318] Wm. S. and Robert Rose Bryan, A History of the Pioneer Families of Missouri, with numerous sketches, anecdotes, adventures, Etc., Relating to Early Days in Missouri (St Louis, Missouri: Bryan, Brand, and Co., 1876), Re-printed by Genealogical Publishing Company, Baltimore., p 243.