My maternal GFa was Jacob J Berger, b. Berger Station, Ill, now part of Chicago. Iam trying to research my mothers genealogy. I know that He was b. 2-6-1851,Berger Sta. Il. d.9-11-1931,Faribault,Mn. m.(1) 12-12-1876 to Emma Synwold b.12-17-1857,d.12-1889. m.(2) on 10-25-1892 Anna Marie Kaiser,b Baden Germany 1-30-1860, d.Faribault Mn 9-17-1928. He was a Methodist Episcopal Minister with the largest German Language Congregation west of Chicago( In St Paul MN)He had 6 ch by Emma and 2 by Anna including my mother. I was b. in Mn but we moved to Ca in 1928 when was 7. and I never kept good track of my midwestern kin.