A biography of John A. De Berge is included in "Progressive Men of the State of Montana". Father: Gothard De Berge was a native of France who came to the US in the 1840s. The mother was a native of Germany who died in 1872, Kenosha, WI. In 1875, Chicago, IL, John married Miss Marillus Becktenwald, b. 1851, Highwood, Lake county, IL.