August Berg, who was born on the 29th of April, 1846, is a native of Prussia. He was there reared to agricultural pursuits, and was educated in the public schools. In 1867 he left his native land, and came to America, locating in La Salle county, Illinois, where he engaged in farming until 1871, when he came to Cass county, Iowa. He was united in marriage in 1872 with Anna Letz, a daughter of Michael and Leonora Letz. Four children have been born to them...August, John, Paul and Clara. On coming to this county, Mr. Berg purchased a farm on section 16, Noble township. He has his place now nicely improved, and has planted a large number of fruit and grove trees. Mr. and Mrs. Berg are members of the Evangelical Association, of which the former is trustee and Sunday school superintendent.
Transcribed by Gloria Goltiani from "History of Cass County, Iowa. Together With Sketches of its Towns, Villages and Townships, Educational, Civil, Military and Political History: Portraits of Prominent Persons, and Biographies of Old Settlers and Representative Citizens." Springfield, Ill.: Continental Historical Company, 1884, pg. 676-677.