Minnie Carter Berg was born about 1873 in Wapello County. She was the daughter of Richard Fayette Carter and Elizabeth Jane (Smitty or Smiddy) Carter. Minnie married Lewis Berg on May 17, 1890 in Oskaloosa. Lewis was born in Denmark. They had three children. Andrew(1891), Fred (1893) and Amy (1895). Minnie died of pneumonia at the age of 22 when Amy was 6 months old. They lived in the Coal Mining Town of Carbonado. Lewis and the children left the area. Minnie is believed to be buried in the older section of the Oskaloosa Cemetery.