- Born: 28 May 1866, Gommersheim, Germany
- Marriage (1): Christina Vester on 6 May 1890 in Chippewa Falls, WI
- Died: 13 Oct 1938, Rice Lake, WI at age 72
At age 3 sailed to America with mother. Father had come ea rlier. Lived in Dausmau, Wi until 1871. Family moved to B rush Prairie, Bloomer. Some years later moved to Chippew a Falls, WI. Later to Rice Lake, WI.
Bernard married Christina Vester, daughter of Philip Peter Vester and Katherine Krebs, on 6 May 1890 in Chippewa Falls, WI. (Christina Vester was born on 27 Jan 1866 in Gommersheim, Bavaria, Germany and died on 6 Jul 1948 in Rice Lake, WI.)