Alice Amelia Bergman1

#27742, (19 June 1920 - 16 June 2013)
Father*Emil Bergman2 (c 1888 - )
Mother*Annette Mayo2


Clifton James Carroll b. c 1917, d. 1960
Her married name was Carroll. 
Birth*19 June 1920She was born on 19 June 1920 at Rampart, Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area, AlaskaG.3 
Marriage*11 June 1939She married Clifton James Carroll, son of James Albert Carroll and Fannie Martin, on 11 June 1939 at AlaskaG; (obituary has 11 Jun 1940.)1 
Death*16 June 2013She died on 16 June 2013 at AlaskaG at age 92.3 
Burial*21 June 2013She was buried on 21 June 2013 at Hudson Bay Cemetery, Fort Yukon, Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area, AlaskaG.3 


  1. [S2345] Alaska Marriage License Docket, 1918 - 1945, Alaska State Archives, Juneau, Alaska, online Circle Prec., Div. 4, No. 129, Ref. VS1206, Lic. Application 11 Jun 1939, no return recorded. Clifton Carroll, age 21, half breed, trapper, and Alice Amelia Bergman, age 18, quarter breed, both res. Fort Yukon.
  2. [S1628], online, Memorial 113906802 for Alice Bergman Carroll, q.v.
  3. [S1628], online, No image of grave marker, general photo of plot. Narrative: Citation from Daily News-Miner, 19 Jun 2013.
    Our beloved mother, grandmother and friend went peacefully home to be with the Lord on Sunday, June 16, 2013, surrounded by family and friends.

    She was born in Rampart on June 19, 1920, to the late Emil and Annette Mayo Bergman. Her maternal grandparents were early Alaska pioneers, Captain Alfred Mayo and Margaret Mayo Bergman, Koyukon Athabascan.

    Alice's parents moved to Fort Yukon while she was still a child. Her mother died shortly after they moved to Fort Yukon, and she was raised there in the mission. After attending grade school, she moved to Eklutna where she graduated from high school.

    Upon returning to Fort Yukon, she married the late Clifton Carroll on June 11, 1940, and together they raised a large family, living the traditional village lifestyle of hunting, fishing and trapping. She was known as a master beadworker and passed the tradition on to her daughters and granddaughters. After the death of her husband in 1959, she spent years working in the retail and culinary field.

    She was a shareholder in Doyon, Gwitchyaa Zhee and CIRI Corporations. Doyon honored her as Elder of the Year in 2010.

    Alice is survived by her children, Patrica Carroll, Annette McCarty (James), Marvin Carroll, Florence Carroll, Alice Burk, Jeanne Carroll, Dorothy Clark (Gary), Michael Carroll, Donald Carroll, Donna Carroll, Gerald Carroll (Jackie); and her brother, Grafton Bergman, of Fort Yukon. She also is survived by 50 grandchildren, 61 great-grandchildren, 10 great-great-grandchildren; and all of the living Mayo clan across Alaska.

    Alice was preceded in death by her husband, Clifton Carroll; her sons, Clifton Jr. and Emil Carroll; sons-in-law, Niles Caesar and Jerry Burk; daughters-in-law, Judith Nelson Carroll and Lou (Medina) Carroll; her parents, Emil and Annette Bergman; her stepmother, Nina Bergman; her sisters, Beth, Margaret, Bertha, Alma, Adeline; and her brother, Emil Bergman.

    A memorial celebration of her life will be held at Chief David Salmon Tribal Hall today, Wednesday, June 19, 2013, which would have been her 93rd birthday. Visitation will be at noon followed by the service at 1 p.m., at the tribal hall in Fairbanks.

    She will be laid to rest in Fort Yukon on Friday, June 21, following a 2 p.m. service at St. Stevens Episcopal Church. Arrangements were entrusted to Chapel of Chimes Funeral Home.

    Bur. Hudson Bay Cemetery, Fort Yukon AK. Memorial 113906802, created by and photo added by Ms. Clyde.