Mary Ann Stoner

2 December 1827–29 May 1909 (Age 81)
Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Stoner was born on 2 December 1827, in Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Abraham Stoner Jr., was 35 and her mother, Susan Benedict, was 25. She married Henry Baer on 12 November 1854, in Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Washington Township, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States for about 50 years. She died on 29 May 1909, in Waynesboro, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Waynesboro, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Baer
Mary Ann Stoner
Marriage: 12 November 1854
Annie Geneva Baer
Myrtle Baer
Naomi Baer
Emma Louise Baer
Samuel Eaton Baer
Jacob Leander Baer
Mary Alice Baer
John Henry Baer
Charlotte Myrtle Baer
Susan Naomi Baer

Spouse and Children

    Henry Baer



12 November 1854
Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States


    Annie Geneva Baer



    Samuel Eaton Baer


    Jacob Leander Baer


    Myrtle Baer


+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 3

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1830 · The Oregon Trail

Age 3

Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.

Age 36

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

1 English (Sussex): topographic name for someone who lived in a stone-built house ( see Stone ), with the habitational or agent suffix -er.2 Translation of German Steiner .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Ann Baer in household of Henry Baer, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mary Bare in household of Henry Bare, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mary A Baer in household of Henry Baer, "United States Census, 1870"

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