Richard Heinrich Baer

Male11 November 1846–about 1862

Brief Life History of Richard Heinrich

When Richard Heinrich Baer was born on 11 November 1846, in Ottenbach, Zürich, Switzerland, his father, Heinrich Baer, was 33 and his mother, Margaretha Wolfer, was 36. He died about 1862, at the age of 17.

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Richard Heinrich Baer
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  • Richard Heinrich Bär, "Switzerland, Catholic and Reformed Church Records, 1418-1996"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Richard Heinrich Baer -

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New Federal Constitution combining elements of the U.S. constitution (Federal State with central and cantonal (state) governments and parliaments) and of French revolutionary tradition. The Principles of this constitution are still valid today.

Name Meaning

German (also Bär): from Middle High German ber ‘bear’, a nickname for someone thought to resemble the animal in some way, a metonymic occupational name for someone who kept a performing bear, or a topographic or habitational name referring to a house distinguished by the sign of a bear. In some cases it may derive from a personal name containing this element. Compare Bar 2.

Jewish (Ashkenazic; also Bär): from the Yiddish male personal name Ber, from Yiddish ber ‘bear’. Compare Bar 1.

Germanized form (also Bär) of Sorbian Běr: see Bar 3.

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

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