Johannes Heinrich Baer

13 November 1692–10 July 1750 (Age 57)
Albis Hausen, Zürich, Switzerland

The Life of Johannes Heinrich

When Johannes Heinrich Baer was born on 13 November 1692, in Albis Hausen, Zürich, Switzerland, his father, Galli Baer, was 48 and his mother, Margretha Frey, was 36. He died on 10 July 1750, in Hempfield Township, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in South Dakota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Galli Baer
1644–1750
Margretha Frey
1656–
Jacob Baer
1678–1689
Gorius Baer
1682–1708
Rudolf Baer
1685–1685
Magdalena Baer
1687–
Jacob Baer
1690–1769
Johannes Heinrich Baer
1692–1750

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

    Jacob Baer

    Male1678–1689Male

    Gorius Baer

    Male1682–1708Male

    Rudolf Baer

    Male1685–1685Male

    Magdalena Baer

    Female1687–Female

    Jacob Baer

    Male1690–1769Male

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Name Meaning

1 German (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 habitational name for someone who lived at a house distinguished by the sign of a bear. In some cases, it may derive from a personal name containing this element.2 Jewish (Ashkenazic):3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish male personal name Ber, from Yiddish ber ‘bear’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Heinrich Baer - Published information: Passenger or voyage record: birth-name: Durs or Theodor Hursch
  • Legacy NFS Source: Heinrich Baer - birth-name: Michael Bair
  • Legacy NFS Source: Heinrich Baer - birth-name: Michael Bair

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