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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Galli Baer
Margretha Frey
Jacob Baer
Gorius Baer
Rudolf Baer
Magdalena Baer
Jacob Baer
Johannes Heinrich Baer

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    Jacob Baer


    Gorius Baer


    Rudolf Baer


    Magdalena Baer


    Jacob Baer


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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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  • 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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