Theodore Joseph Baer

7 June 1888–14 May 1961 (Age 72)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Theodore Joseph

When Theodore Joseph Baer was born on 7 June 1888, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, Theodor Baer, was 29 and his mother, Eliza Neuenschwander, was 26. He married Myra Charlotte Bates on 19 April 1911, in Salt Lake Temple, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Berkeley, Alameda, California, United States in 1935 and Salt Lake City Ward 6, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 14 May 1961, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Theodore Joseph Baer
Margaret Rosemond Irwin
Marriage: 3 April 1925
Lloyd Irwin Baer
Robert Irwin Baer
Ruth Baer

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 April 1925Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Young William (Wilhelm) II dismisses Bismarck.
    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 2
    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
    1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed
    Age 20
    Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

    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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    Eliza Neuenschwander Baer

    THE SOURCE OF THIS INFORMATION On the 15th of April 1934 five couples started a Sixteenth Ward “Study Group”. All were leaders in the LDS Church and were unable to attend Sunday School Classes. For y …

    Sources (48)

    • Theodore Joseph Baer in entry for Baer, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
    • Theodor Joseph Baer, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Theodore Jos. Baer, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

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