Ferdinand Baer

20 April 1836–23 May 1911 (Age 75)
Niederwil, Aargau, Switzerland

The Life Summary of Ferdinand

When Ferdinand Baer was born on 20 April 1836, in Niederwil, Aargau, Switzerland, his father, Johan Jacob Baer, was 47 and his mother, Anna Maria Arber, was 43. He married Maria Emilie Hagmann on 24 February 1854, in Olten, Solothurn, Switzerland. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. In 1911, at the age of 75, his occupation is listed as farmer in Pleasant Green, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. He died on 23 May 1911, in Magna, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Magna, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ferdinand Baer
1836–1911
Maria Emilie Hagmann
1840–1929
Marriage: 24 February 1854
Ferdinand Baer
1857–1935
Theodor Baer
1859–1910
Maria Emelia Baer
1863–1945
Daughter Baer
1864–1864
Lena Baer
1865–1898
August Baer
1867–1868
August Baer
1868–1890
Rosina Baer
1870–1872
Emma Baer
1873–1941
Karl Emil Baer
1878–1897
John Henry Baer
1881–1957

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World Events (8)

1846
Age 10
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1848
Age 12
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.
1863
Age 27
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

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.

Possible Related Names

Bertz
Berry
Behre
Bare
Ber
Beer
Bar
Beers
Behr
Bair
Barmann
Baehr
Pair

Story Highlight

Ulrich Stauffer - A Handcart Pioneer - 1861

Ulrich Stauffer was born in Rothenbach, Bern, Switzerland on 21 March 1838. He was the son of Christian Stauffer and Maria Moser. Christian’s parents were Christian Stauffer and Elsbeth Ruegsegger. …

Sources (33)

  • Ferdinand Baer, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Ferdenand Baer, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ferdinand Baer in entry for Mary Emilia Baer, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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