Biography of Frederick W. Bauer


Bauer, Frederick W., Eden, was born in the town of Eden on the farm he now owns August 13, 1861. and educated in the common schools. He purchased the farm from his father in 1887 and has since conducted it, making a specialty of breeding high grade stock and dairying. In 1886 he married Catharine S. Janes, and they have two children, Florence and Lena. Mr. Bauer's grandfather, Jacob, was a native of Alsace, Germany, born in 1791. He immigrated to America with his family in 1834, settling in Buffalo, where he remained for a short time, when he removed to Eden. His wife, Mary Catharine Ebar, died four years after they settled in Eden, leaving nine sons and one daughter. Henry Bauer, the father of Frederick W., was born in Alsace, Germany, in 1820. He was a carpenter by trade, which he worked at for a time in Buffalo. When twenty-eight years of age he engaged in farming on a portion of the homestead, to which he added fifty acres more, where he spent his life. His wife was Magdalena Schweikhardt, a native of Germany, and their children are Barbara, Magdalena, George, Saloma, Philip, Maria, Henry, Frederick, Benjamin and Louisa, all of whom are living. Mr. Bauer died in 1888, and his wife survives him and resides on the homestead with her son.

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The Boston History Company, Publishes 1898


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