Bauer, Joseph, sr., Lancaster, was born in Germany in 1834, and came to America in 1853, settling in Williamsville,
Erie county, N. Y., where he engaged in the stone and marble business, which he carried on there until 1878, when
he moved to Lancaster where be has since carried on a marble yard, and also for several years kept a hotel. He
married in 1855 Barbara Hummer, and they have four sons and five daughters.
Our County and its people
A descriptive work on Erie County, New York
Edited by: Truman C. White
The Boston History Company, Publishes 1898