|Birth: ||Jan. 20, 1818|
|Death: ||Jul. 2, 1883|
John Beyer was born in Pomerania/Prussia, probably in the area now called Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. He and his wife, Maria, had two known children: Wilhelmina F. "Minnie" Beyer [Mrs. John Adelbert Ruff] born there in 1853 and Charles Johann Frederick Beyer born 1858 in Bloomington, McLean Co., IL.
In the mid- to late-1870s, the Beyer family removed to Hall County, settling in Lake Precinct where both John and Maria died.
1870 Census, Bloomington Township, Bloomington P.O., McLean Co., IL, p.p. 49A-49B, Dwelling & Family #170, enumerated 18 Jul 1870:
Byer [sic], John, 52, Laborer, $600 real estate, $100 pers estate, Prussia, Male Citizen of the US
--- Mary, 38, Keeping House, Prussia
--- Minnie, 18, At Home, Prussia
--- Charles, 12, Laborer, Illinois
1880 Census, Lake Precinct, Hall Co., NE, E.D. #135, p. 243D, Dwelling #33, Family #38, enumerated 3 Jun 1880:
Beyer, John, 61, Farmer, b. Prussia, f/b Prussia, m/b Prussia
--- Mary, 48, Wife, 48, Keeping House, b. Prussia, f/b Prussia, m/b Prussia
--- Charles, 22, Son, Farm Laborer, b. Illinois, f/b Prussia, m/b Prussia
The Beyers' daughter, Minnie [Wilhelmina], and son-in-law, John Ruff, are enumerated on same page [Dwelling #31, Family #36].
Maria Rossow? Beyer (1832 - 1885)*
Wilhelmina F. Beyer Ruff (1853 - 1918)*
Charles Johann Frederick Beyer (1858 - 1942)*
Grand Island Cemetery
Maintained by: J.K.Erickson
Originally Created by: LF
Record added: Sep 17, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 29863915